Navigation Links
Micro and Nano Scale Characterization of Fibers
Date:5/14/2008

Fibres present massive challenges and opportunities for micro and nano technologies. These challenges are not in the manufacturing of the fibres but in the control and understanding of their behaviour.

This one-day workshop will focus on the many challenges of fibre analysis at the micro and nano-scale using state-of-the art surface chemical analysis, including SIMS, XPS and SPM techniques.

Topics include fundamental effects of topography in SIMS and XPS, AFM nanomechanics, frictional force microscopy,multivariate analysis and important applications in industry.

This workshop will bring together leading researchers and practical analysts from industry and academia for discussions on the latest developments. Recommendations and guidance for reliable and robust measurements will be presented. The workshop is being held in conjunction with UK Surface Analysis Forum(www.uksaf.org), which will be held at the same venue on the preceding day (Wednesday 2nd July).

Confirmed speakers and topics include:

  • Professor Chris Carr, University of Manchester, UK
    Using surface analysis to characterise technical textiles

  • Professor George Stylios, Heriot Watt University, UK
    Nanofabrication of fi bres and fabrics for technical textiles: the challenges in measurement and characterisation

  • Professor Graham Leggett, University of Sheffield, UK
    Frictional force microscopy and the nano-analysis of fibres

  • Chris Byrne, Mediatex Ltd, UK
    Technical textiles: state of art, measurement issues, and future applications

  • Dr Ian Fletcher, Intertek MSG, UK
    Analysing real-life fi bre samples

  • Dr Jane McCann, University of Wales, UK
    Smart clothes and wearable technology

  • Chris Boardman, Unilever, UK
    How surface analysis can help in designing new laundry products

  • Dr Nawel Baghdali, LOreal Recherche, France
    Analysing hair and skin products using AFM

  • Plenary Speaker
    Dr Steve Pachuta, 3M Corporate Research Analytical Laboratory,St Paul, USA
    Computer-Assisted Interpretation of TOF-SIMS Data: Fun With Raw Files

Steves talk is scheduled for late afternoon on Wednesday 2 July

A conference dinner will be held on the evening of the 2nd July.


'/>"/>

Contact: Louise Dean
louise.dean@npl.co.uk
44-208-943-8772
National Physical Laboratory
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology technology :

1. ImaRx Therapeutics Signs Letter of Intent With Microbix Biosystems for the Sale of Urokinase
2. Nanotube production leaps from sooty mess in test tube to ready formed chemical microsensors
3. Melting defects could lead to smaller, more powerful microchips
4. Atomic force microscopy reveals liquids adjust viscosity when confined, shaken
5. Rosetta Genomics Announces Expansion of its MicroRNA Intellectual Property Estate
6. Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc. Enters Into License Arrangement With GE Healthcare for Fundamental Microfluidic Patents
7. NIST micro sensor and micro fridge make cool pair
8. ThromboGenics Completes Patient Enrolment of MITI IV Trial, a Phase II Study Evaluating the Safety and Preliminary Efficacy of Microplasmin in the Treatment of Acute Stroke
9. Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding to Participate in Microchip Biotechnologies Early Access Program for Microchip-Based DNA Sample Preparation and Cycle Sequencing
10. Microbia Announces Name Change to Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
11. U-Md. Researchers Report Advance in Biological Microfactories for Drug Research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/11/2017)... 2017  VMS BioMarketing, a leading provider of patient support ... Nurse Educator (CNE) network, which will launch this week. The ... health care professionals to enhance the patient care experience by ... other health care professionals to help women who have been ... ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... Singh Biotechnology today ... designation to SBT-100, its novel anti-STAT3 (Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3) ... able to cross the cell membrane and bind intracellular STAT3 and inhibit its ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... ... ... Dr. Bob Harman, founder and CEO of VetStem Biopharma, Inc. ... event entitled “Stem Cells and Their Regenerative Powers,” was held on August 31st, ... was joined by two human doctors: Peter B. Hanson, M.D., Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... ... October 10, 2017 , ... The Pittcon Program Committee is ... honoring scientists who have made outstanding contributions to analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy. ... world’s leading conference and exposition for laboratory science, which will be held February ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:5/16/2017)... -- Veratad Technologies, LLC ( www.veratad.com ), an innovative and ... solutions, announced today they will participate as a sponsor ... May 17, 2017, in Washington D.C.,s ... Identity impacts the lives of billions of ... digital world, defining identity is critical to nearly every ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... , April 18, 2017  Socionext Inc., a global expert in ... media edge server, the M820, which features the company,s hybrid codec ... provided by Tera Probe, Inc., will be showcased during the upcoming ... NAB show at the Las Vegas Convention ... Click ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition ... their offering. ... tracking market to grow at a CAGR of 30.37% during the ... 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with ... its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):