Today@UNL | Team's discovery yields super tough nanofibers; Promotion, tenure celebration is today

Yuris Dzenis, McBroom Professor of Mechanical and Materials Sciences at UNL. (Craig Chandler / University Communications)
Yuris Dzenis, McBroom Professor of Mechanical and Materials Sciences at UNL. (Craig Chandler / University Communications)

UNL team’s discovery yields super-tough, strong nanofibers

UNL engineers have developed a structural nanofiber that is both strong and tough, a discovery that could transform everything from airplanes and bridges to body armor and bicycles. Their findings are on the cover of this week’s April issue of the American Chemical Society’s journal, ACS Nano. Continue reading…

Originally published April 23, 2013 - Submit an Item