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19 Sep 2018

JPhys Materials publishes its inaugural issue

JPhys Materials, a journal focusing on interdisciplinary research marrying chemical, physical and engineering aspects of materials study, publishes its first issue this week. The new IOP Publishing journal showcases the most significant and exciting developments in materials science research, all of which are published open access to encourage maximum collaboration, reproducibility and dissemination of research....

29 Aug 2018

New journal Multifunctional Materials publishes its inaugural issue

Multifunctional Materials, a journal serving an emerging field at the convergence of materials science, physics, chemistry, bioscience, and engineering, publishes its first issue this week. The design and manufacture of materials capable of multiple functions – so called “multifunctional” materials – has emerged as a rapidly growing area in materials science. It is characterised by...

26 Jul 2018

Scientists unlock the properties of new 2D material

A new two-dimensional material has become a reality, thanks to a team of Danish and Italian scientists. The research, led by physicists at Aarhus University, succeeded in the first experimental realisation and structural investigation of single-layer vanadium disulphide (VS2). It is published today in the journal 2D Materials. VS2 is one of a diverse group...

13 Jul 2018

Graphene could be key to controlling water evaporation

Graphene coatings may offer the ability to control the water evaporation process from various surfaces, according to new research, The study, carried out by a team from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Collaborative Innovation Center of Quantum Matter (Beijing), looked at the interactions of water molecules with various graphene-covered surfaces. It is published...

18 Jun 2018

Electronic Structure – a new journal from IOP Publishing

IOP Publishing has introduced Electronic Structure (EST) as the newest addition to its journal portfolio. EST is a multidisciplinary journal, covering all theoretical and experimental aspects of electronic structure research, including the development of new methods. It is dedicated to the entirety of electronic structure research and its community, spanning materials science, physics, chemistry and...

27 Feb 2018

IOP launches trio of interdisciplinary open access journals

IOP Publishing, home of the respected Journal of Physics series, has launched three new, high-impact open access journals. In recognition of the increasingly interdisciplinary nature of research, the scope of these new journals will focus on research covering three aspects of the physical world that will shape the future of our planet: energy, materials and...