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Crystalline materials news, April 2016

Scientists have found a simple way to convert one type of perovskite into another type that is a better light absorber with greater thermal stability.

Salt crystals can act as a template for the growth of thin sheets of conductive metal oxides that are highly effective at storing energy.

Using a new synthesis approach, scientists have developed a polar metal that possesses both insulating and conducting properties.

View the live 2016 Elsevier Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday April 27th, 2016.

Scientists have uncovered the structural similarity between smectic liquid crystals and a crystalline structure of steel known as martensites.

View details about the Fifth International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials, taking place in March 2017.

Explore the Special Issue on The Effects of Confinement on Polymeric Thermal Transitions and Nanostructuring, here.

perovskite solar cells improved by squeezing the material between diamonds

Scientists predict that in certain crystal materials current can only flow through a set of surface channels that resemble an hourglass.

Researchers from Los Alamos may have found a way to produce perovskite thin films, using a cheap, scalable technique.

Applying pressure can change the properties of the crystalline materials known as perovskites and how they respond to light.

Scientists have detected a new state of matter known as a quantum spin liquid in the 2D material ruthenium chloride.

Rediscovered synthesis methods for transition metal dichalcogenides could enable future optical, electronic, and mechanical devices.

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