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Materials360 Newsletter—2019 Issues

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December (Volume 19, Issue 24)

This issue reports on heat-storage ceramics and nanoelectronics. Also featured is a podcast episode on modification of the electrical behavior in living cells.

December (Volume 19, Issue 23)

This issue features the 2019 Nobel laureate lectures on Li-ion batteries; AAAS Fellowship of Gopal R. Rao, editor of MRS Bulletin; and a podcast episode on superconductivity.

November (Volume 19, Issue 22)

This issue features a podcast on NV-centered qubits for quantum computers, along with news on lead-free PVs and on bending rigidity of van der Waals materials.

November (Volume 19, Issue 21)

This issue features an interview with Matt Copel on neuromorphic devices & quantum computing. Also highlighted is news on a photonic crystal "smart skin" and an ingestible pill.

October 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 20)

This issue features a podcast interview with Yet-Ming Chiang on revisiting cold fusion. Also highlighted is news on the characterization of TMDs and the announcement of an editor of new research in MRS Bulletin.

October 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 19)

This issue announces the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the invention of Li-ion batteries. It also features news on graphene-oxide paper, quantum-dot PVs, and a podcast on recent highlights in perovskites.

September 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 18)

This issue reports on the role of interstitial oxygen defects in nuclear materials, the discovery about electrides, and a podcast interview about soft robotics.

September 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 17)

This issue reports on crystal nucleation and a polymer coating that sheds ice, and highlights a podcast episode on a new material for spintronics.

August 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 16)

This issue features a podcast on thermoelectronics to adjust the temperature of clothing. Also reported is news on DNA nanotubes and nanocellulose films.

August 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 15)

This issue features a podcast on 3D stretchable electronics. Also highlighted is research about a hidden ferroelectric phase, and on metamaterials.

July 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 14)

This issue features a podcast episode on machine learning, and news highlights about minimizing Pb leakage from perovskite solar cells and eliciting spiraling van der Waals crystals.

July 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 13)

This issue features a podcast interview with Barbara Mazzolai on plant-like soft robots. Also highlighted are reports on ferromagnetism and on 3D metal-organic compounds.

June 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 12)

This issue reports on Sn-Pb perovskites, stretchable semiconducting materials, and InGaAs/InAlAs superlattices. Also in this issue is an MRS Bulletin Materials News podcast episode on perovskites solar cells.

June 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 11)

This issue features research news on a cooling technology, nanomagnets, and a nanofiber yarn. Also reported is a podcast episode on megalibraries of nanoparticles to speed up materials discovery.

May 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 10)

This issue reports on biomedical sensors, transition metal dichalcogenides, and relaxation dynamics in bismuth. Also in this issue is an MRS Bulletin podcast episode on bioelectronics.

May 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 9)

This issue covers news on spin-coating epitaxial thin films, a new battery design, and a podcast episode on e-skin for robotics. It also introduces the MRS Bulletin blog Materials Connection.

April 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 8)

This issue covers news on alkali silicate glass, hybrid metal-polymer fiber, and a bioinspired hybrid polymer scaffold for tissue regeneration. Also included is an MRS Bulletin materials news podcast episode on perovskites.

April 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 7)

This issue features interviews with Young-Chang Joo on flexible electronics and with Shriram Ramanathan on artificial neurons. Also reported is a 3D-printed metamaterials design.

March 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 6)

This issue reports on hollow nanocubes, a self-healing polymer, and spider dragline silk. Also in this issue is an MRS Bulletin Materials News podcast episode on perovskites.

March 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 5)

This issue features interviews with Young-Chang Joo on flexible electronics and with Shriram Ramanathan on artificial neurons. Also reported is a 3D-printed metamaterials design.

February 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 4)

This issue reports on ferroelectronic domains, nanomolding of crystalline metals and alloys, and biomimicry of feathers. Also in this issue is an MRS Bulletin Materials News video interview with Susan Trolier-McKinstry on materials for the Linx space telescope.

February 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 3)

This issue reports on transparent wood, graphene nanoribbons, and contact-free annealing prep of metal foils. Also in this issue is an MRS Bulletin Materials News podcast episode on 3D bioprinting.

January 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 2)

This issue reports on nanowires to improve vaccine immune response, gradient nanotwinning in Cu, and high-entropy alloys. Also in this issue is an MRS Bulletin Materials News podcast episode on perovskites.

January 2019 (Volume 19, Issue 1)

This issue reports on radiation-induced defects in steel, magnetic spin actuated by graphene, and nontoxic treatment of osteoarthritis. Also in this issue is the debut of the MRS Bulletin Materials News podcast.