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Mechanical properties news, February 2023

Using liquid crystalline elastomers, researchers have created smart fabrics that change shape when heated.

Cellulose ink makes printing 3D wearable electronics easy

conductive cellulose-based ink for printing 3D stretchable wearable electronics is cheaper and less energy intensive to produce

lupin hull biowaste could offer a cheap, abundant, and environmentally friendly, feedstock for biomaterials and bioplastics

Using a metal-organic framework, researchers have created an engineered wood that gets stronger as it absorbs carbon dioxide.

A new type of polysulfate compound can be used to make polymer film capacitors that can better withstand high heat and electric fields.

A new chemical vapor deposition technique takes advantage of a 'magic solvent' to produce stronger polymer coatings.

new cermet inspired by the bricks-and-mortar structure of natural nacre demonstrates promising properties for structural load-bearing applications

Researchers have designed simple repeating polymer substructures that can be used to build various deformable underwater robots.

Using a liquid metal alloy, researcers have created an elastic material that is impervious to both gases and liquids.

Researchers have created a set of computational models for predicting a hydrogel’s structure, mechanical properties and functional performance.

Researchers have discovered that nanoscale defects and mechanical stress can cause the solid electrolytes in lithium-metal batteries to fail.

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