Materials Science

A new polymer film could lead to a better class of materials used in bioelectronic applications.
2:59pm
6.22.2017
The laser is rastered, or moved back and forth, line by line to create a single two-dimensional slice of a larger object.
by Rice University
7:45am
6.22.2017
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Every metal except precious metals like gold and silver reacts with water.
by Oregon State University
9:38am
6.19.2017
The new chemical method enables graphene to be incorporated into a wide range of applications.
by University of Illinois at Chicago
7:29am
6.15.2017
The sheets are almost as thin as the wonder-material graphene, at just a few atomic layers.
by Queens University Belfast
3:00pm
6.14.2017
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Inspired by beetle shells, scientists have developed color-shifting nanoparticles that can change hue even after being embedded into a material.
by American Chemical Society
10:42am
6.14.2017
A comparison of the pulsed Nd:YAG laser with the three fiber laser options, and a discussion of when one might be chosen over the other.
by Geoff Shannon, Amada Miyachi America
3:33pm
6.13.2017
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The resulting plastic has similar physical properties to those derived from petrochemicals, being strong, transparent and scratch-resistant.
by University of Bath
12:42pm
6.13.2017
Researchers developed a new approach, using light instead of electricity, which could vastly improve the speed and efficiency of certain deep learning...
by Oak Ridge National Laboratory
3:55pm
6.12.2017
Discovering new materials has been a slow and intensive process as there are millions of possible combinations of molecules and atoms.
by University of Liverpool
10:06am
6.12.2017
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The researchers looked at heterostructured nanoparticles.
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9:59am
6.9.2017
The hydrogel strings can be picked up and moved with tweezers.
by Rice University
9:02am
6.9.2017
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IBS scientists developed synthetic ion channels that selectively allow the passage of negatively-charged ions, especially iodides.
by Institute for Basic Science
12:57pm
6.8.2017
Scientists have developed a new way to track dynamic molecular features in soft materials.
by Brookhaven National Laboratory
10:23am
6.8.2017
Radioactive iodine is a common byproduct of nuclear fission.
by Dartmouth College
1:24pm
6.7.2017
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Columbia Engineering technique could lead to stronger composite materials used in commercial products, opening the way for their use in structural applications.
by Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science
9:50am
6.7.2017
The researchers have been able to identify a unique 'texture' fingerprint for every single sheet of paper.
by Newcastle University
12:07pm
5.25.2017
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A new X-ray technique could allow doctors to see inside continuously packed nanoparticles in the human body.
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11:54am
5.24.2017
The 'quantized magneto-electric effect' has been demonstrated for the first time in topological insulators.
by Vienna University of Technology
9:55am
5.24.2017
Materials classified as "nanoporous" have structures (or "frameworks") with pores up to 100 nm in diameter.
by EPFL
12:44pm
5.23.2017
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Scientists have developed a diamond transistor fabrication process that promises to advance the development of energy-efficient electronics.
by American Institute of Physics (AIP)
10:37am
5.18.2017
The audio breakthrough could lead to a foldable loudspeaker, a voice-activated security patch for computers and even a talking newspaper.
by Michigan State University
2:26pm
5.17.2017
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Ionic liquids are increasingly being investigated for uses in batteries, supercapacitors, and transistors.
by Brookhaven National Laboratory
10:05am
5.17.2017
Their spectroscopic properties are tunable by tweaking the polymer structures.
by KAUST
11:45am
5.16.2017
The process of building the instrument for making the new measurements was painstaking.
by NIST
12:44pm
5.12.2017
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Researchers have been working towards identifying potential benefits from combining different fibers and developing models to predict their response.
by American Concrete Institute (ACI)
10:47am
5.11.2017
Researchers say the best part of the discovery is that the manufacturing is built into the process.
by University of Minnesota
10:29am
5.11.2017
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Researchers created a strain and chemical gradient in a 150-nanometer-thin film of barium strontium titanate, a widely used ferroelectric material.
by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
11:44am
5.10.2017
Quantum computers work by isolating spinning electrons inside a new type of semiconductor material.
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3:23pm
5.9.2017
Materials that exhibit persistent photoconductivity become much more conductive when you shine a light on them.
by North Carolina State University
1:30pm
5.8.2017
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