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Controlling the Properties of Matter in Two-Dimensional Crystals

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The discovery of chains of atoms in a two-dimensional crystal could help researchers control the properties of matter.
27-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Simulations Show How to Turn Graphene’s Defects Into Assets

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Controlling defects in two-dimensional materials, such as graphene, may lead to improved membranes for water desalination, energy storage, sensing or advanced protective coatings.
4-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lowering the Heat Makes New Materials Possible While Saving Energy

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Penn State researchers have developed a low-temperature process that has opened a window on the ability to combine incompatible materials, such as ceramics and plastics, into new, useful compound materials.
26-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Low-Cost Sensor for Cystic Fibrosis Diagnosis

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A new, inexpensive method for detecting salt concentrations in sweat or other bodily fluids has been developed by Penn State biomaterials scientists. The fluorescent sensor, derived from citric acid molecules, is highly sensitive and highly...
20-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Subatomic Microscopy Key to Building New Classes of Materials

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The ability to see at the subatomic level is crucial in designing new materials with unprecedented properties.
30-Aug-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Device to Control “Color” of Electrons in Graphene Provides Path to Future Electronics

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A device made of bilayer graphene is one step forward in a new field of physics called valleytronics.
28-Aug-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Graphene Key to Growing Two-Dimensional Semiconductor with Extraordinary Properties

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The first-ever growth of two-dimensional gallium nitride using graphene encapsulation could lead to applications in deep ultraviolet lasers, next-generation electronics and sensors.
28-Aug-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

“Ideal” Energy Storage Material for Electric Vehicles Developed

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The goal of a polymer dielectric material with high energy density, high power density and excellent charge-discharge efficiency for electric and hybrid vehicle use has been achieved by a team of Penn State materials scientists.
22-Aug-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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