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Blurred lines—Art, science converge in identification of rare iron oxide in ancient Chinese ceramics

By Jessica McMathis / May 20, 2014

An international team of researchers have identified a rare iron oxide in ancient Chinese pottery, which could be critical in developing improved and inexpensive magnets for electronics.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / February 11, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest

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Mechanical Properties of Nanolaminate Ti3SnC2 Carbide Determined by Nanohardness Cartography

By / January 28, 2010

Volume 93 Issue 2, Pages 330 – 333 Christophe Tromas, Nadia Ouabadi, Véronique Gauthier-Brunet, Michel Jaouen, Sylvain DuboisPublished Online: Dec 8 2009 3:42PMDOI: 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2009.03412.x ABSTRACT Nanoindentation is used to measure hardness of Ti3SnC2, a recently synthesized nanolaminate carbide. Hardness cartography and optical microscopy are used to correlate hardness values and sample phases. An indentation size…

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