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Nano-Indis - A Revolution In Self-Reading Indicators For Perishables

Affordable and accurate Nano-Indis are produced by applying a layer of an etchant onto a metallized/opaque plastic film printed with one message (FRESH) on the top and the other (NOT) at the bottom which cannot be seen. A typical metallized plastic film has one 10 nm aluminum layer and one 2 nm oxide layer.

Posted: Oct 3rd, 2010

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BASF Joins a BMBF Nanomaterial Safety Research Program

BASF is a participant in a research project called NanoGEM (Nanostructured materials - Health, Exposure and Material Properties). The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) initiated project is taking place with the involvement of 19 research institutions and companies.

Posted: Oct 1st, 2010

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Olympus Supports International Surface Metrology Conference at WPI

The conference will focus on the latest advances in the study of surface roughness, which can affect everything from the way a coating adheres to a pill to the way light travels through solar panels. Since objects interact with one another at their surfaces, this field is one of the fastest-growing areas of industrial research and development.

Posted: Sep 30th, 2010

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