Composites news, November 2022

3D piezoelectric makes flexible energy harvester

flexible three-dimensional piezoelectric nanocomposite with integrated electrodes makes useful energy harvesting device

By burning away a scaffold of carbon nanotubes, engineers have been able to produce a forest of aligned boron nitride nanotubes.

Researchers have developed a new self-healing fiber-reinforced composite that allows structures such as aircraft wings to repair themselves in place.

novel conductive biomaterial composite based on pristine graphene and collagen is ideal for neural medical device applications

Researchers have developed a novel method for producing a strong, degradable plastic with a high content of wood fibers.

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Using a novel manufacturing platform, researchers have increased the electrical conductivity of copper wires by incorporating graphene into them.



By combining chitosan from crabs and agarose from seaweed, researchers created biopolymer composite films with enhanced strength.


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

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