Elizabeth "Liz" Laudadio first came to the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory in 2017 as a graduate student.
High-quality components like metal halide phosphors, which are capable of efficiently converting light into quantifiable signals, are needed for advanced electronic systems.
The strawberries at the bottom of a box from the grocery store or a local farm stand would have started to rot.
An international research team has created a novel surface coating technology that can greatly boost electron emission in materials.
A typical chemical reaction that most people have observed is the basis for a novel method of producing a flexible gel film that could lead to advancements in sensors, batteries, robotics, and other areas.
Advanced surface coating technology company, Hardide Coatings has entered into a partnership with Gardner Aerospace to coat key wing components for the Airbus A320 family of aircraft.
Filtration can be found in many aspects of everyday life, such as a strainer filtering away tea leaves while brewing a cup of tea.
According to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign investigators, newly developed “smart” coatings for surgical orthopedic implants can detect strain on the devices to provide early warning of implant failures while destroying infection-causing bacteria.
As anyone who has lived near the ocean can attest, metal and sea mist are a recipe for corrosion.
Muscles in the body expand and contract effortlessly when wriggling the toes or lifting groceries. Some polymers are capable of acting as artificial muscles when activated by dangerously high voltages.