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Composites news, February 2019

Perspectives on the materials research landscape

Two new reports, now available for download.

Getting more fiber with polymer-coated metal core

Getting more fiber with polymer-coated metal core

Infusing graphene foam with materials such as plastic, rubber and cement produces tough composites with a wide range of possible applications.

3D-printed materials manufactured quickly and with improved durability and longevity

A ruthenium-based catalyst shows markedly better performance than commercial platinum catalysts at splitting water for hydrogen production.

photothermal two-component shape memory polymer responds to enzymatic biological activity

antimony-doped tin oxide nanoparticles improve environmental durability and heat retaining properties of transparent wood

Combining graphene and white graphene in a ceramic should produce a material that alters its conductivity when subject to different types of strain.

Researchers have shown that adding carbon nanotubes to a rubbery polymer semiconductor can increase its carrier mobility.

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