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Researchers have developed a colloidal synthesis method for producing alkaline-earth chalcogenide nanocrystals wth defined sizes.

High-quality cathode material made from sodium

Researchers have created a metal nanoparticle called a 'nanorattle' that can amplify and detect signals from cancer-detecting nanoprobes.

Researchers have developed a nano-engineered metasurface that can produce complex webs of entangled photons.

A novel iron pyrite metasurface can transcend the Moss rule, which describes a trade-off between a material’s optical absorption and how it refracts light.

Researchers unexpectedly discovered that a nanoparticle they developed can exhibit superfluorescence at both room temperature and regular intervals.

Researchers have built a 'light trap' that allows a beam of light to be completely absorbed by even the thinnest layers of material.

Irradiating a topological insulator with circularly polarized laser light can generate harmonics that reveal information about its quantum properties.

Using thin-film metal oxides and perovskites, researchers have created fuel-producing artificial leaves that are light enough to float on water.

novel precursors diethanolamine (DEA) and L-ascorbic acid (AA) in spray pyrolysis produces better cuprous oxide (Cu2O) thin films for electronics

For the first time, researchers have used photons and electron spin qubits to control nuclear spins in a 2D material.

By applying a 19th-century color photography technique to holographic materials, researchers were able to print large-scale images onto elastic materials.

Researchers have developed an improved method for making a new type of semiconductor that is a few atoms thin and can interact with light.

Researchers have unexpectedly discovered that tetrahedron-shaped gold nanoparticles can arrange themselves into 2D chiral superstructures.

Using quantum mechanical models, researchers have more accurately predicted how amorphous carbon conducts electricity and absorbs light.

Researchers have demonstrated a new platform for guiding compressed light waves in very thin van der Waals crystals.

A light-powered catalyst made from gallium nitride nanowires covered in nanoparticles can transform carbon dioxide into synthesis gas.

Researchers have shown that a novel photovoltaic device made from an antimony-based composite can distinguish between different colors of light.

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