Materials chemistry news, March 2022

Researchers have developed a machine-learning model that can assess the stability of rare-earth compounds.

For the first time, researchers have shown that a single electron can catalyze the self-assembly of molecules.

easy-to-apply alternative to eyedrops based on chitosan thermo-gels could be used to treat eye conditions more effectively

New foam-like material could help road safety

Sieve for molecules from 2D silicon dioxide

Material could replace plastic food packaging

A novel ‘self-driving lab’ uses artificial intelligence and fluidic systems to advance understanding of semiconductor and metallic nanomaterials.

A new theory of entropy called Zentropy can predict the change in volume of a material as a function of temperature at a multiscale level.

carbon fiber-based composite battery electrodes could pave the way for high-performance structural components with energy storage capabilities

Researchers have found a way to bind diphosphorus to a single metal center to produce a stable molecular complex.

metal-free electrocatalysts based on organic molecules with napthalenediimide (NDI) functional groups offer a promising alternative to Pt catalysts

Antimicrobial coating cuts odor through repeat washes

simple method produces anatase-based Ti carbo-oxides, as well as other 2D nanomaterials at ambient conditions from inexpensive green precursors

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