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Natural defects in 2-D materials pose new challenge for next-gen flexible electronics

By Stephanie Liverani / November 15, 2016

Researchers at Rice University recently found that 2-D semiconducting molybdenum diselenide’s tensile strength is more brittle than expected, due to the material’s inherent flaws—as small as one missing atom can crack the material under strain.

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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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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / April 24, 2012

Process flow of preparing the vertically aligned single-walled CNTs-DSCs. Pre-etched VASWCNTs on silicon substrate (Process 1) were flipped on top of the FTO-glass, and then a force was loaded onside the silicon top. Credit: Feng Hao et al.; Nature Scientific Reports. Check ’em out: NIST mini-sensor measures magnetic activity in human brain A miniature atom-based…

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