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Crystalline CHANGE TOPIC

Crystalline materials news, March 2020

Researchers have found that small grooves in filter paper can cause single-walled carbon nanotubes to line up side-by-side in 2D films.

Producing single crystalline GaN nanowire growth based on an amorphous substrate

Five degrees of freedom in polycrystalline materials

Ni-rich cathodes used in EV Li-ion batteries show improved performance stability when doped with boron

flakes of material decorated with tiny particles could prove useful for catalyzing hydrogen generation reactions

easy way to make large, freestanding, thin sheets of metallic materials could open up novel applications in catalysis, flexible electronics, soft robotics

Using copper as a substrate, scientists have successfully grown atom-thick sheets of hexagonal boron nitride as two-inch diameter crystals.

Using an X-ray free-electron laser, scientists have shown that melting of a gold film starts at grain boundaries and then moves inside the grain.

Prof. Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser is using an Agents of Change grant to empower women in academia

Researchers have synthesized a crystalline material with two properties previously unseen in a single material: ferroelectricity and chirality.

Researchers have shown that ultraflat gold films can be used to extract large, high quality 2D sheets from van der Waals crystals.

Gold tape exfoliates vdW structures to make 2D sheets

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