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Ripple effect: Ripplocations help explain dislocation theory in layered materials

By April Gocha / September 30, 2016

Researchers at Drexel University report on their studies of MAX phase ceramics that describe a completely new observation of how materials deform—a finding with broad implications for various other kinds of layered materials.

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Tethon 3D moves toward additive manufacturing stronger, harder ceramics with compression-enhanced 3-D printer

By April Gocha / January 4, 2016

Ceramic 3-D printing company Tethon 3D has filed a U.S. patent application for a new ceramic printer design that seeks to optimize additive manufacturing of ceramics.

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Snap, crackle, pop: Rice Krispies reveal compaction bands wave through crushed porous, brittle materials

By April Gocha / November 24, 2015

Researchers at San Diego State University and beyond are using food as an experimental medium to uncover phenomena of materials science.

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Ceramics stare down the barrels of Los Alamos’ guns

By April Gocha / August 27, 2014

Los Alamos National Lab’s gas and powder guns aren’t just for show—they help scientists better understand materials by providing really detailed information about what happens in those materials in response to compression.

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