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By combining electron microscopy and atomic force microscopy, researchers have been able to watch the growth of lithium dendrites.

For the first time, researchers have been able to grow, image with atomic resolution and investigate the properties of 2D amorphous carbon.

A new method for growing thin layers of the semiconductor gallium nitride can produce high-power transistors.

Researchers have developed a new version of the high-pressure carbon monoxide gas-phase process for producing single-walled carbon nanotubes.

Researchers have used a ‘multi-messenger’ approach to probe the properties of quantum materials at nanoscale resolutions.

Scientists have found a way to study the structure and properties of the underside of a freestanding complex oxide thin film.

Droplets containing chain-like liquid crystal molecules with different lengths can transform into complex shapes when the temperature drops.

nanocrystal core-shell catalyst for fuel cells uses less Pt but drives the oxygen reduction reaction more efficiently and is more durable

2019 Materials Today Innovation Award recognizes the development of high-quality growth methods for III-V compound semiconductor materials

A plastic wrap with a nanostructured, chemically treated surface can repel everything that comes into contact with it, including viruses and bacteria.

Neutron scattering experiments have helped to optimize a novel zeolite catalyst that can convert biomass into fuel sources with a high efficiency.

Turning natural atomic flaws inside diamond anvils into quantum sensors offers a novel way to study the effects of pressure on materials.

A study into the synthesis of cathode materials for high-energy lithium-ion batteries has unexpectedly revealed why these materials degrade during use.

Using a novel detwinning technique, researchers have been able to produce a map of the electronic states in the superconductor iron selenide.

Using an electron microscope, researchers have, for the first time, seen atomic scale defects that dictate the properties of a promising semiconductor.

By studying the normal state of cuprate superconductors, researchers have discovered an abrupt shift in the behavior of electrons with increased doping.

A new Raman spectroscopy technique can assess the chemical composition and structure of metallic particles with a diameter of just 0.5nm to 2nm.

chemical compounds based on thorium and hydrogen conduct electricity without resistance at relatively high temperatures

A 1% bend in an organic semiconductor based on single crystals of the hydrocarbon rubrene can roughly double the speed of electrons flowing through it.

Using an electron microscope, researchers have unlocked the fundamental physics of how roughness affects soft material adhesion to a surface.

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