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Double perovskites developed for high-temp applications

By / February 18, 2011

A schematic of a double perovskite heterostructure magnetic tunnel junction. (Credit: OSU.) Last month I shared a story on the work Ohio State University researchers’ development of a computer-controlled “blowtorch” to simulate the high-temperature environment in gas turbine engines (to provide rapid thermal cycling of coatings to predict lifetimes as well as understand the effects…

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Materials Challenges in Energy 2010 tutorial presentations available

By / March 4, 2010

ACerS recently conducted a wonderful “Materials Challenges in Alternative & Renewable Energy 2010” conference Feb. 21-24  in Cocoa Beach, Fla. Co-organizers Jack G. Simon and George G. Wicks, along with their advisory and technical planning committee, put together an outstanding technical program that included 160 presentations and posters, and 227 people from around the globe…

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