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Materials news, May 2023

Researchers have created a superlattice of semiconducting quantum dots that can display the electrical conducting properties of a metal.

Researchers have developed a machine-knitted textile ‘skin’, using conducting yarns made of metallic fibers, that can sense contact and pressure.

autonomous, self-powered mechanical metamaterials perform basic computation

Using computer simulations, researchers have shown that bipyramid nanoparticles can form clathrate structures with gaps for guest molecules.

Researchers have designed and tested a series of textile fibers that can change shape and generate force like a muscle.

combination of two 3D-printable polymers create mechanical metamaterials with a shape memory response

Researchers have confirmed the existence of the FFLO superconducting state in a double layer of molybdenum disulfide.

Researchers have discovered how colloidal liquids transform into a gel and shown that it doesn't occur via glass formation.

Researchers have shown that epitaxial strain can be used to create high-quality metal oxide thin films out of ‘stubborn’ metals.

Researchers have discovered that a candidate solid electrolyte material known as argyrodite has a hybrid crystalline-liquid atomic structure.

atomic-scale composition of regrowing bone in a bioceramic scaffold revealed for the first time using an atom probe

By analyzing polymer nanoparticles with X-ray scattering, researchers have discovered that crystal structures are not always regularly arranged.

Researchers have developed a fluorine-containing electrolyte for lithium-ion batteries that performs well even at sub-zero temperatures.

Researchers have discovered that the emergence of a charge density wave in a copper-oxide superconductor quenches atomic vibrations.

Researchers have developed a 3D-printing method for producing novel materials by mixing multiple aerosolized nanomaterial inks.

Researchers used magnetic imaging techniques to map the structure of newly formed magnetic vortices in an antiferromagnet.

A novel metal-organic framework made from pomegranate extract can capture and degrade pharmaceutical molecules in wastewater.

Mycelium properties could bring longer-lasting material

An optimized prelithiation method can improve the lifetime of lithium-ion batteries with silicon anodes by up to 44%.

Researchers used artificial intelligence to identify novel 2D transition metal halide materials with large magnetic moments.

Stabilization by electron-accepting boron compounds helps structural analysis of anionic Pt(0) complexes

Electroconductive hydrogel for tissue repair, drug delivery and medical implants

Researchers have developed a novel method for measuring the spin of electrons in ‘magic-angle’ twisted bilayer graphene.

Researchers have developed a nanoparticle-coated sponge that can remove metals like lead and cobalt from contaminated water.

Inspired by the film that forms on warm milk, researchers have developed a novel method for fabricating 2D ionogel membranes.

Using computer modeling, researchers have discovered that stacked pancakes of liquid magnetism can arise in layered helical magnets.

Researchers have developed a non-invasive method for counting the live cells in a three-dimensional hydrogel scaffold.

Novel smart coatings for orthopedic implants have bacteria-killing nanopillars on one side and strain-mapping flexible electronics on the other.

Hierarchical carbon structures also show promise for CO2 capture

An innovative, multifunctional and non-volatile additive can improve the efficiency and stability of perovskite solar cells.

A novel catalyst with a low proportion of copper is able to convert captured carbon into acetic acid with great efficiency and selectivity.

Using a state-of-the-art magnetic imaging technique, researchers have characterized a key property of a 2D superconducting material.

Researchers have shown that silver nanoparticles make an ideal connective material for use in thermoelectric modules.

Using a unique form of X-ray imaging, researchers have managed to identify transient crystal defects in the cathode of a sodium-ion battery.

A novel machine-learning method can detect internal structures, voids and cracks inside a material by utilizing data about the material’s surface.

Using a high-powered microscopy technique, researchers have uncovered a new metric for understanding how soft materials yield to stress.

Researchers have developed a novel technology for ‘growing’ layers of a 2D material directly on top of a fully fabricated silicon chip.

Researchers have developed the world’s first electrical transistor made of wood.

Researchers have discovered that vibrations at the electrolyte-electrode interface in solid-state batteries can cause lithium ions to move slowly.

Using universal dynamic crosslinkers, researchers have found a way to transform a former muck of unmixable plastics into a viable new set of polymers.

A new scientific tool called Polybot combines artificial intelligence with robotics to discover novel electronic polymer materials.

By depositing tin oxide to form the electron-transport layer, researchers have fabricated an organic solar cell with an efficiency of over 17%.

Using graphene oxide and manganese dioxide particles, researchers have managed to make a battery cathode in the shape of a thread-like fiber.

Liquid-piston based triboelectric device operates in real-time

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