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Spotlight – How to... effectively use microscopy in the metals industry

Dr. Roger Barnett, Applications Development Engineer, Carl Zeiss Microscopy Ltd, gives an overview of microscopy in the metals industry.

Material Marvels: Hamburg’s reflection

At the western point of Hamburg’s HafenCity, Germany, stands Europe’s largest inner-city development, Elbphilharmonie, which is set to become a centre for culture and social life, as Ellis Davies reports.

Nanonis Tramea

Spotlight – How to... characterise and analyse materials with a quantum transport measurement system

Dr Harriet van der Vliet*, Quantum Engineer at Oxford Instruments, Dr George Lengel at SPECS-TII Inc. and Dr Alessandro Pioda at SPECS Zurich GmbH explain how quantum transport measurement systems, such as the Nanonis Tramea, facilitate research in device characterisation.

Let’s get technical

Kathryn Allen looks at how the apprenticeship levy is shaping UK investment in technical education.

 

Material Marvels: Tame the river

In the 1930s, during a time of global depression, the Hoover Dam project brings work to the western American states and valuable lessons for future dam engineering. Ines Nastali reports.

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