The abbreviation ePTFE stands for expanded polytetrafluorethylene, also known as expanded Teflon. In this application note, we analyzed an ePTFE membrane using the Nanosurf easyScan 2 AFM.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2795 | 4 Mar 2011
MIT researchers have demonstrated a technique for depositing a very thin layer of a water-repellent coating that will make it possible to waterproof new kinds of materials and may offer ways to...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=261 | 4 Dec 2003
By Will Soutter
Researchers at the Kiel University have developed a new technology that can join Teflon and silicone. Passive nano-scaled crystal linkers are employed as staples to join these two...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=25441 | 27 Aug 2012
Professor Andre Geim, who along with his colleague Professor Kostya Novoselov won the 2010 Nobel Prize for graphene – the world's thinnest material, has now modified it to make fluorographene – a...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=20413 | 9 Nov 2010
Released this spring, the Nanoscepter is a machine which places a coating on materials which repels water, oil, and other adhesive materials. For example, A regular teflon coated frypan undergoes a...
The doctoral dissertation of Lauri Sainiemi (M.Sc.) studies silicon micro
and nanofabrication methods, which have a large number of applications. The
single most interesting example presented...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=11660 | 25 May 2009
Japanese researchers at RIKEN
have successfully developed a revolutionary new polymer film that changes shape
upon irradiation with UV and visible light.
Described in Science, the film is...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=20366 | 4 Nov 2010
Research on a novel organic photovoltaic design presented by researchers
at the Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) at the University
of Surrey has won first prize in the recently concluded...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=8541 | 7 Nov 2008
DuPont today announced
the commercialization of two new families of photovoltaic encapsulant sheets
that are expected to improve durability and efficiency of photovoltaic modules.
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=11507 | 14 May 2009
Materials engineers have created a new type of membrane that separates oil
from water and, if perfected, might be used for environmental cleanup, water
purification and industrial...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=8754 | 18 Nov 2008