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Electronic properties news, May 2016

Light has healing effect on perovskite films

Scientists have found that certain defects in perovskite films can be healed by illuminating the films with intense light.

Scientists have discovered a new soluble catalyst material that can help expand the capacity of lithium-air batteries.

silver nanowires could replace the transparent electrodes currently used in smart phone and tablet sensors

A new material termed ‘rewritable magnetic charge ice’ permits an unprecedented degree of control over local magnetic fields.

A new electronic material made from boron nitride nanosheets can heal all its functions automatically even after breaking multiple times.

Scientists have discovered that the degradation of perovskite solar cells in sunlight is reduced at low temperatures and reversed in the dark.

Sandwiching graphene between two layers of boron nitride produces a 'superlattice' that allows a single photon to excite multiple electrons.

Silver nanowire films are proving to be an ideal replacement for indium tin oxide in flexible, touch-screen displays.

A new technique for depositing diamond on the surface of cubic boron nitride can integrate the two materials into a single crystalline structure.

Using metamaterials, researchers have developed a system that can efficiently transfer electrical energy between two separated circuits.

A novel electron microscopy technique can visualize the nanoscale structural changes that occur in battery materials during discharge.

Scientists have enhanced the photoluminescence efficiency of tungsten diselenide, a 2D semiconductor, by incorporating it on nanosized gold trenches.

A new material can cool a solar cell by up to 13°C while still allowing it to absorb the same amount of light, increasing its conversion efficiency.

Scientists have found that the key to fast ion conduction in a solid electrolyte are tiny features that maximize ion transport pathways.

Using a layer of molybdenum disulfide less than 1nm thick, researchers have designed a system able to absorb more than 35% of incident light.

hydrogel ‘skin’ emits light and senses pressure when stretched

Superlattices could enable a new generation of electronic, optoelectronic and photovoltaic devices.

A single-molecule-thick layer of aryl diazonium can both prevent phosphorene degrading in open air and enhance its electronic properties.

The heat transfer abilities of graphene nanoflakes can be enhanced by functionalizing them with amino-based and azide-based silane molecules.

Scientists have created an artificial protein that is able to construct a lattice made from buckyballs.

Scientists have discovered that a couple of boron atoms placed very precisely in silicon offer a convenient way to study the quantum world.

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