July 29, 2011, No comments

A team of Purdue University researchers is among a small group in the world that has successfully created ultrapure material that captures new states of matter and could have applications […]


Breakthrough Yield Test Technique

July 28, 2011, 1 Comment

Nanovea has introduced a patent pending breakthrough method of reliably acquiring yield strength through indentation; ultimately replacing the traditi ...


AnalySwift Holds the Key to Composite Modeling

July 28, 2011, 1 Comment

AnalySwift™, a Utah State University spinout company created surrounding university-developed technology, is pleased to offer unique efficient high- ...


Progress on Research of Polymer Solar Cells

July 27, 2011, No comments

The Institute of Polymer Optoelectronic Materials & Devices, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, in close collaboration with the Depa ...

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    Vascular Composites Enable Dynamic Materials
    July 27, 2011, No comments

    Taking their cue from biological circulatory systems, University of Illinois researchers have developed vascularized structural composites, creating materials that are lightweight and strong with potential for self-healing, self-cooling, me ...

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    Ground-Breaking Molecular Polyhedron Created
    July 25, 2011, No comments

    Researchers have created a molecular polyhedron, a ground-breaking assembly that has the potential to impact a range of industrial and consumer products, including magnetic and optical materials. The work, reported […]

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    Nanometals Stabilised for use in Vehicles
    July 22, 2011, No comments

    Super strong nanometals are beginning to play an important role in making cars even lighter, enabling them to stand collisions without fatal consequences for the passengers. A PhD student at […]

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    Measurement of Polymer Thin Films Properties
    July 20, 2011, No comments

    Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated* a measurement technique that reliably determines three fundamental mechanical properties of near-nanoscale films. The technique, which highlights th ...

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    Oak Ridge Establishes Composites Consortium
    July 20, 2011, No comments

    Fourteen companies have agreed to join with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to establish the Oak Ridge Carbon Fiber Composites Consortium, which will work to accelerate the development, demonstration and commercial […]