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Electronic properties news, January 2020

Scientists have created self-assembled monolayers that are stable in air, made from spherical buckyballs with 'tails' of of ethylene glycol.

By studying a 'strange metal', physicists have uncovered direct evidence of quantum entanglement's role in bringing about quantum criticality.

Scientists have come up with a new approach to measuring the properties of quantum materials, which they term magneto-elastoresistance (MER).

Mechanoluminescent material visualizes the location of impacts

Strange metals and quantum entanglement

Applying an AC electric field to a piezoelectric crystal can turn it transparent by realigning its crystalline domains.

A newly synthesized class of ‘super-diamond’ carbon-based material can alter its properties depending on which guest atoms are trapped in its cages.

The properties of perovskites can be controlled with strain engineering by growing thin films on substrates with different compositions.

For the first time, researchers have been able to grow, image with atomic resolution and investigate the properties of 2D amorphous carbon.

A new method for growing thin layers of the semiconductor gallium nitride can produce high-power transistors.

Making your phone last longer with sulfur

Researchers have used a ‘multi-messenger’ approach to probe the properties of quantum materials at nanoscale resolutions.

Scientists have found a way to study the structure and properties of the underside of a freestanding complex oxide thin film.

Researchers have found that doping can turn the halide perovskite caesium tin iodide into an inexpensive, non-toxic thermoelectric material.

nanocrystal core-shell catalyst for fuel cells uses less Pt but drives the oxygen reduction reaction more efficiently and is more durable

2019 Materials Today Innovation Award recognizes the development of high-quality growth methods for III-V compound semiconductor materials

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