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Video: New paint generates clean hydrogen fuel from solar energy and water vapor

By Faye Oney / June 21, 2017

Could paint be the next material to generate hydrogen fuel? Researchers recently developed a way to produce hydrogen fuel from solar energy and humid air. They mixed synthetic molybdenum sulfide with titanium oxide to create a paint that produces hydrogen fuel from solar energy and moist air.

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Terahertz measurement technique resolves individual layer thickness within multilayer coatings

By April Gocha / July 15, 2016

Scientists at University of Kaiserslautern and Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques in Kaiserslautern, Germany, have developed a technique that uses time of flight measurements from terahertz pulses to resolve individual layers within multilayered surfaces—now all the way down to 4 micrometers.

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Porous glass flakes added to plaster help control humidity, heating and cooling costs

By Jessica McMathis / September 19, 2014

Research out of the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC (Würzburg, Germany) shows that the addition of manufactured porous glass to paint or plaster can help your home better regulate the indoor climate—particularly, humidity.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / March 28, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / December 18, 2012

Take a look: Brownwood Clay Holdings announces successful testing of new ceramic proppant using natural resources available near active shale plays Brownwood Clay Holdings, LLC (BCH) announced a revolutionary development that will significantly expand source minerals from which ceramic proppants can be produced and the locations in which they can be manufactured. With the introduction…

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