News tagged with metallic materials

Tiny crystals to boost solar

A new approach to studying solar panel absorber materials has been developed by researchers in France, Acta Cryst. (2014). B70, 390. The technique could accelerate the development of non-toxic and readily available alternatives ...

dateApr 02, 2014 in Materials Science
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The core of corrosion

( —Anyone who has ever owned a car in a snowy town – or a boat in a salty sea – can tell you just how expensive corrosion can be.

dateFeb 17, 2014 in Condensed Matter
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New regime in the Casimir force observed

By nanostructuring one of two interacting metal surfaces at scales below the plasma wavelength, a new regime in the Casimir force was observed by Argonne National Laboratory researchers in the Center for Nanoscale Materials ...

dateDec 06, 2013 in Nanophysics
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Tech reliant on finite metal sources

( —Many of the metals needed to feed the surging global demand for high-tech products, from smart phones to solar panels, cannot be replaced, leaving some markets vulnerable if resources become scarce, according ...

dateDec 03, 2013 in Environment
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