It’s a lot like Teflon

Where can I get a little bit of Teflon?  AngstromLink AL-2233 is basically that. A Teflon-like polymer dissolved in an evaporative solvent.  To get a thin layer of ‘almost -Teflon’, make a thin layer of AL-2233 and let the solvent evaporate. What will be left behind...

Let’s get really small

Nothing in the ordinary world informs our intuition about how materials will behave at molecular interfaces.  The cartoon below shows a typical imprinting process:  a photoimageable imprint resin formed into a layer on a rigid substrate (silicon or glass wafer), with...

On Culture and Modern Times

OKP has been my introduction to working with a foreign supplier.  We stock this moldable plastic at Fiber Optic Center to make it readily available to users in North America.  Should be easy, right? With all the talk these days about quick delivery service, same day...