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Crystalline materials news, June 2017

Scientists have discovered that a single-atom-thick layer of chromium triiodide displays intrinsic magnetism.

By controlling how nanoparticles self-assemble at three different length scales, scientists have produced a tough and strong polymer nanocomposite.

Materials scientists have resurrected and improved an online cookbook of crystalline structures.

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Using uranium atoms and organic linkers, scientists have built the lowest-density metal-organic framework ever made.

High pressure could be the key to making high-entropy alloys made of common metals with a so-called hexagonal close-packed structure.

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In an unexpected finding, scientists have discovered that the atomic disorder seen in irradiated materials is different to that seen in glass.

Understanding the behavior of metal nanoparticles when undergoing oxidation.

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Nanoscale patterns in metals known as nanotwins can stabilize defects associated with repetitive strain and limit the build-up of fatigue-related damage.

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Cathodes for lithium-ion batteries that contain point defects allow more efficient exchange of lithium ions between the cathode and electrolyte.

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Scientists have discovered that, contrary to expectations, a material's crystal grains can sometimes slide along a coherent twin boundary.

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Scientists have used cryo-electron microscopy to capture the first atomic-level images of the crystalline dendrites that can grow in batteries.

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