Article - 20 Jan 2006
Today, finely divided particulate materials are incorporated in objects everywhere. This article looks at how particle size is measured.
Article - 28 Dec 2005
Micromeritics manufactures a broad line of automated analytical laboratory instruments that measure the physical characteristics of powders and solids for fundamental research, product development,...
News - 26 Dec 2009
There is an urgent need for intelligent, low-energy alternatives to air-conditioning
systems. Recent years have witnessed a steady increase in the amount of energy
used to cool offices,...
News - 29 Mar 2007
At the root of scientific study are observations made with the eyes; yet in nanoscience, our eyes fail us.
The smallest object we can see still looms thousands of times larger than a typical...
News - 28 Mar 2007
At the root of scientific study are observations made with the eyes; yet in nanoscience, our eyes fail us. The smallest object we can see still looms thousands of times larger than a typical...
News - 7 Jan 2012
A research team, led by Dr. Christian Russel from the Otto-Schott-Institute for Glass Chemistry, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, has developed a novel glass-ceramic material with a nanocrystalline...
Article - 19 Jan 2005
Many ceramics are produced from casting slips. Properties of the final product are dictated by the slip properties. These can be optimized by optimizing particle size and zeta potential. A case study...
Article - 18 Dec 2003
The European Commission reports that ceramic nanocomposites developed in BIOKER could solve the problem of fracture failures in artificial joint implants. This would extend patient mobility and...
News - 12 Nov 2014
Geologist Timothy Rose of the Smithsonian Institution’s Analytical Laboratories is accustomed to putting his lab’s high-tech nanoscale scanning electron microscope (nanoSEM) to work...
News - 22 Jun 2010
UC Irvine researchers have developed the first "plastic antibodies" successfully employed in live organisms – stopping the spread of bee venom through the bloodstream of mice.