Mechanical properties news, July 2022

Researchers have used supercomputer simulations to discover new high-entropy alloys and determine their properties.

Digital fabrication brings smart textiles that sense posture and motion

comfortable and form-fitting smart textiles from pressure sensors

Using biomimetic proteins, researchers have created composite layered 2D materials that are resistant to breaking and extremely stretchable.

Using characterization techniques, researchers have investigated the crystallization process that allows nanoparticles to protect historic buildings.

New material makes artificial muscles that are stronger and more flexible than their biological counterparts

Researchers have developed a novel dielectric elastomer film that can make a powerful actuator for use in artificial muscles.

A new open-access paper examines some of the latest advances in wearable electronic devices being developed using electrospinning.

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