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 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 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 Nature Partner Journal, Quantum Information, researchers measured properties of chromium ions that could be used as qubits in silicon carbide for quantum computing applications.
In a study published in Nature Communications, researchers observed a quantum critical point in a perovskite nickelate. At this anomalous point, the material displays unique transport and thermodynamic properties.
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 Nature Energy, researchers investigated the mechanisms that drive stability and activity in materials during oxygen evolution reactions. This insight will guide the design of materials for electrochemical fuel production.