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Science for the future at the Electronic Materials and Applications Conference

By Eileen De Guire / January 29, 2019

The Electronic Materials and Applications Conference (EMA 2019) reached its 10th anniversary in Orlando on January 23-25, 2019. Topics ranged from superconductors to materials for 5G, and attendees presented talks on theoretical science and engineering research.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / January 4, 2019

Malta forms new company outside of Alphabet, General Carbide Corp. and University of Pittsburgh research more effective use of tungsten carbide, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for January 4, 2019.

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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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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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Videos: Exploding pumpkins, homemade batteries, and other Halloween fun

By Faye Oney / October 31, 2018

Happy Halloween! Watch today’s videos to learn how to explode a pumpkin and how to make a battery out of calcium carbide to light your pumpkin.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / October 17, 2018

Critical Materials Institute prints anistropic magnets, Tübingen hosts machine learning center, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 17, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / May 30, 2018

Improved technique for scattering-type scanning near-field optical microscopy, novel cryogenic near-field optical microscope, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 30, 2018.

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Major spark plug maker plans to shift focus towards solid-state batteries

By April Gocha / January 5, 2018

NGK Spark Plugs, the Japanese company that leads the global spark plug market, is turning its focus away from its namesake product and instead concentrating its efforts to develop solid-state batteries for electric vehicles.

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electrode design using MXenes

MXene electrodes could increase battery charging rates for electronics, electric vehicles

By Faye Oney / August 1, 2017

Researchers have designed battery electrodes using MXene, a highly conductive material, that could accelerate battery-charging times. The research could also solve the electric vehicle industry’s battery-charging challenges.

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Defect-free surfaces may be key to preventing formation of lithium dendrites, advancing solid-state batteries

By April Gocha / July 14, 2017

New research from MIT shows that firmness isn’t the most important parameter for developing a solid electrolyte that is effective against dendrite formation—instead, a defect-free surface, which doesn’t provide a place for dendrites to form, is key to a better battery.

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