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Potential Applications for Negative Coefficient of Thermal Expansion Metals

DSIAC received an inquiry asking if a metal with a negative coefficient of thermal expansion would be of interest for design of defense-related applications.  A secondary question was also posed: what major U.S. Government (USG)…

Negative Coefficient of Expansion Materials for Use in Military Sensing and Infrared Optics

DSIAC was given information on ALLVAR Alloy 16, a material with a negative coefficient of thermal expansion, and asked to determine its utility for military sensing. DSIAC sent all material information to subject matter experts (SMEs) at…