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Title: Breakthrough: Better Fiber for Better Products

Researchers at Idaho National Laboratory have developed a cost-effective method for the continuous production of alpha silicon carbide fiber. The exceptionally strong, lightweight fiber could enable smore »ignificant performance improvements in many everyday products.« less
Title: Breakthrough: Better Fiber for Better Products
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Publication Date: 2012-03-01
OSTI Identifier: 1046033
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS ; 21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS ; 22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS ; 42 ENGINEERING ; ALPHA SILICON CARBIDE ; SILICON CARBIDE DIRECT ; CERAMIC FIBER ; AIRCRAFT ; JET ENGINES ; TURBINES ; AEROSPACE STRUCTURES ; INL ; GAME-CHANGING TECHNOLOGY ; CARS ; AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS ; POWER LINES ; ARMOR ; NUCLEAR REACTOR FUEL ; TRANSPORTATION ; STRUCTURAL MATERIAL ; CHEMICAL PROCESSING ; COMMON ELEMENTS ; LONGER-LASTING VEHICLES ; SILICON CARBIDE SYNTHESIS
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:01:55
System Entry Date: 2018-01-08