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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / December 19, 2018

Jello-O-inspired hydrogen fuel catalyst, ingestible capsules, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 19, 2018.

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A simple way to dope titanium dioxide with nitrogen

By Lisa McDonald / December 14, 2018

Researchers found simple thermal annealing can effectively dope titanium dioxide with nitrogen. Findings like this one can help expand the use of TiO2 in solar energy conversion technologies.

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Video: Driverless cars hit the roads

By Lisa McDonald / December 12, 2018

The first self-driving taxi service launched in the suburbs of Phoenix, Arizona, on December 5. Currently only previous focus group passengers can use the app, but it will eventually open to the public.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / December 12, 2018

Graphene modulates THz wave, single material boosts LED bulb efficiency, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 12, 2018.

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Research on MXenes expand…and so do the MXenes

By Lisa McDonald / December 7, 2018

A recent study shows that MXenes, a member of the increasingly-researched 2D material family, expand when compressed in the presence of water. This finding holds implications for how MXenes are processed.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / December 5, 2018

Single-ion catalyst breaks down carbon dioxide, new farm fertilizer source, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 5, 2018.

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‘Super turbines’ and international study opportunities focus of NSF grant led by ACerS members

By Lisa McDonald / December 4, 2018

Gurpreet Singh and his four co-principal investigators are leading a five-year NSF study focused on ceramics for high-temperature applications, particularly jet aircraft turbines, and international collaboration opportunities for the students involved.

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Goodbye glass—optical lenses go 2D

By Lisa McDonald / November 30, 2018

Metalenses, a type of metasurface used for focusing light, could replace glass in cameras and imaging systems. Two recent studies advance this possibility.

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Video: How scientists redefined the kilogram

By Lisa McDonald / November 28, 2018

Researchers measured Planck’s constant to more accurately define the kilogram. As of November 16, all seven base SI units rely on fundamental constants.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / November 28, 2018

Sulphur-based batteries, ceramics for fire-resistant cladding core, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 28, 2018.

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