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Recent paper details new method of surface engineering polymer soft materials

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has developed a new method of surface engineering polymer soft materials that has potential to accelerate bio-integration, while potentially contributing to …


Dr. Ying Zou, Assistant Professor in the Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research

Written by Katherine …


Auburn physics professors receive nearly $900k in federal funding to develop fusion as energy source

A worldwide effort to make fusion a reliable energy source could move closer to reality with the help of two Auburn University physics professors who were recently awarded nearly $900,000 in research grant funds from the U.S. Department of …


UAB collaboration in non-thermal plasma processing shows promise

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) has developed a new method designed to improve the surface characteristics of Teflon, or polyhetrafluorethylene (PTFE). This method has the potential to …


New boron material of high hardness created by plasma chemical vapor deposition

Yogesh Vohra, Ph.D., uses microwave-plasma chemical vapor deposition to create thin crystal films of never-before-seen materials. This effort seeks materials that approach a diamond in hardness and are able to survive extreme pressure …


Special Message from CPU2AL Project Director

Dear CPU2AL …