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Analyzing 3-D neutron polarization under high pressure

A joint research team consisting of NIMS, JAEA and the Institut Laue Langevin has developed a high-pressure cell composed of completely nonmagnetic materials. The team then succeeded for the ...

Thu 20 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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System monitors radiation damage to materials in real-time

In order to evaluate a material's ability to withstand the high-radiation environment inside a nuclear reactor, researchers have traditionally used a method known as "cook and look," meaning ...

Tue 18 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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Artificial intelligence meets materials science

A Texas A&M engineering research team is harnessing the power of machine learning, data science and the domain knowledge of experts to autonomously discover new materials.

Tue 18 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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Correlation between the structure and magnetic properties of ceramics

A team of Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (BFU) together with an international scientific group has studied a correlation between the structure of ceramic materials based on bismuth ...

Tue 18 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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Adventures in phase space: Unified map on plastic and elastic glasses

Glasses are an enigma among solid phases. Like crystalline solids they are hard, but unlike crystals they are amorphous on the molecular scale. Because of this structural disorder, each piece ...

Tue 18 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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Pressure tuned magnetism paves the way for novel electronic devices

Advances in the technology of material growth allow fabricating sandwiches of materials with atomic precision. The interface between the two materials can sometimes exhibit physical phenomena ...

Mon 17 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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Diamonds are forever whether made in a lab or mined from the Earth

It's diamond season. Almost 40 percent of American engagements happen between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day, with Christmas the most popular day to pop the question and hand over a sparkly ...

Wed 12 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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A painless adhesive: Adhesives for biomedical applications can be detached with light

Pulling off a Band-Aid may soon get a lot less painful.

Fri 14 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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High-temperature synthesis under pressure helps to combine properties of metals and ceramics

Materials scientists from NUST MISIS and the Merzhanov Institute of Structural Macrokinetics & Materials Science have developed a new method for producing bulk MAX-phaseslayered materials that ...

Tue 18 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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Scientists automate electrolyte composition analysis for aluminium production

A team from Siberian Federal University (SFU) has suggested a new method for automatic composition analysis of electrolyte samples from electrolysis baths. It will provide for more accurate ...

Thu 13 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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