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A new twist makes for better steel

In steelmaking, two desirable qualities—strength and ductility—vary indirectly: Stronger steel is less ductile, and more ductile steel is not as strong. Engineers at Brown University, three Chinese universities, and the ...

dateApr 08, 2014 in Engineering
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New glass tops steel in strength and toughness

( -- Glass stronger and tougher than steel? A new type of damage-tolerant metallic glass, demonstrating a strength and toughness beyond that of any known material, has been developed and tested by a collaboration ...

dateJan 10, 2011 in Condensed Matter
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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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