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Our September issue

This issue features a Review on nanophotonics strategies to engineer thermal emission, kirigami tessellations, stable luminescent radical molecules and multi-condensate superconductivity.

Latest Research

  • Article |

    An investigation on Lewis acids reveals a mechanism for p-type doping of semiconducting polymers based on the formation of water–Lewis acid complexes, protonation of the polymer and electron transfer between neutral and charged chain segments.

    • Brett Yurash
    • , David Xi Cao
    • , Viktor V. Brus
    • , Dirk Leifert
    • , Ming Wang
    • , Alana Dixon
    • , Martin Seifrid
    • , Ahmed E. Mansour
    • , Dominique Lungwitz
    • , Tuo Liu
    • , Peter J. Santiago
    • , Kenneth R. Graham
    • , Norbert Koch
    • , Guillermo C. Bazan
    •  & Thuc-Quyen Nguyen
  • Matters Arising |

    • Yongtao Liu
    • , Liam Collins
    • , Roger Proksch
    • , Songkil Kim
    • , Brianna R. Watson
    • , Benjamin Doughty
    • , Tessa R. Calhoun
    • , Mahshid Ahmadi
    • , Anton V. Ievlev
    • , Stephen Jesse
    • , Scott T. Retterer
    • , Alex Belianinov
    • , Kai Xiao
    • , Jingsong Huang
    • , Bobby G. Sumpter
    • , Sergei V. Kalinin
    • , Bin Hu
    •  & Olga S. Ovchinnikova
  • Article |

    A d-wave superconductor is used to mediate a long-range exchange coupling between two ferromagnetic insulators.

    • A. Di Bernardo
    • , S. Komori
    • , G. Livanas
    • , G. Divitini
    • , P. Gentile
    • , M. Cuoco
    •  & J. W. A. Robinson
  • Article |

    A very large spin-to-charge conversion arising from a combination of the Rashba effect and topologically non-trivial states is realized at the interface of strontium titanate and aluminium, with implications for the role of topology in memory and transistor designs.

    • Diogo C. Vaz
    • , Paul Noël
    • , Annika Johansson
    • , Börge Göbel
    • , Flavio Y. Bruno
    • , Gyanendra Singh
    • , Siobhan McKeown-Walker
    • , Felix Trier
    • , Luis M. Vicente-Arche
    • , Anke Sander
    • , Sergio Valencia
    • , Pierre Bruneel
    • , Manali Vivek
    • , Marc Gabay
    • , Nicolas Bergeal
    • , Felix Baumberger
    • , Hanako Okuno
    • , Agnès Barthélémy
    • , Albert Fert
    • , Laurent Vila
    • , Ingrid Mertig
    • , Jean-Philippe Attané
    •  & Manuel Bibes

News & Comment

  • News & Views |

    Lewis acids are shown to react with water, forming a complex with Brønsted acidity able to effectively dope semiconducting polymers through backbone protonation and internal charge transfer.

    • Han Yan
    •  & Wei Ma
  • News & Views |

    Majorana zero modes — useful for quantum computing — are revealed in carbon nanotubes by utilizing a synthetic spin–orbit interaction.

    • Ali Yazdani
  • News & Views |

    Materials that permit spatiotemporal control of biomolecule presentation have long been a challenge in the field. A method has now been developed to reversibly pattern cell-laden hydrogels with site-specifically immobilized proteins using sortase-mediated transpeptidation without compromising bioactivity.

    • Jonathan H. Galarraga
    •  & Jason A. Burdick
  • Editorial |

    Creativity in science seems to have evolved over the centuries from mainly a solitary effort to a more collaborative one.

  • Q&A |

    Pierluigi Barrotta shares with Nature Materials his views on the relationship between science and society.

    • Maria Maragkou

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