Surface science news, November 2017

Scientists have discovered that the shape and repetitive organization of the building blocks in a metamaterial determine how it interacts with light.

Surface reflections from glass surfaces can be reduced to nearly zero by etching tiny nanoscale features into them.

Manipulating the joints between the nanotubes and graphene sheets in pillared graphene has a significant impact on the material's ability to direct heat.

Treating a perovoskite catalyst with heat or chemicals causes different atoms to segregate on the surface and catalyse different reactions.

Microchip improves our understanding of the process of extracting hydrogen from water.

A new microscopy method can measure the behavior and properties of electrons flowing across the surface of topological insulators.

How cephalopods control their texture influences new stretchable material.

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