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Electronic properties news, September 2017

Using a novel quantum sensor, physicists have successfully imaged spiral magnetic ordering in a multiferroic material.

Glassy carbon proves strong under pressure

Glassy carbon is lightweight, ultrastrong, very hard, elastic, and electrically conductive and is ideal for military armor and aerospace applications.

Nanostructured graphene-niobia composite provides a framework for electron transport and tunable pores for the rapid movement of ions.

Self-assembling nanoparticle arrays that change between a mirror and a window.

Graphene and quantum dots combined with CMOS integrated circuits create a broadband image sensor that works as a digital camera.

By controlling the distance between nanoparticles in a single layer, researchers have made a filter that can change between reflecting and transparent.

Researchers have uncovered the role of oxygen in 2D molybdenum disulfide and developed a novel technique for tuning its optical band gaps.

Researchers have developed the first 4.0 volt lithium-ion battery able to use a water-salt solution as its electrolyte.

Researchers have found another reason why semiconductors lose their ability to carry a charge as they become more densely ‘doped’.

By altering the proportion of the ingredients in a lithium-based material, scientists have found a good candidate for a solid-state electrolyte.

Scientists have quadrupled the capacity of the anode in lithium-ion batteries by simply replacing graphite with silicon.

By sandwiching rare earth metals between layers of graphene, scientists have been able to control its band gap.

Scientists have developed a way to convert fallen leaves into a porous carbon material for use as a supercapacitor electrode.

Fernando Torres recipient of 2017 Embracing Challenge award

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A novel way to measure the band gap of the 2D material molybdenum disulfide has revealed the link between its electronic and optical properties.

Using nanorods and metal coatings, scientists have developed a new way of controlling the domain structure of ferroelectric materials.

Adding nanodiamonds to the electrolyte in lithium-ion batteries can help prevent the formation of short-circuiting dendrites.

Expanding the pores in a titanium disulfide cathode drastically increases the storage capacity of magnesium batteries.

Scientists have detected a rare state of matter known as ‘electronic nematic’, in which electrons in a superconducting crystal organize collectively.

Novel yarns made from carbon nanotubes can generate electricity when they are stretched or twisted.

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