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Two-dimensional MXene materials get their close-up

Researchers have long sought electrically conductive materials for economical energy-storage devices. Two-dimensional (2-D) ceramics called MXenes are contenders. Unlike most 2-D ceramics, MXenes have inherently good conductivity ...

dateMar 14, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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Turning up the heat for perfect (nano)diamonds

Quantum mechanics, the physics that governs nature at the atomic and subatomic scale, contains a host of new physical phenomena to explore quantum states at the nanoscale. Though tricky, there are ways to exploit these inherently ...

dateFeb 14, 2017 in Nanophysics
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