March 23rd, 2017 | by April Gocha
By processing samples of silicon nitride under high pressure and heat, researchers at the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron have converted an originally opaque hexagonal crystal structure into optically transparent cubic silicon nitride.
May 2nd, 2016 | by April Gocha
Researchers at Colorado School of Mines and the University of Florida are well on their way to solving grain boundaries’ secrets—the team recently achieved unprecedented atom-by-atom visualization of the chemical composition of grain boundaries.
May 28th, 2015 | by April Gocha
U.S. Naval Research Lab scientists have perfected a sintering technique that can not only produce harder spinel, but also larger pieces and those with challenging shapes—all thanks to a deconstruction of the science behind the process.
August 7th, 2009 | by firstname.lastname@example.org
When you are in the solar cell business (polycrystalline silicon) or semiconductor business (monocrystalline), silicon ingots and boules – the …
January 15th, 2009 | by email@example.com
Kudos to Akio Ikesue and Yan Lin Aung for their recent article in Nature Photonics. Ikesue (bias confession: he is …