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Perovskite oxide with record high conductivity could replace indium tin oxide in display screens and beyond

By April Gocha / May 9, 2017

Researchers from the University of Minnesota and beyond may have found the ideal indium tin oxide replacement in a transparent perovskite oxide material that displays record high conductivity despite having a wide bandgap.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 21, 2016

Black phosphorus doesn’t mind water, supercomputer simulation reveals 2-D glass can go infinitely soft, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 21, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 16, 2016

Graphene templates make new metal-oxide nanostructures, green process to produce carbon fibers for rocket nozzles gets patent, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 16, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 9, 2015

Sodium-ions in a standard battery format, new form of iron oxide has surprising characteristics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 9, 2015.

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Islands of tungsten oxide maintain strength of steel yet protect against fouling

By April Gocha / October 28, 2015

Researchers at Harvard University’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have devised a way to improve the ubiquitous steel by protecting its surface from fouling and corrosion—and it involves ceramics.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 27, 2015

Cyclic healing removes dislocations in metal, how snakes resist abrasion, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 27, 2015.

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UPDATE: Get inked with ceramics—the science behind tattoos

By April Gocha / August 7, 2015

CTT reader Bart Kilinski pointed out that several of the substances listed in the tattoo ink infographic above are indeed toxic substances—particularly cinnabar and cadmium and chrome oxides. “Surely those aren’t used in tattooing,” Kilinski comments.

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New phase-change ceramic stores energy and releases it under pressure

By April Gocha / July 28, 2015

Scientists at the University of Tokyo have discovered a unique ceramic that can store heat long-term and release it on-demand, opening up new possibilities for a variety of energy storage systems.

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Flame synthesis of fettuccine noodles fabricates stretchable ceramics

By April Gocha / June 12, 2015

Researchers at Kiel University are continuing the trend of materials with unexpected properties—they have fabricated a new breed of flexible ceramics by synthesizing interconnected 3-D networks of 1-D nanostructures of tin oxide.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 2, 2015

Predicting magnetic behavior in metal oxides, on-demand X-rays, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 2, 2015.

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