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Beating Thermal Coarsening in Nanoporous Materials via High-Entropy Design

Soo-Hyun Joo,* Jae Wung Bae, Won-Young Park, Yusuke Shimada, Takeshi Wada, Hyoung Seop Kim, Akira Takeuchi, Toyohiko J. Konno, Hidemi Kato,* and Ilya V. Okulov

Advanced Materials (2019) 1906160

https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201906160

Controlling the feature sizes of 3D bicontinuous nanoporous…

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Rigid Band Shifts in Two-Dimensional Semiconductors through External Dielectric Screening
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Rigid Band Shifts in Two-Dimensional Semiconductors through External Dielectric Screening

Lutz Waldecker, Archana Raja, Malte Rösner, Christina Steinke, Aaron Bostwick, Roland J. Koch, Chris Jozwiak, Takashi Taniguchi, Kenji Watanabe, Eli Rotenberg, Tim O. Wehling, and Tony F. Heinz

Physical Review Letters (2019) 123, 206403

https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.206403

We…

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Coherent Real-Space Charge Transport Across a Donor–Acceptor Interface Mediated by Vibronic Couplings
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Coherent Real-Space Charge Transport across a Donor-Acceptor Interface Mediated by Vibronic Couplings

Ziyao Xu, Yi Zhou, Lynn Groß, Antonietta De Sio, Chi Yung Yam, Christoph Lienau*, Thomas Frauenheim, GuanHua Chen*

Nano Letters (2019) 19(11), pp. 8630-8637

https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b03194

There is growing experimental and theoretical evidence that vibronic couplings, couplings…

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Wafer‐Scale Synthesis of Graphene on Sapphire: Toward Fab‐Compatible Graphene
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Wafer-Scale Synthesis of Graphene on Sapphire: Toward Fab-Compatible Graphene

Neeraj Mishra, Stiven Forti, Filippo Fabbri, Leonardo Martini, Clifford McAleese, Ben R. Conran, Patrick R. Whelan, Abhay Shivayogimath, Bjarke S. Jessen, Lars Buß, Jens Falta, Ilirjan Aliaj, Stefano Roddaro, Jan I. Flege, Peter Bøggild, Kenneth B. K. Teo, Camilla Coletti

Small (2019), Volume 15,…

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21.10.2019 Fast and Accurate Quantum Crystallography: From Small to Large, from Light to Heavy
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Fast and Accurate Quantum Crystallography: From Small to Large, from Light to Heavy

Lorraine A. Malaspina, Erna K. Wieduwilt, Justin Bergmann, Florian Kleemiss, Benjamin Meyer, Manuel F. Ruiz-López, Rumpa Pal, Emanuel Hupf, Jens Beckmann, Ross O. Piltz, Alison J. Edwards, Simon Grabowsky, Alessandro Genoni

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (2019), Volume 10, Issue 22, 21…

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Controlling the Multiscale Structure of Nanofibrous Fibrinogen Scaffolds for Wound Healing

Stapelfeldt, K., Stamboroski, S., Walter, I., Suter, N., Kowalik, T., Michaelis, M., Brüggemann, D.

Nano letters (2019) 19 (9) , pp. 6554-6563. 

https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b02798

As a key player in blood coagulation and tissue repair, fibrinogen has gained increasing attention to…

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Relativistic quantum crystallography of diphenyl- And dicyanomercury. Theoretical structure factors and Hirshfeld atom refinement

Bučinský, L., Jayatilaka, D., Grabowsky, S.

Acta Crystallographica Section A: Foundations and Advances (2019) 75, pp. 705-717. 

https://doi.org/10.1107/S2053273319008027

Quantum crystallographic refinement of heavy-element-containing compounds is a challenge, because many physical effects have to…

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Living Materials Herald a New Era in Soft Robotics

Appiah, C., Arndt, C., Siemsen, K., Heitmann A., Staubitz A., Selhuber‐Unkel C.

Advanced Materials (2019) 1807747 

https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201807747

Living beings have an unsurpassed range of ways to manipulate objects and interact with them. They can make autonomous decisions and can heal…

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Supervised non-negative matrix factorization methods for MALDI imaging applications

Leuschner, J., Schmidt, M., Fernsel, P., Lachmund, D., Boskamp, T., Maass, P.

Bioinformatics (Oxford, England) (2019) 35 (11), pp.1940-1947

https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/bty909

MOTIVATION: Non-negative matrix factorization (NMF) is a common tool for obtaining low-rank approximations…

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Layer-by-Layer Resistive Switching: Multistate Functionality due to Electric-Field-Induced Healing of Dead Layers

Krisponeit, J.-O., Damaschke, B., Moshnyaga, V., Samwer, K.

Physical Review Letters (2019) 122 (13)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.136801

Materials exhibiting reversible resistive switching in electrical fields are highly demanded for functional elements in oxide electronics. In…

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Quantum-Dot-Like States in Molybdenum Disulfide Nanostructures Due to the Interplay of Local Surface Wrinkling, Strain, and Dielectric Confinement

Carmesin, C., Lorke, M., Florian, M., Erben, D., Schulz, A., WehlingT. O., Jahnke, F.

Nano Letters (2019) 19, 5,3182-3186

https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b00641

The observation of quantum light emission from atomically thin transition metal dichalcogenides has opened a new field of…

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Mixed copper-zinc hexacyanoferrates as cathode materials for aqueous zinc-ion batteries

Kasiri, G., Glenneberg, J., Bani Hashemi, A., Kun, R., La Mantia, F.

Energy Storage Materials (2019), 19, 360-369

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ensm.2019.03.006

Aqueous rechargeable metal-ion batteries have become potentially advantageous for the integration of renewable energy sources into the…

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The Floppiness of It All: Bond Lengths Change with Atomic Displacement Parameters and the Flexibility of Various Coordination Tetrahedra in Zeolitic Frameworks. An Empirical Structural Study of Bond Lengths and Angles

Baur, W.H., Fischer, R.X.

Chemistry of Materials (2019) 31 (7), 2401-2420. 

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addma.2019.01.011

We have evaluated more than 7000 crystal structures of zeolites in terms of the values of their bond-lengths T-O (T = Si, Al, P, Zn, Be, Ge, B, As, Ga, Co) and their…

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Investigations on morphological and electrochemical changes of all-solid-state thin film battery cells under dynamic mechanical stress conditions

Glenneberg, J., Kasiri, G., Bardenhagen, I.,  Mantia, F. La., Busse, M., Kun, R.

Nano Energy (2019) 57, 549-557.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.12.070

To design and manufacture high-performance energy storage devices with real mechanical flexibility is one of the main advantages of the…

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New approach to evaluate 3D laser printed parts in powder bed fusion-based additive manufacturing in-line within closed space

Kalms, M., Narita, R., Thomy, C., Vollertsen, F., Bergmann, R.B.

Additive Manufacturing(2019) 26,161-165. 

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addma.2019.01.011

Additive manufacturing that allows layer by layer shaping of complex structures is of rapidly increasing interest in production technology. A…

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Pseudodoping of a metallic two-dimensional material by the supporting substrate

Shao, B., Eich, A., Sanders, C., Ngankeu, A. S., Bianchi, M., Hofmann, P.,  Khajetoorians, A. A., WehlingT.

Nature Communications (2019) 10, Article Number 180.

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-08088-8

Charge transfers resulting from weak bondings between two-dimensional materials and the…

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Prospects and Limitations of Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Laser Gain Materials

Lohof, F., Steinhoff, A., Florian, M., Lorke, M., Erben, D., Jahnke, F., Gies, C.

Nano Letters (2019) 19 (1), 210-217. 

http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b03729

Nanolasers operate with a minimal amount of active material and low losses. In this regime, single layers of transition-metal…

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