Mechanical properties news, November 2020

Researchers have developed a new way of making strong, supple composite polymers that closely mimic materials found in the natural world.

Moths’ eyes inspire design of antireflective coating for solar panels, smartphones and tablet computers

Bio-based, luminescent, water-resistant wood film for lighting

framework evaluates how a single nanowire grows and effects of different growth factors

lateral interactions at different scales determine the performance of polymers fibers in composites

novel approach based on chemical vapor deposition produces forests of nanotubes 14 cm long

Biomaterial approval opens citrate route to medical implants

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adding nanoparticles to carbon fiber composites could provide an early warning of failure

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