Mechanical Properties of Fiber-reinforced Polymer Derived Ceramics

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Researchers from Erlangen-Nuremberg investigated the fracture behaviour of fiber reinforced ceramic composites with Ti3SiC2 fiber coatings.

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New composite material enables smaller CO2 sensor

New composite material enables smaler CO2 sensor

Material scientists at ETH Zurich and the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam have developed a new type of sensor to measure CO2.

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Degradation of Toxic Water Pollutants by Catalytic Amorphous Metals

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Large surface area metallic glass particles were used for rapid dissociation of AZO dye, demonstrating the potential use of these novel materials.

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Nanocrystalline Low-Refractive Magnesium Fluoride Films

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A novel sputtering deposition process for MgF2 thin films has been discovered by combining two chemical reactions on a pure Mg target with two reactive gases.

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Ambient-Air Operation of Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells

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Flexible LECs with an ambient-air performance on par with identical glass-encapsulated LEC reference devices have been realized.

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Synthesis of Hybrid Materials by Severe Plastic Deformation

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Possibilities of creating hybrid materials with promising architecture and a desirable submicron scale structure by SPD processing techniques are discussed.

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Bioinspired swimming and walking hydrogel mini-robots

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Underwater actuator devices with a range of motion, including swimming and walking, are demonstrated via laser-control of density of composite hydrogels.

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Hybrid Filtration Membranes

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Two ionic dyes of similar molecular size but opposite charge have been separated using a hybrid membrane as an example for controlled fine scale filtration.

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Bulk Bicontinuous Ta/Cu Nanocomposites Made by Liquid Metal Dealloying

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A new metallurgical processing technique, liquid metal dealloying, is used to fabricate the first bicontinuous metal-metal microcomposite.

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Special Section on Cobalt-base Superalloys

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This special section of Advanced Engineering Materials presents investigations on γ/γ’-Co-base superalloys.

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