Optical images of above-ground detection using the film show soil with and without buried 2,4-DNT.

Sensing trouble - landmine and explosives detection

Materials World magazine
A chemical sensing system has been developed to detect vapours released by landmines and other explosive devices at parts-per-trillion concentrations.

How to grow your own nacre

Materials World magazine
Artificial mother of pearl has been synthesised by researchers at the University of Cambridge, UK.

Material of the month - stainless steel

Materials World magazine
Maria Felice examines the history and many applications of this diverse alloy.

Thermal processes heat up

Materials World magazine
Specialist equipment for thermal processing is improving performance in a range of applications.
Chris Fowler

Q&A - Chris Fowler, Exova

Materials World magazine
Dr Chris Fowler, Technical Director of Corrosion and Protection at global testing group Exova, talks to Materials World about exciting new developments in corrosion management and how businesses can improve profitability.