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Metals and alloys news, December 2016

New magnetoelectric multiferroic has room-temperature properties frozen in

A new magnetoelectric multiferroic material still possesses coupled magnetic and electrical properties at room temperature.

Using plasmonic silver nanocubes, researchers have developed a novel technique for printing and imaging across a range of colors.

Researchers have shown how a molecular cap can trap potentially harmful emissions within MOFs.

Using a special electron microscope with atomic-level resolution, scientists have shown that large ions can hold open atomic tunnels in battery electrodes.

Scientists have discovered that step edges in topological crystalline insulators can produce electrically conducting pathways.

Bimetallic particles of nickel and cobalt form an extremely porous ‘Swiss cheese’-like structure on oxidation, increasing their catalytic activity.

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By studying electron spins in an ytterbium crystal, scientists have detected strong signs of a quantum spin liquid appearing at near absolute zero.

Shining light at terahertz wavelengths at a topological insulator has revealed that it straddles the classical and quantum realms.

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New porous materials made of transition metals such as cobalt, iron and nickel can store hydrogen at low pressures and room temperature.

Researchers have found that the entire surface of molybdenum sulfide can be used as a hydrogen evolution catalyst, not just the edges.

Nanoscale defects in a superconducting material can interact with weak magnetic fields to put the brakes on superconductivity.

Exciting the polaritons in 2D materials can cause electromagnetic energy to be focused down to a tiny volume.

Scientists have developed a luminescent metal-organic framework that can detect and capture heavy metal toxins such as lead and mercury.

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Using powerful computer simulations, researchers have determined why the friction varies when an object slides across graphene.

A new perovskite material with unique magnetic properties could be used to build next-generation hard drives.

Professor Allan S. Hoffman wins 2017 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal.

By propelling silver nanowires at supersonic speed, scientists have produced an ultrathin film that is both transparent and highly conductive.

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