Flexible ceramic materials could be used to make light, fuel-efficient aerospace engines. Photo: Xinhua
Flexible ceramic materials could be used to make light, fuel-efficient aerospace engines. Photo: Xinhua
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Chinese team develops world’s first ceramic material that can bend like metal

  • Flexible silicon nitride ceramics could boost performance of aerospace and automobile engines, according to paper
  • The technology could also be used to make better artificial joints and wind turbine components, scientist says

Flexible ceramic materials could be used to make light, fuel-efficient aerospace engines. Photo: Xinhua
Flexible ceramic materials could be used to make light, fuel-efficient aerospace engines. Photo: Xinhua
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