Next-Generation Materials

Advances in health care, energy, computing and numerous other fields depend on new findings in materials science. Next-generation materials include superomniphobic materials which are inspired by water bugs, super-light materials and active materials that react to changes in their environment and smart materials. Auxetic materials when stretched convert into a thicker perpendicular to the applied force that arises due to their hinge-like structures. Auxetics are useful in applications such as body armour, packing material, robust shock absorbing material, and sponge mops, knee and elbow pads. Thermally activated bimetals (Thermo-bimetals) allow for panes of glass capable of becoming shades when exposed to the sun. Smart materials are designed materials having one or more properties that can be significantly changed in a controlled fashion by external stimuli, such as stress, temperature, moisture, pH, electric or magnetic fields.

  • Super-light materials
  • Smart materials
  • Auxetic materials
  • Shape memory alloys
  • Piezoelectric materials
  • Electroactive polymer composites
  • Quantum-tunneling composite
  • Electroluminescent materials
  • Thermochromic materials
  • Self-healing materials

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14th International Conference on Energy and Materials Research

Dallas, Texas, USA
March 05-06, 2018

3rd Annual Conference and Expo on Biomaterials

Berlin, Germany
March 19-20, 2018

5th World Congress on Smart and Emerging Materials

Bali, Indonesia
April 16-17, 2018

6th International Conference on Smart Materials & Structures

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
April 16-17, 2018 (10 Plenary Forums - 1 Event)
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

2nd International Conference on Diamond and Carbon Materials

April 16-17, 2018 (10 Plenary Forums - 1 Event)
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

2nd International Conference on Graphene and Semiconductors

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