Article - 8 Mar 2004
The inclusion of video images in electronic paper has long been a problem. However, electrowetting has gone a long way to solving this problem. Posted November 2003
Article - 3 Feb 2004
Zinc oxide (ZnO) has a number of useful properties. These include piezoelectric, ultraviolet (UV) absorbing and fluxing properties. These lead to a number of applications which are briefly outlined.
Article - 29 Oct 2003
The Palo Alto Research Center have developed the first plastic semiconductor transistor array entirely patterned using jey printing. The technology opens the door for a range of other products. Posted...
Article - 22 Aug 2003
The process of producing plastic electronics via direct writing is described. The application of plastic electronics to flat panel displays is covered. Other potentialo applications for this novel...
Article - 19 May 2003
Polyacrylamide / Acrylate is a copolymer of acrylamide and acrylic acid. Properties and applications of this material are outlined.
Article - 13 Nov 2002
Hydrogenated Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (HNBR) is characterised by its high strength and property retention after exposure to heat, oil and chemicals. It commonly finds applications in automotive,...
Article - 26 Jun 2002
Traditional printing on paper is now under threat from electronic paper and e-inks. The technology used for the flexible paper and the electronic ink materials are all covered.
Article - 12 Jun 2002
Cellulose acetate is derived from renewable resources such as wood pulp, which differs from most other man-made polymers which are petrochemical derivitives. General properties include transparency,...
Article - 3 May 2002
Alumina (aluminium oxide) is a versatile oxide ceramic material. This blog post will look at the different commercial grades available.
Article - 11 Feb 2002
Titanium is susceptible to corrosion in some environments despite its relative stability. Some of these types include general, galvanic and crevice corrosion, as well as stress corrosion cracking,...