Graphene helps protect photocathodes for physics experiments

Transforming light into electricity is no mean feat. Some devices, like solar cells, use a closed circuit to generate an electric current from incoming...

Ultracompact laser has been made using nanoscale semiconductor columns

A tiny laser comprising an array of nanoscale semiconductor cylinders (see image) has been made by an all-A*STAR team1. This is the first time...

New photonic chip promises more robust quantum computers

Scientists have developed a topological photonic chip to process quantum information, promising a more robust option for scalable quantum computers. The research team, led by...

Solvay’s Ixef® PARA enables Zillion Black® single-use instruments

Bastos Viegas uses Ixef® PARA for its Zillion Black® single-use surgical instruments as a cost-effective alternative to stainless steel. The existing array of Zillion Black®...

Solvay’s Torlon® PAI enables durable, safe tools for cleaning composites

Solvay announced that Performance Plastics Ltd. chose Torlon® PAI for its expanded line of EnduroSharp™ Scraper Blades. Designed to remove tough materials from delicate...

Victrex Partners with University of Exeter to Develop Next-Generation PAEK 3D Printing Materials

The University of Exeter will play a pivotal role in the development of the UK Additive Manufacturing (AM) sector, through a multi-million-pound partnership with...
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UHMW Plastic | Interstate Plastics

UHMW plastic is ideal for reducing wear and friction due to its specialized internal lubrication, reducing maintenance costs and energy consumption while extending equipment...

UHMW Plastic Solves a Multitude of Issues for Wear Applications | Interstate Plastics

Interstate Plastics provides many grades of UHMW-PE (ultra high molecular weight polyethylene) for a variety of wear, friction, and high-impact related applications from guard rails and...

Nano-sandwiching prevents overheating in nanoelectronics

Sandwiching two-dimensional materials used in nanoelectronic devices between their three-dimensional silicon bases and an ultrathin layer of aluminum oxide can significantly reduce the risk...

US Marines construct the world’s first 3D-printed barracks hut

The US Marine Corps is leading the way in employing advanced technologies and robotic construction Earlier this month, the Additive Manufacturing Team at Marine Corps...