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New MOF can extract nitrogen dioxide from the air

A new metal-organic framework is the first to selectively and reversibly capture nitrogen dioxide from air at ambient pressures and temperatures.

Applied Materials Today achieves CiteScore of 9.9

Elsevier releases 2017 CiteScore values.

Using novel analytical techniques, scientists have been able to study the behavior of excitons trapped in quantum wells made of perovskite compounds.

Atomically thin nanowires improve efficiency of conversion of heat to electricity.

Scientists have found that the most effective thermoelectric materials can be realized by shaping substances such as tin telluride into 1D nanowires.

Researchers have developed a new way to grow mineralized materials that could regenerate hard tissues such as dental enamel and bone.

Scientists have trained a neural network to recognize features in a material's x-ray absorption spectrum that are sensitive to the arrangement of atoms.

Atomic force microscopy has revealed the role of atomically thin layers of water in an energy storage material called crystalline tungsten oxide dihydrate.

Doping a crystal with a small amount of a different element offers a way to alter the speed and frequencies of natural vibrations known as phonons.

Using a novel X-ray scattering technique, researchers have uncovered previously unknown defects in tiny electronic devices called quantum dots.

A combination of experiment and computation helped to create a 2D protein crystal that toggles between states of varying porosity and density.

Scientists have discovered that crystals of the semiconductor zinc sulfide are brittle when exposed to light but flexible when kept in the dark.

A novel iron-based alloy has promising magnetic properties for spintronics applications, provided it’s created in layers less than 200nm thick.

A new type of optical magnetometer, the NV magnetoscope, can map a unique feature of superconductive materials known as the Meissner effect.

The Acta Journals are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2018 Outstanding Reviewer awards for excellence in reviewing in 2017.

Engineers have discovered that zirconium tritelluride nanoribbons can carry a current density 50 times greater than conventional copper interconnects.

A new algorithm for predicting exotic materials helped to reduce the time needed to develop a thermoelectric material from 15 years to 15 months.

By enforcing a phenomenon called ‘magnetic frustration’, a new osmium-based material could house a quantum spin liquid for use in quantum computing.

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