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Space-Age Ceramics Get Their Toughest Test:

10 Dec 2012, 15:30 UTC
Space-Age Ceramics Get Their Toughest Test:

Space-age ceramics at their best promise advanced jet and gas turbine engines that burn with greater fuel efficiencies and less pollution. Berkeley Lab scientists have developed the first mechanical test rig for obtaining real-time X-ray computed microtomography images at ultrahigh temperatures for improving the composition and architecture of advanced ceramic composites.

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