Article - 5 May 2017
A new contact lens based system has been developed that can monitor glucose levels in tears. The system can also be used to detect the emergence of glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness.
Article - 11 Apr 2017
Nanomaterials are finding a wide variety of applications including next generation computer chips, improved insulating materials, LED displays, high energy density batteries, high power magnets, high...
Article - 4 Apr 2017
The antibacterial properties of nanosilver have been successfully applied for a variety of health treatments including intravenous, urinary and tracheal catheters, endotracheal tubes, bone cements,...
Article - 16 Oct 2015
Spectroscopy is a technique widely used in analytical chemistry to identify and characterise samples of material.
Article - 24 Sep 2015
Nanoscale materials, in the form of nanoparticles, are playing an important and growing role across a range of different applications and industries which seek to exploit the unique properties...
Article - 23 Jul 2015
Strict regulatory and energy conservation requirements imposed on the construction and design of modern buildings in recent years have provided challenges for the glass industry. Thin material-coated...
Article - 27 Jun 2015
With the rapid development of engineered nanoparticles and nanoscale structure-based products and materials, awareness of the poor understanding of potential toxic effects and environmental impact of...
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 - 16 Sep 2014
The environment impact of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) used in consumer products is a concern that needs to be addressed.
Article - 21 Jan 2014
The flexible set-up and modular design of the WITec alpha 300S enables diffraction-limited Raman imaging as well as Scanning Near-field Optical Microscopy (SNOM) to be combined into a single...