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Characterization news, March 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.

Specially selected papers from Applied Materials Today

To celebrate the latest CiteScoreTracker value of 5.57, the Editor-in-Chief highlights three key articles.

Metals with a gradient in grain size show increased overall strength while allowing ductile behavior to take place to avoid catastrophic failure.

3D printing with cellulose made easier and cheaper.

Scientists have discovered that "layer-edge-states" are responsible for the high efficiencies seen with 2D layered hybrid perovskites.

A new technique uses a diamond probe to detect and measure materials that give off weak magnetic signals or have no magnetic field at all.

By combining computational and experimental approaches, scientists have nearly doubled the number of solar fuel materials.

Using several analytical techniques, scientists have studied what happens when sodium ions are inserted into and extracted from an iron sulfide electrode.

Scientists have shown that covering surfaces with nanocones confers anti-fogging properties on them.

Honoring and Promoting a Young researcher active in the fields of Nanofabrication and Nanotechnology for Electronics, MEMS and Life Sciences.

Nanocrystalline doped ceramic oxide with zero-energy grain boundaries is as stable as bulk material.

The deadline is Monday 13 March 2017.

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A new technique uses the photoelectric effect to measure the electronic structures of stacks of two-dimensional materials.

The micro-looping technique used by brown recluse spiders to produce very strong silk could increase the strength of synthetic materials.

A new method for healing low-quality diamond nanocrystals under high-temperature conditions could lead to their use in quantum sensing.

Perovskite that can harvest different types of energy simultaneously.

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