Materials World November 2009

The November issues looks at light metals.

Related features focus on A20X – an alloy that could reduce the carbon footprint of aerospace and automotive applications and the FFC process.

News examines polymers that help clean exploration tailings ponds and increasing data transfer rates with light-emitting chips.



News this issue:

Simulating solutions – nanotransistors

Coated in nano-controversy?

The strain of weld induced residual stresses

Fluid-structure relations

Cleaning up oilsands exploration

Charging up batteries with algae

Polymer fillers meet minerals processing

Self-healing circuits

At the core of sandwich composites

Making light work of silicon chips