Book Review: Waste Immobilisation in Glass and Ceramic Based Hosts

Waste Immobilization in Glass and Ceramic Based Hosts

Dr. Michael Ojovan of NTEC reviews Dr. Ian Donald’s new book on managing nuclear waste with glass and ceramics

Small but Powerful: Thin-Film Transistors

Thin-film transistors

Very small organic thin-film transistors with high operating frequencies have been produced by Japanese and German scientists.

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Technology for Crank Shafts – Little Loss and a Proper Shape

Crank shaft analysis

Polish scientists improved forging technology for crank shafts. Results revealed how to obtain the lowest loss of material and a proper shape.

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Microelectromechanical Switch-On: Carbon Nanotube Switches

Carbon nanotube switches

Korean researchers make a tiny switch from carbon nanotubes.

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What can Nanochemistry do for Chemical and Biological Sensing?

Nanochemistry for sensing

So what is next for nanochemical and biochemical sensor research? Shouldn’t we be trying to find the next glass pH electrode, rather than trying to squeeze that extra fraction of a percent out of our tried and tested materials?

Understanding Carbon Reinforced Carbon

Diagram of carbon-reinforced carbon

Carbon fiber-reinforced carbon has outstanding material properties and many applications but is extremely expensive – how to improve the processing of this useful material?

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