Article - 21 Dec 2017
The research and study area of tribology is one of the most interdisciplinary areas in science today. In short, tribology is the study of interacting surfaces in relative motion.
Article - 30 Jun 2017
In semiconductor manufacturing, a process called chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) is used for polishing wafer surfaces. CMP uses a slurry that contains both functional chemicals and...
Article - 6 Jul 2015
The number of consumer products using nanomaterials is continuing to rise, raising significant concerns about their potential impact on the environment. In this regard, finding appropriate measures...
Article - 15 Nov 2013
Sample preparation is crucial due to the possibility of escaping of the diffracted electrons from within just a few tens of nanometers of the sample surface.
Article - 19 Jul 2013
When sonicating a sample, it is important to choose the right size of probe. Each probe includes a recommended sample volume range, which can overlap with other probes. For instance, a probe measuring...
Article - 16 Apr 2013
Silicon carbide (SiC) nanoparticles exhibit characteristics like high thermal conductivity, high stability, high purity, good wear resistance and a small thermal expansion co-efficient. These...
Article - 12 Apr 2013
Titanium carbide (TiC) nanoparticles are chemically inert and have good electrical conductivity. Titanium carbide is used in cutting tools, as well as in optical applications and in composites.
Article - 10 Apr 2013
This article will cover the properties and applications of zirconium oxide nanoparticles.
Article - 10 Oct 2010
Nanodiamonds can be produced by the detonation of a mixture of the explosives TNT/RDX and have a size range in the region of 5 nm.
Article - 10 Aug 2010
Nanotechnological engineering, yet an infant in its growth is the promise of the future.