Materials

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Advanced Technique for Processing Sacrificial Fibers

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a new method for making sacrificial fibers. This method can be used to produce larger and more complex...

Environmentally Stable Core-Shell Microcapsules With Polymeric Protective Coatings

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a method of protecting microcapsules from harsh environments. This added barrier will enable microcapsules...

High Temperature Resistant material for Refractory or Castable Applications

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a material with excellent thermal shock resistance. The material is easily castable and does not require...

An Internally Heated Shape Memory Polymer Dry Adhesive

 

Dr. Kim from the University of Illinois has developed a 2-part dry adhesive which has an electrically conductive layer and an adhesive layer. The electrically...

Silicone Microspheres by Ultrasonic Spray Pyrolysis

 

Dr. Suslick from the University of Illinois has a method of facbricating silicone microspheres using ultrasonic spray pyrolysis, providing the first scalable...

Brightness Equalized Quantum Dots

 

Dr. Smith from the University of Illinois has developed a series of colloidal quantum dots that have precisely matched brightness among different colors. The...

Smart Polyurea Systems

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a powerful new platform of polyureas that enable systems that are hydrolyzable, self-healing,...

Scaffold-Free Three Dimensional Battery Electrode

 

Dr. Paul Braun from the University of Illinois has developed a new battery cathode without a scaffold. The new structure relies on the active metal oxide material...

Chirally active Carbon Nanoparticles for Enantioselective Separation of Racemic Mixtures

 

 

Dr. Dipanjan Pan from the University of Illinois has...

Rapid, predictable curing of composites

 

Professors Jeffrey Moore, Nancy Sotos, and Scott White from the University of Illinois has developed a novel method to create composites that allows for much easier...

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