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Surface science news

New luminescent wood film is eco-friendly

Bio-based, luminescent, water-resistant wood film for lighting

Absorbent sponges made from waste mussel shells

Environmentally friendly use of mussel shell waste with interesting properties

Anti-reflective coatings inspired by the biostructure of moth eyes

Researchers have developed a novel method for replicating the non-reflective nanostructure of moth eyes in molds and films at large scales.

Researchers have discovered that adding potassium ions to the electrolyte in lithium-metal batteries can prevent the growth of dendrites.

Localized surface plasmons on aluminum nanoparticles can power the conversion of carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide by graphite.

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Researchers have developed a novel bottom-up method for synthesizing graphene nanoribbons on a nonmetallic substrate with precision.

Researchers have grown twisting spirals by depositing sheets of 2D material on a substrate that was curved slightly by slipping a nanoparticle underneath.

Researchers have developed an electrochemically assisted membrane whose permeability to gases such as carbon dioxide can be switched on and off at will.

Thermochemical energy storage for renewable energy

New solar cell design improves their ability to absorb light

By adding a zeolite and tweaking the design, researchers have boosted the output of a system that can extract drinkable water directly from the air.

Bacterial biofilms can mechanically disrupt tissue means they could damage their host without using toxins

A new type of topological insulator can efficiently propagate an exotic form of quasiparticle known as an exciton-polariton at warmer temperatures.

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