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New ultrastiff, ultralight material developed

June 20, 2014

Nanostructured material based on repeating microscopic units has record-breaking stiffness at low density.


This microscope image shows a single unit of the structure developed by the team, called a stretch-dominated octet truss unit cell, made from a polymer using 3-D microstereolithography. Photo courtesy of the researchers.

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