News - 31 Oct 2015
Designing alloys to withstand extreme environments is a fundamental challenge for materials scientists. Energy from radiation can create imperfections in alloys, so researchers in an Energy Frontier...
Michael Demkowicz studies the fundamental processes by which solids change their atomic structure when driven far from equilibrium, e.g. when plastically deformed, bombardment by energetic ions,...
News - 10 Jun 2011
Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) of the Department of Energy (DOE) have gained new insights on the thermal conductivity nature of thermoelectric materials through neutron...
News - 28 Apr 2011
ASM International N.V. (NASDAQ: ASMI and Euronext Amsterdam: ASM) today announced two wins for its plasma enhanced atomic layer deposition (PEALD) technology. First, ASM received multiple system...
News - 29 Nov 2009
Nuclear Power could solve our energy problems but it has rather nasty by-products: radioactive waste. And this does not only concern the old core rods whose disposal causes a lot of problems. Reactor...
Article - 6 Feb 2003
Sodium is a highly reactive alkali metal. Properties such as electrical, physical, thermal and atomic properties are listed, while its occurrence, abundance and applications are also covered.
News - 15 Oct 2007
ASDEX Upgrade at Max Planck Institute of Plasma Physics (IPP) in Garching, Germany, recently became the world's first and only device allowing experiments with a wall completely clad with metal,...
Article - 7 Nov 2011
The performance envelope of materials limits much of what technology can accomplish, better materials translate into cleaner, safer, and cheaper energy.
News - 23 Jul 2013
Chemical Vapor Deposition is widely used in research and development laboratories, especially for the synthesis of carbon nanostructures of graphene, vertically aligned carbon nanotubes or silicon...
News - 29 Jun 2012
Developer of atomic layer deposition (ALD) systems, Cambridge NanoTech, has entered into a licensing agreement with Ghent University for the commercialization of its ALD particle coating technology...