Article - 4 Mar 2011
The abbreviation ePTFE stands for expanded polytetrafluorethylene, also known as expanded Teflon. In this application note, we analyzed an ePTFE membrane using the Nanosurf easyScan 2 AFM.
Article - 4 Dec 2003
MIT researchers have demonstrated a technique for depositing a very thin layer of a water-repellent coating that will make it possible to waterproof new kinds of materials and may offer ways to...
News - 27 Aug 2012
Researchers at the Kiel University have developed a new technology that can join Teflon and silicone. Passive nano-scaled crystal linkers are employed as staples to join these two “un-joinable...
News - 9 Nov 2010
Professor Andre Geim, who along with his colleague Professor Kostya Novoselov won the 2010 Nobel Prize for graphene – the world's thinnest material, has now modified it to make...
Released this spring, the Nanoscepter is a machine which places a coating on materials which repels water, oil, and other adhesive materials. For example, A regular teflon coated frypan undergoes a...
News - 25 May 2009
The doctoral dissertation of Lauri Sainiemi (M.Sc.) studies silicon micro and nanofabrication methods, which have a large number of applications. The single most interesting example presented in the...
Article - 20 Oct 2010
This short review article overviewes a simple but useful method to fabricate 3-D dense-array nanostructures with good regularity of pattern, size, and shape over a large sample area.
News - 19 Nov 2014
Congratulations to Jonas Grossenbacher and co-authors who have a paper "On the micrometre precise mould filling fliquid polymer derived ceramic precursor for 300-um-thick high aspect ratio...
News - 4 Nov 2010
Japanese researchers at RIKEN have successfully developed a revolutionary new polymer film that changes shape upon irradiation with UV and visible light.
Described in Science, the film is the...
News - 8 Aug 2014
Abakan Inc. ("Abakan"), an emerging leader in the advanced coatings and metal formulations markets, today announced that it has completed initial field-testing, on full-sized production...