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  • High energy X-rays reveal the resistance of steel to embrittlement

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    Published Sep 14, 2020

    The high energy X-rays at the Swedish Material Science beamline make it possible to see what’s happening within steels, in real-time, also in environm...

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  • Recovered electronics reduce carbon footprint

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    Published Aug 04, 2020

    Waste from electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) is estimated to grow to about 12 million tons by 2020 in EU, which makes it the fastest growing ...

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  • Sustainable refrigerators thanks to magnetic materials

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    Published Aug 04, 2020

    Magnetic heat-pumps offer a low-energy demand and environmentally friendly alternative for the classical refrigeration industry. The process is called...

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  • HYBRIT will de-carbonize the steel industry

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    Published Aug 04, 2020

    When the UN Climate Summit gathered the world's leaders in New York last fall, two Swedes were the talk of the town: Greta and "HYBRIT" - an initiativ...

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