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Coming talks and presentations:

  • 2020 Virtual MRS Spring/Fall Meeting & Exhibit

This year the MRS Meeting will be online. Hope the new form of the meeting will bring the same kind of scientific inspiration as the on-site meetings. 

  • F.SF02.03.10 Engineering Structure Defects for Controlled Mechanical Behaviors in 3D-Printed Bulk Metallic Glasses
  • Shuai Wei, presenter.
  • November 30- December 5
  • S.EL09.04.04 Uncovering beta-Relaxations in Amorphous Phase-Change Materials

  • Shuai Wei, presenter.
  • 5:30 PM - 7:25 PM CET on Monday, November 30

 

 

 

 

 

 


Resources and Videos

Interesting pictures, videos, popular science articles, and media reports.

Team U-PCM is presented with the 2020 RWTH Innovation Award (Aachen).
  • Faster and More Energy Efficient Memories

Read the press release about our finding published on Sci. Adv. 6, eaay6726 (2020)

Quasi-elastic neutron scattering with the TOFTOF time of flight spectrometer at the FRM II. (Photo: Sebastian Mast / TUM)

Read this media report about why phase-change materials behave like water:

https://physicsworld.com/a/liquid-phase-change-material-behaves-like-water/


PETRA III at DESY. One of the world's most brilliant X-ray sources.
  • Jumbled arrangement of atoms allows bulk metallic glasses to flow like honey

Read the popular science article about how synchrotron X-ray reveals atomic-scale structure of amorphous materials:

https://theconversation.com/jumbled-arrangement-of-atoms-allows-bulk-metallic-glasses-to-flow-like-honey-41011

Prof. Angell talks about why phase-change materials behave like water in their liquid states.
Visninger
See how phase-change materials are applied in commercialized memory devices
Amorphous metals applied in luxury watches