Materials Science

These nano-ribbons stand vertically rather than lying flat on a surface.
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10.20.2017
The researchers dissolve metals in liquid metal to create very thin oxide layers.
by RMIT University
8:54am
10.20.2017
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Researchers have developed a method for transforming stretchable 2D objects into 3D shapes.
2:35pm
10.19.2017
The organic molecules that the researchers have built conduct electricity and contain dipoles.
by Linkoping University
7:30am
10.19.2017
To compare the two forms of ice growth, the researchers designed a transparent surface split into halves.
by University of Nebraska-Lincoln
12:38pm
10.18.2017
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Gold, which is widely used in nanoscale device development, has proved to be the most suitable metal for the purpose.
by MIPT
7:30am
10.18.2017
Some animals produce amazing materials.The material secreted by velvet worms is no less impressive.
by Max Planck Society
9:56am
10.17.2017
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Researchers are tapping into the properties of “bubbles” to create a new, lightweight material that expands with heat to fill any given shape.
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10:15am
10.16.2017
Octopus and cuttlefish can instantaneously change their skin color and pattern to disappear into the environment as part of their camouflage prowess.
by Marine Biological Laboratory
11:54am
10.13.2017
Researchers discover that surface polarization in mixed media increases attraction among elements.
by Northwestern University
9:55am
10.13.2017
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Imagine car paint that can automatically repair itself after a scratch, or a corrosion-resistant coating that can automatically restore itself after being...
by EPFL
1:05pm
10.12.2017
Researchers have found surprising results when substituting atoms into the process to create 2D alloys.
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2:50pm
10.11.2017
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This breakthrough can aid in the design of molecules that can be used to enhance the performance of battery technologies, solar cells, and digital displays.
by New York University
12:20pm
10.11.2017
The researchers use commercially-available p-type materials.
by Georgia Institute of Technology
9:01am
10.11.2017
More modern neodymium magnets have an advantage over SmCo5 because of their greater maximum energy.
by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
9:04am
10.10.2017
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The ultralight, silver nanowire aerogel could yield positive results in fuel cells, energy storage, medical devices and electronics.
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10.6.2017
One of the outstanding problems in the field of modern condensed matter physics is understanding the phenomenon of "emergence".
by Columbia University
11:15am
10.6.2017
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Rice University, Los Alamos method quickly probes atom-thin materials' ability to produce hydrogen.
by Rice University
8:30am
10.6.2017
A team of researchers have tapped into the potential of fast-moving magnetic particles that could yield a new form of data storage.
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9:42am
10.3.2017
A thin film is just what it sounds like, a layer of material only nanometers or micrometers thick that can be used to channel light.
by The Optical Society
7:30am
10.3.2017
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With a thickness of around 120 nanometers, these materials reveal properties that are only just beginning to be explored.
by Tokyo Institute of Technology
11:11am
10.2.2017
The same simulations strongly suggest that the metal cannot be strengthened forever.
by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
1:39pm
9.28.2017
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Neodymium magnets are found in everything from ear buds to jewelry clasps, from cell phones to power cords. A price hike had a lot of companies worried.
by Kristen Coyne, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
3:34pm
9.27.2017
New research conducted by UC Santa Barbara's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering reveals a major advance in precision superlattices materials.
by University Of California - Santa Barbara
3:02pm
9.27.2017
This finding could lead to soft robotics, liquid circuitry, shape-shifting fluids, and a host of new materials.
by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
7:00am
9.27.2017
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Rice University scientists create flat composite with tunable optical bandgap.
by Rice University
2:46pm
9.25.2017
Pure diamond consists of carbon atoms in a perfect crystal lattice.
by American Institute of Physics
9:56am
9.25.2017
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2D semiconductor gallium selenide in encapsulated nanoelectronic devices
by Tomsk Polytechnic University
10:14am
9.21.2017
An inexpensive biomaterial that can be used to sustainably replace plastic barrier coatings in packaging and many other applications has been developed.
by Penn State
3:54pm
9.20.2017
Scarce metals are found in a wide range of everyday objects around us.
by Chalmers University of Technology
10:14am
9.19.2017
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