News tagged with materials sciences

Framework materials yield to pressure

Pressure is a powerful thermodynamic variable that enables the structure, bonding and reactivity of matter to be altered. In materials science it has become an indispensable research tool in the quest for novel functional ...

dateJun 11, 2015 in Materials Science
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A billion holes can make a battery

Researchers at the University of Maryland have invented a single tiny structure that includes all the components of a battery that they say could bring about the ultimate miniaturization of energy storage components.

dateNov 10, 2014 in Nanophysics
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