Materials Sciences (Physics and Astronomy)

 

Topology gets magnetic: The new wave of topological magnetic materials

Researchers demonstrate new high-throughput method for discovering magnetic topology more

Electrons in the fast lane

Microscopic structures could further improve perovskite solar cells more

A touch of gold and silver

For the first time, it is possible to produce crystalline layers of precious metals that consist of a single atomic layer and which are semiconducting more

A tale of shepherds and helices

A salt formed due to corrosion on a restored artwork features a structure that is known from the world of biology more

A new concept for self-assembling micromachines

Polarisable microrobots components can be designed to find each other in an electric field more

Light gets ions going

Light controlled current transport by charged atoms, now demonstrated for the first time, makes new applications conceivable more

Drops in motion

When liquids are moved on a surface, similar frictional forces arise as those acting on solid bodies more

Gecko-inspired multipurpose gripper

An elastic membrane covered with tiny fibres paired with a pressure differential enables a new soft gripper system with a high adhesion performance even on curved surfaces more

A filter for heavy hydrogen

Deuterium and tritium can be separated from each other relatively easily using a functionalized metal-organic framework compound more

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Electrons in the fast lane

Microscopic structures could further improve perovskite solar cells more

A touch of gold and silver

For the first time, it is possible to produce crystalline layers of precious metals that consist of a single atomic layer and which are semiconducting more

A tale of shepherds and helices

A salt formed due to corrosion on a restored artwork features a structure that is known from the world of biology more

A new concept for self-assembling micromachines

Polarisable microrobots components can be designed to find each other in an electric field more

Light gets ions going

Light controlled current transport by charged atoms, now demonstrated for the first time, makes new applications conceivable more

Drops in motion

When liquids are moved on a surface, similar frictional forces arise as those acting on solid bodies more

Gecko-inspired multipurpose gripper

An elastic membrane covered with tiny fibres paired with a pressure differential enables a new soft gripper system with a high adhesion performance even on curved surfaces more

A filter for heavy hydrogen

Deuterium and tritium can be separated from each other relatively easily using a functionalized metal-organic framework compound more

Optical fibre with Einstein effect

Twisted photonic crystal fibres guide light by a mechanism similar to the bending of light rays by large celestial masses more

Electron on the scale

A measurement of electron mass which is more precise by a factor of 13 could have an impact on the fundamental laws of physics more

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