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This month in pictures: March
Advanced Science News takes a look at some of the prettiest pictures researchers published in March 2020.
The Search for New Materials for Thin Film Solar Cells
Scientists analyze CMTS from a structural and electronic perspective and propose criteria for disorder-free materials .
The Future of Electrical Power
Gallium nitride as a potential alternative to current silicon-based electronics.
New Atomic Resolution Holography Techniques
A novel algorithm on the basis of an iterative approach with regularized linear regression reconstructs 3D atomic images.
Origin of Pressure-Induced Metallization in Copper Nitride
Energy-dispersive X-ray absorption spectroscopy to track how the crystal lattice of copper nitride responds to applied high pressure.
From Infrared to White: X-Rays Reveal the Structure of a Molecular Light Source
Knowledge of the amorphous structure of non-crystalline materials is critical for elucidating an explanation of how various side groups effect frequency doubling or white-light generation.
Electron Mobility in Square-Parabolic Double Quantum Well HEMT Structure
Exchange-correlation holes are commonly studied with the help of pair distribution functions. However, it would be instructive to identify configurations of arguments, λ, which correspond to maxima of system’s probability distributions.
Directing the Self-assembly of Nanoparticles for Innovative Molecular Computing Applications
A directed self-assembly of gold nanoparticles may be employed for the design of molecular electronic networks for logic or memory applications.
Upgrading the Surface Analysis of Microcrystalline Silicon Thin Films
Analyzing the crystalinity of thin silicon films has been made easier by using UV Raman spectroscopy. (Image credit: Georgy Shafeev/Shutterstock)