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

The Acta Journals Annual Student Awards Program

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.

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

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.

Chinese researchers believe they’ve gotten a step closer to producing all-weather photovoltaics by integrating phosphors into solar cells.

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Gold nanoparticles have helped to reveal how to improve the light-harvesting abilities of a silver nanocatalytic material.

The thinnest, smoothest layer of silver ever made could find use in touchscreens, optical computing and metamaterial superlenses.

Scientists have shown that films of carbon nanotubes can improve the long term stability of perovskite solar cells.

Cutting edge research at the interface between physics and materials science.

By exposing the ceramic silicon nitride to high temperatures and pressures, scientists have managed to make it transparent.

Wide-reaching analysis finds more women in research but physical sciences are lagging behind.

To celebrate the latest CiteScoreTracker value of 5.57, the Editor-in-Chief highlights three key articles.

Water-based, biocompatible ink formulations of two-dimensional materials including graphene, MoS2, WS2, and hexagonal boron nitride.

Perovskite materials have optoelectronic properties promising for cheap, easy to make LEDs.

Scientists have discovered that "layer-edge-states" are responsible for the high efficiencies seen with 2D layered hybrid perovskites.

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