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Thinner, Highly Bendable Sheets Allow for New Class of Wrapped Shapes

Thinner, Highly Bendable Sheets Allow for New Class of Wrapped Shapes

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have utilized very thin sheets for wrapping a droplet for encapsulating one fluid droplet within another. [More]
Artificial Control of Electronic Phase Separation in Materials Paves Way for Advanced Technology Tools

Artificial Control of Electronic Phase Separation in Materials Paves Way for Advanced Technology Tools

Some of the highly advanced technology tools are made out of complex, hard materials comprising multiple components. However, the behaviour of these materials when subjected to magnetic fields, pressures and specific temperatures has not yet been fully explored. A team of researchers from LSU, University of Florida, Fudan University and the Collaborative Innovation Center of Advanced Microstructures, China, has performed studies on materials that divide into various regions by the electronic phase separation method. [More]
Researchers Develop Chemically Designed Hybrid Glasses Using MOF Liquids

Researchers Develop Chemically Designed Hybrid Glasses Using MOF Liquids

An international team of researchers from Europe, China and Japan has collaborated to develop a novel method for manufacturing hybrid glass using a comparatively new family of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). [More]
JULABO USA, Inc. Launches Reaction Solutions Portfolio

JULABO USA, Inc. Launches Reaction Solutions Portfolio

Today’s reaction applications require not just accurate temperatures but also exact dosing of components, proper stirring or mixing, continuous monitoring & analysis, reliable control of parameters and product harvesting. [More]
Kwansei Gakuin University in Hyogo, Japan, Uses Raman Microscopy to Study Crystallographic Defects in Silicon Carbide Wafers

Kwansei Gakuin University in Hyogo, Japan, Uses Raman Microscopy to Study Crystallographic Defects in Silicon Carbide Wafers

Crystallographic defects in 4H-SiC epitaxial wafers, such as dislocations and stacking faults, limit the commercialisation of SiC devices and must therefore be eliminated or reduced to levels lower than some critical density. [More]
New Stable 2D Materials Developed by Manchester Researchers

New Stable 2D Materials Developed by Manchester Researchers

A research team at the University of Manchester have developed of a number of novel 2D materials similar to graphene. [More]
Electrolytic Process Converts Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide into Valuable Carbon Nanofibers

Electrolytic Process Converts Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide into Valuable Carbon Nanofibers

A new chemical technology, promising to convert captured atmospheric CO2 into high-quality carbon nanofibers, was presented at the 2015 ACS meeting and exposition. [More]
Researchers Demonstrate Nanoscale Mechanics for Keeping Surfaces Dry Underwater

Researchers Demonstrate Nanoscale Mechanics for Keeping Surfaces Dry Underwater

Engineers at Northwestern University have identified the ideal surface ‘roughness’ required for keeping surfaces dry underwater. [More]
Study Results Pave Way to Device Application of Magnetic Topological Insulators

Study Results Pave Way to Device Application of Magnetic Topological Insulators

MIT researchers, in collaboration with scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Northeastern University, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and Boston College, have analyzed an unusual magnetic behavior with the help of spin-polarized neutron reflectometry. [More]
Small Droplets Can Self-Propel Themselves from Hydrophobic Thin Fibers

Small Droplets Can Self-Propel Themselves from Hydrophobic Thin Fibers

Researchers at Duke University and the University of British Columbia have discovered that droplets can launch themselves from thin fibers, a phenomenon that may find application in refining oil and purifying water. [More]