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Chemists have found a way to improve the speed and durability of smart glass by providing a better understanding of how the glass works at the nanoscale.

Synchrotron studies have provided the first macro view of what happens inside a battery electrode that leads to the failure of lithium-ion batteries.

A new sulfur-based cathode material for lithium batteries is more energy-dense and environmentally friendly than traditional cathode materials.

Engineers have developed a high-throughput computational method to design new hybrid organic-inorganic materials for solar cells and LEDs.

A new clean, green technique uses high-frequency sound waves to produce customized metal-organic frameworks in minutes.

The gas separation ability of metal-organic frameworks can be greatly improved by using rapid heat treatment to make their lattice structure rigid.

A nanocomposite that combines polymer nanofibers and boron nitride nanosheets could make a superior dielectric material for flexible electronics.

Inks made from 2D materials like graphene can be coated onto a polyester fabric in a simple dyeing process to produce electronic components.

Chinese researchers offer a simple route to bandgap engineering

Researchers have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can accurately predict the mechanical properties of metal organic frameworks.

A novel coating can promote droplet formation and shedding in low-surface-tension fluids, thereby improving heat transfer.

A new polymer coating for battery cathodes can improve the electronic and ionic conductivity of a battery while also improving its safety.

A novel a bowl-shaped electrode catalyst with 'hot edges' can efficiently convert carbon dioxide into carbon-based fuels and chemicals.

Studying mayonnaise when it spins can help characterize the interface between an elastic-plastic material and a light material under acceleration.

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By making an ultra-pure version of boron nitride, researchers have been able to provide the first measurements of its predicted high thermal conductivity.

‘Lifelike’ material with artificial metabolism made from DNA

Using supercomputers, researchers are identifying the best combination of cobalt oxides and transition metals for converting heat to electricity.

Calling Early Career Researchers attending ChinaNANO.

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