interfaces between solids
General Topics

The power of Hidden Patterns

25.12.2017 tribonet 37 Views

Interfaces within materials can be patterned as a means of controlling the properties of composites. Patterned surfaces are all the rage among researchers seeking to induce surfaces to repel water or adhere to other things, […]

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Advanced Materials

Metal with Memory: Shaping the Future of Aviation

13.11.2017 tribonet 266 Views

While aeronautics researchers across the globe continue to develop technologies that will make air travel more efficient, more sustainable and safer, there is a group of NASA researchers who are altering the long-held view that […]

water droplet
Advanced Materials

“Active” surfaces control what’s on them

04.09.2017 tribonet 150 Views

Researchers develop treated surfaces that can actively control how fluids or particles move. Researchers at MIT and in Saudi Arabia have developed a new way of making surfaces that can actively control how fluids or […]

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Advanced Materials

Peering at the Crystal Structure of Lithium

28.06.2017 tribonet 46 Views

Elemental metals usually form simple, close-packed crystalline structures. Though lithium (Li) is considered a typical simple metal, its crystal structure at ambient pressure and low temperature remains unknown. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers recently […]