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Metals and alloys

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Compressing layers of boron nitride and graphene can enhance graphene's band gap, bringing it one step closer to becoming a viable semiconductor.

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A novel magnetic material with a unique honeycomb structure could help produce electronic components that utilize less energy and produce less heat.

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Scientists have discovered that certain oxide support materials can help prevent the carbon monoxide poisoning that can deactivate exhaust gas catalysts.

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Adding salt to a metal-organic framework and then baking it at a high temperature can produce an intricate carbon-based structure.

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A novel iron-based alloy has promising magnetic properties for spintronics applications, provided it’s created in layers less than 200nm thick.

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A six-atom thick bilayer of tungsten diselenide exhibited a 100-fold increase in photoluminescence when subjected to strain.

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Combination of sulfolane and a metal salt makes a stable electrolyte for lithium-ion batteries that overcomes shortcomings of conventional electrolytes.

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Scientists have extracted a novel 2D material, termed hematene, from a common iron ore, which could prove of use in solar cells and spintronic devices.

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Ceramic transition metal nanoparticle complexes coated with amino acids combine optical properties and chiral asymmetry.

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Giant photo-effect in graphene decorated with Pt nanoparticles boosts proton transport and hydrogen generation.

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