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A thin film made from iron, cobalt and manganese may have a magnetization density that is 50% greater than a previously considered maximum limit.

A new electron microscopy technique can precisely determine the temperature and temperature-dependent behavior of two-dimensional materials.

By fabricating an ultrathin material known as a thin film structure, scientists have been able to observe a two-dimensional hole gas for the first time.

Scientists have uncovered evidence of rotating vibrations known as chiral phonons in a 2D material, which could be used for new forms of computing.

An analytical platform known as MAESTRO can zero in on signatures of exotic behavior by electrons in a 2D material with microscale resolution.

Andrea Cavalleri and Keith A. Nelson winners of 2018 Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids.

Scientists have synthesized a novel form of titanium nitride, called titanic nitride, which has promising mechanical and optoelectronic properties.

By employing graphene girders as physical supports, scientists have been able to replace graphite with silicon in the anodes of lithium-ion batteries.

Scientists have developed a new process for encouraging molecules to form complex tiling patterns known as tessellations through self-organization.

A novel inorganic halide perovskite can act as a solar cell material and be reversibly switched between a transparent state and a non-transparent state.

Additive manufacturing enables an improvement in the strength of 316L stainless steel without adversely affecting ductility.

A tiny tube made of protein-like molecules called peptoids that rolls up and zips closed could be used for various applications including water filtration.

Scientists have produced the the first truly planar sample of stanene, an atom-thick sheet of tin atoms, by growing it on an alloy of silver and tin.

Scientists have used spiraling X-rays to observe, for the first time, chirality, or handedness, in swirling electric patterns in a layered material.

Scientists have witnessed the concentration of lithium inside individual nanoparticles in a battery electrode reverse during power generation.

For the first time, researchers have compared measurements of a class of metals produced by neutron scattering with realistic theoretical calculations.

Scientists have developed a water-absorbing metal-organic framework that can suck up to twice its weight in atmospheric moisture.

Researchers have discovered a way to flip an iron-based superconductor between superconducting and non-superconducting states using a microscope.

An innovative platinum and copper alloy catalyst can convert methane from shale gas into hydrocarbon fuels without becoming coated in carbon.

By conducting systematic studies, researchers have provided a quantitative picture of how surface conditions control the growth of metal nanocrystals.

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