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Composites news, October 2019

An alloy-based nanoparticle catalyst offers a greener route to producing a more robust version of a polymer used in bulletproof vests.

New composite design promises flexible displays

novel electroluminescent device uses flexible, electrically conductive Ag-coated nylon fibers embedded in a PDMS + ZnS composite as electrodes

Aerogel support for enzymes

Researchers have created a net-like structure, called a ‘nanochain’, of antimony, which can enhance lithium-ion charge capacity in batteries.

Adding spider silk protein to wood cellulose nanofibrils makes tougher, but flexible composite

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Researchers have developed a new type of carbon-fiber-reinforced composite that is strong and light but can be repeatedly healed with heat.

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Researchers have made their transparent wood more sustainable by replacing fossil-based polymer fillers with versions made from orange peel.

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cerium oxide/carbon nanocomposite derived from a metal-organic framework makes an ideal anode for sodium-ion batteries

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