Nanoparticles Make Metals Both Strong And Flexible

Strong alloys are typically less ductile, and vice-versa. Researchers have managed to overcome this tradeoff by including nanoparticles in the alloy fabrication process.

In Pursuit Of Perfect Metal Crystals

Scientists in South Korea have devised a technique to obtain large single crystals of copper, nickel, cobalt, platinum or palladium.

Making Metals That Can Beat The Heat

Japanese researchers have identified an alloy that can withstand ultra-high temperatures and pressure.