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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 14, 2017

New approach could transform semiconductor tech, cold conversion of food waste into renewable energy, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 14, 2017.

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Acoustic detection method may identify early cracks in ceramic capacitors and beyond

By April Gocha / March 24, 2016

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology may be on to something that can help with better monitoring of ceramic capacitors—they have devised a new nondestructive method that may be able to detect cracks in materials before they lead to device failure.

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UMich researchers closer to producing piezo-powered pacemaker

By / March 5, 2012

Power output of the nonlinear bistable energy harvester, conceived as a way to use heartbeats to power a pacemaker device . X-axis is the thickness of the piezoelectric layer. Credit Karami and Inman, Univ. of Mich.; Applied Physics Letters. A heart-powered pacemaker? Although the concept may seem novel, the goal of eliminating a pacemaker’s battery (and…

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