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Ductile glass – and how to make it

A team from Yale University, together with their collaborators, have discovered a way of predicting whether or not glasses will be brittle or ductile

EPSRC Call: Materials Substitution for Safety, Security and Sustainability

EPSRC would like invite Expressions of Interest to bid into the call for research proposals in Materials Substitution for Safety, Security and Sustainability.

Solar conversion under pressure - silicon multiple exciton generation increases efficiency

A modified form of silicon could crack the solar cell efficiency conundrum

Pulsating steel - quicker and cleaner fabrication

Faster and greener fabrication of high-performance clean steel could be possible through an electropulse-based technique

Viewpoint: Photovoltaics for future societies - solar cell considerations

Is it time to review the life cycle calculation of solar cell technologies? Dr Alastair Buckley of the University of Sheffield, UK, debates the topic