News tagged with polymer film

Scaling up polymer blobs

Scientists use simulations to test the limits of their object of study—in this case thin films of polymers—to extremes of scale. In a study about to be published in the European Physical Journal E, Nava Schulmann, a researcher ...

dateSep 27, 2012 in Polymers
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Dynamics of polymer chains atop different materials

(—Technologies such as microelectronics and lithography require nanoscale polymer films that sit atop various other materials. An understanding of the interplay between the dynamics of the thin film and the underlying ...

dateSep 25, 2012 in Nanophysics
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The Webb Telescope's 'Golden Spider'

What looks like a giant golden spider weaving a web of cables and cords, is actually ground support equipment, including the Optical Telescope Simulator (OSIM), for the James Webb Space Telescope. OSIM's job is to generate ...

dateAug 24, 2012 in Space Exploration
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