mit ceramic memory material
October 2, 2013, No comments

Ceramics are not known for their flexibility: they tend to crack under stress. But researchers from MIT and Singapore have just found a way around that problem — for very […]


Mantec Consolidates Ceramic Activities

January 28, 2012, No comments

Mantec, the British technology group with a portfolio of manufacturing businesses based in Stoke-on-Trent, has announced that with immediate effect th ...


Nanocrystals make Dentures Shine

January 9, 2012, No comments

The hardest substance in the human body is moved by its strongest muscles: When we heartily bite into an apple or a schnitzel, enormous strengths are ...


Research Sheds Light on Metal Embrittlement

September 27, 2011, No comments

Why does a solid metal that is engineered for ductility become brittle, often suddenly and with dramatic consequences, in the presence of certain liqu ...

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    Lehigh Leads Atomic-Scale Interphase Research
    August 1, 2011, No comments

    For the next five years, Martin Harmer, director of Lehigh University’s Center for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, will lead a team of scientists from Lehigh, Carnegie-Mellon, Clemson, Illinois and Kutztown universities to [& ...

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    Ceramic Filler Does Away With Heat Sinks
    May 14, 2011, No comments

    Researchers at the FAPS production automation and LKT plastics institutes at Nuremberg-Erlangen university are working on three-dimensional moulded interconnection devices (3D-MID) with hot stamped circuit tracks that are made using [&helli ...

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    Good Vibrations for Piezoceramics
    March 12, 2011, No comments

    The droning of a car driving along the highway can be nerve-racking. Often, a driver cannot understand the passengers in the rear seat, not to mention the pianissimo on the […]