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Given its high temperature stability, oxidation-, corrosion- and wear-resistance, and ferromagnetic properties, Nickel (Ni) is one of the most technologically important metals. This article reports that pure and nanocrystalline (Ni) films with excellent mechanical and magnetic properties can be additively printed at room environment without any high-temperature post-processing. The printing process is based on a nozzle-based electrochemical deposition from the classical Watt's bath. The printed Ni film showed a preferred (220) and (111) texture based on XRD (X-ray diffraction) spectra. The printed Ni film had close to bulk electrical conductivity; its indentation elastic modulus and hardness was measured to be 203 ± 6.7 GPa and 6.27 ± 0.34 GPa, respectively. Magnetoresistance, magnetic hysteresis loop, and magnetic domain imaging show promising results of the printed Ni for functional applications.
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Printing functional devices on flexible substrates requires printing of high conductivity metallic patterns. To prevent deformation and damage of the polymeric substrate, the processing (printing) and...
In general, high-purity monoclinic VO2 (VO2(M)) was considered as a prerequisite for obtaining VO2-based thermochromic coatings with high performance. The co-existence of other vanadium oxides (such a...
Ge nanoparticles embedded in thin films have attracted a lot of attention due to their promising optical and electronic properties that can be tuned by varying the particle size and choice of matrix m...
One of the many challenges in the study of chiral nano-surfaces and nano-films is the design of accurate and controlled nanoscale films with enantioselective activity. Controlled design of chiral nano...
Bimetallic iron-nickel-based nanocatalysts are perhaps the most active for the oxygen evolution reaction (OER) in alkaline electrolytes. Recent developments in literature have suggested that the ratio...
The former Nickel Directive was introduced in EU in 1994 limiting the release of nickel from items intended for prolonged contact with skin. The nickel regulation entered into full force i...
There is little evidence on the effect of a nickel-free diet on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). We hope to determine if a nickel-free diet improves GERD symptoms in patients with a...
Nearly all migraine sufferers report sensitivity to light during a headache and a significant proportion of sufferers report light sensitivity between attacks. Light is also a common trigg...
The purpose of this study is to compare clinical outcomes of patients with self reported nickel sensitivity undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with conventional, standard-of-...
The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of four dressings (covers) namely: gauze with petrolatum , cellulose acetate with petrolatum , pure carboxymethylcellulose with silver...
Thin sheets made from wood pulp and other fibrous substances, used for writing, drawing, printing, image duplication or wrapping.
Works consisting of nonfiction films and video designed to teach, instruct, or train. (From Moving Image Materials: Genre Terms, 1988)
Process for making, building or constructing a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model by laying down many successive thin layers of building material.
Measurement of hearing based on the use of pure tones of various frequencies and intensities as auditory stimuli.
Specific alloys not less than 85% chromium and nickel or cobalt, with traces of either nickel or cobalt, molybdenum, and other substances. They are used in partial dentures, orthopedic implants, etc.
Radiology is the branch of medicine that studies imaging of the body; X-ray (basic, angiography, barium swallows), ultrasound, MRI, CT and PET. These imaging techniques can be used to diagnose, but also to treat a range of conditions, by allowing visuali...