Technologies ranging from metal coatings and specialized alloys, to water-repelling fabrics, bullet absorbing concrete, nanomaterials, and quantum dots
Induction hot-mix asphalt
The Army Corps of Engineers' Geotechnical and Structures Lab has invented new materials and methods for repairing large areas of damaged airfields or roads...
Dry graphene transfer to a polymer
High-quality, uniform dry transfer of graphene grown by chemical vapor deposition on copper foil to polystyrene
Electroless plating for coating particles in solution
Plating process deposits a coating of one material onto particles of another material without the use of external electrical power
Modified polyphenyl ether with excellent dielectric properties
Modified high-temperature thermoplastics with high dielectric constant and low dielectric loss
Ultrathin boron nitride dielectric material
Two-dimensional dielectric material made of amorphous boron nitride grown with pulsed laser deposition
Laser control for thermoplastic composite production
Automated process to identify and correct temperature irregularities before compaction
New electrodeposition process for improved conversion coatings
An electrolytic process to control the deposition of chemical conversion coatings like TCP on metal surfaces that yields a thicker coating and improved corrosion...
Self-clearing vents based on droplet expulsion
Applications include spacecraft fuel tanks and baby bottles
Nanosphere metasurfaces for optical switching
Monolayer films support the development of new engineered materials
Cold spray and WAAM deposition for gun barrel...
Longer barrel lifespan with increased performance due to greatly enhanced thermal dissipation
Epitaxial, metallic transition metal nitride layers for semiconductors
Experimentally verified process uses metallic transition metal nitride layers to produce high-quality, stable heterostructures