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Made to order: Researchers discover a new form of crystalline matter

Scientists recently discovered a new form of crystalline-like matter in strongly magnetized dusty plasma. A feature of dusty plasmas is that under the proper conditions, usually at higher gas pressures, the dust particles can form self-organized, hexagonal structures - a configuration known as a 'plasma crystal'.

Posted: Nov 11th, 2015

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Nanopores could take the salt out of seawater

A nanometer-thick sheet of molybdenum disulfide riddled with nanopores is specially designed to let high volumes of water through but keep salt and other contaminates out, a process called desalination.

Posted: Nov 11th, 2015

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The makings of a Hund's metal

In atomic physics, Hund's rules refers to a set of guidelines which are used to determine the term symbol that corresponds to the ground state of a multi-electron atom.

Posted: Nov 10th, 2015

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Clay makes better high-temp batteries

A unique combination of materials, including a clay-based electrolyte, may solve a problem for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries destined for harsh environments.

Posted: Nov 10th, 2015

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