Article - 1 Jun 2011
The electronics industry employs plasma for a range of applications to treat the surface of materials. These range from adhesion promotion of encapsulants and adhesives, to enhancing the release...
Article - 27 Oct 2009
Gold has been used in drugs for treating a range of ailments. Gold plated stents, gold plated implants, and gold colloid techniques have helped medical treatments to be effective.
Article - 26 Jun 2008
The highest performance electrical seal systems employ ceramics for exceptional resistance to thermal and mechanical shock, as well as corrosion. The many benefits of ceramic-to-metal seals are...
Article - 8 Jan 2007
Biocompatible ceramics are suited to many biomedical applications. Wear resistance makes them suited to artificial joints and electrical properties make them suitable for implantable electronics....
Article - 19 Mar 2003
A concise report on the state of play of the gold market relating to industrial applications. Current and future devlopments for the elcteronics biomaterials/dental, pharamaceuticals and catalyst...
Article - 11 Jan 2003
Titanium alloys are suited to use in both surgical tools and implants. Material properties that contribute to the suitability, alloys that are used and appplications such as bone and joint...
Article - 11 Feb 2002
Platinum is used in wide variety of applications, many if which you may not realise. Reasons for its wide usage and extreme value are given as well as other useful facts such as where it comes from...
Article - 3 Apr 2001
Parylenes (or parxylylenes)are a family of polymers that can be used as a protective coating. They can be used for protection of artefacts as well as in the electronics and medical industries.
News - 13 Sep 2017
A flexible and organic alternative to the rigid batteries used for powering medical implants has been designed by experts at Queen's University Belfast.
Devices such as defibrillators and...
News - 22 May 2009
Chip manufacturers beware: There's a newfound flaw in our understanding of transistor noise, a phenomenon affecting the electronic on-off switch that makes computer circuits possible. According to...