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Crystalline materials news, October 2021

Peptides promise one-pot nanoparticle synthesis

biological molecules known as peptides can be used to synthesize photothermal Au nanoplates under mild conditions

Researchers have discovered that the organic molecules in hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites can actually hamper their photovoltaic efficiencies.

By utilizing two-photon polymerization, researchers have developed a technique for printing intricate nanostructures of crystal or glass.

By melding small quasicrystals together, researchers have been able to synthesize large quasicrystals without any grain boundary imperfections.

By applying strain to a multiferroic material, researchers have discovered an exotic new state with a much higher electromechanical response.

Researchers have uncovered evidence that grain boundaries in polycrystalline materials don't move as expected when they're heated.

Using machine learning and a form of atomic force microscopy , researchers have mapped the polarization pattern in ferroelectric materials.

Stretching a 2D material called strontium titanate causes crystalline defects to organize into periodic structures that enhance its electronic properties.

Researchers have discovered a complex landscape of electronic states that can co-exist on a novel non-magnetic kagome superconductor.

Researchers have shown that with a bit of strain and a weak magnetic field they can drive the electrons in strontium niobate to the extreme quantum limit.

A stack of crystalline monolayers with random alignments has excellent heat conductivity in one direction and excellent insulation in the other direction.

Colloidal crystals that mimic the nanostructure of opals can visibly and continuously document the temperature in the environment over a defined period.

calculations identify diffusion paths of Se in CdTe, boosting thin film solar cell efficiency

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