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Electronic properties news, October 2019

Improving on Dirac cone approximation in graphene thermionic emission

Due to a new quantum mechanism, the heat generated by friction is significantly lower in topological insulators than in conventional materials.

Material with unconventional behavior affected by strong magnetic fields

Electric current can simultaneously flow clockwise and counterclockwise in a ring of a polycrystalline material made from bismuth and palladium.

Scientists have produced a heavy fermion material with superconducting regions coexisting alongside regions in a normal metallic state.

Researchers have developed silk materials that can wrinkle into highly detailed patterns, which can be erased by flooding the silk surface with vapor.

The superconducting state of uranium ditelluride rises, breaks down and then re-emerges on exposure to very strong magnetic field.

Researchers have developed an artificial, layered crystal composed of the elements lanthanum, titanium, cobalt and oxygen in atom-thick sheets.

By simply adding a trace amount of copper, scientists have created the strongest ever silver without reducing its electrical conductivity.

Scientists have discovered that the magic angle at which two layers of graphene become superconducting is slightly wider than originally thought.

Using a silver substrate and molecular-beam epitaxy , scientists were able to grow elongated, hexagon-shaped flakes of the 2D material borophene.

A new model suggests that high-temperature superconductivity in cuprates arises when electrons hop from atom-to-atom in a particular pattern.

A new process termed ‘flash sintering’ can help overcome the brittle nature of ceramics and make them more ductile and durable.

novel electroluminescent device uses flexible, electrically conductive Ag-coated nylon fibers embedded in a PDMS + ZnS composite as electrodes

As a step towards fabricating circuits from nanomaterials, engineers have created heterostructures from the 2D materials graphene and borophene.

Scientists have found a new way to manipulate the electronic properties of 2D tungsten disulfide that could prove useful for quantum computing.

Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, Chemistry Nobel 2019

Researchers have found that a crystal made of cobalt, manganese and gallium is a room-temperature topological magnet that hosts quantum loops.

Researchers have found that doping indium oxide with molybdenum rather than tin doubles the conductivity of this transparent conductor.

A Lewis acid offers an effective way to change the electrical properties of certain organic semiconductors, but only in the presence of water.

A silicone polymer embedded with temperature-sensitive dyes and liquid metal wires can carry out simple logic functions in response to touch.

Coating chlorine-etched aluminum foil with carbon nanotubes created a material that is 10 times blacker than anything previously reported.

Crystallographic dislocations can impact the ability of halide perovskites to hold energy derived from light in the form of excited electrons.

Smallest ever spectrometer based on a single nanowire

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