In a study published in Nature Materials, researchers investigated grain boundaries in a solid electrolyte at an unprecedentedly small scale. The insight could provide new avenues for improving material performance.
In a study published in ACS Nano, researchers studied the ability of common household fabrics to filter aerosol particles. The results could inform the production of effective homemade masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a study published in Nature Materials, researchers demonstrated unprecedented superelasticity in a metallic crystal. The material could have applications in space and deep-sea exploration as well as robotics.
In a study published in the Physical Review Letters, researchers simulated the transfer of angular momentum between rotating and stationary samples of a quantum fluid, revealing a corkscrew mechanism responsible for the transfer.
In a study published in Advanced Functional Materials, researchers designed a nanodevice to prevent peptides from forming dangerous plaques in the brain in order to halt development of Alzheimer’s disease.
In a study published in ACS Nano, researchers deepened their understanding of photodynamics. Their discoveries could inform design of brighter single photon sources for biological, quantum information and nanophotonic applications.
In a study published in Nature Computational Materials, researchers developed a machine learning technique that combines topology and image processing to visualize 3D micro-structures and characterize features that affect their material properties.
In a study published in Nano Letters, researchers investigated the underlying mechanisms that allow new graphene and silicon nitride lubricants to reduce friction and save energy in mechanical systems.