Tag Archives: Materials Sciences

There’s a lithium battery in your future

The latest approaches toward developing batteries with higher energy density for electric vehicles and other applications. Continue reading

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Semiconductor crystals achieve record thermal conductivity

The synthesis of low-defect boron arsenide crystals could reduce overheating in electronic devices. Continue reading

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“Strange” cuprate superconducting behavior motivates need for new models

Researchers have discovered a new property of cuprates above the superconducting temperature. Continue reading

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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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