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Characterization news, April 2020

Scientists have discovered that impurities at grain boundaries are responsible for impeding the flow of ions through solid electrolytes.

Using rapid, powerful bursts of light, scientists have uncovered evidence of Rashba effects in bulk organometallic halide perovskites.

The traps that capture charge carriers in perovskite crystals occur at the boundaries between distorted grains and pristine grains.

Researchers have uncovered a new material able maintain its skyrmion properties at room temperature when exposed to high pressures.

The transition of iron sulfide into a magnet can produce changes in its crystalline structure that cause it to switch from a conductor to an insulator.

Researchers have developed an hexagonal silicon-germanium alloy that can emit light, which could prove of great use for photonics.

Researchers can monitor batteries by sending electrical pulses into them and then processing the response with a new machine-learning algorithm.

The coronavirus pandemic highlights the importance of testing for viruses; a simple physical procedure might make it easier, cheaper and quicker

Adding a low concentration of a 2D tin-based perovskite to a 3D version in solution produces a stable and efficient photovoltaic thin film.

Scientists have uncovered evidence for the presence of Majorana particles on the surface of the unconventional superconductor uranium ditelluride.

Scientists have created a flexible membrane from a normally brittle complex oxide, and shown that stretching can change its electronic properties.

Scientists have uncovered evidence that a state of matter known as a pair density wave coexists with superconductivity in a cuprate superconductor.

A new study shows that samarium sulfide expands at low temperatures due to electrons moving into the outermost shell of the samarium atoms.

Researchers have shown how different temperatures can be used to create different products from biohydrogels depending on their intended application.

Composite metal foams have passed so-called ‘simulated pool fire testing’, which indicates they could be used for transporting hazardous materials.

Utilizing 'hybrid data', a new analytical technique can improve the estimation of mechanical properties of metallic materials from indention tests.

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