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Building a better battery: New design weaves together anode, cathode, separator for quicker charges

By Faye Oney / May 25, 2018

Researchers have developed a groundbreaking proof-of-concept battery that interweaves the anode, cathode, and separator in a self-assembling structure. Their work could change the way future batteries are designed for more efficient charging.

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Glass, graphene combine in origami-inspired bimorph to power ‘robot exoskeleton’

By Faye Oney / January 9, 2018

Inspired by origami, researchers have created a tiny robot exoskeleton that bends and moves in response to chemical or thermal changes. These tiny machines can be used in electronics applications as well as semiconductor manufacturing.

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Nearly 400 at Electronic Materials and Applications 2017 in Orlando

By Eileen De Guire / January 20, 2017

Electronic Materials and Applications welcomed a record 391 attendees to Orlando, Florida, for the eighth edition of this conference.

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Move over silicon: Magnetoelectric multiferroics and tiny transistors could enable faster computers that consume less power

By April Gocha / October 18, 2016

The continuing trend for electronics is to pack more power into a smaller device that requires less energy input. Two significant materials research advances—one published in Nature and one published in Science—are moving precisely in that direction.

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New year, new materials: NSF funds program to accelerate discovery of new materials and tech

By Stephanie Liverani / March 8, 2016

A new Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) program funded by the National Science Foundation made its first awards to Penn State University and Cornell University to significantly accelerate materials research and development.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / April 10, 2015

TEAM Day 2015, New York Ceramics Corridor gets boost, ceramic proppants review, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for April 10, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Jim Destefani / November 18, 2013

Other materials stories that may be of interest

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Video: ‘Dancing atoms’ in world’s thinnest glass

By Jim Destefani / October 15, 2013

Scientists at Cornell University have directly imaged atoms in molecule-thick glass in the seconds before it shatters–work that may eventually lead to first-principles design of glass materials for strength or other properties.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Jim Destefani / September 16, 2013

Other materials stories that may be of interest.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / May 8, 2012

Stanford University researchers have discovered a new way to ‘decorate’ nanowires with coatings of metal oxide and noble metal nanoparticles that greatly improve surface area. Credit: Stanford Nanocharacterization Lab. Check ’em out: High-strength silk protein scaffolds for bone repair (PNAS) Biomaterials for bone tissue regeneration represent a major focus of orthopedic research. However, only a handful…

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