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Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Science today - coatings tomorrow

Want to know what is going on in coatings relevant research all over the world? Here you find news on current fundamental research and development from international academia.

105 item(s) for Science today - coatings tomorrow
6 Jun 12
Instead of easy-to-clean know about nothing-to-clean

What if there would be no hand necessary to make any surface clean of dust, dirt or other liquids? A step towards this future is made.

18 May 12
Solar concrete slashs carbon emissions

The proof-of-concept device concentrates sunlight to break apart limestone.

10 Apr 12
Low friction coating and corrosion protection delivered with one nanocomposite material

Materials researchers from Saarbruecken developed a low friction coating combining two properties: It shows lubrication properties similar to grease and oil and it protects from corrosion. The new material is suitable for the coating of metals and metal alloys, such as steel, aluminium or magnesium.

27 Mar 12
Forces among molecules are tiny but important

Forces are not only associated with machines or muscles. You can also find them elsewhere, for instance between molecules. Theoretical chemists like Dr. Łukasz Tomasz Rajchel (University of Warsaw) are familiar with that. However, they – or rather their computers – are not capable of calculating them with high accuracy and efficiency at the same time.

5 Mar 12
Research for industrial biotechnology supported

The European Commission has presented a new European strategy concerning the European bioeconomy. A third call of the European Research Area Industrial Biotechnology (ERA-IB 2) is now launched.

13 Feb 12
Industrial Use of Renewable Raw Materials discussed

A symposium will present the whole production chain under the view of renewability.

18 Jan 12
European Adhesion Conference EURADH 2012 – Call for paper

Papers for lectures and posters on all aspects of adhesion science and technology, adhesive formulation, surface treatment, etc. can be submitted until 27 January 2012.

13 Dec 11
Joint lab focuses on raw material change

UniCat Cluster of Excellence and BASF establish joint lab dedicated to the development of new catalytic processes for raw material change.

28 Nov 11
Butterfly inspires water repellent surfaces

Researchers have taken advantage of the brilliant blue wings of the mountain swallowtail that easily shed water. Their goal is to create a multilayered silicon structure that traps air and holds itfor longer than one year.

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