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Characterization news, October 2021

Peptides promise one-pot nanoparticle synthesis

biological molecules known as peptides can be used to synthesize photothermal Au nanoplates under mild conditions

Magnetic control of cell sheets promises new insights

tissue-like sheets of human tendon cells and magnetic nanoparticles enable the study of the effects of inflammation in tendon disorders

Understanding how the mechanism by which mussels produce their glue

By melding small quasicrystals together, researchers have been able to synthesize large quasicrystals without any grain boundary imperfections.

By applying strain to a multiferroic material, researchers have discovered an exotic new state with a much higher electromechanical response.

Researchers have uncovered evidence that grain boundaries in polycrystalline materials don't move as expected when they're heated.

Using machine learning and a form of atomic force microscopy , researchers have mapped the polarization pattern in ferroelectric materials.

Stretching a 2D material called strontium titanate causes crystalline defects to organize into periodic structures that enhance its electronic properties.

By engineering electron donor and electron acceptor materials, researchers can overcome a key loss mechanism in organic solar cells.

Researchers have discovered a complex landscape of electronic states that can co-exist on a novel non-magnetic kagome superconductor.

Researchers have shown that with a bit of strain and a weak magnetic field they can drive the electrons in strontium niobate to the extreme quantum limit.

An even faster version of the fast-imaging tomography process for materials can produce a record-breaking 1000 3D tomograms per second.

Researchers have shown how learning can be mimicked in a nickel oxide insulator by varying external stimuli.

A new measurement technique has revealed that a single carbon fiber is more electrically conductive in the direction parallel to its length.

calculations identify diffusion paths of Se in CdTe, boosting thin film solar cell efficiency

Researchers have developed a computational model that can accurately determine the effect of sputtering on complicated, rough surfaces.

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