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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 8, 2015

Manufacturing leaders spill, doping thermoelectric materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 8, 2015.

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No pressure: Creating diamond thin films from graphene may be easier than thought

By April Gocha / February 12, 2014

Scientists from Rice University and Russia have developed a phase diagram for the conversion of thin layers of graphene to diamond, which indicate it may be possible to chemically achieve the transition without high pressure.

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Pump-and-probe laser method shines new light on rapid phase transitions

By / March 16, 2012

Lost vibrations: In the insulating state, the VO2 crystal structure vibrates at four well-defined frequencies when hit by a low power laser pulse. These vibrations modulate the reflectivity over time as shown in the left image. In the right image, the power of the laser has been turned up and the VO2 has stopped vibrating,…

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