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Additive manufacturing reaches new dimensions for bulk metallic glasses

By April Gocha / March 30, 2018

Researchers at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, N.C.) have now broken the critical casting thickness—the previous maximum possible size—for fabricating bulk metallic glass by using laser-based powder bed additive manufacturing.

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1-D gets easy: Simple technique effortlessly converts bulk materials into oxide nanowires

By April Gocha / January 26, 2017

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have devised a technique to transform bulk materials into oxide nanowires at room temperature and pressure, without the use of catalysts, toxic chemicals, or expensive processes.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 14, 2016

Double-layer coating material creates full spectrum of colors, finger swipe-powered phones are one step closer, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 14, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 26, 2016

A better method to manufacture silicon nanowires, new 3-D design for mobile microbatteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 26, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 10, 2016

Carbon nanotubes stitch together composites, Olympians suit up in high-tech apparel, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 10, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 15, 2016

Nanoparticles dance, concentrating solar power, four new elements named, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 15, 2016.

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Aluminum–cerium alloy has potential to jump-start rare-earth production in the US

By April Gocha / June 13, 2016

A team of scientists from Oak Ridge National Lab, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, and Eck Industries has developed a new super-strong aluminum alloy that incorporates cerium—and it just may be able to restart mining of rare-earth elements in the United States.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 1, 2016

Nanoparticle catalysts could reduce precious metal needs, Apple supplier confirms glass rumors, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 1, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 7, 2015

Designing defects in nanomaterials, boosting output of CIGS solar cells, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 7, 2015.

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Plan to cut airplane emissions could mean big things for ceramic matrix composites

By April Gocha / June 18, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is gearing up to develop standards to reduce emissions from airplanes, according to a recent NY Times article. But what will that mean for ceramic matrix composites?

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