Article - 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...
Article - 23 Jan 2015
Three samples of shale rock, two from the Eagle Ford play and one from the Haynesville play, were successfully tested by instrumented indentation using a Nano Indenter G200 from Keysight Technologies.
Article - 28 Jul 2015
This article discusses some of the mechanobiology applications of equipment from Femto Tools, including tensile testing of fibres, mechanical testing of cells, high speed lift force measurement and...
Article - 29 Jun 2013
The physiological functions of biological samples are often closely linked to their mechanical properties.
Raman Spectroscopy is a powerful technique for spatially-resolved characterization of the chemical composition and structure of materials. Combined with nanoindentation, a greater understanding of...
Hysitron® is the world leader in the development and commercialization of nanomechanical test instruments and has designed, manufactured, and serviced cutting edge technology for the scientific...
Article - 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.
Article - 29 Nov 2005
A floating catalyst chemical vapor deposition (FC-CVD) method was designed and used to fabricate carbon nanotubes, which were used to produce nanocomposites with rubber. The effects of the nanotube...
News - 7 Feb 2013
As fibers go, there's never been anything quite like spider silk. Stretch it. Bend it. Soak it. Dry it out. Spider silk holds up. It is five times stronger than steel and can expand nearly a...
News - 11 Oct 2010
Current cervical cancer screening is time consuming and expensive, but now new breakthrough technology developed by European researchers should allow large-range screening by non-medical personnel...