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Characterization news, July 2020

Using the hyper-Rayleigh scattering optical activity technique, physicists can now 'see' the twist of a single nanoparticle floating freely in a liquid.

multi-functional porous titanium implant could last a lifetime

A novel 'GI tract-on-a-chip'has shown that covalent adaptable hydrogels can degrade and spontaneously reform in the gastrointestinal tract.

By investigating insect surfaces, researchers have identified a nanostructure that can be used to engineer better water-repellent coatings

Researchers have used an electron microscope to observe the individual steps of growing indium oxide on graphene at atomic-scale resolution.

A newly synthesized compound has helped scientists understand the elusive quantum spin liquid state, but also raised questions as well.

By studying the 2D material gallium telluride in real time using ultrafast electron diffraction, researchers have discovered that it breaks Friedel's Law.

For the first time, researchers have observed a quantum fluid known as the fractional quantum Hall state in a 2D semiconductor.

Scientists have developed a novel instrument for studying quantum materials that can make three kinds of atom-scale measurements simultaneously.

A carbon nanotube film possesses a combination of thermal, electrical and physical properties that could make it of use for next-generation smart fabrics.

Researchers have found that a salt based on the organic compound piperidine can greatly improve the longevity of perovskite solar cells.

Researchers have identified a small number of impurity atoms that may contribute to the strength of enamel, but also make it more soluble.

X-ray measurements have revealed how the fine-scale structure of a granular material influences the behavior of waves propagating through them.

A new technique for making heterostructured materials uses ball milling to smash structurally incommensurate solids and then reassemble them.

Researchers have identified which pairs of atoms in a nanoparticle of palladium and platinum are the most active in breaking down car exhaust gases.

By adding fluorine to a commercially available liquid electrolyte, researchers have boosted its stability and performance in lithium-metal batteries.

Scientists have characterized carp scales down to the nanoscale, potentially allowing their toughness to be replicated in synthetic structural materials.

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