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Microfluidic Connection and Flow Resistance

Microfluidic Connection and Flow Resistance

This article covers some tips for setting up microfluidic systems. Flow resistance is a crucial parameter for flow stability, and effective optimization of flow resistance and pressures during setup will help you achieve the best performance from your microfluidic flow control system. [More]
Defining Resolution and Stability in Microfluidic Systems

Defining Resolution and Stability in Microfluidic Systems

When discussing microfluidic systems, there can sometimes be confusion with regards to the meanings of stability and resolution. [More]
Prospects for Graphene and Silicene in Microelectronics - Tim Harper Analyzes the Challenges and Opportunities

Prospects for Graphene and Silicene in Microelectronics - Tim Harper Analyzes the Challenges and Opportunities

Graphene represents an opportunity to increase the speed of electronic devices by up to a factor of 1,000. That’s a jump from gigahertz to terahertz. No wonder people are excited. [More]
The Features of Digital Controllers for Nanopositioning Stages

The Features of Digital Controllers for Nanopositioning Stages

Analog control and sensor monitor BNC connectors are featured in each channel. The standard option available is the range of -10V to 10V. However, other options such as -5V to 5V, and 0V to 10V are also available. [More]
Shape and Size Measurements of Gold Nanoparticle Suspensions with SAXS

Shape and Size Measurements of Gold Nanoparticle Suspensions with SAXS

Gold nanoparticles are used in many applications, such as cosmetics, coatings and drug delivery - often in very low concentrations. The final product performance is based not just on the nanoparticles’ chemical nature, but also on their size, shape and specific surface area. [More]

Thin Film Coating Services from Beneq

Beneq Thin Film Manufacturing Services provide a highly cost efficient way to scale and develop a thin film solutions for a particular industrial application. [More]
Mechanical Testing of Electroactive Polymers with a Microrobotic System

Mechanical Testing of Electroactive Polymers with a Microrobotic System

Smart materials like conducting or conjugated polymers have received considerable attention in recent years for use as sensors or actuators for innovative microfabricated devices. Traditionally, bilayer actuators have remained the most popular actuators till date. [More]
Digital Software for Piezo Stages from nPoint

Digital Software for Piezo Stages from nPoint

Digital controllers designed for nanopositioners enable better flexibility when compared to their traditional analog counterparts. nPContro, a piece of Windows-based software from nPoint, allows easy and simple adjustment of step-response verification, control parameters, and sophisticated control modes. [More]
Characterization of Functional Nanostructures with a Novel Hybrid AFM-SEM System

Characterization of Functional Nanostructures with a Novel Hybrid AFM-SEM System

ZEISS SEMs and DME's AFM module have been designed to work together, to allow simultaneous analysis by both microscopy techniques. This is of huge benefit to advanced applications in nanostructure characterization in research and industry. [More]
Nanofabrication of Titanium Thin Films using Local Oxidation Nanolithography (LON)

Nanofabrication of Titanium Thin Films using Local Oxidation Nanolithography (LON)

SPM-based LON has gained traction as a powerful nanofabrication method to develop innovative nanodevices and nanostructures. The spatial confinement of an anodic oxidation reaction between the sample surface and the tip of an AFM forms the basis of this versatile technique. [More]
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