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Characterization news, February 2021

Turning windows into energy generators

novel transparent metal oxide photovoltaic cells could turn windows into energy generators

Bismuth vanadate electrodes that contain more bismuth on their surface generate higher amounts of electrical current from sunlight for water splitting.

For the first time, researchers have used advanced transmission electron microscopy techniques to see mesocrystals form in solution in real time.

For the first time, researchers have produced kagome graphene and shown that it has very different properties to conventional graphene.

The moiré patterns produced by 2D monolayers of tungsten disulfide and tungsten diselenide can turn these conductors into insulators.

Using various analytical techniques, researchers have identified the specific platinum atoms that form the active site on a hydrogen-producing catalyst.

Researchers have identified a new form of magnetism that appears at high pressures in the 2D material iron thiophosphate, also known as magnetic graphene.

Quantum Information and Deep Learning for Turbulent Combustion Modeling & Simulation

Scientists have produced the first 2D silicon-germanium alloys and demonstrated an easy way to fine-tune their electronic properties.

Researchers predict that shining circularly polarized laser light on topological insulators can reveal information about their electrical properties.

Researchers have observed superconductivity in a sandwich of three graphene sheets, where the middle layer is twisted at a specific 'magic' angle.

Professor Hongjin Fan announced as new Editor-in-Chief of Materials Today Energy.

Researchers used X-ray tomography to discover that voids can form at the interface between electrodes and the solid electrolyte in solid-state batteries.

Experiments and simulations have revealed how 2D boron nitride can transform into its ultra-hard, diamond phase at room temperature.

Using a novel real-time electron microscopy technique and carbon nanohorns, researchers have observed crystal growth in unprecedented detail.

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