Tag Archives: Materials Sciences

Watching How Rare, Meteoric Diamonds Form

A shock collision experiment maps hexagonal diamond’s transition from graphite in real time.   Continue reading

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Metallic aerogels synthesized in one-step process

Researchers develop quick and simple alternative synthesis method for porous scaffolds made from noble metal nanoparticles. Read more in MRS Bulletin…

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Laser design emits multicolor light

Scientists have developed the capability to generate multiwavelength lasing in a single device, with precise control over the different colours.   Continue reading

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Au foil substrates developed for flexible electronics

Growing removable single-crystal gold foils on silicon offers an inexpensive, flexible substrate for semiconductors.   Continue reading

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Sustainable Lasers

The role of laser technologies in sustainable manufacturing processes Continue reading

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Proposed magnetometer design could measure atomic-scale properties

Proposed technique uses probe’s magnetic field to induce measurable response in materials whose magnetic properties only occur internally at the atomic scale. Continue reading

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Sustainable manufacturing conference in South Africa highlights importance of materials

For sustainable materials processing methods to help counter our growing population’s demand for ‘stuff’, they need to be affordable and accessible. Continue reading

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New simulations suggest cost-effective materials design for H2 storage

Researchers propose an inexpensive material design that appears able to store and deliver bulk hydrogen at an unprecedented rate. Continue reading

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Automotive industry drives search for tunable thermal “switch” materials

New thin-film material automatically changes conductivity and helps to harness and repurpose waste heat. Continue reading

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Conductive polymer substrate creates platform for biosensing applications

If you want to know how a living cell exchanges information with its surroundings, you have to understand how materials pass through the cell wall. Now, researchers have synthesized lipid bilayers on a flexible, conductive substrate that allows signals to transduce the model membrane. Continue reading

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