New ceramic nanofiber ‘sponges’ could be used for flexible insulation, water purification

Posted On: 06/05/17

Ceramic materials tend to shatter when deformed, but new research shows a way of using ultra-thin ceramic nanofibers to make squishy, heat-resistant sponges with a wide variety of potential uses. - PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University]

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https://news.brown.edu/articles/2017/06/nanofibers