October 6th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
North Carolina State University researchers have developed a silicon carbide manufacturing process that may finally give this material the boost it needs to compete against silicon in the power electronics market.
October 11th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at North Carolina State University developed a new "sensing skin" that can “detect cracks and other structural flaws that are invisible to the naked eye,” according to an NC State press release.
September 13th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new design for harvesting body heat and converting it into electricity for use in wearable health-monitoring devices without the need for batteries.
September 6th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at North Carolina State University, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have devised a new method for characterizing materials that can more accurately predict crystallographic structures.
July 22nd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
ACerS member Jay Narayan and his team at North Carolina State University have partnered with the U.S. Army Research Office to create a new way to integrate oxide materials with silicon chips—a development, the team says, that will lead to smarter, lighter, more efficient electronic devices.
December 9th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers from North Carolina State University discovered a new phase of solid carbon that is harder than diamonds and can be formed at room temperature and at ambient atmospheric pressure.
May 5th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Metal-to-insulator transition, pseudoparticles zoom through zinc oxide, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 5, 2015.
February 17th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at North Carolina State University have pioneered a new imaging method that is allowing them to peer inside a material’s atomic organization to precisely map the location of distortions, a unique perspective that is allowing them to see how those distortions affect the material’s properties.
September 10th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Other materials stories that may be of interest for September 10, 2014.
July 21st, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
It’s not the Sixth Sense, Spidey sense, or even common sense, but a new “sensing skin” technology could change the way we’re able to respond to critical (and dangerous) cracks in concrete.