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Crystalline materials news, May 2015

The researchers describe how a magnetic field, roughly the size of a medical MRI, reduced the amount of heat flowing through a semiconductor by 12 percent.

Physicists at the University of Washington have conducted the most precise and controlled measurements yet of carbon surface.

New research hones in on the structural changes underlying superconductivity in iron arsenide compounds—those containing iron and arsenic.

Research to improve the world.

Engineers and physicists have shown how liquid crystals can be employed to create compound lenses similar to those found in nature.

The twin boundary defects act as energy highways and could help get better performance out of the batteries.

Blackpool-based polymer manufacturer Victrex plc has been shortlisted for the RAEng MacRobert Award.

Increasing potential for quantum computing through chip architecture.

Researchers have discovered topologically protected one-dimensional electron conducting channels at the domain walls of bilayer graphene.

Researchers have shown that defects on an atomically thin semiconductor can produce light-emitting quantum dots.

Researchers have developed new textured surfaces for culturing cells in the lab.

Researchers have unveiled an important step in the conversion of light into storable energy.

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