Keyword: Copper

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R&D: Nanotechnology

An ancient metal used for its microbial properties is the basis for a materials-based solution to disinfection. A team of scientists has developed an antimicrobial spray that deposits a layer of...

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Briefs: Medical

It may look like a bizarre bike helmet, or a piece of equipment found in Doc Brown’s lab in Back to the Future, yet this gadget made of plastic and copper wire is a...

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R&D: Wearables
Skin-sensing wearables coat copper nanowires with graphene oxide.
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Briefs: Medical
Achievable coils increase the capabilities of the micromotors.
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R&D: Materials
Engineers have developed a new framework that makes elastomer design a modular process, allowing for the mixing and matching of different metals with a single polymer.
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R&D: Nanotechnology

Researchers have designed a temperature-controllable copper-based material for sieving or storing different kinds of gases. The rationale used to design the material could act as a blueprint for developing...

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Features: Medical

Stainless steel in its different varieties, including 304, 316, 316L, and others, is the material that forms the backbone of the medical device industry. However, other...

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Briefs: Materials
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A team of researchers at Yale University assessed the “criticality” of all 62 metals on the Periodic Table of Elements, and developed key insights into which materials might...

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Features: Materials

Precision electroforming is an additive process in which two and three-dimensional (3D) microstructures are formed by electrochemically depositing metal...

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R&D: Electronics & Computers

Researchers have discovered that creating a graphene-copper-graphene “sandwich” enhances copper’s heat conducting properties, which could help in shrinking electronics. Engineers at...

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Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Around the world, people are living longer, more active lives thanks to continuing advancements in medical technology. This evolution in technology stems from the development of...

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Applications: Electronics & Computers

High-frequency pulsed electromagnetic stimulation (EMS) devices are more powerful and effective than ever before. These devices are finding applications in many areas, including as...

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Briefs: Medical

In an increasing number of medical device applications, thermal issues limit the overall performance and reliability of the system. Basic thermal management strategies such as liquid cold...

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Ralph Bright on the Power of Power Cords
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Understanding power system components and how to connect them correctly is critical to meeting regulatory requirements and designing successful electrical products for worldwide markets. Interpower’s Ralph Bright defines these requirements and explains how to know which cord to select for your application.

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Inside Story: Validating Your Sterilization Process
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To find out more about sterile product development and registration, MDB recently spoke with Elizabeth Sydnor, Director of Microbiology of Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA). Read the interview.

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