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Materials in Focus
This startup is growing diamonds
Earth’s oldest object of desire can now be created in a lab, by a startup, in two weeks.
A Skokie nanotech startup signs a big customer
NuMat Technologies, one of the startups to come out of Northwestern University in recent years, looks promising.
Materials Minute Podcast
A brief update on the US FY 2018 budget process.
Scientists initiate grassroots efforts to show importance of STEM to US government
Recent politicization of some science issues served as a catalyst for action within the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics community.
How modern technology is inspired by the natural world
OF INTEREST TO THE MATERIALS COMMUNITY
A kingfisher’s beak inspired the design of high-speed trains in Japan. Cockleburs inspired the hook-and-loop fastener system Velcro.
Critical Meeting Deadlines
Critical Publications Deadlines
||Highly strained Ge micro-blocks bonded on Si platform for mid-infrared photonic applications
||A. Gassenq, K. Guilloy, N. Pauc, D. Rouchon, J. Widiez, J. Rothman, J.-M. Hartmann,
A. Chelnokov, V. Reboud and V. Calvo, MRS Communications
||Hybrid Perovskite Phase Transition and Its Ionic, Electrical and Optical Properties
||Md Nadim Ferdous Hoque, Nazifah Islam, Kai Zhu and Zhaoyang Fan, MRS Advances
||Hyperpolarized 129Xe nuclear magnetic resonance study of mesoporous silicon sponge materials
||Yougang Mao, Dokyoung Kim, Jinmyoung Joo, Michael J. Sailor, Russell Hopson and
Li-Qiong Wang, Journal of Materials Research
||On the valence electron theory to estimate the transformation temperatures of Cu-Al-based shape memory alloys
||Eric Marchezini Mazzer, Piter Gargarella, Claudio Shyinti Kiminami, Claudemiro Bolfarini, Regis Daniel Cava and Marina Galano, Journal of Materials Research
SCIENCE AS ART
Olivier Raccurt, The Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies Commission (CEA)
This "Wild Delta" painting has been obtained by optical microscopy with an optical filter to modulate light and emphasize relief. The corrosion is gaining on the silver layer after some time in salt spray test.
See more from the Science as Art competition at the 2017 MRS Spring Meeting.
Copyright for all Science as Art images belongs to the Materials Research Society. To request permission to re-use the images, please contact Anita Miller.
EDITOR'S CHOICE VIDEO
3D Bioprinting of Organs
Adam W. Feinberg and Jordan S. Miller, Guest Editors, “3D bioprinting of organs,”
MRS Bulletin, Volume 42, August 2017.
Partial listing of classified ads from the September 2017 issue of MRS Bulletin
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Lawrence Postdoctoral Fellowships
National Institute for Materials Science
Research Position, International Center for Young Scientists
National Science Foundation
Program Directors, Division of Materials Research
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine
Jefferson Science Fellowship
NEW PRODUCTS FOCUS
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|High Resolution High Gain Gated Image Intensifier
|Specialised Imaging announces the new SIL-3 range of high resolution, high gain gated image intensifier systems designed to improve the sensitivity of high-speed video and image converter cameras in applications including life science microscopy, combustion research, machine vision and luminescence studies.
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