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A glass act

Among the tens of thousands of reported hybrid organic–inorganic crystals, only a small fraction of them are known to form a stable liquid upon heating. Now, a family of hybrid perovskites is shown to melt and, upon cooling, form glasses with a compelling combination of properties.

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Fig. 1: Melting and glass formation of organic-inorganic hybrids.


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Smedskjaer, M.M., Sørensen, S.S. A glass act. Nat. Chem. 13, 723–724 (2021).

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