A study on a pressure-sensitive material called fluorenylidene-acridane (FA) was published by researchers from Nagoya University in central Japan in the Journal of Materials Chemistry. Technologies involving pressure sensing, recording, and display devices could benefit from this novel material.
In an article recently published in the open-access journal Materials, researchers discussed the utility of used coffee grounds as an alternative fuel and potential soil amendment.
In an article recently published in the journal Additive Manufacturing, researchers discussed the building and finishing techniques for deconstructed parts scheduling in additive manufacturing (AM).
Eminent scholars from academia to industry gathered at the HK Tech Forum on Advanced Matter and Materials, hosted by the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) from 19 to 20 September, to share their findings and explore approaches in the development of advanced materials.
Writing in Polymers, researchers from Mexico and Ecuador have provided a comparative review of advances in magnetic polymer nanocomposite research and the application of these innovative materials in the aerospace industry.
A new paper in Energies, authored by Mansoor J. Alshehri of King Saud University in Saudi Arabia, has investigated the encapsulation of lithium atoms in different-sized spherical fullerenes.
It's not uncommon in the scientific world for a process to have many unique applications. For example, Idaho National Laboratory researchers have taken a water treatment technology and adapted it for another environmentally important function – selectively separating rare earth elements and transition metals.
Gray and white flecks skitter erratically on a computer screen. A towering microscope looms over a landscape of electronic and optical equipment.
New research has highlighted the opportunity for industrial symbiosis, the concept of recovering and reusing waste from one industrial operation by another, to deliver significant circularity benefits for extending the useful life of copper.
Regarding glass-forming ability (GFA), Pd42.5Ni7.5Cu30P20 (PNCP) is regarded as the best bulk metallic glass, although the atomic arrangements that result in its attributes are still unknown.