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Nanomaterials news, February 2021

Researchers have developed a novel electromagnetic shielding material comprising a polymer filled with quasi-one-dimensional nanowires.

Using 3D aerosol jet-printing, scientists have produced a highly sensitive X-ray detector by printing arrays of perovskite pillars on a graphene substrate.

For the first time, researchers have produced kagome graphene and shown that it has very different properties to conventional graphene.

Molecular component improves on perovskites

Researchers are developing superconducting nanowire devices that could replace the Josephson junctions in superconducting electronics.

The moiré patterns produced by 2D monolayers of tungsten disulfide and tungsten diselenide can turn these conductors into insulators.

New class of optical coating that transmit and reflects the same color simultaneously

A metal organic framework coated with a cancer cell membrane has proved effective at delivering and releasing a cancer immunotherapy drug.

Researchers have found a better way to produce an exotic class of gel, by simply mixing together water, oil and nanoparticles of quartz.

Wearable sensor that can detect illegal drugs in sweat

Researchers have shown that a standard resin from semiconductor manufacturing can be used to integrate 2D materials with silicon semiconductors.

Using various analytical techniques, researchers have identified the specific platinum atoms that form the active site on a hydrogen-producing catalyst.

Researchers have identified a new form of magnetism that appears at high pressures in the 2D material iron thiophosphate, also known as magnetic graphene.

Quantum Information and Deep Learning for Turbulent Combustion Modeling & Simulation

Scientists have produced the first 2D silicon-germanium alloys and demonstrated an easy way to fine-tune their electronic properties.

By combining polymers and nanoparticles, researchers have created an injectable gel that doesn't melt when exposed to the temperature inside the body.

Researchers have observed superconductivity in a sandwich of three graphene sheets, where the middle layer is twisted at a specific 'magic' angle.

Professor Hongjin Fan announced as new Editor-in-Chief of Materials Today Energy.

Chemists have managed to obtain quality 2D hexagonal boron nitride nanosheets by processing its natural bulk form with surfactants and water.

Experiments and simulations have revealed how 2D boron nitride can transform into its ultra-hard, diamond phase at room temperature.

Using a specially textured, gas-attracting material, researchers have greatly boosted the performance of catalytical systems for capturing carbon dioxide.

Researchers have developed a new method for smashing individual metal nanoclusters together to form macro-scale hunks of solid metal.

Researchers have found a way to flip the horizontal channels between graphene sheets to make them vertical, which is an ideal orientation for filtration.

Using a novel real-time electron microscopy technique and carbon nanohorns, researchers have observed crystal growth in unprecedented detail.

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