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Metals and alloys

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Star-shaped gold nanoparticles coated with titanium dioxide can harness visible and infrared light to generate hydrogen from water.

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Connecting a graphene layer with two other atomic layers can extend the lifetime of excited electrons in graphene by several hundred times.

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Researchers have found that a novel hybrid improper ferroelectric possesses ferroelectric, magnetoelectric and optical properties.

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Using nanowires of a molybdenum-germanium alloy, scientists have been able to explore the transition from a superconducting to a normal metal state.

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A new microscopy technique can track microstructural changes in materials in real time as they are exposed to extreme heat and stress.

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By using an ion beam to twist and bend a nanometer-thick layer of metal, scientists have created nanodevices for manipulating light.

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Altering the composition of a layered halide material allows researchers to vary its magnetization continuously between in-plane and out-of-plane.

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Researchers have used a novel cold sintering process to produce, for the first time, a composite made from a ceramic and the 2D material MXene.

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Using a high-speed electron camera, researchers have recorded the most detailed atomic movie of gold melting after being blasted by laser light.

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