Epichem's original product offering was primarily a line of ultra- high-purity metalorganic chemicals. Thanks to proprietary adduct purification techniques, our facilities yield volatile compounds of...
The Nano Scratch Tester (NST) from CSM Instruments has been accepted as the preferred method for assessing scratch resistance of automobile coatings. This article shows the versatility of the NST in...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1810 | 12 Dec 2006
In contact mode Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), the dragging motion of the probe tip exerts a lateral force on the surface that can push around loosely adsorbed particles, preventing the imaging of...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1526 | 8 Mar 2006
Various methods are used to synthesize silicon nanowires, including Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD), Plasma Enhanced CVD (PECVD), Laser-Ablation and Evaporation. Scientists are also using Low Pressure...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1210 | 27 Apr 2005
Degussa have developed a new acrylic paint system incorporating encapsulated silica nanoparticles. The new technology allows the paint to contain a high solids content without the need for extra...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=90 | 6 Nov 2003
Nanomaterials have a long tradition at Degussa. The company already has several decades of experience with AEROSIL® fumed silica and AEROXIDE® fumed alumina and titania. Advanced Nanomaterials has...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1603 | 1 Jul 2006
Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found an innovative way to grow silicon nanowires and carbon nanotubes directly on microstructures at room temperature. Posted June 23 2003
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=174 | 20 Nov 2003
The Centre of Excellence in Metrology for Micro and Nano Technologies (CEMMNT) provides access to equipment and expertise to accelerate product commercialisation. This article examines Wafer Crystal...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2062 | 12 Feb 2008
Materials scientists and engineers have made significant developments in the improvement of methods of synthesis of nanomaterial solids. A brief review is given in this article.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1710 | 24 Aug 2006
Automatic measurements with SPM includes automatic adjustment of scanning parameters, measurements of the programmed areas with SPM methods and automatic data analysis. This application note shows how...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1543 | 4 May 2006