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2-D materials clean up their act

Two-dimensional materials such as graphene may only be one or two atoms thick but they are poised to power flexible electronics, revolutionise composites and even clean our water.

dateAug 02, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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Reality check for topological insulators

Topological insulators, a class of materials which has been investigated for just over a decade, have been heralded as a new 'wonder material", as has graphene. But so far, topological insulators have not quite lived up to ...

dateJul 27, 2017 in General Physics
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