Philip D. Howes

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Colloidal nanoparticle biosensors have received intense scientific attention and offer promising applications in both research and medicine. We review the state of the art in nanoparticle development, surface chemistry, and biosensing mechanisms, discussing how a range of technologies are contributing toward commercial and clinical translation. Recent(More)
This paper presents the results of a multimodal study of oral perception conducted with a set of material samples made from metals, polymers and woods, in which both the somatosensory and taste factors were examined. A multidimensional scaling analysis coupled with subjective attribute ratings was performed to assess these factors both qualitatively and(More)
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Keywords: Soldering Lead-free solder Intermetallic compounds Interfacial reactions Nanocomposite solders a b s t r a c t Pb-based solders have been the cornerstone technology of electronic interconnections for many decades. However, with legislation in the European Union and elsewhere having moved to restrict the use of Pb, it is imperative that new Pb-free(More)
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