Materials Science News RSS Feed - Materials Science

AZL, RWTH Aachen University, Launches a New Department for Joining Technology

AZL, the worldwide unique competence network for Integrative Lightweight Production Technology in Aachen, Germany, representing already 9 research institutes on the Campus of RWTH Aachen University which are active in va... [More]
Carbon Nanotube Based Electrocatalyst Makes a Cost-Effective Substitute for Platinum

Carbon Nanotube Based Electrocatalyst Makes a Cost-Effective Substitute for Platinum

Researchers at the Aalto University in Finland have developed an efficient and cost-effective substitute for platinum in energy storage applications. [More]
Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences Launches Two New Awards for Materials Research

Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences Launches Two New Awards for Materials Research

The Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences (SIMES) has launched two new programs to support research into 'Valleytronics'. [More]
EPSRC Unveils Powerful SuperSTEM Microscope Capable of Seeing Single Atoms

EPSRC Unveils Powerful SuperSTEM Microscope Capable of Seeing Single Atoms

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has unveiled a new £3.7 million super powerful Nion Hermes scanning transmission electron microscope, which has the capability to determine the location of single atoms. [More]
Atomically Thin Molybdenum Disulfide Sensors Detect Gases and Chemicals

Atomically Thin Molybdenum Disulfide Sensors Detect Gases and Chemicals

Atomically thin sensors made of molybdenum disulfide have been designed which can selectively detect gases and chemicals. [More]
Synthesized Material Responds to Mid-Infrared Light for Creation of Efficient Plasmonic Devices

Synthesized Material Responds to Mid-Infrared Light for Creation of Efficient Plasmonic Devices

The North Carolina State University (NC State) has led a team of researchers that has synthesized a material for creating plasmonic devices that respond efficiently to mid-infrared (IR) range light. This material has potential applications in various fields including solar energy, biomedical devices and high-speed computers. This study is the first time that a material that can respond efficiently to the mid-infrared range light has been demonstrated. [More]
Minus K Technology Announces Its 2015 Vibration Isolator Educational Giveaway  to U.S. Colleges and Universities

Minus K Technology Announces Its 2015 Vibration Isolator Educational Giveaway to U.S. Colleges and Universities

Minus K Technology, Inc., in its continuing support of advanced research by educational institutions, is again giving away $20,000 worth of patented negative-stiffness-mechanism vibration isolators to colleges and universities within the United States. [More]
Magnons and Phonons Interact to Increase Stability of Iron at High Temperatures

Magnons and Phonons Interact to Increase Stability of Iron at High Temperatures

Researchers at Caltech’s Division of Engineering and Applied Science have discovered that the magnetism of iron plays a role in how the material is able to take on various forms. [More]
Researchers Study Distortions in Atomic Structure of Materials Using STEM

Researchers Study Distortions in Atomic Structure of Materials Using STEM

North Carolina State University researchers have developed a new technique to observe tiny deformities in complex materials at atomic level and identify the cause of such distortions. [More]
Liquid-Infused Polymers Repel Bacterial Build-up on Medical Devices

Liquid-Infused Polymers Repel Bacterial Build-up on Medical Devices

A research team from the Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering has carried out a new study on a powerful, long-lasting repellent surface technology for use with medical materials to avert infections due to biofilms. [More]