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2014-10-18 23:01:29

The Asia-Pacific Bio-based Advanced Phase Change Materials Market is estimated to grow to $39.8 million by 2018 at a CAGR of 26.4% between 2013 and 2018 due to the upcoming technologies in phase

2012-05-24 20:10:21

It's not magic, but new materials designed by two Northwestern University researchers seem to exhibit magical properties.

2012-03-29 21:53:32

Collaboration between the University of Southampton and the University of Cambridge has made ground-breaking advances in our understanding of the changes that materials undergo when rapidly heated.

2012-03-09 02:17:21

An international team of physicists has developed a method for taking ultrafast “sonograms” that can track the structural changes that take place within solid materials in trillionth-of-a-second intervals as they go through an important physical process called a phase transition.

2012-01-12 12:16:11

New evidence this week supports a theory developed five years ago at Rice University to explain the electrical properties of several classes of materials -- including unconventional superconductors -- that have long vexed physicists.

2011-11-08 15:11:45

University of Constance physicists Daniel Mutter and Peter Nielaba have visualized changes in shape memory materials down to the nanometric scale.

New Materials Turn Heat Into Electricity
2011-11-05 04:16:03

A new material with a low-temperature nonmagnetic phase and a strongly magnetic high-temperature phase could potentially be used to help generate power

2011-07-12 12:28:02

While a movie about giant robots that undergo structural transformations is breaking box office records this summer, a scientific study about structural transformations within single nanocrystals is breaking new ground for the design of novel materials that will serve next-generation energy storage batteries and solar energy harvesting devices.

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2011-05-18 08:46:50

The long-held, but unproven idea that helium-4 enters into an exotic phase of matter dubbed a "supersolid" when cooled to extremely low temperatures has been challenged in a new paper published recently in Science.

2011-02-03 18:57:49

New experiments show that common scientific rules can apply to significantly different phenomena operating on vastly different scales.


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