Surface science news, December 2016

Using plasmonic silver nanocubes, researchers have developed a novel technique for printing and imaging across a range of colors.

A new perspective article reviews the state-of-the-art of autonomous polymers and lays out future directions for the field.

Bimetallic particles of nickel and cobalt form an extremely porous ‘Swiss cheese’-like structure on oxidation, increasing their catalytic activity.

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Researchers have found that the entire surface of molybdenum sulfide can be used as a hydrogen evolution catalyst, not just the edges.

Patterned diamond surfaces covered with a layer of graphene can efficiently transport phonons from a semiconductor to a diamond heat sink.

Exciting the polaritons in 2D materials can cause electromagnetic energy to be focused down to a tiny volume.

introducing an additional polymer layer into ‘inverted’ perovskite solar cells can boost performance

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Nanoparticles can break down hazardous organic dyes into harmless molecules.

Using powerful computer simulations, researchers have determined why the friction varies when an object slides across graphene.

Professor Allan S. Hoffman wins 2017 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal.

A low-cost, scalable spray-printing process can fabricate high-quality, isolated organic single crystals on almost any substrate.

By propelling silver nanowires at supersonic speed, scientists have produced an ultrathin film that is both transparent and highly conductive.

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