Flexible Materials and Processes Research Team Lead Dr. Benji Maruyama named 2019 AFRL Fellow!
NextFlex Innovation Day Technology Expo
Polymerized Liquid Metal Networks demonstrated by AFRL as state-of-the-art stretchable conductor published and highlighted on the Front Cover of Advanced Materials
Stretchable photodetectors using 2D MoS2 published and featured on the front cover of Nanoscale
AFRL researchers demonstrate in-operando observation of graphene-based biosensors with picomolar sensitivity
Electrowetting Assisted Selective Printing Published in Advanced Engineering Materials
Pushing the thermal limits of Li-ion batteries published in Nano Energy
Isolating the Roles of Hydrogen Exposure and Trace Carbon Contamination on the Formation of Active Catalyst Populations for Carbon Nanotube Growth published in ACS Nano
Dynamics of cleaning, passivating and doping monolayer MoS2 by controlled laser irradiation published in 2D Materials
Catalyst discovery through megalibraries of nanomaterials published in PNAS
Spectroscopic evaluation of charge-transfer doping and strain in graphene/MoS2 heterostructures published in Phys Rev. B
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Located within the Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, we perform cutting-edge research and provide technical expertise for legacy, developmental and future Air Force systems, exploring:
The Flexible Materials and Processing Research Team is composed of scientists and engineers with over a 100 years combined research experience in diverse technical backgrounds in both Advanced Materials and Innovative Manufacturing.
We operate under the reality that next-generation warfighter needs will require synergistic operation between the Airman and their tools. Our expertise is focused on three specific application areas:
Learn more about the Flex team and our work. Read about the wide range of science, engineering and manufacturing competencies of the AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate.