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Materials Science news, April 2023

Conventional looms produce unconventional textiles

Researchers have developed flexible displays and smart fabrics that can be made on the same industrial looms used to make conventional textiles.

An innovative one-step solution-coating approach simplifies the manufacturing process for perovskite solar cells.

transition metal carbide and carbonitride MXenes possess optical properties in the visible and IR range ideal for thermal management applications

conductive additive to high-Ni cathode boosts performance and cyclability of all-solid-state batteries

Using engineered mussel foot proteins, researchers have been able to produce synthetic spider silk that is stronger and tougher.

Researchers have developed a new microscopy technique that is able to use blue light to analyze semiconductors and other nanoscale materials.

Researchers have identified a novel degradation mechanism, involving twisted polymers, in the electron-donor material of an organic solar cell.

Researchers have found that the hydrogel polyethylene glycol can absorb moisture from the atmosphere even as temperatures climb.

New imaging technique reveals toxicity and the potential harm of gold nanoparticles

Researchers have shown that extremely thin films of molybdenum disulfide display unprecedented charge carrier properties.

Researchers have unexpectedly discovered that excitations called ‘spin excitons’ can ‘ripple’ through a nickel-based magnet as a coherent wave.

Environmentally friendly printed electronics

Researchers have shown that machine learnng can identify hybrid pervoskites that are both high-performing and resiliant to environmental conditions.

Lightning invokes chemical reaction in a fulgurite

Researchers have come up with nano-scale devices that can transform into many different shapes and sizes even though they exist in solid states.

Researchers have created an environmentally friendly, high-efficiency photovoltaic cell that can harness ambient light to power internet of Things devices.

A novel 2D magnetic material made from an iron-based alloy and graphene is, for the first time, able to work at room temperature.

Researchers have shown that applying a thin coating of a dielectric material to the walls of a photobioreactor can prevent algae from sticking to them.

Researchers have discovered that graphene exhibits record-high magnetoresistance and behaves like a 'strange metal' under ambient conditions.

Researchers have found an efficient way to generate hydrogen from seawater using a double-membrane system and electricity.

Researchers have combined two spectroscopy technques to investigate how peroxides on the surface of copper oxide can affect redox reactions.

A novel ferroelectric composite material can be used to produce medical implants with antimicrobial properties via 3D printing.

A novel computer model has revealed that the heating required for many catalytic processes is sufficient to break the chemical bonds in catalysts.

Researchers have made solid-state batteries safer and more efficient by adding a special layer between the solid-state electrolyte and the anode.

Researchers have developed a new technique that can quickly identify the exact electrochemical mechanisms taking place in batteries and supercapacitors.

Researchers have produced a mixed magnon state in an organic hybrid perovskite, which could prove useful for storing quantum information.

Researchers have developed a computational model that can predict which metal-organic frameworks will be most stable.

By embedding flexible, conductive materials into a polyester sheet, researchers have created origami robots that don't need computer chips.

Strong interactions between the layers of a stack of 2D polymers can helped that stack retain the high stiffness and strength of a single 2D polymer.

Researchers have shown that a thin coating of the 2D material known as MXene can enhance a material’s ability to trap or shed heat.

Researchers have discovered that two kinds of magnetic fields, called merons and skyrmions, can coexist in a 2D ferromagnet.

Using liquid-phase transmission electron microscopy, researchers have observed nanoparticles self-assembling and crystalizing into solid materials.

Researchers have discovered a novel topological phase, including topological objects known as merons and antimerons, in a stack of twisted 2D materials.

inkjet bioprinted scaffolds support the development of meniscus-like tissue with matching mechanical properties to repair disease or damage

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