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Electronic properties news, April 2016

Molecules give electrons good vibrations

Molecular electronic plasmonics is bringing together molecular electronics and plasmonics for next generation devices.

A new technique known as ion soft-landing can produce battery electrodes with significantly better electrical capacity and long-term 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.

Scientists have invented a metal nanowire-based battery material that can be recharged hundreds of thousands of times.

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 developed a quick and efficient method for exfoliating atomically-thin flakes of phosphorene from black phosphorous.

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

Scientists have discovered that the strong force-field emitted by a Tesla coil can cause carbon nanotubes to self-assemble into long wires.

Ultra-thin ferroelectric films based on hafnium oxide could produce non-volatile memory elements called ferroelectric tunnel junctions.

perovskite solar cells improved by squeezing the material between diamonds

By using a scanning tunneling microscope to image pairs of electrons in a superconductor, scientists have discovered a new state of electronic matter.

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

Using vacuum filtration to produce controllable carbon nanotubes films.

Quantum spin fingerprints of two-dimensional magnetic materials

Quantum feedback in synthetic diamond

Applying a magnetic field to a novel non-magnetic metal made it conduct 70% more electricity, even though basic physics would have predicted the opposite.

A combined electrolyte and separator containing hexagonal boron nitride can allow lithium-ion batteries to work at high temperatures.

Magnetic transfer could lead the way to spintronics

Valleytronics based on two-dimensional semiconductors.

Researchers have created a stretchable photodetector with enhanced, strain-tunable photoresponsivity by engineering 2D graphene into 3D structures.

Details of the Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids winners 2016.

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

By combining graphene with molecules capable of altering their structure on exposure to light, scientists have created light-responsive molecular switches.

A carbon nanotube thin film has the potential to act as a thermoelectric material that captures and uses waste heat to generate electricity.

Wrinkled and crumpled graphene sheets offer improved properties.

Scientists have developed a simple filtration process for creating flexible, wafer-scale films of highly aligned and closely-packed carbon nanotubes.

Scientists have improved the performance of a solid battery electrolyte through chemical modification and pulverization.

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

A new paper-like battery electrode made from silicon oxycarbide glass and graphene is able to operate at the low temperatures found in space.

Scientists have used computer-based calculations to show that two dimensional boron is a low-temperature superconductor.

Exposure to light helps fabrics with embedded nanostructures to clean themselves.

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