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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Hot news: Laser melting sets new record for ultra-high temperature ceramic materials

By April Gocha / January 13, 2017

Researchers at Imperial College London have discovered that hafnium carbide and tantalum carbide have some of the highest melting points of any measured materials—making these ultra-high temperature ceramics potentially perfect for use in extreme environments, such as on hypersonic vehicles that soar through space.

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Stanishevsky, Andrei (2012, 2011)

By / June 12, 2012

2012 Contact Information: Andrei Stanishevsky, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, NSF Abstract in Ceramics Program: Materials World Network: Chemical Vapor Deposition of Nanostructured Carbon Materials 2012 Highlight: Presentation Material Keywords: Carbon/Carbides Area Keywords: Health Broader Impact Keywords: International Press Release: CER GranteeWorkshop Participant: 2012 2011 Contact Information: Andrei Stanishevsky, University of Alabama at…

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MAX exfoliation: Surprisingly simple method to make 2D graphene-like carbides

By Eileen De Guire / September 6, 2011

SEM image of Ti3C2 synthesized by exfoliation of Ti3AlC2 with hydrofluoric acid. Credit: Babak Anasori, Drexel University Graphene, a two-dimensional sheet of carbon, has been the subject of much research since it was discovered in 2004. Its basic properties are fairly well documented, and papers are appearing about possible applications, for example, as supercapacitor electrodes…

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