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These new single crystals piezoelectrics possess exceptional properties and are poised to revolutionize piezoelectric materials applications. In addition to strain levels exceeding 1%, these crystals...
Article - 28 Feb 2001
Smart materials are able to respond to changes in their surroundings. They have potential applications in aerospace and civil engineering. Work continues on refining these materials down to the...
Article - 23 Sep 2002
Use of adhesively bonded panels has been hindered by lack of suitable quality control methods despite advantages over spotwelding. Ultrasonic testing offers a non-destructive method by which bond...
Article - 1 Aug 2003
The human body is a complex system. Biomaterials are materials used to replace parts of the body for various reasons. The development of current and future biomaterials is looked at in terms of an...
Article - 7 Mar 2001
Smart coatings provide an optimal response to an external stimulus. They have potential applications in building windows for thermal/UV control, wear and corrosion and aerospace. Also covered are...
Article - 2 May 2019
This article discusses critical micellization temperature determination using multi-angle dynamic light scattering.
Article - 26 Mar 2019
This article discusses the applications of self-healing thin films.
Article - 31 Jan 2011
Microstructure Mining, as its name suggests, is the application of data mining concepts, used in many branches of science and engineering, to the analysis of materials microstructure.
Article - 24 Nov 2017
Carbon nanomaterials consist of a range of carbon allotropes including carbon nanofibers, carbon nanotubes, graphene, and graphene oxide, each displaying unique properties in mechanical strengths,...
Article - 30 Aug 2016
Raman technology is used as a molecular fingerprint to identify specific molecules, to predict the chemical concentrations in mixtures, and to analyze molecular structures.