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2017
Understanding Solar Energy Generation Ultrafast
Tuned by Strain
Carbon Dangling Bonds in Photodegraded Polymer:Fullerene Solar Cells
Gold Nanoparticles Self-Assembly: Just add Salt
2016
Superconductivity in the Zone
First Synthesis of a Double Salt containing Platinum Anions
Connecting the Points
Revealing the Microscopic Mechanism of Unconventional Superconductivity
Eliminating Stress leads to New Clues about Superconductivity
The Spin on Coupling
Made Easier with Defects!
Striving for Superconducting Perfection
Nanoscale Traffic Rules for Metals on Graphene
Mapping the High Seas of Metals
Purple Path toward High Temperature Superconductivity?
“Ship-in-a-Bottle” Synthesis of Designer Nanocatalysts
Frustrated Material Refuses Orderly Arrangements
Keeping Light in Tune
Modeling Magnetism in Rare-Earth Intermetallic Materials
2015
Changing Surface Shapes with Temperature
Revealing the True Nature of a Metal Oxide
Weight Loss Regime for Massive Low Temperature Electrons
Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Elusive Oxygen Isotope Captured with Groundbreaking Sensitivity
Perpendicular Magnetism Unparalleled Find in Single Crystal
Hard or Soft Shell? It’s Not Just a Taco Question
The Dark Side of the Carbon Nanotube
Illuminating the Deep-Blue UV
A 3D Superconductor in 1D Clothing
Calculating Plutonium and Praseodymium Structural Transformations
The Space Between: Superconductor Energy Gap Structures
2014
Nanocatalysts at Work
Total Recall: Detailing Nitinol’s Shape-Memory Behavior
Heavy Metal Islands
Using Disorder to Study How Electrons Pair in Iron-Based Superconductors
Taking Advantage of Gold’s Electron Attraction
One-Step No-Bake Hydrogen Storage Material
Caught in the Act!
Tricking Iron into Acting like a Rare-earth Element
Making Materials out of Hairy Nanocubes
Novel Broadband Terahertz Light Emitters
Crossing Over from “Normal” to “Superconducting”
New Magnetic Structure Discovered
2013
Carbon Layers Lead the Way towards a New Generation of Metamaterials
Neutron Spin Resonance in Iron-based Superconductors
BCS Theory of Superconductivity Explains Universal Behavior
Crystal Growth at the Nanoscale yields Unexpected Shapes
A Mystery at Cryogenic Temperatures
Predicting Anomalous Deformation Behavior in Materials
The Long and the Short of It: Nanostructure of Thermoelectric Materials
Predicting Unusual Deformation Behavior in Materials
Anomaly Discovered in Series of Iron Arsenic Superconductors
A New Family of Quasicrystals
Imperfections at Boundaries Key to Understanding Nanostructured Materials
Iron Arsenic Superconductor Deviates from Decades Old Theory
Watching How Magnetism Unfolds
Watching the Birth of Magnetism
Strange Behavior of Electrons in Iron Arsenic Superconductors
New Material with each Element Doing its own Thing
Altering Current Flow in Iron-based Superconductors
Transporting Atoms a Billion at a Time
Shaken Not Stirred — A Superconducting Material also Shows Promise for Hydrogen Storage
Magnetic Memory Moves into the Ultra-Fast Lane
The Golden Key
Engineering a Light Touch
Metamaterials put the Brakes on Light
Putting Pressure on Iron-Arsenide Superconductors
2012
Unusual Propagating Spin Excitations in an Iron Arsenide Superconductor
The Limits of Superconductivity — The Extended Edition
Doping a Superconductor isn't like Doping a Semiconductor
New Insight for an Old Enigma
Properties of Magnets Explained
Dramatic Efficiency Improvements for Organic Light Emitting Diodes
Iron Opposes Mergers
Rare Earth Makes the Best Better
Interfaces Make all the Difference in Metamaterial Advancement
What Makes a High-temperature Superconductor a Superconductor?
Finding Order Amid the Chaos
Encouraging Superconductivity with Elemental Substitutions
Manipulating Light with a Single Layer of Carbon
Quantum Computing Hurdle Cleared
Pick a Material, Not just Any Material, for a Metamaterial
Trapping Light in a Tiny Space
Rare Earth Alloys – Why Purity Matters
Remodeling Cellulose
New Material Bridges the Gap between Superconductor Classes
A Liquid with a Nanocrystalline Cover
New and Unusual Material Discovered at Ames Laboratory
Superconducting — Less the Magnetic Complications
Ultrafast Moves — Caterpillar Style
Untangling what Controls Superconductivity
Plant Cell Walls Demystified
Peculiar Magnetic Microstructure Pilots Badwater Bacteria
Dramatic Efficiency Improvements for Organic Light Emitting Diodes
2011
Rounding Corners to Make Superconductors Work Better
Finding the Hidden Order in Disordered Materials
OOPS! That Funny Behavior is Just an Accident, Really.
Toss in a Little Ruthenium, Apply Pressure and Voilà!
Under Pressure - A Material's Secrets Revealed
Chemistry of an Unusual Spinodal Decomposition in Au-Intermetallic