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NEWS FOR THE MATERIALS COMMUNITY

SUPERCRYSTAL:

A Hidden Phase of Matter Created by a Burst of Light


This is one of the first examples of a new state of matter with long-term stability transfigured by the energy from a sub-pico-second laser pulse. The team’s goal, supported by the Department of Energy, is to discover interesting states of matter with unusual properties that don’t exist in equilibrium in nature.
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Improving protein channel design for water treatment

PoreDesigner provides a design procedure for tuning the pore size of the channel protein OmpF, found in the outer membrane of E. coli bacterial cells.
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Novel technology aims to improve lithium metal battery life, safety

Rechargeable lithium metal batteries with increased energy density, performance, and safety may be possible with a newly-developed, solid-electrolyte interphase (SEI)
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Iridescent color can be produced from ordinary, clear droplets

Under the right conditions, ordinary clear water droplets on a transparent surface can produce brilliant colors, without the addition of inks or dyes.
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Researcher Spotlight

Meet Beth Last
MCL's Newest X-Ray Scattering Expert

She works with students on projects across the university – from the space cement program, to additive manufactured metals, to a project with an Art History and Anthropology professor, to a project with a plastic engineering professor.
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OPEN HOUSE EVENT on APRIL 10, 2019


Hosted by MRI, IEE, and HUCK Research Facilities
4:00 - 6:00 p.m. @ The Nittany Lion Inn

Learn about all of the equipment and services available to researchers at Penn State. Join us for wine, beer, and appetizers to meet the staff from MRI, IEE, and HUCK.
We would love to see you there!
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