porous structure

NRL researchers' golden touch enhances quantum technology

“We never expected these atomically thin materials could influence the ordering of all of the atoms in such a relatively large slab of gold,” said Jeremy…

Porous silicon layers for more efficient lithium-ion batteries

Lithium-ion batteries are well established due to their good properties. They have a higher energy density than other batteries. Therefore, they are used in…

Turning a porous material's color on and off with acid

Chemists are working to develop porous materials made from organic molecules that have structures with well-defined openings that can separate and store…

Shape separates substance

Researchers at University of Tokyo Institute of Industrial Science (IIS) report a new physical model that shows how the topology of a porous material…

Laser Polishing Accelerates Surface Finish of Dental and Blood-carrying Implants

Led by the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT, a consort of seven project partners addressed the task of reducing the time needed to process dental…

Flexibility: the key to carbon capture

From power plants that capture their own carbon dioxide emissions to vehicles powered by hydrogen, clean energy applications often demand materials that can…

Cementless hip implants are durable for at least 20 years

Clinical and radiological evidence showed that 96 percent of the 124 cementless metal components assessed remained securely fixed in place 20 years post…