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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / July 18, 2018

Gold nanoparticles for improving solar energy storage, improving electric vehicle battery capacity, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 18, 2018.

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Synthesis technique integrates 2D materials into supercapacitors that can charge electronics in seconds, last for decades

By April Gocha / November 29, 2016

Researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed a technique to incorporate 2-D materials into thin and flexible supercapacitor nanostructures that rapidly provide sufficient power and remain stable after countless charging cycles.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 13, 2016

Bowties to advance quantum phenomena, recycled plastic lumber, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 13, 2016.

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2-D materials inch closer to unseating silicon’s semiconductor reign

By April Gocha / April 14, 2016

ORNL scientists report on a new processing technique that could help bring 2-D electronic devices to the forefront, establishing a “path to replace silicon as the choice for semiconductors in some applications,” according to an ORNL press release.

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Latest self-cleaning technologies mean a lower-maintenance, ‘greener’ future

By Stephanie Liverani / March 28, 2016

The latest innovations in self-cleaning surfaces, materials, and technologies focus on low-maintenance, energy-efficient solutions for many industries with major scale-up potential.

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Flame synthesis of fettuccine noodles fabricates stretchable ceramics

By April Gocha / June 12, 2015

Researchers at Kiel University are continuing the trend of materials with unexpected properties—they have fabricated a new breed of flexible ceramics by synthesizing interconnected 3-D networks of 1-D nanostructures of tin oxide.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 5, 2015

Metal-to-insulator transition, pseudoparticles zoom through zinc oxide, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 5, 2015.

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2-D silicon telluride nanostructures hold promise for future electronic, optical, and energy storage devices

By April Gocha / April 8, 2015

Researchers at Brown University have pioneered a new technique that allows them to produce multilayered and multistructured 2-D semiconductor materials, which are particularly promising for the future of electronics, optical devices, and more.

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Nano-nails give surfaces superrepellent superpowers against all liquids

By April Gocha / December 9, 2014

A couple of University of California, Los Angeles researchers have devised a patterned surface that resembles a bed of nails and is superrepellent against all liquid assaults—a true superomniphobic surface.

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Making ceramics perfect—and perfectly bendable—with air

By April Gocha / September 16, 2014

Researchers from California Institute of Technology say that bendable ceramics are more than possible—they report the fabrication of alumina nanostructures that are 99.9% air and can bend and deform with the best of them, springing back to shape after compressions of over 50% strain.

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