glass layer
Advanced Materials

Study reveals clue to Glass Mystery

18.10.2018 tribonet 31 Views

Addressing a centuries-old question, researchers have uncovered a key element to how glasses transition into very resilient states. This breakthrough could allow for more reliable ways to use glasses — metallic glasses in particular — […]

Life Like Object
Advanced Materials

Programmable surface

04.10.2018 tribonet 73 Views

Living organisms expand and contract soft tissues to achieve complex, 3-D movements and functions, but replicating those movements with man-made materials has proven challenging. A University of Texas at Arlington researcher recently published groundbreaking research […]

macroscale superlubricity
Advanced Materials

Macroscopic superlubricity in dry conditions

06.09.2018 tribonet 216 Views

Anyone who has ever taken their car in for an oil change recognizes the importance of reducing the friction that arises when steel touches steel. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National […]