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Making ceramics perfect—and perfectly bendable—with air

September 16th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD

Researchers from California Institute of Technology say that bendable ceramics are more than possible—they report the fabrication of alumina nanostructures that are 99.9% air and can bend and deform with the best of them, springing back to shape after compressions of over 50% strain.



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