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Plasmonics

Using Plasmonics to Transmit More Data

New scheme opens a door for transmitting information much faster
scarring

New Material with Built-in Vitamin A May Reduce Scarring

Early tests show the material can reduce cell migration by 57 percent
graphene

Increasing Oil’s Performance with Crumpled Graphene Balls

Additive reduces friction and protects engines better than commercial lubricants
metals

A New Way to Print 3-D Metals and Alloys

New rapid method expands the types of metals, alloys, and architectures that can be additively manufactured
concrete

Building Concrete Shelters on Mars

Martian concrete uses materials naturally found on the Red Planet

A New Slant on Semiconductor Characterization

Method analyzes non-uniform conductors with a magnetic field

Nanocellulose Materials by Design

A class of biological materials found within numerous natural systems, most notably trees, cellulose nanocrystals have captured researchers’ attention for their extreme strength, toughness,...

Realizing Carbon Nanotube Integrated Circuits

Individual transistors made from carbon nanotubes are faster and more energy efficient than those made from other materials. Going from a single transistor to...