Scientists have found a way to make graphene with fewer wrinkles, and to iron out those wrinkles that do still appear.
17 April 2017
A group of Canadian researchers have investigated the optimal design for lightweight armour, using 3D printing and mechanical testing.
13 April 2017Laurie Winkless
Gold nanoparticles have helped to reveal how to improve the light-harvesting abilities of a silver nanocatalytic material.
12 April 2017
A novel carbon nanotube-based electrocatalyst uses just one hundredth of the amount of platinum generally used in electrocatalysts.
11 April 2017
The thinnest, smoothest layer of silver ever made could find use in touchscreens, optical computing and metamaterial superlenses.
10 April 2017
For work exploring boron doped diamond as a pH and chlorine sensor for water safety.
10 April 2017
A new self-assembly technique using block copolymers can produce some of the narrowest wires yet for use on computer chips.
7 April 2017
Cutting edge research at the interface between physics and materials science.
4 April 2017
Wide-reaching analysis finds more women in research but physical sciences are lagging behind.
3 April 2017Cordelia Sealy
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3 April 2017
A new imaging technique can visualize the evolution of micro- and nanoscale structures on a material's surface after irradiation with a laser beam.
31 March 2017
To celebrate the latest CiteScoreTracker value of 5.57, the Editor-in-Chief highlights three key articles.
29 March 2017Stewart Bland
Scientists have found a way to use a technique called magnetron-sputtering inert-gas condensation to create uniform iron nanocubes.
27 March 2017
Water-based, biocompatible ink formulations of two-dimensional materials including graphene, MoS2, WS2, and hexagonal boron nitride.
24 March 2017Cordelia Sealy
3D printing with cellulose made easier and cheaper.
22 March 2017Laurie Donaldson
Scientists have discovered that "layer-edge-states" are responsible for the high efficiencies seen with 2D layered hybrid perovskites.
21 March 2017
Using several analytical techniques, scientists have studied what happens when sodium ions are inserted into and extracted from an iron sulfide electrode.
16 March 2017