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Nanomaterials news, March 2018

Evolution under wind yields continuous single crystal graphene films

“Self-selection” method for growing large single-crystal-like graphene films.

Computer models suggest that a material comprising floors of boron nitride separated by boron nitride pillars could store a large amount of hydrogen.

By observing atomic vibrations with a new electron microscope, scientists have been able to measure the nanoscale temperature of hexagonal boron nitride.

Sewing patches of crystals seamlessly together at the atomic level to produce atomically thin fabrics.

Polyurethane/black phosphorous composite is a biodegradable, remotely trigged shape memory polymer.

A new chemical vapor deposition method can produce single-crystal-like graphene films by supplying hydrocarbon molecules to the edge of the growing film.

Find out about the winners of this year's Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids.

By exfoliating a liquid droplet of gallium, scientists have managed to create 2D gallenene, which shows promise for use in nanoscale electronics.

By inserting positively charged ammonium molecules between the layers, scientists have developed a novel way to make superlattices of 2D materials.

Free recipe could open field of biomimetic nanoparticles.

Researchers have discovered more details about the way certain materials hold a static electric charge even after two surfaces separate.

New biosensors could support personalized medicine – including in developing countries.

Wearable non-invasive sensors could allow continuous and convenient glucose-monitoring in diabetes.

Lab experiments retracing the chemical steps leading to the creation of complex hydrocarbons in space could offer new ways to produce graphene.

Replacing metal components in electronic devices with carbon materials like graphene could reduce production costs and waste management problems.

Adding nickel nanoparticles to a liquid gallium alloy turns it into a paste with a consistency suitable for additive manufacturing.

NiOx-based perovskite materials promise low-cost, highly efficient, flexible solar photovoltaic devices.

A new technique can pinpoint the location of chemical reactions happening inside lithium-ion battery electrodes in three dimensions at the nanoscale level.

A graphene superlattice consisting of two sheets rotated at slightly different orientations can display both insulating and superconducting properties.

Understanding why a 2D material grown on a sapphire substrate had worse properties than predicted has allowed scientists to improve those properties.

A novel imaging technique uses a tiny needle to nudge a single nanoparticle into different orientations and capture 2D images to reconstruct a 3D picture,

Scientists have discovered that previously undetected manganese atoms contaminating graphene are responsible for its catalytic abilities.

Researchers have developed a new technique for printing electronic circuits on flexible, stretchable substrates using silver nanowires.

Carbon nanotubes and graphene in a branch-and-leaves design produce a super-efficient and long-lasting electrode for supercapacitors.

Using 'molecular anvils' made from tiny diamond particles, scientists have conducted the first chemical reactions triggered by mechanical pressure alone.

Nanoparticle-decorated bioactive glass provides a scaffold for bone regrowth and the capacity for photothermal treatment to target tumor cells.

Using experiments and modeling, scientists have found that interactions between layers of 2D titanium disulfide are stronger than theory suggests.

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