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Electronic properties news, March 2020

Organic semiconductors improved by polymer combination

A novel separator with conductive carbon nanotubes can prevent lithium-metal batteries from heating up and catching fire in case of a short circuit.

A novel analytical model can identify how twisted graphene sheets behave and determine their stability at different sizes and temperatures.

Researchers have found that small grooves in filter paper can cause single-walled carbon nanotubes to line up side-by-side in 2D films.

Researchers have designed a system that can produce large quantities of the 2D material known as MXene while preserving its unique properties.

Producing single crystalline GaN nanowire growth based on an amorphous substrate

Wearable all-solid-state supercapacitors with excellent performance

Ni-rich cathodes used in EV Li-ion batteries show improved performance stability when doped with boron

flakes of material decorated with tiny particles could prove useful for catalyzing hydrogen generation reactions

easy way to make large, freestanding, thin sheets of metallic materials could open up novel applications in catalysis, flexible electronics, soft robotics

Nanosensors powered by a stream of bubbles can seek out explosives and related hazards in only a few minutes

3D supercapacitors knitted from cotton or nylon yarn coated with a novel conductive material could power smart textiles

Hydrogel can ultrasonically charge bioelectronic implants

By combining two different polymers, researchers have managed to produce an ink that does not require any doping to conduct electricity.

Scientists have developed a graphene device that can display three distinct properties: superconducting, insulating and magnetic.

Using copper as a substrate, scientists have successfully grown atom-thick sheets of hexagonal boron nitride as two-inch diameter crystals.

Researchers have shown that the adhesion of a catechol-containing glue that works underwater can be turned off with an electrical current.

Prof. Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser is using an Agents of Change grant to empower women in academia

For the first time, researchers have used cold sintering to compress a fine powder of the ceramic barium titanate into a solid mass in a single step.

Researchers have synthesized a crystalline material with two properties previously unseen in a single material: ferroelectricity and chirality.

new nanoparticle catalyst could drive artificial photosynthesis to provide clean energy while removing anthropogenic CO2 from the atmosphere

Researchers have used circularly polarized mid-infrared light to control and enhance the chirality of electron distribution in a 2D material.

Scientists believe there may be a way to make a single material that can conduct both electricity and energy with 100% efficiency.

Magnetically controlled neural implant

thin nanostructured films of gold and nickel boost performance of direct methanol fuel cells

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