3D_XRAY
General Topics

3D dislocations observed by X-Ray

26.05.2017 tribonet 215 Views
In a new study published in Science, researchers at Argonne used an X-ray scattering technique called Bragg coherent diffraction imaging to reconstruct in 3-D the size and shape of grain defects. These defects create imperfections […]
Soft Adhesion Gripping Small
General Topics

Grab things like a Gecko: a new gripping system

22.05.2017 tribonet 4,765 Views
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems have developed a soft gripping system that uses differential air pressure and a gecko-inspired adhesive for exceptional bonding to three-dimensional objects. The findings […]
Bone-like structure of steel
Advanced Materials

Bone-like structure of steel to fight fatigue

15.05.2017 tribonet 424 Views
Metal fatigue can lead to abrupt and sometimes catastrophic failures in parts that undergo repeated loading, or stress. It’s a major cause of failure in structural components of everything from aircraft and spacecraft to bridges […]