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Electronic properties news, October 2017

Low cost energy storage with readily available materials

A new, inexpensive battery powered by sulfur, air, water and salt can store twice as much energy as a lead-acid battery.

Electrons under extreme conditions, warm dense matter.

Coating paper with gold nanoparticles produces a flexible supercapacitor that could be used to help power wearable devices.

Computer simulations have shown that the molecules in glasses such as amorphous ice can sometimes be arranged in a previously undetected order.

Researchers have reported superconductivity in two kinds of higher titanium oxides prepared in the form of ultrathin films.

Scientists have increased the length of time that organic materials can emit luminescence from minutes to over an hour.

Using ultracold atoms, researchers have discovered an intriguing magnetic behavior that could help explain how high-temperature superconductivity works.

By finding a way to sprinkle the surface of lead-sulphide quantum dots with extra sulphur, scientists have enhanced their charge transport properties.

Using a coating of conductive polymer, scientists have come up with a new technique for creating electrically heated clothing such as gloves.

A novel perovskite solar cell retains more than 95% of its 20% conversion efficiency under full sunlight illumination for more than 1000 hours.

A new 2D film made of polymers and nanoparticles can direct two different non-mixing liquids into a variety of exotic architectures.

Scientists have uncovered a strategy for using surface tension to grow perovskites into centimeter-scale, highly pure crystals.

By precisely controlling the size and positioning of quantum dots in a superlattice, scientists are able to finely tune its optical properties.

Researchers have shown how laser light can be used to forge graphene into 3D objects such as a pyramid.

A new study shows that defects in the crystal lattice of insulating metal oxides could be key to their use in a variety of high-tech applications.

A novel fabric-like material electrode could help make batteries and supercapacitors faster and less susceptible to leaks or meltdowns.

Two new energy storage technologies, comprising a novel electrode and catalyst, could enhance lithium-ion batteries or replace them entirely.

Biomass used to make carbon microspheres for energy storage.

Novel filler for polymer composite used hollow glass microspheres and carbon fibers to bring unique combination of properties.

Introducing holes for storing magnesium and aluminum into titanium dioxide produces an effective electrode for multivalent batteries.

Scientists have boosted the performance of thermoelectric materials by tuning the carrier scattering mechanism to improve carrier mobility.

Glycol ethers can significantly improve the structure and alignment of perovskite grains in the thin films used in solar cells.

Using light and humidity to heal the defects in perovskites for solar cells.

New light-emitting diode that offers purest green light.

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