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Sick of the brick? Piezoelectric transformers poised to shrink power converters

By April Gocha / February 29, 2016

Researchers at Pennsylvania State University and Solid State Ceramics Inc. have modified hard-piezoceramic materials to realize the potential of piezoelectric transformers—which hold promise to reduce size and boost the efficiency of consumer electronic devices.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / January 21, 2015

A borane that emits laser light, how liquids and glasses relax, pop-up silicon structures, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 21, 2015.

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