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Electronic properties news, November 2016

CNT transistors align performance with prediction

Carbon nanotubes promise electronic devices of the future that could outperform Si and GaAs technologies.

Inducing superconductivity in non-superconducting materials

By using a very hot pressing temperature, scientists have created a novel thermoelectric material with an unusually high power factor.

A new electroactive material made from a bottlebrush polymer can change shape and size when exposed to a relatively small electric field.

By finding a way to sandwich two types of perovskite into a single photovoltaic cell, scientists have achieved a conversion efficiency of 21.7%.

Using a gold metasurface, scientists have fabricated the first semiconductor-free, optically-controlled microelectronic device.

Fluctuations in the amount of a particular precursor in a two-dimensional alloy can influence the ordering of the atoms of the other components.

Hydrogenation proceeds differently over single-layer graphene compared with few-layer graphene, and also requires defects or edges.

Scientists have used a laser-heating technique to fabricate a new class of crystalline solid known as a rotating lattice single crystal.

Engineers have developed a magnetic ink that can be used to make self-healing batteries, electrochemical sensors and textile-based circuits.

Superconducting spin cycle

Using alternating layers of an antiferromagnet, researchers have produced a topological insulator that can work at higher temperatures.

A new method for taking advantage of assembled interfaces can induce superconductivity in non-superconducting materials.

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The University at Buffalo's new Materials Data Engineering Laboratory will conduct materials modeling and simulations using visual data.

By capturing both high- and low-energy photons, a new perovskite tandem solar cell has achieved a power conversion efficiency of 20.3%.

Nanostructured catalysts boosts conversion of greenhouse gas to fuel.

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Nano-features similar to leaf veins improves electrodes

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