Article - 13 Jun 2016
Semicrystalline polymers are known to have a rigid amorphous fraction (RAF), which is present at the interface of the amorphous phase and crystal due to the immobilization of a polymer chain caused by...
Article - 26 May 2016
Companies and researchers are applying nanomaterials to photovoltaics to lower their manufacturing costs and improve their capabilities. This includes improving their efficiency when converting light...
Article - 30 Mar 2016
Lasers are being utilized for surface conditioning and precision micro-scale machining in a wide range of industries, including bio-medical device, LED, and semiconductors manufacturing.
Article - 10 Feb 2016
Improved energy efficient technologies and color gamut are in demand by the display industry.
Article - 3 Dec 2015
The field of printed electronics continues to advance at an impressive rate with new applications such as printed organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), organic photovoltaic cells (OPVs), printed...
Article - 20 May 2015
Research institutions across the globe are looking for ways to redefine the development of high-quality graphene sheets. This can be achieved by reducing graphene oxide (GO) to produce reduced...
Article - 19 Feb 2015
Graphene represents an opportunity to increase the speed of electronic devices by up to a factor of 1,000. That’s a jump from gigahertz to terahertz. No wonder people are excited.
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 KLA.
Article - 19 Dec 2014
There has been major interest over the last 15 years in using various forms of nanomaterials as a replacement for ITO. The ideal material would be cheap, transparent and highly conductive - a...
Article - 13 Aug 2014
In most industries, mechanical reliability is an essential quality for thin film coatings. Accurate screening of mechanical properties and high throughput process are imperative for rapid production...