International Sugar Journal

Scientists create carbon material that is ultrastrong, yet elastic [Registered]

Researchers from China (Yanshan University) and USA (Carnegie Inst of Science) have developed a form of ultrastrong, lightweight carbon that has the potential revolutionise to manufacturing.

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Irradiating thermoelectric material with alpha-particle increases thermopower by 70% [Registered]

“Usually thermopower is enhanced at the cost of a reduction in electrical conductivity,” Wu says, “but we have been able to break this undesired coupling and demonstrate simultaneous increases in electrical conductivity of up to 200%, and thermopower of up to 70%.”

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