Condensed Matter News


Finding keyholes in metals 3-D printing

Additive manufacturing's promise to revolutionize industry is constrained by a widespread problem: tiny gas pockets in the final product, which can lead to cracks and other failures.

Fri 22 Feb 19 from TechXplore

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Can a flowing liquid-like material maintain its structural order like crystals?

Studying the crystalline structures of organic materials has enabled significant advances in both technology and the scientific understanding of the material world. Recently, a research team ...

Wed 20 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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3-D experiments shed new light on shape memory alloys

Shape memory alloys are well known for their remarkable propertiesŚsuperelasticity, shape memory and actuation allow them to be crumpled up and then spring back to a "remembered" original shape.

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Using artificial intelligence to engineer materials' properties

Applying just a bit of strain to a piece of semiconductor or other crystalline material can deform the orderly arrangement of atoms in its structure enough to cause dramatic changes in its properties, ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from TechXplore

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Phase transition dynamics in two-dimensional materials

Scientists from National University of Singapore have discovered the mechanism involved when transition metal dichalcogenides on metallic substrates transform from the semiconducting 1H-phase ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Theories describe dynamically disordered solid materials

Theoretical physicists at Link÷ping University have developed a computational method to calculate the transition from one phase to another in dynamically disordered solid materials. This is ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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By Humankind picks up $4M to rid your morning routine of single-use plastic

Single-use plastics are the scourge of the environment, which is why many lawmakers are working to eliminate them. Today, a new brand is launching to try and eliminate single-use plastic in ...

Tue 5 Feb 19 from TechCrunch

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The FBI conducted a sting operation on Huawei during CES

The Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a sting operation on Huawei during CES in response to concerns that the Chinese tech giant may have broken US export laws and stolen intellectual ...

Tue 5 Feb 19 from Techspot

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Observing hydrogen's effects in metal

Hydrogen, the second-tiniest of all atoms, can penetrate right into the crystal structure of a solid metal.

Tue 5 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Simulating meteorite impacts in the lab

A U.S.-German research team has simulated meteorite impacts in the lab and followed the resulting structural changes in two feldspar minerals with X-rays as they happened. The results of the ...

Mon 4 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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