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Researchers have used 2D materials to construct metalenses that are one-tenth to one-half the thickness of the wavelengths of light they focus.

Scientists have dramatically improved the response of graphene to light by self-assembling a mesh of polymer nanowires that conduct electricity.

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Scientists have adapted a cryogenic electron microscopy imaging technique to obtain an image of atomic-scale structure in a synthetic polymer.

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Resilient nano cardboard is a useful material

A new electron microscopy technique can reveal how nanomaterials change in response to illumination with different wavelengths of light.

Scientists have used a process called ball-milling to help create 3D heterostructures from various 2D transition metal dichalcogenides.

A sandwich structure made from aluminum oxide, termed nanocardboard, is stiff, light, thermally insulating and even able to levitate.

Researchers have found that the 2D material known as MXene could be a good candidate for removing urea from blood in portable dialysis devices.

Aluminum adjuvant advance

A novel technique can produce films made from carbon nanotubes and a 2D material called MXene that can block electromagnetic interference.

Scientists have combined silk proteins with carbon nanotubes to produce a composite material for use in flexible electronics and biomedical devices.

Scientists have shown that films of carbon nanotubes can effectively stop dendrites from growing from the anodes in lithium-metal batteries.

Researchers have used a mussel-inspired polymer to produce graphene-based liquid crystalline fibers with impressive mechanical and electrical properties.

Scientists have confirmed that hafnium oxide is ferroelectric at the nanoscale, as a result of pressure-induced changes in its crystal arrangement.

Set lasers to "cure" for Spot-welding of composites

Scientists have identified a new class of topological materials made by inserting transition metal atoms into the atomic lattice of niobium disulfide.

Nanoparticles comprising a platinum outer shell that surrounds alternating layers of platinum and cobalt atoms make effective fuel cell catalysts.

Using nanopillars made from a high-entropy alloy, scientists have been able to study how dislocations organize and interact at the nanoscale.

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