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Metals and alloys news, July 2016

Scientists have used thin films to integrate functional oxide-based materials with silicon-based computer chips.

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Tungsten-based nanoparticles promise more efficient and greener lubricants.

Scientists have unveiled a new method for uniting light-capturing photonic nanomaterials and high-efficiency metal catalysts.

A new 3D printing process can produce lightweight, strong and super-elastic metallic nanostructured materials with unprecedented scalability.

cleaner fuel for transportation using hydrogen fuel from water and better energy storage from zinc batteries

Scientists have produced enhanced 'rivet graphene' by adding carbon nanotubes and carbon spheres encasing iron nanoparticles.

An atom-thick membrane made of molybdenum disulphide has helped produce the most effective osmotic power system yet.

Scientists at NASA have developed a mirror made from carbon nanotubes embedded in an epoxy resin for use in a satellite telescope.

Scientists have reported a record thermoelectric performance in rarely-studied bismuth-based Zintl phases.

Scientists have combined graphene with molybdenum disulfide to create an atomically-thin transistor.

Scientists have discovered that the wettability and adhesion of graphene can be controlled by doping it with metals and polymers.

Treating lithium-rich cathode materials with carbon dioxide to create surface oxygen vacancies can improve their energy storage capacity.

Scientists have developed a new method for determining how well artificial photosynthesis materials will weather harsh environments.

By integrating graphene with two other nanomaterials, scientists have produced a simple, compact and high-speed voltage-controlled oscillator.

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A new silicon-based nanomaterial can be used to stimulate individual nerve cells and manipulate the behavior of muscles and organs.

Scientists have discovered the cause of a ‘traffic jam’ of ions that can slow down the charging and discharging of lithium-ion batteries.

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