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A graphene coating can control water evaporation by suppressing the rate on hydrophilic surfaces and accelerating it on hydrophobic ones.

Gold star for novel hydrogen-producing photocatalyst

Star-shaped gold nanoparticles coated with titanium dioxide can harness visible and infrared light to generate hydrogen from water.

Connecting a graphene layer with two other atomic layers can extend the lifetime of excited electrons in graphene by several hundred times.

Using nanowires of a molybdenum-germanium alloy, scientists have been able to explore the transition from a superconducting to a normal metal state.

By using an ion beam to twist and bend a nanometer-thick layer of metal, scientists have created nanodevices for manipulating light.

Altering the composition of a layered halide material allows researchers to vary its magnetization continuously between in-plane and out-of-plane.

Researchers have used a novel cold sintering process to produce, for the first time, a composite made from a ceramic and the 2D material MXene.

Researchers have discovered that, under lateral compression, graphene forms sharp, saw-tooth kinks with interesting electrical properties.

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Researchers at the frontiers of nanotechnology—the fabrication of tiny functional materials—are looking at communication.

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A new cloaking material made from silicon nanowires can absorb approximately 94% of the infrared light it encounters.

A novel graphene-assembled film possesses higher thermal conductivity than graphite film, even though graphite consists of many layers of graphene.

Scientists have discovered that reactive elements and water combine to create a fast-growing, nanocrystalline oxide scale on high-temperature alloys.

Researchers have used nano-discs made of 2D boron nitride to squeeze infrared light into ultra-confined spaces and create a nanoscale antenna.

A new cathode material comprising iron trifluoride nanorods with added cobalt and oxygen could triple the energy density of lithium-ion batteries.

A novel composite made of hydrogel and a 2D material can conduct electricity, stretch by more than 3400%, self-heal and adhere to many surfaces.

Platinum nanoparticles can lower the impedance of graphene electrodes while keeping them transparent for recording neuronal activity.

Scientists have developed a simple way to produce a conductive graphene foam that they can shape into 3D objects such as battery electrodes.

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