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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 2, 2017

Nanoparticles could spur better LEDs, invisibility cloaks, novel technique using graphene to create solar cells, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 2, 2017.

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Could this structure allow 3-D printed polymers to replace ceramic materials in body armor?

By April Gocha / June 20, 2017

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have taken inspiration from conch shells to develop a 3-D printing technique that can build composite materials with incredible toughness.

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Into the void: Random gaps and particles work together to play key role in concrete’s strength

By Stephanie Liverani / August 9, 2016

Rice University researchers (Houston, Texas) want to know what makes concrete stronger and tougher. And after analyzing more than 600 computer models of concrete’s inner matrix, they determined that both voids and particles are key players in giving the material its remarkable qualities.

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The spin on state-of-the-art ceramics—coming to a turbine near you

By Stephanie Liverani / August 4, 2015

Jim Vartuli, manager of GE’s engineered ceramic laboratory, describes in a new video how GE is revolutionizing jet engines using ceramic matrix composites.

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4 lectures not to miss at MS&T14—Multi-scale effects in the strength of ceramics

By Jessica McMathis / October 6, 2014

In the weeks leading up to Materials Science and Technology 2014, we preview four lectures not to miss. Last, but not least: Multi-scale effects in the strength of ceramics

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