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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 11, 2017

Paper-based supercapacitor uses metal nanoparticles to boost energy density, a new way to improve solar cells can also benefit self-driving cars, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 11, 2017.

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Video: Even an industrial steamroller can’t break this nearly indestructible ceramic

By April Gocha / October 4, 2017

There are many elements critical to today’s technology that are in danger of running out—and they’re the subject of a fascinating new BBC TV documentary called “Secrets of the Super Elements” hosted by Mark Miodownik.

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Stronger, more conductive alloy could replace silicon in MEMS

By Faye Oney / July 11, 2017

Johns Hopkins University researchers have created a new alloy that is stronger and more conductive than silicon. Their findings could mean a change in the components of micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) for future applications.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / March 15, 2017

Polymer-coated silicon nanosheets could offer alternative to graphene, supercomputer helps design jets from composite materials that will burn less fuel, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 15, 2017.

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Battery buzz: Three trends toward safer, cleaner lithium-ion power sources for consumer electronics

By Stephanie Liverani / November 1, 2016

Lithium-ion batteries are necessary for next-generation consumer electronics to compete with market demands for longer battery life and unsurpassed power. And researchers are focusing on making these power sources safer and better for the environment.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 12, 2014

Better catalysts for hydrogen generators, silicon shovels dig for rare earths, direct writing diamond patterns, Kevlar-based electronics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 12, 2014.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 22, 2014

Superfast LEDs, ultrafast charging batteries, lead-free glass inks, dissolvable silicon, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 22, 2014.

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Additive manufacturing for everything from penguin beaks to electrophoretic deposition—and Easter chocolates

By April Gocha / April 18, 2014

The media for additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, run the gamut, but new developments widen the scope for electrophoretic deposition techniques and put Easter chocolates into the list of outputs for new 3D printers.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Jim Destefani / November 8, 2013

Ceramics and glass business news of the week.

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Suncatchers—New solar thermophotovoltaics show promise for high-efficiency PVs

By Eileen De Guire / October 21, 2013

New solar thermophotovoltaic emitter photonic crystals operate at temperatures more than 1000˚C. Materials include tungsten, tungsten coated with hafnium dioxide, and hafnium dioxide.

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