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Friday, 19 July 2019
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.

103 item(s) for Science today - coatings tomorrow
22 Jun 10
Award for a brilliant copper trick

Krzysztof Matyjaszewski developed his "Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization" process (ATRP). The ATRP process is a method of controlled radical polymerisation.

3 Jun 10
New REACH-IT version released

The main new feature in this REACH-IT release is the change in procedure when submitting dossiers that are part of a joint submission.

31 May 10
New method to reveal hard-to-develop fingerprints

A conformal coating process allows the capture of fingerprints on nonporous surface withot altering the chemistry of the print.

20 May 10
Recyclable coating is geared towards packaging materials

The coating, developed using the atomic layer deposition technology, offers a new method for manufacturing fully recyclable, thin, light and air-tight packaging materials.

10 May 10
Lotus leaves and water ferns support new ideas for superhydrophobic surfaces

The water fern salvinia molesta is exremely hydrophobic. For the fern surrounds itself by a flimsy skirt of air. This layer prevents the plant from coming into contact with liquid. And that even witha dive lasting weeks.

Introducing the fundamentals of chemiluminescence
22 Apr 10
Promising nanotube coating raises unexpected questions

Scientists have found that coatings made of single-walled carbon nanotubes are not quite as deformable as hoped.

9 Apr 10
Researchers want to accelerate the scanning probe micropscope

Since more than twenty years, scanning force microscopes are employed in research and industry. Their enormous resolution triggered many applications in nanotechnology.

9 Apr 10
Roof coating can "read" the thermometer

A "smart" roof coating made from waste cooking oil could reduce both heating and cooling costs.

18 Mar 10
Enzymes to replace biocides in antifouling coatings

Due to the persistent adverse environmental effects of conventionally used biocides, enzyme-based antifouling paints are proposed as a bio-based, non-accumulating alternative.

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