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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / July 25, 2018

Ramsay Fellow to build world’s fastest charging battery, America Makes recognized for being a manufacturing model, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 25, 2018.

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Ceramics in the semiconductor industry and more inside April 2018 ACerS Bulletin, now available online

By April Gocha / March 15, 2018

The April 2018 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles about ceramics in the semiconductor industry, refractory firebricks for energy storage, high-temperature furnace coatings, ceramic proppant supply, and additive manufacturing at Ceramics Expo 2018—is now available online.

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Controlled spalling fabricates thin films of gallium nitride and could drastically change semiconductor industry

By April Gocha / July 18, 2017

IBM scientists report that they have developed a simple technique to peel extremely thin layers of gallium nitride from a bulk wafer of the material—a breakthrough in manufacturing techniques for this expensive material.

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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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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / January 11, 2017

Nano-chimneys can cool circuits, three-layer nanoparticle catalysts improve zinc-air batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 11, 2017.

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Synthesis technique integrates 2D materials into supercapacitors that can charge electronics in seconds, last for decades

By April Gocha / November 29, 2016

Researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed a technique to incorporate 2-D materials into thin and flexible supercapacitor nanostructures that rapidly provide sufficient power and remain stable after countless charging cycles.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 16, 2016

Graphene templates make new metal-oxide nanostructures, green process to produce carbon fibers for rocket nozzles gets patent, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 16, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 26, 2016

A better method to manufacture silicon nanowires, new 3-D design for mobile microbatteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 26, 2016.

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New liquid light switch could boost power of smaller electronic devices

By Stephanie Liverani / August 12, 2016

Scientists at the University of Cambridge in England are taking an in-depth look at the way in which information is processed and transmitted in electronic devices. They’ve developed a miniature electro-optical switch that they say can boost the power and efficiency of small electronics.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 3, 2016

Engineers bake up nanolayered composites, light-modified chalcogenide glass modifies light, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 3, 2016.

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