Materials Science

Perovskite Solar Cells Stability Enigma Solved With Solvents

Perovskite Solar Cells Stability Enigma Solved With Solvents

Perovskites are cubic crystals with efficient light-harvesting properties, but light, humidity, and heat can stress the materials.

Vanadium Dioxide Has Memory Of Phases

Vanadium Dioxide Has Memory Of Phases

Researchers have discovered that Vanadium Dioxide (VO2) can "remember" the complete history of previous external stimuli

Neodymium Spins Freeze When Heated Up

Neodymium Spins Freeze When Heated Up

Physicists observed a strange new type of behaviour; neodymium spins ‘freeze’ into a static pattern when the temperature rises

Improving Magnesium Borohydride For Solid-state Hydrogen Storage

Improving Magnesium Borohydride For Solid-state Hydrogen Storage

Electroluminescent Panels Printed Directly On 3D Objects

Electroluminescent Panels Printed Directly On 3D Objects

New Water-based Liquid Crystal Configurations Discovered

New Water-based Liquid Crystal Configurations Discovered

New Graphene Nano-Membrane 1000 Times More Breathable Than Goretex

New Graphene Nano-Membrane 1000 Times More Breathable Than Goretex

A stable, porous graphene nano-membrane thinner than a nanometre has been produced by researchers at ETH Zurich. That's 100,000 times thinner than a human hair.

Flexible Silver Nanowire Antenna for Wearable Health Monitors

Flexible Silver Nanowire Antenna for Wearable Health Monitors

Researchers were looking to create a flexible silver nanowire antenna that can be stretched, rolled, or twisted and always bounce back to the original shape

Making Graphene Quantum Dots from Coal

Making Graphene Quantum Dots from Coal