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Electronic properties news, October 2020

By analyzing thin films of manganese-doped iron oxide, researchers have been able to update the model used to describe conduction in ceramics.

Researchers have grown twisting spirals by depositing sheets of 2D material on a substrate that was curved slightly by slipping a nanoparticle underneath.

Inspired by snake vision, researchers have developed a mathematical model that reveals how to convert soft structures into pyroelectric materials.

Researchers have shown that hydrogen peroxide can act as a 'magic' chemical for producing 2D materials with sharp, defined edges.

Researchers have developed an electrochemically assisted membrane whose permeability to gases such as carbon dioxide can be switched on and off at will.

Researchers have discovered that antimony impurities enhance the efficiency of thermoelectric materials by introducing crystal distortions.

Dissipating heat in electronic devices with graphite films

Thermochemical energy storage for renewable energy

polymer scaffolds embedded with magnetic nanoparticles trigger stem cell differentiation and tendon regeneration

New solar cell design improves their ability to absorb light

A new type of topological insulator can efficiently propagate an exotic form of quasiparticle known as an exciton-polariton at warmer temperatures.

For the first time, researchers have produced superconductivity at room temperature by compressing a hydrogen-rich material at extremely high pressures.

By positioning a metallic probe over a defect in a 2D semiconductor, researchers were able to electrically trigger emission of a single photon.

A novel deposition method that utilizes liquid gallium is able to produce very large-scale 2D molybdenum disulphide without any grain boundaries.

Engineers have developed a method for spraying nanowires made of a plant-based material called methylcellulose onto 3D objects.

Twisted stacks of bilayer graphene can exhibit highly correlated electron properties, which likely relates to the emergence of exotic magnetic states.

By utilizing a soap-like film, researchers have managed to print organic semiconductor films on a special surface that is highly solution-repellent.

Researchers have discovered a variety of exotic electronic states, including a rare form of magnetism, in a twisted three-layer graphene structure.

Applying strain to tiny needles of diamond can transform their electronic properties from insulating, through semiconducting, to highly conductive.

Researchers used 3D printing to produce microscopic electronic fibers made from silver and semiconducting polymers for use as novel sensors.

Researchers have developed electronic blood vessels that are flexible and biodegradable by simply rolling up metal-polymer conductor membranes.

Jacket required for wearable power

Electrically controlled micro wrinkles

By stitching together short segments of graphene nanoribbons, researchers have created a conducting metal wire made entirely of carbon.

The movement of oxygen in a perovskite material covered in iron nanoparticles can switch it between highly catalytic and less catalytic states.

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