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A nanoscale glimpse at corrosion in real-time

Using a device called the Surface Forces Apparatus (SFA), scientists investigated the process of crevice and pitting corrosion and were able to get a real-time look at the process of corrosion on confined surfaces.

Sep 14th, 2017

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Physicists predict nonmetallic half-metallicity

Scientists have demonstrated a theoretical mechanism for achieving half-metallicity that requires no transition metal atoms. This possibility would have a number of useful applications, including in implantable devices.

Sep 14th, 2017

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The self-healing powers of pure gold

Materials with a shape memory so far have had to be composed of various components in a painstaking process but scientists now discovered self-healing powers of pure gold.

Sep 14th, 2017

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Imaging how magnetism goes surfing

Using advanced dynamic imaging, researchers have been able to visualise deformation (sound) waves in crystals and measured the effect on nanomagnetic elements.

Sep 13th, 2017

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