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In-ter-face! Properties of nanocomposite oxide ceramics driven by interface details

By April Gocha / October 7, 2014

Researchers at Los Alamos National Lab have discovered some interesting secrets lying at the interfaces within nanocomposite oxide ceramics—secrets that help open the door to better batteries, fuel cells, nuclear materials, and more.

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Improving MgO-containing castable refractories without excessive expansion

By Eileen De Guire / August 5, 2011

Refractory castables paddle mixer. Credit: Refractory and Applications Blog. Much of the research we report on can be compared to thoroughbred racehorses: it’s elegant, confident, stunning and promising. Now and then, though, it’s good (and maybe comforting) to take the time to learn about the research activities of the stalwart workhorses of the ceramics industry.…

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Novacem’s ‘carbon negative cement’

By / March 9, 2011

  Blocks made with Novacem cement. Credit: Novacem A “green” material that has received growing press attention (at least online) in recent months is a product from Novacem that the company is billing as a “carbon negative cement.” The most recent stimulus for these stories is that in February, a New York-based consultancy group called…

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