Nano-Infused Ceramic Can Report its own Health

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-36830
Published May 01, 2020 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

A ceramic was developed that becomes more electrically conductive under elastic strain and less conductive under plastic strain. The material could lead to a new generation of sensors embedded into structures like buildings, bridges, and aircraft able to monitor their own health.