Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Smallest lattice structure worldwide

Scientists have now presented the smallest human-made lattice structure. Its struts and braces are made of glassy carbon. They are smaller than comparable metamaterials by a factor of five. The small dimension results in so far unreached ratios of strength to density. Applications as electrodes, filters or optical components might be possible.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/20otn0F

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