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The technical details surrounding CO 2 pipelines that will push forward carbon capture and storage from coal-fired power plants were hot topics at an event on 28 October, in London, UK. Rachel Connolly reports
By comparing inorganic fillers such as quartz, aluminium silicate and vulkasil, researchers at the University of Tehran in Iran, have discovered a way to improve the mechanical properties of silicone rubber (SR).
Artificially nanoengineered pinning centres have been introduced to high temperature superconducting (HTS) thin films to increase their critical current density by up to three times that of the standard 1.5 Tesla.