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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 24, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for September 24, 2014.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / January 24, 2012

Check ’em out: Ceramic components help make motors greener The newest requirements for electric motors as a result of the European Energy Using Products directive came into effect in June 2011 and many manufacturers are now reviewing ways to make their products more efficient. Increasing energy efficiency through motor design is just one consideration encompassing…

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University of Missouri’s blast-resistant glass

By / October 15, 2009

This new video from the University of Missouri demonstrates a special explosion-resistant glass that may offer protection to federal buildings, other critical infrastructures and even residences vulnerable to hurricanes.

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World’s smallest nuclear battery

By / October 9, 2009

Via a press release from University of Missouri, we learn that researchers are developing a nuclear battery that is smaller, lighter and more efficient. It is the size and thickness of a penny. Jae Kwon, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at MU, who has been working on building a small nuclear battery, admits…

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Video of the week: MU’s blast-resistant glass

By / September 16, 2009

This new video from the University of Missouri demonstrates a special explosion-resistant glass that may offer protection to federal buildings, other critical infrastructures and even residences vulnerable to hurricanes. The problem is that current blast-resistant glass is heavy, thick and expensive. But, MU researchers are developing and testing this new glass that is thinner, lighter…

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