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Materials chemistry news, October 2017

Coating paper with gold nanoparticles produces a flexible supercapacitor that could be used to help power wearable devices.

Scientists have produced novel photocatalysts by coating aluminum nanoparticles with islands of various different metals.

Researchers have come up with a new hybrid nanomaterial that can harness solar energy to generate hydrogen from seawater.

Researchers have reported superconductivity in two kinds of higher titanium oxides prepared in the form of ultrathin films.

Scientists have increased the length of time that organic materials can emit luminescence from minutes to over an hour.

By finding a way to sprinkle the surface of lead-sulphide quantum dots with extra sulphur, scientists have enhanced their charge transport properties.

A novel perovskite solar cell retains more than 95% of its 20% conversion efficiency under full sunlight illumination for more than 1000 hours.

A new 2D film made of polymers and nanoparticles can direct two different non-mixing liquids into a variety of exotic architectures.

Scientists have uncovered a strategy for using surface tension to grow perovskites into centimeter-scale, highly pure crystals.

A polysaccharide polyelectrolyte complex made from cellulose and chitosan could replace plastic barrier coatings in packaging.

A novel fabric-like material electrode could help make batteries and supercapacitors faster and less susceptible to leaks or meltdowns.

Using zirconium-based nanoparticles, researchers have developed a novel technique for successfully 3D printing high-strength alloys.

Micrometer-sized particles can be used to stabilize beer foam, and could also lead to the development of advanced functional materials.

Two new energy storage technologies, comprising a novel electrode and catalyst, could enhance lithium-ion batteries or replace them entirely.

Biomass used to make carbon microspheres for energy storage.

Scientists have boosted the performance of thermoelectric materials by tuning the carrier scattering mechanism to improve carrier mobility.

New research shows the potential of using nickel-based coatings to mitigate corrosion by molten salts in concentrating solar power plants.

Glycol ethers can significantly improve the structure and alignment of perovskite grains in the thin films used in solar cells.

Using light and humidity to heal the defects in perovskites for solar cells.

A thin layer of oxidation on graphene-wrapped magnesium nanoparticles can enhance rather than hinder their hydrogen storage.

A polymer ink for 3D printing that expands after it solidifies can produce printable structures that spontaneously fold themselves up.

New light-emitting diode that offers purest green light.

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