December 5th, 2017 | by April Gocha
An interdisciplinary group of scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have harnessed intense computation, data, and modeling power to determine how disordered solids fail, an understanding that could help engineer custom materials, such as glass that is less likely to break.
August 16th, 2017 | by April Gocha
Flatter materials have fewer imperfections and make for better solar cells and light sensors, new battery material goes with the flow, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 16, 2017.
February 8th, 2017 | by April Gocha
Coordinates of more than 23,000 atoms in iron-platinum nanoparticle mapped, ceramic matrix composites take flight in LEAP jet engine, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 8, 2017.
February 27th, 2015 | by April Gocha
Researchers at Bristol University in the United Kingdom have devised an ultrasonic nonlinear imaging technique to detect defects in materials, even before faults form.
October 8th, 2014 | by April Gocha
Fuel cells provide mobile power, making perfect solar absorbers, oxide-based magnetism for the future of computing, material defects make better batteries—and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 8, 2014.