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Nanomaterials news, September 2017

By sprinkling copper atoms atop a gold surface, scientists have developed a novel material for creating synthesis gas from carbon dioxide and water.

Researchers have uncovered the role of oxygen in 2D molybdenum disulfide and developed a novel technique for tuning its optical band gaps.

A single study has found that graphene displays superlubricity and that hexagonal boron nitride is as strong as diamond but lighter and more flexible.

Windows coated with thermochromic vanadium dioxide nanoparticles can let heat in during winter and keep it out in summer.

Scientists have developed new materials for splitting water to create hydrogen and splitting carbon dioxide to create carbon monoxide.

By sandwiching rare earth metals between layers of graphene, scientists have been able to control its band gap.

Fernando Torres recipient of 2017 Embracing Challenge award

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A novel way to measure the band gap of the 2D material molybdenum disulfide has revealed the link between its electronic and optical properties.

Using nanorods and metal coatings, scientists have developed a new way of controlling the domain structure of ferroelectric materials.

Adding nanodiamonds to the electrolyte in lithium-ion batteries can help prevent the formation of short-circuiting dendrites.

Novel yarns made from carbon nanotubes can generate electricity when they are stretched or twisted.

Carbonated water offers a greener way to remove graphene produced by chemical vapor deposition from metal substrates.

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