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Nanoengineering boosts efficiency of materials that convert waste heat to electrical energy

By engineering a semiconducting material at the level of its individual atoms, Pierre Ferdinand P. Poudeu, assistant professor of material science and engineering, has boosted its ability to convert heat into power by 200 percent and its electrical conductivity by 43 percent. That's an important combination. Improving both of these figures at the same time is a major challenge for researchers working in the field.

Posted: May 30th, 2013

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Flugzeugflügel mit Nanomaterialien enteisen

Das Fraunhofer-Institut für Betriebsfestigkeit und Systemzuverlässigkeit LBF zeigt in Halle 1 am Stand G316 auf der internationalen Luft- und Raumfahrtausstellung SIAE vom 17. bis 23. Juni in Paris seine jüngsten Entwicklungen hierzu: das Modell einer beheizbaren Flugzeugflügelvorderkante aus Faserverbund und Flugzeugpanels aus kohlenstofffaserverstärktem Kunststoff mit integrierter Faseroptik.

Posted: May 30th, 2013

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Flexible opals (w/video)

A synthetic material which mimics the brightest and most vivid colours in nature, and changes colour when twisted or stretched, has been developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge, and could have important applications in the security, textile and sensing industries.

Posted: May 29th, 2013

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