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White Papers: Medical
Filtered Far-UVC: Safe Sterilization for Public Spaces

UV sterilization is a method of disinfection that uses short-wavelength UVC light (in the 200-280nm range) to kill or inactivate bacteria, viruses, and protozoans by destroying the...

White Papers: Packaging & Sterilization
Dispensable Thermal Interface Materials: An Overview

Thermal interface materials (TIM) are typically placed between two components in an electronic system to enhance their thermal behavior, such as heat flow between an integrated circuit and...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Inspired by the natural dexterity of the human hand, a team of engineers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has created a reconfigurable hybrid robotics system that is able...

White Papers: Medical
Demystifying Ball Spline Specs

Why isn’t identifying the right ball spline for an application straightforward and easy? Demystify the semantic differences in the literature and it will, at least, be easier. We’ll do this by discussing...

Blog: Packaging & Sterilization
Tiny manufactured nanopillars slice and dice bacteria, cicada-style.
Briefs: Wearables
The wearable device offers options for treating antibiotic-resistant infections and wounds.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The coatings eradicated human influenza and coronavirus in five minutes.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The handheld printer deposits sheets of skin to cover large burn wounds and its bio-ink accelerates healing.
Special Reports: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Medical Manufacturing & Outsourcing - February 2022

How virtual, cloud-based technologies are powering the next industrial revolution...transforming plastic parts into high-value products...designing optics for medical 3D printing. Read...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The built-in nanosensors glow to alert patients when a wound is not healing properly.
Articles: Packaging & Sterilization
Nanotube fibers that turn heat to power; a NASA antenna system; and an antimicrobial coating.
Question of the Week: Design
Will Coatings Reduce Food Waste?

Today’s lead story highlighted an egg-based coating that extends the shelf life of fruits and vegetables.

Blog: Materials
A micron-thick coating, made largely from leftover eggs, can extend the shelf life of the fruits and vegetables in your refrigerator.
5 Ws: Materials
A specially designed hydrogel works against all types of bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant ones.
Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
This treatment has the potential to remove from drinking water nearly all viruses that have an “outer fortress.”
Briefs: Materials
A novel method was developed to produce an alkaline hydrogel that could improve wound healing.
Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
The gel works even at freezing temperatures and contains natural antimicrobial compounds derived from durian husk.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
This portable method could enable hospitals to make their own supply of the disinfectant on demand and at lower cost.
Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
A combination of polymers and oligomers, when combined with UV light, almost completely kills the coronavirus.
Articles: Packaging & Sterilization
Next-generation solar panels, 3D-printed composites from NASA, and a new way to sterilize medical devices.
Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
The system uses off-the-shelf materials combined with ultraviolet lights to decontaminate N95 masks.
INSIDER: Packaging & Sterilization

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory researchers evaluated commercial ultraviolet (UV) sources for viral disinfection to combat COVID-19 on land and at sea and established a...

5 Ws: Electronics & Computers
Users can take paper sheets from a notebook and turn them into a music player interface or make food packaging interactive.
Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
Medical Manufacturing and Outsourcing - October 2020

Discover how advances in factory automation, robotics, 3D printing and other fabrication technologies are shaping the future of medical device manufacturing in this Special Report – a...

Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control

Robots are in high demand as medical professionals seek hands-free ways to disinfect environments and contain the spread of coronavirus and COVID-19.

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Perovskites

Goodfellow (Coraopolis, PA) recently announced a new range of perovskites, a group of materials that demonstrate great potential for optoelectronic applications....

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Nagoya University scientists have succeeded in designing a laser diode that emits deep-ultraviolet light. It emits the world's shortest lasing wavelength, at 271.8 nanometers, under pulsed electric current...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This packaging provides protection for SiC sensors and electronics in harsh, hightemperature environments.
Briefs: Medical

Extremity vascular injury results in bleeding and lack of blood flow beyond the site of vessel disruption (ischemia). Priorities when this occurs include hemorrhage control, management of life-threatening injuries, and...

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