Materials Science News

Developing optimal semiconductor solar cells with perovskite

Researchers at KAUST are developing a state-of-the-art approach to semiconductor solar cells using a microns-thick absorber layer consisting of perovskite single crystals.

Designing 3D printed artificial muscles from motor proteins

Scientists at JAIST have used motor proteins to create microrobots with artificial muscles that could be produced using 3D printing.

Researchers create guidelines for defect-based quantum systems

An international research team has established guidelines that will be valuable for the discovery of new defect-based quantum systems.

Developing nanopore technology for sequencing DNA in real time

Researchers at UT Dallas are developing nanopore technology that could lead to small portable devices capable of sequencing DNA in real time.

Developing functional bio-inspired synthetic materials

Innovation News Network explores the work of Dr Anna Schenk, from the University of Bayreuth’s Colloidal Systems group, and discusses the group’s role in...

Detecting internal stress of 3D-printed gas turbine buckets

Researchers at the Technical University of Munich have developed a process that detects the internal stress of gas turbine buckets.

Earth’s continental crust formed 500 million years earlier than expected

New research finds that the inception of the Earth's continental crust occurred half a billion years earlier than previously anticipated.

Producing more sustainable concrete by repurposing excavation waste

Researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed a way of regenerating excavation waste to produce a stronger and more sustainable concrete.

Materials advancements are vital to the development of quantum hardware

A new study explores the necessity for advances in quantum hardware materials to further develop the capabilities of quantum computers.

Using machine learning to understand the interfaces of hybrid materials

By using machine learning techniques, researchers at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) can predict the structure formation of functionalised molecules at the interfaces of hybrid materials.

The world’s fastest exfoliation of a photomechanical material

Researchers say they have manufactured the world's fastest ever exfoliation of a photomechanical material, changing mechanics as we know it.

Following the movement of atoms in real time could result in better materials design

Researchers from the University of Cambridge are following the movement of atoms as they cluster to form two-dimensional materials, a single atomic layer thick.

Materials Science

The interdisciplinary field of material science allows researchers to discover new materials of varying dimensions, these materials are typically solids, however, this is not always the case.

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