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Electronic properties news, August 2017

By interpenetrating two polymers, scientists have developed a novel supercapacitor that is flexible and can store a lot of charge very quickly.

Detailed tests have helped to reveal why one promising material added to the electrolyte of lithium-air batteries doesn't work as well as expected.

Massless magnets.

European team tunes LEDs.

Hybrid photoactive materials with more stable and more rigid dyes obtained.

Simultaneous design and nanomanufacturing speeds up fabrication.

Scientists have used machine learning to gain insight into the physical structures associated with specific properties of metals and alloys.

A novel process can convert carbon dioxide into 3D graphene with micropores across its surface, which could make an ideal supercapacitor material.

A composite of a polymer and a 2D material can store energy at operating temperatures well above current commercial polymers.

Scientists have used a laser to turn the surface of pine wood into a form of graphene, potentially offering a way to produce biodegradable electronics.

A newly discovered collective rattling effect in a crystalline semiconductor blocks most heat transfer while preserving high electrical conductivity.

Defects in the structure of topological insulators can cause electron transport to occur in the bulk rather than just at the surface.

Using chemical coatings that react with light, scientists have developed a new way to precisely pattern nanomaterials.

The symmetry-breaking flow of electrons through cuprate superconductors may be linked to their ability to work at comparatively high temperatures.

Monolayer 2D transition metal dichalcogenides undergo a phase change from semiconductor to metallic when exposed to airborne chemicals.

Using a novel method, scientists have design a material that conducts electricity and emits white light when exposed to electricity.

Researchers have significantly increased the temperature at which carbon-based materials can act as superconductors.

Learn about Elsevier's publishing workshop at ERPOS 2017.

Under certain conditions, the magnetic properties of a material can predict the relationship between its elasticity and temperature.

Scientists have used a molecular pulley binder to create high-capacity silicon anodes for use in lithium-ion batteries.

By combining tools from chemistry, mathematics, physics and materials science, researchers have found a way to identify novel topological insulators.

Quality control tool for MoS2 promises improved 2D material for next generation electronics and optoelectronics.

Nanofibrous, conductive polymer structure mimics the properties of natural extracellular matrix to support regeneration of heart tissue.

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