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Organic crystal demonstrates superelasticity

( —Not only rubber is elastic: There is also another, completely different form of elasticity known as superelasticity. This phenomenon results from a change in crystal structure and was previously only found in ...

dateMay 07, 2014 in Condensed Matter
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Putting iron to the stress test

( —Using an ultrafast laser system, a group in Physical and Life Sciences at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have subjected iron to extremely rapid dynamic compression and have shown that the transition ...

dateApr 29, 2014 in Condensed Matter
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Unlocking secrets of new solar material

( —A new solar material that has the same crystal structure as a mineral first found in the Ural Mountains in 1839 is shooting up the efficiency charts faster than almost anything researchers have seen before—and ...

dateApr 16, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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