New to nano? A new Advanced Materials Tutorial Review highlights the most common characterization techniques for the nanoscale.
Sweets for a Healthy Ozone Layer
Researchers from Mainz and Aschaffenburg use a sugary material to help save our depleted ozone layer.
Leveraging the Full Potential of Abundant Iron Catalysts
Improved control over synthesis process of iron catalysts leads to significantly increased number of reactive sites.
Criticality of Materials: “The Great Transition” Symposium in Darmstadt, Germany
The symposium “The Great Transition” brought together leading scientists to address the criticality of materials as key to sustainable technologies.
How Does Charge Storage Work in Organic Materials?
A thorough characterization of organic electrode material sheds light on charge storage behavior.
Be Prepared: Use and Misuse of Sample Preparation Techniques for TEM
Franken et al. present a guideline on how to apply the three most frequently used sample preparation techniques for TEM of soft matter.
Wrapping Paper for Lithium Anodes
Researchers wrapped metallic lithium anodes in Kimwipe paper to prevent dendrite growth.
Solar Fuels Beyond Water Splitting
Modeling approach reveals attractive alternatives to water splitting towards solar fuels.
Full Steam Ahead on Clean Water!
Recyclable nanoparticles convert solar energy and water into clean water steam with high efficiency.
Chinese researchers turn vinasse, a by-product from alcohol producing industry, into promising electrode material for energy storage.