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Hot news: Laser melting sets new record for ultra-high temperature ceramic materials

By April Gocha / January 13, 2017

Researchers at Imperial College London have discovered that hafnium carbide and tantalum carbide have some of the highest melting points of any measured materials—making these ultra-high temperature ceramics potentially perfect for use in extreme environments, such as on hypersonic vehicles that soar through space.

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Let there be light: Novel light-processing technique heals defects in perovskite solar cells to improve stability

By Stephanie Liverani / May 27, 2016

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and other affiliated institutions in the U.S. and the U.K. say they’ve “made significant inroads toward understanding a process for improving perovskites’ performance, by modifying the material using intense light,” according to an MIT news article.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / March 2, 2016

Flexible solar cells could happen, industrial nanoparticles pose no threat, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 2, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 24, 2015

Laser refrigerates liquids, ORNL watches fuel cell catalysts evolve, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 24, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 18, 2015

Natural 2-D superconductors, NIST relieves the stress, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 18, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 28, 2015

Tungsten disulfide assists 2-D lasers, gallium nitride for energy-saving devices, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 28, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / June 26, 2015

NexTech scores NASA contract, Sacmi and Sasil transform glass waste into raw materials, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for June 26, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 9, 2015

Microscopic sonic screwdrivers, boosting additive manufacturing, black phosphorous’s secrets, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 9, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 17, 2014

Imaging inside of materials, magnetite structure surprises, nanoshaping methods, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 17, 2014.

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Micro-LAM saves manufacturers time, money, and diamonds

By April Gocha / July 29, 2014

Scientists at Western Michigan University’s Manufacturing Research Center have come up with a better solution to machining materials by incorporating lasers with diamond machining tools to help do the dirty work.

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