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Tobermorite combines with white graphene to make heat- and radiation-resistant ceramic

By Faye Oney / January 26, 2018

Researchers have created a high-performance ceramic composite that is strong, durable, and resistant to heat and radiation. The findings could be useful in industries that require highly functional and durable ceramic materials—such as nuclear power plants, aerospace, and oil and gas industries.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 13, 2017

‘Rubber material’ discovered that could lead to scratch-proof paint for car, defects in next-generation solar cells can be healed with light, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 13, 2017.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 17, 2017

Thin-film ferroelectrics go extreme, fiber hybridization technology for next generation concrete, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 17, 2017.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 24, 2016

New method to purify carbon nanotubes, solid batteries improve safety, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 24, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 4, 2015

Concrete skyscrapers ditch the rebar, microscopy probes lithium cathodes, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 4, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 3, 2014

Novel metamaterial properties of hexagonal boron nitride, Lego-like nanomaterials, conductive clay, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 3, 2014.

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Hexagonal boron nitride provides high-temp corrosion protection

By Jim Destefani / October 7, 2013

Researchers from Rice University, Houston, Tex., say they have discovered a new protective coating for high-temperature corrosion applications—hexagonal boron nitride.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / September 21, 2012

Here is what we are hearing: BASF building production plant for specialty zeolites in Ludwigshafen, Germany (MaterialsViews) BASF is investing in the construction of a production plant for specialty zeolites at its Ludwigshafen headquarters in Germany. The plant is expected to start up operations in the first quarter of 2014, significantly increasing BASF’s production capacity…

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Navy looks to use $6M to lure ideas for ‘bottom up’ building of carbon-based nanoelectronics

By / February 7, 2012

Graphene nanoribbon band structures for arm-chair type. Tightbinding calculations show that armchair type can be semiconducting or metallic depending on width (chirality). Credit: SR Mehrotra and G Klimeck; Wikipedia. The Office of Naval Research has announced that it is interested in encouraging “research and innovation in bottom-up chemical synthesis and assembly of carbon, particularly graphene,…

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