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Contact: Mike Wolterbeek
mwolterbeek@unr.edu
University of Nevada, Reno

David Rodriquez and Dev Chidambaram, University of Nevada, Reno

Caption: A University of Nevada, Reno research team has developed a new environmentally-friendly self-healing coating for aluminum that can be used for defense and aerospace applications. Graduate students David Rodriquez and Dev Chidambaram, principal investigator, are studying an aluminum sample after the scratch test using a Raman microspectroscope to show the presence of molybdate in the scratched region.

Credit: Photo by Mike Wolterbeek, University of Nevada, Reno.

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