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Efficient and stable emission of warm white light from lead-free halide...

One-fifth of global electricity consumption is based on lighting; efficient and stable white-light emission with single materials is ideal for applications. Photon emission that...

A new polymer material that can cool itself down

A cutting-edge material, inspired by nature, that can regulate its own temperature and could equally be used to treat burns and help space capsules...

Interstate Plastics Highlights Applications for StarBoard® ST Ultra-Stiff Outdoor Building Sheet

Interstate Plastics now offers HDPE is weldable, one of the most scratch-resistant building polymers available. It’s ideal construction material for cabinetry, case goods, and...

Ancient pigment can boost energy efficiency

A color developed by Egyptians thousands of years ago has a modern-day application as well – the pigment can boost energy efficiency by cooling...

Shake, rattle, and roll to high efficiency photovoltaics

New insight into how a certain class of photovoltaic materials allows efficient conversion of sunlight into electricity could position these materials to replace traditional...

Polymer coating cools down buildings

Columbia Engineers make white paint whiter—and cooler—by removing white pigment and invent a polymer coating, with nano-to-microscale air voids, that acts as a spontaneous...

kinetiX—designing auxetic-inspired deformable material structures

This paper describes a group of auxetic-inspired material structures that can transform into various shapes upon compression. We developed four cellular-based material structure units...

Dow completes separation from DowDuPont

Becomes a more focused and streamlined materials science company Launches with global scale and leading positions in three attractive consumer-driven segments: packaging, infrastructure...

Researchers tune material’s color and thermal properties separately

The color of a material can often tell you something about how it handles heat. Think of wearing a black shirt on a sweltering...

A 200-year-old guide to color, redesigned for the internet age

The nomenclature of colors we use today is really a machine language–numerical hex codes crafted to communicate with software on computers and printers. Before...
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