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.
December 3rd, 2015 | by April Gocha
An Iowa State University research team led by Xiaoli Tan recently discovered that Sr and Nb co-doped polycrystalline ceramics can generate the highest reported electrostrain value to date in any lead-free polycrystalline ceramic and represents a 50% improvement over previous results.
August 29th, 2014 | by April Gocha
An international team of researchers recently got a rare glimpse into what happens in thermal barrier coatings as they operate—by using a custom-built furnace and some heavy-duty X-rays.