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Silver Plating For Microwave/RF Industry

Silver Plating For Microwave/RF Industry

Why We Need Metal Plating For The Microwave/RF Industry Wireless technologies continues to evolve. As a result, the need for well designed high-performing microwave subsystems has increased as well. This is where silver plating for microwave/RF industry comes into...

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16-20 December 2023 | Waikoloa Beach, Hawaii, USA

Welcome to the 9th International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterials and Tissues (ICMOBT), which will take place from...

Posted: 11-29-2022

Researchers at the University of Tokyo and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm have developed a new sustainable thermal management material from nanoscale cellul...

Posted: 11-29-2022
This image shows some prototypes created using the new printing technique, including smart contact lenses and transparent electrodes. Image: Yuxuan Liu, NC State University...
Posted: 11-29-2022

Since 2018, the Materials Today ‘Rising Star Awards’ recognize researchers in materials science and engineering who have demonstrated themselves to be exceptionally capable...

Posted: 11-29-2022
Zhenan Bao

As selected by the Editors of Materials Today , we are delighted to announce that the 2022 Materials Today Innovation Award will be presented to Prof. Zhenan Bao ...

Posted: 11-29-2022
Researchers have discovered that applying a compression force across a solid electrolyte material (gray disk) causes the dendrite (dark line at left) to stop moving from on...
Posted: 11-28-2022

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Hydrogen Embrittlement In Metal Finishing

Hydrogen Embrittlement In Metal Finishing

Hydrogen embrittlement is when metals such as steel, become brittle and fractures. This happens when hydrogen is introduced into the metal substrate and subsequently diffused during the forming and finishing processes. Hydrogen embrittlement can seriously diminish a...

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Electro Plating vs Electroless Plating

Electro Plating vs Electroless Plating

Plating a substrate will enhance and protect the part making it more resilient and less prone to corrosion over time. There are many plating techniques available. Which technique you choose is dependent on your desired effect and application of the part being plated....

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Electroless Nickel Plating Finishing Options

Electroless Nickel Plating Finishing Options

Electroless nickel plating offers numerous finish options. The finish you choose should be determined based on a variety of factors specific to your needs such as industrial application and desired properties on the finished part such as conductivity or magnetism. The...

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