Corrosion is the deterioration of a material as a result of its chemical reaction with oxidizing agents that are present in its environment.

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    Advanced characterization and modelling techniques provide unique insights into oxidant transport processes in growing scales of high-temperature alloys and alloy design for improving their degradation resistance in harsh environments.

    • Brian Gleeson
    Nature Materials 17, 574-576
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    The finding of a sharp interface between a chemically attacked surface and the pristine bulk in a borosilicate glass is at odds with the widely held diffusion-based mechanisms of glass durability.

    • Andrew Putnis
    Nature Materials 14, 261-262