Hypersonic aircraft are more realistic thanks to a ceramic coating

Posted in Science on 10th Jul, 2017
by Alex Muller

A carbide-based ceramic coating that's about 12 times more effective than current ceramics, making hypersonic aircraft more realistic.

Spray-on coating could ice-proof airplanes, power lines, windshields

Posted in Science on 13th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

This could have major implications in industries like energy, shipping and transportation, where ice is a constant problem in cold climates.

Adding Water to Some Solids Can Actually Make Them Stronger

Posted in Science on 20th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Adding drops of water into solid materials can actually increase their strength and changes their other properties in interesting and useful ways.

Atoms to product: Engineering products at the nanoscale

Posted in Hardware on 29th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

If successful, A2P could help enable creation of entirely new classes of materials that exhibit nanoscale properties at all scales.