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Smallest ever sieve separates atoms

Researchers have discovered that the naturally occurring gaps between individual layers of two-dimensional materials can be used as a sieve to separate different atoms.

Posted: Mar 20th, 2018

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Shedding light on the mystery of the superconducting dome

Physicists have induced superconductivity in a monolayer of tungsten disulfide. By using an increasing electric field, they were able to show how the material turns from an insulator into a superconductor and then back into a 're-entrant' insulator again.

Posted: Mar 19th, 2018

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High quality graphene from nickel

A new study unveils the catalytic action of nickel in the growth of graphene sheets. The research provides new strategies to improve the industrial production of this material characterized by exceptional properties.

Posted: Mar 19th, 2018

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Liquid-to-glass transition process gains clarity

Scientists have made significant experimental strides in understanding how, when and where the constantly moving atoms in molten metal 'lock' into place as the material transitions from liquid to solid glass.

Posted: Mar 19th, 2018

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