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Surface science news, September 2016

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Carbon nanomaterials have exceptional water transport and sieving properties that could allow them to take over from polymeric membranes.

Researchers have developed a new way to shape and surface treat plastic components at the same time.

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Researchers have created the world’s largest database of elemental crystal surfaces and shapes to date, dubbed Crystalium.

For the first time, scientists have used a scanning transmission electron microscope to directly write tiny patterns in metallic ‘ink’.

Scientists have developed a novel etching process that can allow metals such as aluminum, titanium or zinc to bond with nearly any other material.

A pulsed-laser process can improve the electrical conductivity of inkjet-printed graphene without damaging the surfaces on which it is printed.

The hairy leaves of aquatic ferns can help to clean oil spills.

By sandwiching gallium and nitrogen atoms between layers of graphene and silicon carbide, scientists have produced 2D gallium nitride.

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