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Ceramic nanoparticles turn light around

Ceramic transition metal nanoparticle complexes coated with amino acids combine optical properties and chiral asymmetry.

Acta Journals’ Outstanding Reviewers in 2017

The Acta Journals are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2018 Outstanding Reviewer awards for excellence in reviewing in 2017.

An artificial intelligence system has discovered three new metallic glass materials 200 times faster than could be done before.

Scientists have furthered their understanding of how, when and where the atoms in molten metal ‘lock’ into place during the production of metallic glass.

A novel 3D printing technology can produce metallic glasses, such as an amorphous iron alloy, at larger scales than previously possible.

Scientists have shown that both the proportion and distribution of chemical groups at the surface of silica dictates how it interacts with water.

A new glass made from zinc and organic compounds has a better glass-forming ability than conventional silica-based glass.

Nanoparticle-decorated bioactive glass provides a scaffold for bone regrowth and the capacity for photothermal treatment to target tumor cells.

Ordering C-S-H mesocrystals using polymeric binder creates strong and flexible hybrid material.

The development of a new lithium-ion conducting ceramic textile could get us a step closer to practical solid-state lithium metal batteries.

Read our latest series and find out about materials science researchers in New Zealand and Australia.

Fabrication of the first-ever metallic glass nanotube arrays on a Si substrate by a simple lithography and sputter deposition process.

By studying an unprecedented range of disordered solids, scientists have defined a parameter called 'softness’ that can predict the location of defects.

Learning from sea creature spicules how to make cool glassy structures.

Surface reflections from glass surfaces can be reduced to nearly zero by etching tiny nanoscale features into them.

Composites company Kordsa and Sabancı University have joined together to form the Directional Composites Through Manufacturing Innovation (DiCoMi) project.

Liquid ice, ordered glasses and other amorphous paradoxes.

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