Article - 12 Apr 2021
Called Microplotters, these systems provide a unique approach to the rapid prototyping of next-generation flexible electronics, including electrode arrays, microfluidic applications, sensors, and...
Article - 1 Apr 2021
Researchers have recently found that the introduction of surface texture to an object can improve the tribological properties of its mechanical components.
Article - 5 Jun 2020
The search for a technique that can measure local viscoelastic properties with nanoscale or molecular resolution on soft heterogeneous materials such as polymers has been challenging.
Article - 17 Mar 2020
Due to their wide applicability and various advantageous properties, polymeric materials (PMs) have become increasingly incorporated into biomedical applications, including dentistry. Click here to...
Article - 3 Sep 2019
This article describes the use of dynamic mechanical spectroscopy with AFM (AFM-nDMA) for the measurement of viscoelastic properties in polymers.
Article - 10 Oct 2018
This article discusses why it is important to make a surface less reactive.
Article - 3 Aug 2018
Microrobots are small enough to manipulate systems, but are large enough to include components, providing more control over nanorobots.
Article - 10 Nov 2017
Time of flight secondary ion mass spectrometry is a technique in which a solid sample is bombarded by ions.
Article - 14 Aug 2017
Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) is a component of a group of polymeric organosilicon compounds that are generally known as silicones.
Article - 16 Jun 2017
A cavitation, or the production and nucleation of reactive vapour bubbles within a liquid, is a fundamental phenomenon in fluid dynamics with wide-ranging applications from industrial-scale...