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Gallium nitride has wear resistance that approaches that of diamond

By April Gocha / November 15, 2016

Researchers at Lehigh University report that in addition to gallium nitride’s checklist of other useful properties, the material has a wear rate that approaches that of diamonds—which could open the material’s foray into even more diverse applications.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / February 24, 2016

More efficient solar cell materials, 2-D tin monoxide magic, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 24, 2016.

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