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Developing biocompatible materials to restore sight.

by Sheila MacNeil
Developing biocompatible materials to restore sight.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 3542 views
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Repairing damage to eyesight caused by chemicals

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The Light Bulb

by Bill Hammack
The Light Bulb
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 5374 views
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Bill reads from his book of fairy tales. He tells the story of the engineering of a light bulb, focusing on the materials breakthrough needed to make the filament.

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Plastic Electronics.

by Donald Bradley
Plastic Electronics.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 955 views
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Plastics have become ubiquitous structural materials due to the ease with which they can be processed at low cost into complex shapes. Imagine a world in which metals and semiconductors have similar attributes ? that is the world of Plastic Electroni....

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Plastic fantastic: electronics for the 21st century

by Richard Friend
Plastic fantastic: electronics for the 21st century
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 955 views
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Plastics - or, more correctly, polymers have traditionally been used by the electronics industry as passive materials. Now however, new types of polymers have been discovered which behave as semiconductors. For example, they can emit light when subje....

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Raman Microscopy, Pigments and the Arts/Science Interface

by Robin Clark
Raman Microscopy, Pigments and the Arts/Science Interface
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1124 views
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Raman spectroscopy is a light scattering technique primarily used in the characterisation of vibrational modes of molecules and therefore in assessing the structure and composition of materials.

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Using magnetics to repair nerve damage

by Dan Allwood
Using magnetics to repair nerve damage
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 790 views
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A novel method of guiding nerve growth after accidents and traumas. Microscopic magnetic beads can be used to give direction to nerve re-growth.

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Development of Carbon Nanotube Based Materials

by Darryl Ventura
Development of Carbon Nanotube Based Materials
for 22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1165 views
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Darryl Ventura presents his research into developing functional carbon nanotube based materials.

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Some Materials Do Not Have Liquid Form

by John Murrell
Some Materials Do Not Have Liquid Form
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 913 views
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A nano-sized gas sensor 1

by Various Presenters
A nano-sized gas sensor 1
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 2600 views
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A short Introduction to the Nano2Hybrid European Research Project. A video profiling a nanotechnology research project supported by a European Materials Research grant aims to produce a tiny gas sensor using nanotubes that have been developed to be s....

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Conductive Polymers

by Alan Heeger
Conductive Polymers
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 2003 views
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Heeger says that he started as a physicist and thinks like a physicist but got interested in the late 70's in the study of materials. For him it was a natural evolution to move to polymers and in 1975 he began working with Alan MacDiarmid and became ....

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Nanotubes: The Materials of the 21st Century

by Sumio Iijima
Nanotubes: The Materials of the 21st Century
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 808 views
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Carbon nanotubes, some 1000 times smaller than conventional carbon fibers, have tensile strengths 100x that of steel and conduct electricity like metals. They promise a revolution in structural and electrical engineering.

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Nuclear Power Plant Safety – What’s the Problem?

by John Collier
Nuclear Power Plant Safety – What’s the Problem?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 975 views
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A significant proportion of our electricity is generated by thermonuclear reactions. The dangers attached to these processes and the radioactive products are well known and publicised. Much less well known are the measures taken to ensure that the hi....

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