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Researchers propose a smarter solution to keep today’s composite aircraft ice-free.

Acta Journals’ Outstanding Reviewers in 2017

The Acta Journals are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2018 Outstanding Reviewer awards for excellence in reviewing in 2017.

Cost analysis of carbon fiber recycling reductions in environmental impact compared with virgin carbon fiber production.

A novel technique for inducing a composite material to become stiffer and stronger when exposed to UV light could find use in future military rotorcraft.

Polyurethane/black phosphorous composite is a biodegradable, remotely trigged shape memory polymer.

Find out about the winners of this year's Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids.

Hybrid electrode material enables fast ion conduction through continuous ceramic fibers, flexibility, and ability to use polymer roll-to-roll processing.

A novel material made of liquid-metal particles embedded in a rubbery elastomer can stiffen by up to 300% when subjected to mechanical stress.

Computer models show that the right mix of hydrogen bonds is critical for producing polymer and cement composites that are strong, tough and ductile.

By employing graphene girders as physical supports, scientists have been able to replace graphite with silicon in the anodes of lithium-ion batteries.

‘Dual-mode’ radiative thermal management textile can provide both warming and cooling.

Ordering C-S-H mesocrystals using polymeric binder creates strong and flexible hybrid material.

A novel 3D printing method can yield unprecedented control over the arrangement of short fibers embedded in polymer matrices.

Incorporating hexagonal boron nitride between layers of calcium silicate should produce a tough, durable ceramic that is resistant to heat and radiation.

A nanostructure made from a fluoropolymer and metal oxide materials allows thin-film transistors to operate with unprecedented stability.

Read our latest series and find out about materials science researchers in New Zealand and Australia.

Novel bioactive nanocomposite hydrogel based on hyaluronic acid and self-assembled bisphosphonate-magnesium nanoparticles facilitates bone regeneration.

A novel model derived from more than 400 computer simulations of natural composite materials can help scientists develop synthetic versions.

Scientists have developed a technique for combining carbon nanotubes with ceramics and polymers to form novel composite materials.

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