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Mechanical properties news, March 2018

Computer models suggest that a material comprising floors of boron nitride separated by boron nitride pillars could store a large amount of hydrogen.

Theory has guided the development of a new piezeoelectric material with twice the piezo response of any existing commercial ferroelectric ceramics.

Polyurethane/black phosphorous composite is a biodegradable, remotely trigged shape memory polymer.

A new chemical vapor deposition method can produce single-crystal-like graphene films by supplying hydrocarbon molecules to the edge of the growing film.

A new glass made from zinc and organic compounds has a better glass-forming ability than conventional silica-based glass.

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

Replacing metal components in electronic devices with carbon materials like graphene could reduce production costs and waste management problems.

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

Researchers have developed a new technique for printing electronic circuits on flexible, stretchable substrates using silver nanowires.

A novel machine learning-based method for classifying steel is much more accurate and objective than conventional quality control procedures.

Using 'molecular anvils' made from tiny diamond particles, scientists have conducted the first chemical reactions triggered by mechanical pressure alone.

Nanoparticle-decorated bioactive glass provides a scaffold for bone regrowth and the capacity for photothermal treatment to target tumor cells.

Hybrid electrode material enables fast ion conduction through continuous ceramic fibers, flexibility, and ability to use polymer roll-to-roll processing.

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