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Materials chemistry news, March 2017

Specially selected papers from Applied Materials Today

To celebrate the latest CiteScoreTracker value of 5.57, the Editor-in-Chief highlights three key articles.

A new a double perovskite nanofiber can be used as a highly efficient catalyst for oxygen evolution reactions in energy storage systems.

Understanding how sodium–metal sulfide batteries work.

Water-based, biocompatible ink formulations of two-dimensional materials including graphene, MoS2, WS2, and hexagonal boron nitride.

3D printing with cellulose made easier and cheaper.

Scientists have combined silicon nanosheets with a polymer to produce a composite material that is UV-resistant and easy to process.

By combining computational and experimental approaches, scientists have nearly doubled the number of solar fuel materials.

Cellulose could offer a renewable, biodegradable alternative to the polymers currently for 3D printing, thanks to a novel 3D printing process.

Scientists have shown that covering surfaces with nanocones confers anti-fogging properties on them.

Scientists have shown that DNA can control the assembly of bipyramidal gold nanoparticles into a complex crystal structure known as a clathrate.

Aerosols could hold unique advantages for fabricating CNT layers for thin-film transistors.

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Conductive graphene foam reinforced by carbon nanotubes can support more than 3000 times its own weight and easily bounce back to its original height.

A matrix made of gelatin nanofibers on a synthetic polymer microfiber mesh could provide a better way to culture human stem cells.

A new, thermally-conductive rubber material could represent a breakthrough for creating soft, stretchable machines and electronics.

A new family of highly stretchable and UV curable elastomers can be stretched by up to 1100%, making them suitable for 3D printing techniques.

Scientists have managed to reverse a material’s Hall coefficient, by fabricating it as a ring mesh structure at a micrometer scale.

A highly porous ceramic foam ink helps control structure of 3D printed materials.

Perovskite that can harvest different types of energy simultaneously.

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