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Scientists have shown that thin films of rust, or iron oxide, can generate electricity when saltwater flows over them.

Segregated sections of ‘zigzag’ and ‘armchair’ facets on carbon nanotubes growing from a solid catalyst are more stable than a circular arrangement.

Graphene membranes covered in polymeric chains are better at capturing carbon dioxide than previous high-performance membranes.

By combining thin organic layers with thick layers of hybrid perovskite, researchers have developed micrometer-thick organic light-emitting diodes.

With the help of a novel insulator made of calcium fluoride, scientists have created an ultra-thin transistor with excellent electrical properties.

CNTs produce sticky tape for extreme environments

Scientists have discovered a previously unseen mode of a ferromagnetic property known as giant magneto-resistance in a 2D heterostructure.

Researchers have shown that coating zinc oxide nanowires with amorphous titania can enhance their ability to catalyze the water-splitting reaction.

Artificial proteins can self-assemble on a crystal surface by matching the pattern of amino acids in the protein with the atoms of the crystal.

Selective-area epitaxy helps nanowires into 2D for more complex devices

Researchers have discovered a phenomenon that allows block copolymers to self-assemble in patterns that deviate from regular symmetrical arrays.

new proactive risk governance system can keep pace with development and should lead to safer nanomaterials, products, and processes

Using x-ray spectroscopy, researchers have produced a ‘movie’ of thin film growth that depicts the process more accurately than ever before.

A new method for getting high-energy photons striking silicon to kick out two electrons instead of one could produce more efficient solar cells.

By energizing precursor molecules using a supersonic jet of inert gas, researchers have been able to accelerate the fabrication of nanomaterials.

Gold heterostructures could potentially be used to demonstrate the existence and nature of quantum particles known as Majorana fermions.

Researchers have demonstrated previously unknown quantum states of matter that arise in double-layer stacks of graphene.

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