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Scientists have developed a model that draws on oxidation kinetics to explain how stress affects the formation and spread of oxide layers in alloys.

Metamaterial device that can control sound waves

Thin, engineered material that controls the redirection and reflection of sound waves with near perfect efficiency.

An artificial intelligence system has discovered three new metallic glass materials 200 times faster than could be done before.

Sodium-ion electrolyte with newly discovered structure could be used in solid-state batteries.

A novel database of inorganic thin-film materials for energy applications developed by NREL scientists contains more than 140,000 sample entries.

A new material made of sodium, phosphorous, tin and sulfur, with a tetragonal crystal shape, should make an effective electrolyte in solid-state batteries.

A proposed new state of matter termed a ‘superfluid quasicrystal’ should should flow without friction while exhibiting a nonperiodic structure.

Inspired by a version of origami called kirigami, researchers have developed malleable electronic circuits that can be bent and twisted.

Scientists created an electrically conducting crystal made from layers of iron and tin atoms, with each layer arranged in the pattern of a kagome lattice.

When placed between the two electrodes of a lithium-metal battery, a graphene oxide 'nanosheet' can prevent the formation of lithium dendrites.

Using an array of circuit boards, scientists have produced a ‘human scale’ analogue of a new phase of matter known as quadrupole topological insulators.

Computer models suggest that a material comprising floors of boron nitride separated by boron nitride pillars could store a large amount of hydrogen.

Theory has guided the development of a new piezeoelectric material with twice the piezo response of any existing commercial ferroelectric ceramics.

Scientists have shown that both the proportion and distribution of chemical groups at the surface of silica dictates how it interacts with water.

A new chemical vapor deposition method can produce single-crystal-like graphene films by supplying hydrocarbon molecules to the edge of the growing film.

Researchers have discovered more details about the way certain materials hold a static electric charge even after two surfaces separate.

Wearable non-invasive sensors could allow continuous and convenient glucose-monitoring in diabetes.

Lab experiments retracing the chemical steps leading to the creation of complex hydrocarbons in space could offer new ways to produce graphene.

Using advanced computational methods, scientists have discovered new materials that could enhance the efficiency and lifetime of solid oxide fuel cells.

A novel machine learning-based method for classifying steel is much more accurate and objective than conventional quality control procedures.

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