ITMO University

Ceramic resonators allow for targeted clinical magnetic resonance imaging

By Lisa McDonald / December 4, 2020

Magnetic resonance imaging is a noninvasive medical imaging technique used to diagnose a variety of conditions. Conventional MRI scanners face limitations when used to examine small areas, but a modified scanner proposed by Russian researchers may overcome this limitation.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / June 17, 2020

Self-healing bone cement, moiré patterns beyond 2D materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 17, 2020.

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Materials science advances could light up new LED technologies

By April Gocha / February 13, 2018

Residential LEDs use at least 75% less energy and last 25 times longer than incandescent bulbs, but R&D challenges still exist for LED lighting. However, new materials research continues to push LED technologies further forward.

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Printable ceramic nanoparticle ink creates luminescent holograms for enhanced security

By April Gocha / September 1, 2017

Scientists at ITMO University in Russia recently developed a scalable method of printing europium-doped zirconia nanoparticles into beautifully glowing security holograms that could secure the authenticity of printed documents and more.

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