Article - 30 Oct 2008
The introduction of nanomechanical test methods, such as nanoindentation, has been vital to the introduction of many advanced materials over the past 20 years. The availability of nanoindentation...
Article - 12 Oct 2008
The aerospace industry is of course notorious for its drive to reduce weight - in an on-going bid to reduce fuel consumption and, by extension, operating costs. Further, pressure for air travel to be...
Article - 25 Jul 2008
Recent automotive development has concentrated on the optimisation of thin films and coatings used in a range of automotive applications, for example hard PVD coatings for coating piston rings, valve...
Article - 5 Jul 2011
The NanoTest Vantage has unique capabilities that make it ideally suited to use in the automotive sector. It can perform a range of different tests and can work at temperatures up to 750ºC where it...
Article - 7 Oct 2009
The dynamic light-scattering method can be used to obtain particle size distributions of colloidal particles. In this study, the Beckman Coulter DelsaNano was used to measure particle sizes of...
Article - 1 Jun 2007
Keithley Instruments offers a wide range of test solutions for companies developing and manufacturing optoelectronic components and subassemblies for telecommunications, data communications, high...
Article - 5 Dec 2006
Nanoindentation techniques with the CSM Instruments Nano Hardness Tester (NHT), has allowed highly localised hardness and modulus measurements to be performed on very small material volumes. This...
Article - 25 Jul 2005
The nanoelectronics sector is expected to be one of the most lucrative areas of the nanotechnology marketplace. Current and future markets, nanotechnology methods with industry potential, technical...
Article - 23 Mar 2004
Nanotechnology has the potential to bring about changes in lighting that could lead to dramatic energy savings. The projected savings, time frames and technologies are briefly covered.
Article - 13 Mar 2004
Arrowhead Research Corporation announced today that it has entered into an agreement to form a new majority-owned subsidiary to commercialise an ultrathin crystal film (nanofilm) technology. Posted...