With fuzzy nanoparticles, researchers reveal a way to design tougher ballistic materials

Journal Reference: Shawn H. Chen, Amanda J. Souna, Stephan Jeffrey Stranick, Mayank Jhalaria, Sanat Kumar, Christopher L Soles, Edwin Chan. Controlling Toughness of Polymer-grafted Nanoparticle Composites for Impact Mitigation. Soft Matter, 2022; DOI: 10.1039/D1SM01432C In a study published today in Soft Matter, the team produced films composed of nanometer-scale ceramic particles decorated with polymer strands … Read more