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Metals and alloys


ASTM is inviting experts to join in the revision of two ASTM International thermostat standards.


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


Researchers have discovered more details about the way certain materials hold a static electric charge even after two surfaces separate.


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


Adding nickel nanoparticles to a liquid gallium alloy turns it into a paste with a consistency suitable for additive manufacturing.


NiOx-based perovskite materials promise low-cost, highly efficient, flexible solar photovoltaic devices.


A new technique can pinpoint the location of chemical reactions happening inside lithium-ion battery electrodes in three dimensions at the nanoscale level.


Understanding why a 2D material grown on a sapphire substrate had worse properties than predicted has allowed scientists to improve those properties.


A novel imaging technique uses a tiny needle to nudge a single nanoparticle into different orientations and capture 2D images to reconstruct a 3D picture,


Scientists have discovered that previously undetected manganese atoms contaminating graphene are responsible for its catalytic abilities.

PodcastLiquid metal wires

Materials Today Interview with Prof Michael Dickey from North Carolina State University about liquid metal wires.

WebinarMore than just roughness: AFM techniques for thin film analysis
Jun ’16

This webinar will explore the powerful capabilities of today’s atomic force microscopes (AFMs) for characterizing thin films.

PodcastSustainable Materials and Technologies

We discuss the journal Sustainable Materials and Technologies with one of the Editors.

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