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When purchasing or designing a nanopositioning stage the choice of material is important. Aluminium, titanium and Invar are the most common materials with choice depending on properties such as...
Article - 15 Nov 2019
Aircraft are expected to function in incredibly harsh conditions, but these can be addressed with the use of specialist alloys and advanced materials.
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Titanium and its alloys have been intensively investigated in biomedical applications including artificial joints, because of their excellent resistance to corrosion, elastic modulus characteristics,...
Article - 8 Mar 2005
Metal and ceramic matrix composites hold extreme potential for advanced applications such as aerospace. Nanostructuring could further improve material properties. The benefits of nanostructuring are...
Article - 8 Jan 2020
Graphene is a much-celebrated thin film material with numerous, diverse properties, making it suitable for a wide range of applications. Its development – as well as the continual development of...
Article - 15 Jan 2020
Nano-alloy is a broad term used to describe two, or sometimes multiple component nanoparticles, made of atomic species that are metals. A nano-alloy can be what is referred to as a very small...
Article - 6 Apr 2021
Graphene and carbon nanotube-reinforced metal matrix composites (MMCs) are promising types of materials that can be used as an alternative to improve the properties of common metals such as aluminum.
Article - 13 Jul 2017
Researchers led by Sinan Muftu and Jae-Hwang Lee from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst analyzed the collision dynamics and nonlinear material characteristics of primarily aluminum (Al)...
Article - 13 Feb 2014
This article talks about mapping the mechanical properties of alloyed magnesium (AZ 61) using nanoindentation.
Article - 12 May 2016
Frequency modulation PeakForce Kelvin Probe Microscopy (FM- KPFM) and amplitude modulation KPFM (AM-KPFM) are the two critical KPFM detection methods. This article provides an intuitive and...