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Nanostructured Polycrystalline Scintillators Enable Better Radiation Detection

Nanostructured Polycrystalline Scintillators Enable Better Radiation Detection

Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington have developed a new method for creating transparent nanoscintillators for detection of radiation. They heated lanthanum, yttrium and oxygen nanoparticles together till they formed a transparent ceramic. This material demonstrated better energy resolution. [More]
NIST Researchers Use STEM Imaging to Explore Tiny Multi-Layer Batteries

NIST Researchers Use STEM Imaging to Explore Tiny Multi-Layer Batteries

NIST researchers have created a new technique to investigate the complex internal structures of microscopic batteries. [More]
Specialised Wavelength Dispersive Spectrometer Can Detect Lighter Elements

Specialised Wavelength Dispersive Spectrometer Can Detect Lighter Elements

Researchers at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (HZB) have developed a specialised wavelength dispersive spectrometer which can help to accurately detect light elements when using an electron microscope. [More]
Researchers Perform Numerical Analysis of Complex Welding Technique

Researchers Perform Numerical Analysis of Complex Welding Technique

The researchers from the University of Huddersfield have collaborated with the Kunming University of Science and Technology (KUST) in order to perform a detailed analysis of the Friction Stir Welding (FSW) technique. [More]
Chromium Oxide Filter Improves Energy Efficiency of Mobile Gadgets

Chromium Oxide Filter Improves Energy Efficiency of Mobile Gadgets

A research team from The University of Texas have produced a breakthrough technology in the field of wearable computers with self-sufficient power sources. More immediately this could be used in smartphones to extend their battery life. [More]
Magical Calcium-to-Silica Ratio for Greener, Stronger Cement

Magical Calcium-to-Silica Ratio for Greener, Stronger Cement

Researchers have developed a new method to manufacture cement that is more greener and stronger. Concrete is widely used as a construction material and is significant contributor of greenhouse-gas emissions leading to global warming. Cement is a major component of concrete. [More]
Researchers Create Computational Models to Improve Properties of Concrete

Researchers Create Computational Models to Improve Properties of Concrete

An international team of researchers from Rice University, Marseille University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed atom-scale computational models to enhance the properties of concrete for general applications. [More]
Researchers Offer New Insights on Nanocomposite Oxide Ceramic Properties

Researchers Offer New Insights on Nanocomposite Oxide Ceramic Properties

Researchers at the Los Alamos National Laboratory have discovered unique characteristics in nanocomposite oxide ceramics that hold promise for nuclear fuels, fast ion conductors, ferroelectrics, and for storage of nuclear waste. Composites can be used for a wide range of applications, as their interfaces possess distinctive ionic and electronic properties that may help improve conductivity of materials. [More]
Peak Scientific Displays its Precision Range of Laboratory Gas Solutions for GC at Analytica China 2014

Peak Scientific Displays its Precision Range of Laboratory Gas Solutions for GC at Analytica China 2014

Peak Scientific meets Asia’s largest laboratory technology, analysis, biotechnology and diagnostics exhibition—Analytica China 2014, from 24-26 September in Shanghai, China. A spin-off of Analytica in Muni... [More]
Researchers Develop Nitinol Nanoparticles for the Aerospace Industry

Researchers Develop Nitinol Nanoparticles for the Aerospace Industry

Experts from three universities have collaborated to develop nickel-titanium alloy nanoparticles for electrical and thermal sensors used to control high technology devices utilized in a wide range of industries such as aerospace, electronics, optical, biomedical, and petrochemical industries. [More]