Article - 18 Jan 2006
Temperature-Programmed Desorption (TPD) is one of the most widely used and flexible techniques for characterizing the acid sites on oxide surfaces.
Article - 8 Apr 2005
A US research team has found a new, quick way of releasing hydrogen from the solid compound of a fuel cell, by using the ammonia borane compound. The process involved transforming the compound into a...
Article - 6 Feb 2007
This article looks at nanosensors, including a definition, applications and how both chemical and mechanical nanosensors work.
Article - 25 Jul 2005
Nanomaterials and nanoparticles could be used in a number of ways to benefit the agricultural industry. Fertiliser made from buckyballs, TiO2 nano-mixtures, using iron nanoparticles in soil cleanup...
Article - 15 Apr 2005
This application report demonstrates that measurement of the particle size of absorbing samples is possible using the Malvern Panalytical HPPS. This is enabled by the backscattering optics...
Article - 31 May 2004
Bjorn Timmer from the University of Twente has developed a lab-on-a-chip device that will detect ammonia in human breath which can be an indicator of a bacterial infection in the stomach. Posted May...
Article - 20 Jan 2006
Finely divided particulate materials are incorporated in objects everywhere. This article looks at how particle size is measured.
Article - 1 May 2008
Veeco has been and continues to be the world’s leading supplier of MBE components
Article - 8 Nov 2006
Just as the key building block to life on earth is the carbon atom, carbon is the key to one of the most promising branches of nanotechnology. Much of the current research and commercialisation of...
Article - 21 Feb 2010
The field of sensors encompasses a wide variety of materials and devices used for capturing physical, chemical or biological stimuli converting them to measurable output signals.