News tagged with crystalline metals

Modular construction—on a molecular scale

Modular constructions from cages (proteins), hubs (metal ions), and struts (organic linkers) allows the rational design of porous scaffolds. The inherent chemical and structural diversity of these building blocks leads to ...

dateJun 13, 2016 in Materials Science
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New ways of looking at glass-to-metal seals

Components housed in stainless steel for protection against extreme environments seen in the aerospace and defense industries require paths for electricity to power them and communicate with them. Those paths in turn need ...

dateMar 02, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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Making sense of metallic glass

If you freeze any liquid fast enough, even liquid metal, it becomes a glass. Vitrified metals, or metallic glasses, are at the frontier of materials science research. They have been made by rapidly cooling alloys of various ...

dateFeb 08, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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New experiment opens window on glasses

(Phys.org) —For the first time, scientists have mapped the structure of a metallic glass on the atomic scale, bringing them closer to understanding where the liquid ends and the solid begins in glassy materials.

dateJun 10, 2013 in Condensed Matter
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