New Device Could Act as Gatekeeper of Light

Visualize an instrument that is transparent to different wavelengths of light for an instant and turns opaque the next, after a small alteration. An instrument like this would have unique and...

Posted by on 27 May 2016 | 9:25 am

Magnetic Resonance Reveals Important Changes in Wood Structure

Heat treatment has shown to be an efficient approach to enhance certain valuable properties of wood. Latest technological developments have enabled the following to be attained; higher hydrophobic...

Posted by on 27 May 2016 | 3:33 am

MIT Researchers Study Natural Materials to Develop Stronger, More Durable Concrete

MIT scientists are exploring new ways to make stronger and more durable concrete by studying the blueprints of nature. Concrete is considered to be the world’s most commonly used man-made...

Posted by on 27 May 2016 | 3:23 am

AGC Asahi Glass Develops More Stable Amorphous C12A7 Electride Thin Film

AGC Asahi Glass (AGC) has used a special sputtering target material to create a uniform amorphous thin film called C12A7 Electride. The company has begun industrialization and commercial fabrication...

Posted by on 26 May 2016 | 10:16 am

Breakthrough Method for Making Corrosion-Resistant Layered Boride Materials

One of the hardest and highly heat-resistant substances on Earth is boride. However, just like many materials, this also oxidizes when exposed to high temperatures. Oxidation is basically the...

Posted by on 26 May 2016 | 10:09 am

Study Corroborates Superexchange is Dominant Mechanism for Magnetic Exchange in MnO

For the past six decades, researchers have been striving to find out how manganese oxide (MnO) attains its long-range magnetic order of alternating up and down electron spins. Currently, a group of...

Posted by on 26 May 2016 | 9:01 am

Researchers Discover How Mode-2 Waves Transport Materials

Oceans generally seem to look like a mass of water standing all alone like a separate entity. Despite this assumption, it should be noted that oceans spread all over the world are made up of layers...

Posted by on 26 May 2016 | 3:59 am

Researchers Find New Ways to Dope Diamond Crystals for Use in Semiconductors

Diamonds are often referred to as “girl’s best friend”, and they also possess certain extraordinary properties which could make them viable as semiconductors. This concept is...

Posted by on 26 May 2016 | 3:49 am

Longer Life for Flexible Electronics with Picosun ALD

Picosun Oy, the leading supplier of high quality ALD (Atomic Layer Deposition) production solutions, brings to the printed electronics market ALD equipment specifically designed for large area...

Posted by on 26 May 2016 | 3:29 am

Flow/No Flow Sensor with Hazloc Approval

Detect even the tiniest trickle of flow in powders, granules, pellets, and solids. The Flow Detect 2000 prevents cross contamination by making sure flow has stopped completely before switching over to...

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 10:17 am