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Crystalline materials news, August 2016

Using a roll-to-roll processing method, researchers have produced polymer-based solar cells with a conversion efficiency of more than 9.5%.

Scientists have managed to elucidate the structure of two metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) with neon gas captured inside them.

Find out who won a prize for their poster at EMRS Spring meeting 2016.

Dr. Alexander van Driessche is the winner of the 2016 Schieber Award.

Jing-yang Wang is the recipient of the 2017 Acta Materialia Silver Medal.

Treating hybrid halide perovskite solar cells with a solution of methyl ammonium bromide can repair defects in the perovskite film.

Scientists have discovered that ferroelectric materials can produce solar cells able to generate power from 'hot electrons'.

Scientists have developed a novel superconducting material by heating a mixture of platinum, lanthanum and arsenic under pressure.

Submit your abstract for the Fifth International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials from the 6 to 10 March 2017.

Scientists have discovered the optimum amount of selenium to add to cadmium-telluride solar cells to enhance their efficiency.

Researchers have developed a novel metal-free metamaterial whose optical properties can be changed at the flick of a switch.

Electrons travelling though graphene do not behave like particles but like a wave

A new way to predict which binary alloys will form metallic glasses could lead to the development of strong, conductive materials.

Using a substrate made from boron nitride, scientists have produced monolayer graphene nanoribbons with zigzag edges.

Treating the biopolymer polylactic acid at various temperatures and pressures can induce a new, more robust polymer phase in the material.

By firing a plastic projectile into silicon at 12,000mph, scientists have been able to watch pressure-induced changes in crystal structure in real time.

Scientists have developed a novel garnet-type, fast ionic conducting oxide as a solid electrolyte in an all-solid-state rechargeable battery.

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