Article - 13 Jun 2002
Pyrolytic carbon is biocompatible and thromboresistant. This combined with wear resistance, durability and strength make it an ideal material for artificial heart valves. The development of the...
Article - 28 Nov 2002
An overview of bioceramics, their behaviour in the human body, the forms they can take and their functions is provided. In addition materials such as calcium phosphate materials, alumina, zirconia and...
Article - 20 Nov 2019
This article discusses how to precisely identify the composition of a rubber compound.
News - 11 Mar 2020
The late 1970s saw the discovery of the “Rock-chair” Li-ion battery (LIB), which was later commercialized by Sony in 1991. This battery has become the preferred mode of storing portable...
News - 10 Oct 2008
The race for the best "gecko foot" dry adhesive got a new competitor this week with a stronger and more practical material reported in the journal Science by a team of researchers from four...
Article - 30 Aug 2016
Raman technology is used as a molecular fingerprint to identify specific molecules, to predict the chemical concentrations in mixtures, and to analyze molecular structures.
Article - 21 Jul 2015
This article discusses using portable raman spectroscopy to characterizing carbon black materials.
News - 20 Mar 2009
Morgan Technical Ceramics Chemical Vapor Deposition Materials business (MTC - CVD Materials) is to offer its Performance Pyrolytic Boron Nitride (PBN) material for use in manufacturing of the photo...
Article - 4 May 2006
Compact Discs (CD) and Digital Versatile Discs (DVD) are popular data storage now. The information unit of CD/DVD is so called pit.
News - 26 Mar 2019
Goodfellow is pleased to announce the addition of boron nitride nanotubes (BNNTs) to its line of boron nitride products. Although similar to carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in features including light weight,...