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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 24, 2017

First significant examples of optical crystallography for nanomaterials, lithium oxide on tokamak walls can improve plasma performance, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 24, 2017.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / March 29, 2017

Nanotube film may resolve longevity problem of challenger solar cells, Non-toxic thermoelectric material generates electricity through hot and cold, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 29, 2017.

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Ceramic-based laser cuts into tissues, composites

By April Gocha / July 26, 2016

Scientists at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Institute of Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and the company IRE-Polus have developed a ceramic-based laser that can has just the right wavelength to cut its way into key industries.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 6, 2016

Imperfections make big impacts, boosting efficiency of perovskite solar cells, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 6, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 29, 2016

Ultra thin lens resolves chirality and color, photovoltaics that mimic rose petals, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 29, 2016.

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Aluminum–cerium alloy has potential to jump-start rare-earth production in the US

By April Gocha / June 13, 2016

A team of scientists from Oak Ridge National Lab, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, and Eck Industries has developed a new super-strong aluminum alloy that incorporates cerium—and it just may be able to restart mining of rare-earth elements in the United States.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 8, 2016

Graphene electrodes for OLEDs, mantis shrimp inspires ultrastrong materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 8, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 9, 2015

Sodium-ions in a standard battery format, new form of iron oxide has surprising characteristics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 9, 2015.

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Rare earth-doped glass boosts lasers, tests experimental theories at National Ignition Facility

By April Gocha / October 15, 2015

The Lawrence Livermore National Lab’s National Ignition Facility—“the world’s largest and most energetic laser facility ever built”—contains thousands of rare earth-doped glass slabs that collectively amplify laser pulses into the facility’s incredible testing capacity.

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New strategies offer cleaner, greener, and reusable rare earth elements

By April Gocha / June 16, 2015

Biolantánidos is pioneering a patent-pending process of extracting rare earths from clay using a tank-leaching process with biodegradable chemicals. And the company is betting big that companies will pay a premium for the ability to offer cutting-edge technology with a clear environmental conscious.

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