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Our own clothes may someday power our devices

By Faye Oney / June 6, 2017

A team of materials scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has developed a way to turn fabric into a conductor of electricity that is capable of powering small electronics. A vapor deposition method turns woven fabrics into electrical conductors without changing properties of the fabrics.

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Video: Anti-counterfeiting technique writes invisible watermark in ceramic or glass

By April Gocha / July 6, 2016

An École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne–based startup called Nanoga has patented a system that can create photonic watermarks on ceramic, glass, and metal materials and may drastically help fight pervasive markets of counterfeit goods.

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2-D materials inch closer to unseating silicon’s semiconductor reign

By April Gocha / April 14, 2016

ORNL scientists report on a new processing technique that could help bring 2-D electronic devices to the forefront, establishing a “path to replace silicon as the choice for semiconductors in some applications,” according to an ORNL press release.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 22, 2015

Transparent metal films for next-gen displays, spray-painted ceramic particles, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 22, 2015.

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Inspired by tardigrades: Vapor deposition creates molecular order in glass

By April Gocha / September 13, 2015

A team of researchers from the University of Chicago, in collaboration with researchers in Wisconsin and France, has made a surprising discovery about glass—amorphous isn’t the only way to go.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / February 24, 2015

Making molybdenum disulfide, shrimp shell solar cells, Mars’ minerals, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 24, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 1, 2014

Novel oxide electronics, reference nano-materials, graphene alternatives, flexible electronics, cheap solar cells, and LEDs, LEDs, LEDs.

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New barium oxide/nickel interface demonstrated for self-cleaning, lower temp SOFC anode

By / June 23, 2011

Regents professor Meilin Liu (right) and postdoctoral researcher Mingfei Liu examine a button fuel cell used to evaluate a new self-cleaning anode material based on barium oxide. The self-cleaning technique could allow fuel cells to be powered by coal gas. Credit: Georgia Tech Photo, Gary Meek. The nation’s energy spotlight has drifted away from solid…

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