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News for the Materials Community


May 2019

Add a CARBON ATOM to transform 2D MATERIALS

A technique to substitute carbon-hydrogen species into a single atomic layer of the semiconducting material tungsten disulfide, a transition metal dichalcogenide (TMD), dramatically changes the electronic properties of the material.
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Defects Key to Growth of 2D Materials

Of the materials envisioned for next generation electronics, a group of semiconductors called transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) are at the forefront.
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3D-printed Mars Habitat Team Finishes Second

During the NASA’s 3D-Printed Mars Habitat Challenge, the team engineered a breakthrough that moves forward 3D-printing construction research and pushes the team closer to the goal of creating sustainable housing on Earth.
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360° Tour:
X-ray Diffraction Lab

Visit our first ever virtual tour of a lab in the Materials Characterization Lab!  Our MCL's X-ray Diffraction Lab highlights the Empyrean I & II, XPert3 MRD, XRF, Xeuss, and XPert Pro MPD.
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SEM Workshop

A one day course with lectures covering the basic theory and operation of an SEM.

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SAVE THE DATE: October 29-30

Guest Keynote Speaker:
Greg Anderson, Vice President, Corporate Research Lab 3M Company

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