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Characterization news, July 2019

Researchers have shown that coating zinc oxide nanowires with amorphous titania can enhance their ability to catalyze the water-splitting reaction.

Scientists have discovered a previously unseen mode of a ferromagnetic property known as giant magneto-resistance in a 2D heterostructure.

Artificial proteins can self-assemble on a crystal surface by matching the pattern of amino acids in the protein with the atoms of the crystal.

X-ray analysis of sintering bioactive glass particles reveals process and opens door tailored scaffolds for bone repair

Researchers have confirmed that magnetic fluctuations can act as an electron ‘pairing glue’ in iron-based superconductors.

Researchers have uncovered the first example of a native metal with bistable and electrically switchable spontaneous polarization states.

new proactive risk governance system can keep pace with development and should lead to safer nanomaterials, products, and processes

Using x-ray spectroscopy, researchers have produced a ‘movie’ of thin film growth that depicts the process more accurately than ever before.

By utilizing theory and experiment, researchers have managed to improve the performance of liquefied gas electrolytes with lithium-metal anodes.

Researchers have used X-ray tomography to visualize how cracks form near the edges of the interfaces between materials in solid-state batteries.

Scientists have used a novel bismuth-based, 2D superconductor to experimentally confirm a 23-year-old theory of superconductors.

Researchers have determined the mechanism that allows a 2D perovskite crystal to emit green light, and also how to replicate it.

Researchers have demonstrated previously unknown quantum states of matter that arise in double-layer stacks of graphene.

Previous assumptions regarding polymer behavior are challenged by new laboratory techniques that measure polymer flow at the molecular level.

new insight into hematite nanorods could help future development of photoelectrochemical cells for water splitting

simple process to make hexaferrites particles with high coercivity could prove useful for magnetic storage media and microwave absorbers

A new NMR technique is able to determine the atomic-scale location and distribution of functional groups on mesoporous silica nanoparticles.

flash infrared annealing (FIRA) could hold the key to low-cost environmentally friendly perovskite solar cells

Placing a topological insulator on a thin superconducting film has revealed a novel form of electron tunneling known as Klein tunneling.

A new, advanced manufacturing process can produce nano-structured rods and tubes directly from high-performance aluminum alloy powder.

set of basic design rules maps out the synthesis of interfaces in nanoparticles made from multiple elemental components

Scientists have discovered that the 2D material platinum diselenide is magnetic, due to irregularities in the arrangement of its atoms.

lithographic patterning of graphene down to 10 nm engineers the band gap

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