Surface science news, November 2023

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.

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