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Articles tagged with: electron microscope

Can Glass Be Stronger Than Metal ?

A common problem with structural materials is that they are often prone to cracking when they are heated at high temperatures. UC Berkeley Professor of Material Science, Robert Ritchie has invented, what he believes is the strongest material in the world, a new form of metallic glass.

Ritchie focuses on materials that are structurally robust and resistant to fracture. He does much of his research with…