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Holey graphene for more efficient hydrogen production with cheaper metals.

Nanodiamonds and 2D materials create onion-like dry lubricant

Combining nanodiamonds with 2D molybdenum disulfide layers creates onion-like carbon that can act as a dry lubricant.

Combination of sulfolane and a metal salt makes a stable electrolyte for lithium-ion batteries that overcomes shortcomings of conventional electrolytes.

Giant photo-effect in graphene decorated with Pt nanoparticles boosts proton transport and hydrogen generation.

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

New soft, smart glucose detectors can by monitor glucose levels directly and in real-time in tears and sweat.

Cost analysis of carbon fiber recycling reductions in environmental impact compared with virgin carbon fiber production.

Lithium-ion battery technology is starting to reach its physical limits.

Engineers have developed a continuous manufacturing process that can produce long strips of high-quality graphene for use in membranes.

By combining buckyballs with a molecular charge-transfer compound, scientists have produced a 2D nanosheet that expands on exposure to light.

Scientists have discovered that a reaction involving the impurity hydrogen fluoride helps form the solid-electrolyte interphase in lithium-ion batteries.

A novel technique for inducing a composite material to become stiffer and stronger when exposed to UV light could find use in future military rotorcraft.

Soaking up metals improves carbon capture.

Find out about the recipients of the 2018 Outstanding review awards from the Acta Journals.

Gold nanoparticles are remarkably robust when exposed to very high temperatures, but their atomic structures tend to fluctuate.

When placed between the two electrodes of a lithium-metal battery, a graphene oxide 'nanosheet' can prevent the formation of lithium dendrites.

Carbodeon and Dutch 3D printing specialist Tiamet 3D have announced the first nanodiamond-enhanced filaments for 3D printing.

A new chemical vapor deposition method can produce single-crystal-like graphene films by supplying hydrocarbon molecules to the edge of the growing film.

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