The advantages and disadvantages of the available X-ray techniques for real-time testing of the colloidal nanoparticle synthesis are reviewed.
Scientists produce a paper-like ceramic material which is as hard as copper, yet flexible enough to be rolled up or folded. The material has another advantage: it is electrically conductive.
Work effectively overcomes “valley of death” problem in nanocomposite design.
German researchers present a new micro-machining method to fabricate micropatterned superelastic TiNi films.
Mollusk shells are well known to have excellent mechnical properties, but a species of carp – Mylopharyngodon piceus – lives on them. How?