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Researchers have discovered a technique for electrically manipulating light via atomically-thin semiconductors.

Scientists have discovered that a single-atom-thick layer of chromium triiodide displays intrinsic magnetism.

By controlling how nanoparticles self-assemble at three different length scales, scientists have produced a tough and strong polymer nanocomposite.

A combination of C60, graphene and hexagonal boron nitride has similar properties to silicon but better chemical stability, lightness and flexibility.

A new type of alumina-based inorganic nanocomposite can protect perovskite quantum dots against air, sunlight, heat and water.

Organic-inorganic hybrid perovskites have a couple of properties that could make them a promising material for spintronics.

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The efficiency of a perovskite solar cell with water-repelling layers increases when it self-organizes to stand on edge.

Find out more about the collaboration between HardwareX and Materials and Design journals.

Gleb Yushin has been named as a finalist in the 2017 Blavatnik National Awards.

Scientists have have created self-assembling molecules that can be broken down by ultraviolet light to recombine into novel macroscopic shapes.

Extraordinary properties of the semiconductor strontium niobate could potentially lead to novel electronic devices and photocatalytic materials.

A new nano-scale thin film material not only boasts high conductivity but also has a wide bandgap, making it optically transparent.

By developing a novel electrically-conductive material, scientists have been able to produce electromagnetic metamaterials with a 3D printer.

Two new discoveries provide a way to ‘stencil’ 2D materials in precise locations and overcome a barrier to their use in next-generation electronics.

There will be four awards of $2,000 each for Acta Materialia, Scripta Materialia and Acta Biomaterialia.

By incorporating photo-harvesting dye molecules into a cathode, scientists have gone some way to producing a light-charged battery.

A new screening process offers a quick and easy way to identify novel OLED materials with superior luminescence and charge-transport properties.

Mobile sensor that detects specific wavelengths of electromagnetic energy.

The specific colors emitted when a chemical binds with a new crystalline material can be used to determine the identity of the chemical.

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