Our website uses cookies

Cookies enable us to provide the best experience possible and help us understand how visitors use our website. By browsing Materials Today, you agree to our use of cookies.

Okay, I understand Learn more

Mechanical properties news, April 2014

Superconducting nano-mechanical resonators made from boron-doped diamond could find application in quantum opto-mechanics.

Plastic deformation of two-phase Cu-Ag alloy containing precipitates spontaneously creates surface nanolayers that reduce wear.

A research group has developed a new responsive coating for implants used in surgery to improve their integration into bone and to prevent rejection.

A study of self-assembled silver-based structures known as superlattices has revealed an unusual and unexpected behavior.

Using an acoustic metadevice that can influence the acoustic space and can control any of the ways in which waves travel.

Take a look at the most popular news stories in materials science during March 2014.

Connect with us
Most viewed in mechanical properties…

Adding nickel nanoparticles to a liquid gallium alloy turns it into a paste with a consistency suitable for additive manufacturing.


Using a 3D layer of silicone as the substrate for a lithium metal anode can mitigate dendrite formation and dramatically extend battery life.



Researchers have developed a new method for chemically bonding multiple soft materials independent of the manufacturing process.

What’s coming up in mechanical properties…
Featured Event
Apr ’18