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Nanomaterials news, April 2021

Rotated graphene stacks up for better membranes

novel way of aligning graphene oxide sheets creates filtration membranes with improved flux and selectivity

Using embedded enzymes, researchers have produced compostable plastics that break down within a few weeks on exposure to heat and water.

inorganic compound, tantalum disulfide, possesses an unusual property that could make it ideal for nanoelectronic applications

mass distribution at the nanoscale is important for water-filtration performance

photon avalanching in single nanoparticles doped with lanthanide ions observed for the first time

large diamond structures can be elastically deformed in a uniform and controlled way at the nanoscale

Researchers have found that the 2D material MXene can make an effective, durable lubricant for use in challenging applications, like space missions.

Researchers have discovered that migrating oxygen atoms are responsible for the unconventional ferroelectricity of hafnium-based thin films.

Novel peptide nanofibers can help limit the damage caused by inflammatory diseases by activating key cells in the immune system.

Using a technique called helium spin-echo, researchers have followed the movement of individual atoms as they cluster together to form 2D materials.

Scientists have witnessed 2D puddles spontaneously emerging inside a 3D high-temperature superconductor as it transitions to an insulating state.

Researchers have reported the first demonstration and observation of 3D hopfions emerging from 2D skyrmions in a magnetic nanomaterial.

A novel opto-spintronic nanostructure made from layers of quantum dots can transfer information between electron spin and light at room temperature.

Polymer nanoparticles that can deliver active agents to the developing lungs of a fetus could lead to treatments for congenital disorders in the future

Using atomic electron tomography, researchers have determined the 3D atomic structure of an amorphous material, specifically a metallic glass.

Scientists have optimized a graphene-production process so that it can produce graphene from tires for use in strengthening concrete.

cerium oxide/carbon nanocomposite derived from a metal-organic framework makes an ideal anode for sodium-ion batteries

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