Metal Matrix Composites (MMC): finally reaching the top of wish lists
Metal Matrix Composites (MMCs) have been known and explored for a very long time, but new innovations and an increased demand for high-performance lightweight materials means that they are finally ready to make it beyond their previous false starts.
Global breakthrough in nanotube technology
Researchers unveiled the world's first 3D-printed Boron Nitride Nanotube-Titanium composite on Friday, with the milestone technology set to garner widespread interest across aerospace and defence industries.
Robotic surgical system with sense of touch
A world-first innovation will give surgeons the sense of touch while they drive a robot to conduct keyhole surgery via a computer.
3D printed jet engine
A 3D printed jet engine, produced by Monash researchers, has been unveiled.
Cobalt redox couple boosts thermoelectric cells
Scientists in Australia have improved a technology that recycles waste heat into useable energy by using ionic liquids containing cobalt redox couples as the electrolytes in thermoelectric cells.