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Characterization news, April 2023

MXenes promise versatile thermal management

transition metal carbide and carbonitride MXenes possess optical properties in the visible and IR range ideal for thermal management applications

Researchers have developed a new microscopy technique that is able to use blue light to analyze semiconductors and other nanoscale materials.

Researchers have identified a novel degradation mechanism, involving twisted polymers, in the electron-donor material of an organic solar cell.

Researchers have found that the hydrogel polyethylene glycol can absorb moisture from the atmosphere even as temperatures climb.

New imaging technique reveals toxicity and the potential harm of gold nanoparticles

Researchers have shown that extremely thin films of molybdenum disulfide display unprecedented charge carrier properties.

Researchers have unexpectedly discovered that excitations called ‘spin excitons’ can ‘ripple’ through a nickel-based magnet as a coherent wave.

Researchers have shown that machine learnng can identify hybrid pervoskites that are both high-performing and resiliant to environmental conditions.

Lightning invokes chemical reaction in a fulgurite

Researchers have discovered that graphene exhibits record-high magnetoresistance and behaves like a 'strange metal' under ambient conditions.

Researchers have combined two spectroscopy technques to investigate how peroxides on the surface of copper oxide can affect redox reactions.

A novel computer model has revealed that the heating required for many catalytic processes is sufficient to break the chemical bonds in catalysts.

Researchers have developed a new technique that can quickly identify the exact electrochemical mechanisms taking place in batteries and supercapacitors.

Researchers have produced a mixed magnon state in an organic hybrid perovskite, which could prove useful for storing quantum information.

Researchers have shown that a thin coating of the 2D material known as MXene can enhance a material’s ability to trap or shed heat.

Researchers have discovered that two kinds of magnetic fields, called merons and skyrmions, can coexist in a 2D ferromagnet.

Using liquid-phase transmission electron microscopy, researchers have observed nanoparticles self-assembling and crystalizing into solid materials.

Researchers have discovered a novel topological phase, including topological objects known as merons and antimerons, in a stack of twisted 2D materials.

inkjet bioprinted scaffolds support the development of meniscus-like tissue with matching mechanical properties to repair disease or damage

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