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Metals and alloys news, August 2016

Scientists have developed a solid-state lithium ion battery with a porous lithium garnet electrolyte and a viscous electrode that seeps into the pores.

Scientists have managed to elucidate the structure of two metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) with neon gas captured inside them.

Find out who won a prize for their poster at EMRS Spring meeting 2016.

Scientists have developed a new, simple method for fabricating transparent electronic circuitry using inexpensive and readily available materials.

New superlenses made from titanium dioxide nanoparticles can reveal surface features not previously visible through a light microscope.

John J. Jonas receives the 2017 Acta Materialia Gold Medal.

A new imaging technique can produce 3D chemical maps that track chemical reactions in a battery as it charges and discharges.

Scientists have used metal-organic frameworks to develop a new kind of electrochromic material that can quickly change from clear to opaque.

Scientists have discovered that ferroelectric materials can produce solar cells able to generate power from 'hot electrons'.

Scientists have developed a novel superconducting material by heating a mixture of platinum, lanthanum and arsenic under pressure.

Submit your abstract for the Fifth International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials from the 6 to 10 March 2017.

Scientists have discovered the optimum amount of selenium to add to cadmium-telluride solar cells to enhance their efficiency.

Using advanced microscopy techniques, scientists have visualized the charge/discharge reaction in lithium-ion batteries in real-time.

conductive and transparent metal-coated nanofiber mats that are both could make flexible electronic devices easier to produce

A new silicon-tin nanocomposite anode can enhance the charge capacity and extend the lifetime of lithium-ion batteries.

Researchers have developed a novel metal-free metamaterial whose optical properties can be changed at the flick of a switch.

A new three-dimensional lattice structure can absorb a wide range of vibrations and also act as a load-bearing component.

A new way to predict which binary alloys will form metallic glasses could lead to the development of strong, conductive materials.

Gold nanowires heat up a bit when illuminated by a laser at room temperature, but heat up far more when illuminated at ultracold conditions.

Scientists have developed a novel way to produce 2D nanosheets by separating bulk materials with nontoxic liquid nitrogen.

Scientists have developed a novel garnet-type, fast ionic conducting oxide as a solid electrolyte in an all-solid-state rechargeable battery.

Engineers have discovered that interfacing two insulating oxide-based materials makes them highly conductive.

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