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Characterization news, December 2021

Researchers have created a polymer-based photodetector that can be stretched by up to 200% without significantly losing its conductivity.

Researchers have developed a new way to probe the properties of spin waves in graphene, by measuring the energy needed to flip electron spins.

Researchers have discovered that silica nanoparticles coated in polymer chains that are not too short or too long can produce extremely tough films.

By studying the restructuring of water-splitting catalysts, researchers have been able to manipulate their surfaces to greatly increase their efficiency.

Hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) can be made ‘active’ by ball milling at extremely low temperatures

carbon-fiber reinforced polymer composite based on vitrimeric polymer matrix that can reverse fatigue damage

Researchers have discovered that a novel liquid crystalline cholesteric compound has the shortest known pitch.

Researchers have used electron energy loss spectroscopy to investigate the effect of heating on the grain boundaries of a polycrystal in nanoscale detail.

Researchers have discovered what causes the damaging 'plating' effect on anodes when lithium-ion batteries are fast charged.

Using a combination of heat and pressure, researchers have turned the spherical fullerenes known as buckyballs into an ultrahard diamond glass.

cat's paw inspires soft, flexible impact-resistant and energy-dissipating composite

Researchers have created a new ultra-thin two-layer material with quantum properties that normally require rare earth elements.

A novel imaging technology that compresses light into a tiny spot can reveal previously invisible details about nanomaterials, including colors.

Researchers have used multiple different microscopy techniques to reveal why perovskite materials are so tolerant of defects in their structure.

Sunlight can contract the space between atomic layers in 2D perovskites, improving the material’s photovoltaic efficiency by up to 18%.

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