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Tailor-made membranes for the environment

By inserting foreign atoms into the crystal lattice, a novel membrane is more stable and can be used at lower temperatures. However, the greatest achievement is the increased hydrogen flow.

Nov 30th, 2016

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Creating new physical properties in materials

A collaborative effort between research groups demonstrates that the physical properties of SrTiO3, or strontium titanate, in its single crystal form can be changed by a relatively simple electrical treatment. SrTi03 is a mineral often studied for its superconducting properties.

Nov 30th, 2016

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Mix and match lasers

Combining silicon with an optically active material enables tiny lasers compatible with industrial fabrication techniques.

Nov 30th, 2016

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Inspiring images invite you into the world of engineering

It could be a crystal ball from a mythical age showing the swirling mists of time, but this image, which has won this year's Department of Engineering Photography Competition, actually shows graphene being processed in alcohol to produce conductive ink.

Nov 29th, 2016

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