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Researchers have demonstrated that the magnetic moment of chiral phonons is significantly enhanced in topological materials.

Infrared supermirrors use new paradigm in coatings

New 3D printing method for non-invasive surgery

Improving 2D-materials-based electronic devices

By engineering surface forces, researchers can directly integrate 2D materials into devices in a single contact-and-release step.

Researchers have devised a machine-learning-based tool for investigating in detail how materials behave at their surfaces.

Researchers have developed an inoganic stamp that allowed them to create the cleanest and most uniform stacks of 2D materials to date.

Using diamond quantum magnetometry. researchers have, for the first time, detected magnetic monopoles in a material closely related to rust.

Even at large scales, the amount of friction between two silicon surfaces is determined by microscopic chemical bonds between them.

Researchers have unexpectedly discovered that, under certain conditions, impure ice is much less sticky than ice made from pure water.

Researchers have shown that single atom 'promoters' enhance the activity of catalytic nanoparticles by controlling 'pacemakers' on their surface.

A novel titanium alloy with tantalum and copper can produce surgical implants that kill 87% of the bacteria that cause staph infections.

Using two molecules, researchers have resolved the problem of surface and interface recombination in a record-breaking perovskite solar cell.

New type of electrolyte extends the life of lithium metal batteries

New nanosheets for electronics, energy storage, and health and safety applications

Researchers have developed a ceramic material for passive radiative cooling than can both reflect visible light and radiate away mid-infrared wavelengths.

Dopamine-containing tissue adhesive gelatin hydrogels for wound management

Researchers have developed a multipurpose, high-performance barrier material from self-assembling nanosheets.

Researchers have developed modular nanoparticles that can be easily customized to target biological entities such as tumors, viruses and toxins.

Researchers have improved the thermal stability of perovskite solar cells by anchoring a self-assembled monolayer onto nickel oxide nanoparticles.

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