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2011-03-02 13:06:50

Guojun Liu has discovered a way to use nanotechnology to reduce friction in automobile engines and machines. "The technology should be useful in a wide range of machineries other than automobile engines," says Dr. Liu, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and an expert in polymer synthesis. "If implemented industrially, this nanotechnology should help prolong machine life and improve energy efficiency." Dr Liu's team prepared miniscule polymer particles that were only tens of nanometers...


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