Monthly Archives: November 2016

Why PLCs fail!

Boulting Technology has released an infographic to help engineers mitigate problems with programmable logic controller (PLC) based control systems. The handy guide highlights the top five causes of failure and can be downloaded, free of charge, from their news page.PLC-based control systems are invaluable to a manufacturing or processing business because they control and regulate [...]

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Study Results Provide New Insights into Origins of Friction on Graphene

Graphene is a two-dimensional sheet form of carbon with a thickness of just one atom. The exceptional electrical conductivity, strength, and chemical stability have paved the way for extensive... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Systems integration for Industrie 4.0.

The latest trends and challenges in systems integration. Our world is getting smaller every day. Never before have remote locations been more accessible thanks to communications technology, smartphones and the internet. Connected devices have infiltrated every aspect of our lives, including the most traditional industry sectors. Here, Nick Boughton, sales manager of Boulting Technology, discusses [...]

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Researchers Develop Silicon Nanoantenna that Scatters Light in Particular Direction

A group of physicists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), ITMO University, and The University of Texas at Austin have created a unique nanoantenna with the ability to scatter... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Companies Now Can Bring Fast and Accurate Nanoparticle Analysis In-House

Nanotechnology manufacturers seeking ways to measure and analyze nanoparticles now have a simple, fast, accurate and cost-effective tool thanks to the recent release of NanoMet by developer... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Innovation drives flue gas treatment.

Working closely with Gasmet’s Belgian Distributor, Kelma NV, Lhoist has developed laboratory, pilot scale and mobile process monitoring capabilities to evaluate FGT products that are still in the development phase or to demonstrate the effectiveness of existing FGT products at customers’ sites. A business strategy with a heavy focus on innovation has enabled Lhoist, a [...]

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Controlled, Accurate Plasma Cleaner for TEM Sample Preparation

Henniker Plasma would like announce the launch of their new, cost effective bench-top plasma cleaner for TEM sample preparation tasks. The HPT-100 TEMCLEAN is a bench-top glow discharge system that... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Rice Scientists Drive Three-Wheeled, Single-Molecule Nanoroadsters with Light

Scientists at Rice University and at the University of Graz, Austria, have for the very first time observed the movement of three-wheeled, single-molecule “nanoroadsters” by driving... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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A Xeuss 2.0 HR SAXS/WAXS Instrument was Installed Last Summer at the University of Texas El Paso in the Department of Physics.

The instrument is used primarily to advance the main research program of the Nanomaterials, Interfaces, and Confinement for Energy & the Environment (NICE2 ) Laboratory headed by Dr. José... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Nanosensors on the Alert for Terrorist Threats

Scientists interested in the prospects of gas sensors based on binary metal oxide nanocomposites. Scientists from the Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ICP... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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