October 20th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
According to a new analysis by researchers at MIT, University of California Berkeley, and Rochester Institute of Technology, adequate supply of critical lithium-ion battery materials lithium, cobalt, manganese, graphite, and nickel should not disrupt battery production, at least in the short term.
September 30th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Drexel University report on their studies of MAX phase ceramics that describe a completely new observation of how materials deform—a finding with broad implications for various other kinds of layered materials.
August 12th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Coorstek announces new gas separation membrane, U.S. manufacturing cools down, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for August 12, 2016.
June 22nd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Developing new material for stronger 3-D printing, new approach to thermoelectric nanomaterials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 22, 2016.
May 13th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
ACerS member Jay Narayan and his research team at North Carolina State University have developed a new technique to deposit diamond on the surface of cubic boron nitride, integrating the two materials into a single crystalline structure that can be used in high-power devices.
April 20th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Nanotubes align into wafer-thin films, perovskite solar cells get a squeeze, new LED covers full visible spectrum, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 20, 2016.
July 13th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
The latest research to shed light on the ductility and durability of ancient concrete comes from geophysicists at the Stanford University, who discovered concrete-like rock deep within a dormant volcano in Italy they say could explain how ancient Romans invented the compound used to build structures like the Pantheon and Colosseum.
November 19th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Growing forests of carbon nanotubes, high-temperature superconductors explained, new crystalline order for thermoelectric applications, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 19, 2014.
September 5th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
The recycled rubber we so readily discard—some 290 million tires each year—could someday provide electricity to our electric vehicles or store solar or wind energy.
October 20th, 2010 | by email@example.com
Wang and colleagues used small angle X-ray diffraction and wide-angle X-ray diffraction to observe changes in the molecular structure of …