Our website uses cookies

Cookies enable us to provide the best experience possible and help us understand how visitors use our website. By browsing Materials Today, you agree to our use of cookies.

Okay, I understand Learn more
Characterization CHANGE TOPIC

Characterization news, April 2021

inorganic compound, tantalum disulfide, possesses an unusual property that could make it ideal for nanoelectronic applications

photon avalanching in single nanoparticles doped with lanthanide ions observed for the first time

large diamond structures can be elastically deformed in a uniform and controlled way at the nanoscale

Researchers have discovered that only part of the energy of the light absorbed by hematite photoelectrodes generates mobile charge carriers.

Researchers have discovered that migrating oxygen atoms are responsible for the unconventional ferroelectricity of hafnium-based thin films.

in-situ optical microscopy reveals how lithium plating occurs on graphite particle anodes

By studying the discontinuous transition between two quantum magnetic phases, researchers have observed the first ever critical point in a quantum magnet.

Using a technique called helium spin-echo, researchers have followed the movement of individual atoms as they cluster together to form 2D materials.

Scientists have witnessed 2D puddles spontaneously emerging inside a 3D high-temperature superconductor as it transitions to an insulating state.

Researchers have reported the first demonstration and observation of 3D hopfions emerging from 2D skyrmions in a magnetic nanomaterial.

Researchers have shown that superactivated carbon particles can act as an alternative regenerator material to enhance the capability of cryocoolers.

Adding molecular cages to the polymer membrane in a lithium-ion battery can increase the flow of lithium ions by an order of magnitude.

Rather than degrading over time, a water-splitting material made of silicon and gallium nitride actually becomes more efficient and stable.

The positions of tiny rigid plates integrated in a thin membrane can be controlled by mechanically varying the elastic forces in the membrane.

Using atomic electron tomography, researchers have determined the 3D atomic structure of an amorphous material, specifically a metallic glass.

Researchers have found there are three ways bubbles can form on and depart from the surface of the porous electrodes in electrochemical reactions.

Using a cryogenic electron microscope, researchers have taken the first atomic-scale look at how 'calendar aging' attacks lithium-metal anodes.

News archive…

Connect with us
What’s coming up in characterization…
05
Dec ’21