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Gallium nitride has wear resistance that approaches that of diamond

By April Gocha / November 15, 2016

Researchers at Lehigh University report that in addition to gallium nitride’s checklist of other useful properties, the material has a wear rate that approaches that of diamonds—which could open the material’s foray into even more diverse applications.

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Graphene pairs with alumina for strong, wear-resistant ceramic composite

By April Gocha / April 10, 2015

New research suggests a simple solution to improve the wear resistance, fracture tolerance, and conductivity of alumina ceramic—the addition of graphene.

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