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Surface science

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A new technique can create an individual fingerprint of the current-carrying edge states occurring in topological insulators or 2D materials.

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Adding a single layer of graphene on top of metal leaves being used for a coating process known as gilding doubles the protective quality.

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A novel, nature-inspired, microtextured surface can help to decrease frictional drag at the interface between liquids and solids.

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As much as 100 times more heat than predicted by standard radiation theory can flow between the edges of two very thin semiconductor plates.

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Universal adhesive made up of equal amounts of liquid and solid polymers works in both air and underwater.

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A new boron nitride lift-off technique could be used to produce tandem solar cells that combine indium gallium nitride and silicon.

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Scientists have developed a new electron microscopy method that allows them to observe the crystallization process for 2D materials.

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Engineers have developed a nanoparticle coating that protects ceramics against thermal shock by reducing heat transfer.

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Computer simulations show that nanoscale patterning on surfaces is an effective means of engineering materials for unique water dynamics.

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A novel platinum-gold alloy, 100 times more durable than high-strength steel, is believed to be the most wear-resistant metal in the world.

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Interview with Dr Alex Minovich from Kings College London about reflective metasurfaces.

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