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Nanomaterials Apr 27, 2023

Scientists propose theory of σ bond resonance in flat boron materials

Recently, two-dimensional (2D) boron sheets—borophenes—have drawn great interest from materials scientists because of their similarity to graphene. However, understanding of how the material can be stable in the 2D form ...

Quantum Physics Feb 23, 2022

Scientists visualize electron crystals in a quantum superposition

Princeton scientists are using innovative techniques to visualize electrons in graphene, a single atomic layer of carbon atoms. They are finding that strong interactions between electrons in high magnetic fields drive them ...

Polymers Nov 17, 2021

Researchers create novel molecules that serve as ziplines for energy

Researchers from the Universities of Bonn and Regensburg move packets of energy along a molecular ladder made of hundreds of benzene rings. Such polymers can potentially be used to design new displays based on organic light-emitting ...

Optics & Photonics Dec 30, 2020

Designing Dirac vortex topological photonic crystal fibres

Optical fibres made of topological photonic crystals allow improved versatility and control across the modes and polarization of light they transmit. Compositionally, photonic crystals contain bandgaps to prevent the passage ...

Nanomaterials Nov 29, 2021

Chemists design 'molecular sea of flags' as basis for novel catalysts

Researchers at the University of Bonn have developed a molecular structure that can cover graphite surfaces with a sea of tiny flagged "flagpoles." The properties of this coating are highly variable. It may provide a basis ...

Nanophysics Dec 10, 2019

How to induce magnetism in graphene

Graphene, a two-dimensional structure made of carbon, is a material with excellent mechanical, electronic and optical properties. However, it did not seem suitable for magnetic applications. Together with international partners, ...

Nanophysics Feb 14, 2017

Researchers use new approach to create triangulene molecule

(—A team of researchers with IBM Research in Switzerland and the University of Warwick in the U.K. has successfully created a triangulene molecule by manipulating a precursor molecule physically using a scanning ...

Materials Science Jun 2, 2022

Metallic five-membered ring pushes the boundaries of aromaticity

Researchers at Chemnitz University of Technology, Humboldt Universität Berlin and Philipps-Universität Marburg succeed in synthesizing a molecule that should not actually exist.

Biochemistry Dec 23, 2021

'Heavy' hydrogen stabilizes drugs

Researchers at the University of Bonn have presented a method that allows the heavier hydrogen "brother" deuterium to be introduced specifically into many different molecules. The deuterated compounds obtained in this way ...

Analytical Chemistry Jan 18, 2021

Researchers develop sustainable catalysis process

Acetals are important chemical compounds that are used, for example, in the production of certain medical agents. A new method now makes their synthesis easier and more environmentally friendly. Chemists at the University ...

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