Amorphous materials news, September 2018

Polystyrene makes an impact under fire

Polystyrene thin films are twice as good as absorbing impact energy as other leading materials such as graphene.

Mixed-metal catalysts split up water

inexpensive catalyst for water splitting could support a future hydrogen economy by enabling hydrogen to be produced readily and inexpensively

New strategies could translate exceptional attributes of nanoscale fibers like carbon nanotubes and cellulose nanofibrils into macroscale materials.

Iron-based metal-organic framework (MOF) has microwave-absorbing properties.

Universal adhesive made up of equal amounts of liquid and solid polymers works in both air and underwater.

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