The material difference

August 9th, 2021

A U.S. Army Paratrooper, part of the 173rd Airborne Brigade, engages targets with an M240B machine gun during a live-fire exercise. Photo: U.S. Army/ Paolo Bovo. New technologies in anti-ballistics are just beginning to emerge, offering opportunities in this protection market.  by Seshadri Ramkumar, Ph.D. As tensions and danger prevail in many parts of the […]

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Fabric with MXene can block electromagnetic waves

January 25th, 2021

Photo: Drexel University.  Researchers at Drexel University have created “Faraday fabrics” that can block almost all electromagnetic waves. The development could help protect wearables from interference and people from potentially dangerous radiation. According to information from Drexel University, the key ingredient is a 2D material called MXene.  Electromagnetic waves have proven incredibly useful, but with […]

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