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Nanomaterials news, March 2021

By coating DNA-nanoparticle lattices in silica, researchers have developed robust nanomaterials that can withstand high temperatures and pressures.

By covering cubic silicon carbide in nanopores, researchers have created an efficient light-powered material for splitting water to produce hydrogen.

Researchers have found that reducing the repulsive interactions between electrons in magic-angle graphene makes its superconductivity more robust.

graphene oxide can affect the response of synapses in the brain potentially leading to treatment for PTSD

For the first time, researchers have created borophane – an atomically thin boron material that is stable at standard temperatures and air pressures.

By combining photonic crystals with a polymer substrate, researchers have developed a photonic material that can move and fold when illuminated.

New phenomenon discovered for half-auxetic materials

Researchers used ultrafast nanometric imaging to show, for the first time, that populations of carbon dots contain both good and bad emitters.

Researchers have developed a new way to produce nonlinear optical processes, by stacking and twisting layers of 2D hexagonal boron nitride.

By using 'scientific machine learning', researchers have gained a better understanding of how lithium ions more in and out of battery electrodes.

DNA-based self-assembly methods can construct 3D superconducting nanostructures

nanomesh pressure sensor can monitor finger pressure without any effect on sensation

imperfections in the highly regular crystal structure of diamond could hold the key for ultrasensitive biosensing

By cutting a periodic pattern of holes into graphene, researchers have produced a phononic crystal with controllable vibrational modes.

Researchers have made electrochemical carbon nanotube muscles much faster and more powerful by coating them with an ionically conducting polymer.

exposure to graphene oxide can induce anaphylactic shock in small number of non-human primates

Using advanced electron microscopes, researchers have imaged the boundary between 2D and 3D materials, and correlated it with their properties.

Researchers have found that pairing a magnet with graphene induces an 'artificial magnetic texture' in the usually nonmagnetic 2D material.

Researchers have developed the world's thinnest carbon dioxide filter from graphene, able to separate carbon dioxide from industrial emissions.

porous silica nanoparticles impregnated with nanoceria offer novel way to treat osteoporosis

By fabricating raised squares on the surface of an antiferromagnetic crystal, researchers have developed a novel data storage medium.

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