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Nanomaterials news, October 2020

Researchers have grown twisting spirals by depositing sheets of 2D material on a substrate that was curved slightly by slipping a nanoparticle underneath.

Researchers have shown that hydrogen peroxide can act as a 'magic' chemical for producing 2D materials with sharp, defined edges.

Dissipating heat in electronic devices with graphite films

New solar cell design improves their ability to absorb light

A new type of topological insulator can efficiently propagate an exotic form of quasiparticle known as an exciton-polariton at warmer temperatures.

By positioning a metallic probe over a defect in a 2D semiconductor, researchers were able to electrically trigger emission of a single photon.

A novel deposition method that utilizes liquid gallium is able to produce very large-scale 2D molybdenum disulphide without any grain boundaries.

Engineers have developed a method for spraying nanowires made of a plant-based material called methylcellulose onto 3D objects.

Twisted stacks of bilayer graphene can exhibit highly correlated electron properties, which likely relates to the emergence of exotic magnetic states.

Researchers have discovered a variety of exotic electronic states, including a rare form of magnetism, in a twisted three-layer graphene structure.

The natural world is proving a useful resource for building biocompatible and environmentally friendly bio-based devices

For the first time, researchers have devised a process for the self-assembly of colloids in a diamond formation, which could be used for filtering light.

By stitching together short segments of graphene nanoribbons, researchers have created a conducting metal wire made entirely of carbon.

The movement of oxygen in a perovskite material covered in iron nanoparticles can switch it between highly catalytic and less catalytic states.

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