National Physical Laboratory

3-D printing of microwave circuits

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has recently assisted Imperial College London to investigate the design, fabrication and testing of waveguides manufactured using 3D-printing techniques, by providing the underpinning ...

dateOct 15, 2015 in Engineering
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Supporting the rollout of hydrogen energy

As the UK's first renewable hydrogen refuelling station opens, the Gas Metrology team at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is supporting the rollout of hydrogen vehicles through its hydrogen purity laboratory, which ...

dateSep 29, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Is graphene hydrophobic or hydrophilic?

The National Physical Laboratory's (NPL) Quantum Detection Group has just published research investigating the hydrophobicity of epitaxial graphene, which could be used in the future to better tailor graphene coatings to ...

dateAug 18, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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