Materiales

Materiales

INTERCHANGEABLE DUCT SEAL
29/05/2024 - An interchangeable duct seal is provided. The interchangeable duct seal includes a first panel, the first panel having a first support structure and a first material attached to the first support...
Study reports successful synthesis of centimeter-sized single crystals
29/05/2024 - A spin liquid is a special state of matter that arises in certain magnetic materials at very low temperatures. Despite its name, it doesn't have anything to do with liquids in the everyday sense....
Researchers develop reusable 'sponge' for soaking up marine oil spills—even in chilly northern waters
29/05/2024 - Oil spills, if not cleaned up quickly and effectively, can cause lasting damage to marine and coastal environments. That's why a team of North American researchers are developing a new sponge-like...
Battery researchers unveil the interaction between polymeric materials and sulfide solid electrolytes
29/05/2024 - A recent study in the field of chemistry demonstrates that maintaining distance can enhance battery performance in electric vehicles. In this study, a research team successfully developed a polymeric...
Experts find biobased building materials less sustainable than concrete in South Africa
29/05/2024 - Scientists at the University of Bristol have discovered that mycelium composites, biobased materials made from fungi and agricultural residues, can have a greater environmental impact than...
Controlled diffusion model can change material properties of objects in images
29/05/2024 - Researchers from the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Google Research may have just performed digital sorcery—in the form of a diffusion model that can change...
What's in a room? Research looks at building materials and mood
29/05/2024 - If one room makes you anxious and the other makes you chill, you could be a data point proving the benefit of natural building materials.
Battery breakthrough could usher in greener, cheaper electric vehicles
29/05/2024 - The global shift to electric vehicles is gaining momentum, yet the extraction of battery materials has a significant environmental footprint that comes with high costs.
Porous materials and machine learning provide inexpensive microplastic monitoring method
28/05/2024 - Optical analysis and machine learning techniques can now readily detect microplastics in marine and freshwater environments using inexpensive porous metal substrates. Details of the method, developed...
Novel design approach achieves nonlinear photochromism using easy-to-synthesize rhodamine spirolactam derivatives
28/05/2024 - Photochromic compounds, which change their color when exposed to light, have been widely used as photo switches to control different properties of materials. Nonlinear photochromic compounds,...
Researchers develop new electrode binder material for high-performance sodium-ion batteries
28/05/2024 - Lithium-ion batteries have been at the forefront of energy storage technologies. However, the availability of lithium is limited. Consequently, the growing demand for energy-storage systems has led...
Researchers develop high-energy, high-efficiency all-solid-state sodium-air battery
28/05/2024 - A research team has successfully developed a high-energy, high-efficiency all-solid-state sodium-air battery. This battery can reversibly utilize sodium (Na) and air without requiring special...
New microfluidic technique to measure elastic modulus of microfiber for wide biomedical engineering applications
27/05/2024 - An Engineering team at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) has developed a novel microfluidic technique capable of greatly enhancing applications in materials science and biomedical engineering.
A TORSION BAR
26/05/2024 - The present invention relates to a torsion bar (1) wherein pieces composing the torsion bar are produced from aluminum material together with sheet material and the said pieces are coupled to each...
ELECTROLYTIC CAPACITOR COMPRISING CONDUCTIVE POLYMER COMPOUND AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME
26/05/2024 - The purpose of the present disclosure is to provide: an electrolytic capacitor which comprises a conductive polymer compound and a liquid substance phase, and which exhibits excellent liquid...
Deciphering how crystals form in non-classical ways
26/05/2024 - Soft and organic crystals are a diverse group of materials with connections to biological, environmental, and industrial processes with a wide range of applications, from pharmaceuticals to flexible...
Researchers identify best algorithms to optimize performance of functionally graded materials
26/05/2024 - A study from Japan published in the International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology reveals a way to optimize the composition of functionally graded materials (FGMs). FGMs are...
Research reveals scale of the EU's dependency on imports for critical minerals needed for green transition
26/05/2024 - The climate transition is a materials transition. Decades of international diplomacy around oil, gas and pipelines are now giving way to conversations around the supply of critical raw materials. And...
Transparent metamaterial for energy-efficient regulation in building can clean itself like a lotus leaf
26/05/2024 - Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) introduce a polymer-based material with unique properties in the journal Nature Communications. This material allows sunlight to enter,...
New technology keeps food refrigerated with phase change materials, reduces carbon emissions by 30%
26/05/2024 - A technology developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory works to keep food refrigerated with phase change materials, or PCMs, while reducing carbon emissions by 30%.
New crushing method saves water and energy in mines and produces better raw materials for batteries
26/05/2024 - A new type of crushing method gives ores time to react and break down along the natural boundaries of different minerals during slower compression. In a new study, the application of this method for...