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Metals and alloys news, April 2020

Researchers have found that they can switch Weyl points between two different states in a novel antiferromagnetic manganese-tin alloy.

Light-emitting hybrid promises erasable data storage

data can be written and erased in novel light-emitting hybrid combining bioimaging organic dyes and luminescent solid-state metal clusters

Neural networks search the periodic table for superconductors

Researchers have uncovered a new material able maintain its skyrmion properties at room temperature when exposed to high pressures.

Researchers have developed an hexagonal silicon-germanium alloy that can emit light, which could prove of great use for photonics.

Researchers have developed a novel machine-learning algorithm for quantitatively characterizing material microstructure in three dimensions.

new material for electrochemical sensing of hydrogen peroxide based on platinum dichalcogenide promises outstanding performance

By using a laser to fabricate nanoscale patterns, researchers could potentially make the surface of metals such as copper lethal to bacteria.

A new study shows that samarium sulfide expands at low temperatures due to electrons moving into the outermost shell of the samarium atoms.

A novel neural network was able to reduce the time needed to discover promising materials for a flow battery from 50 years to five weeks.

Composite metal foams have passed so-called ‘simulated pool fire testing’, which indicates they could be used for transporting hazardous materials.

Researchers have shown that the crystal structure at the surface of semiconductor materials can make them behave like metals and even superconductors.

Researchers have demonstrated that solar cells made from organic materials may be better than traditional silicon solar cells for use underwater.

Utilizing 'hybrid data', a new analytical technique can improve the estimation of mechanical properties of metallic materials from indention tests.

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