Agilent Technologies nanotechnology instruments let you image, manipulate, and characterize a wide variety of nanoscale behaviors—electrical, chemical, biological, molecular, and atomic. Our...
The consistency of soldered connections in electronic packaging relies on mechanical integrity, which in turn depends on mechanical properties.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3829 | 3 Apr 2014
Instrumented indentation, also dubbed as nanoindentation, is an important technique used for measuring the mechanical properties of materials and can be conducted in situ, even on the circuit board...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3827 | 3 Apr 2014
Graphene and its derivatives are gaining interest as a potential material for nanoelectronics. From an assembly perspective, both single-layer graphene (SLG) and few-layer graphene (FLG) have high...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3789 | 13 Feb 2014
Magnesium (Mg) is strong, stiff, and lightweight, which make it the most widely used element in engineered structures after iron and aluminum. Its strength and stiffness can be further improved when...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3788 | 13 Feb 2014
Graphene is a hot research and industrial topic as it demonstrates innovative mechanical, electrical and optical properties.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3384 | 12 Apr 2013
The interest in thin polymer films is increasing in the biological sciences and semiconductor packaging, as well as their popular application as packaging materials.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3007 | 17 May 2012
High-resolution imaging has been the primary feature that attracts researchers’ attention to scanning probe microscopy (SPM), yet there are still outstanding questions regarding this function of...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2856 | 11 May 2011
Porosity plays a key role in the physical and mechanical properties of materials. The physical properties include instance, compression and tensile strength, density, and thermal conduction or...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3817 | 10 Mar 2014
In a number of materials, the plastic stress that can be sustained depends on strain rate through a power-law relationship: higher stresses are sustained with higher strain rates and vice versa.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3818 | 10 Mar 2014