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Mechanical properties news, August 2016

Tiny balloons made from graphene can withstand pressures higher than those at the bottom of the deepest ocean.

Using atomic force microscopy, scientists have discovered that graphene nanoribbons naturally form folds and loops in solution.

Microscopic voids and particles of calcium hydroxide play an important role in in giving concrete its strength and toughness.

Using the centuries-old concept of bistable beams, researchers have developed a way to send mechanical signals through soft materials.

Scientists have developed a working lithium-ion battery that dissolves away in 30 minutes when dropped in water.

Submit your abstract for the Fifth International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials from the 6 to 10 March 2017.

Bonding composite layers with carbon nanotubes produces a material that is substantially stronger than other advanced composites.

A new three-dimensional lattice structure can absorb a wide range of vibrations and also act as a load-bearing component.

A new way to predict which binary alloys will form metallic glasses could lead to the development of strong, conductive materials.

Treating the biopolymer polylactic acid at various temperatures and pressures can induce a new, more robust polymer phase in the material.

By firing a plastic projectile into silicon at 12,000mph, scientists have been able to watch pressure-induced changes in crystal structure in real time.

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