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Wednesday, 12 December 2018
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.

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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.

27 Apr 10
Introducing the fundamentals of chemiluminescence

The detection of light emitted as Chemiluminescence allows monitoring the kinetics of an ongoing oxidation reaction.

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.

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.

10 Sep 09
Test method for anticorrosion protection

A new test method determines the anticorrosion protection that an organic coating offers in much less time than other conventional methods.

6 Aug 09
Self-healing surfaces

The engineers‘ dream of self-healing surfaces has taken another step towards becoming reality – researchers have produced a electroplated layer that contains tiny nanometer-sized capsules. If thelayer is damaged, the capsules release fluid and repair the scratch.

20 Jul 09
Inks: Magnetically Controlled Beads Create New Display Applications

A research team led by a chemist at the University of California, Riverside published recently a study on magnetically controlled beads.

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