Sheet metal: Ultrathin metallic Rh nanosheets

Ultrathin sheets of metallic rhodium are formed by confinement with CO in a controllable method that will translate well to other metallic nanosheets.

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Bulk Bicontinuous Ta/Cu Nanocomposites Made by Liquid Metal Dealloying

A new metallurgical processing technique, liquid metal dealloying, is used to fabricate the first bicontinuous metal-metal microcomposite.

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Race for a CO2-to-Fuel Technology

The race is on to develop CO2-to-Fuel technology – in an invited editorial, Professor Ozin and co-workers give their view on the current state of the art.

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Understanding polymerization processes and mechanisms: a special issue on statistical modeling

Macromolecular Reaction Engineering presents recent mathematical tools and approaches for polymerization reaction engineering, guest-edited by Jose Carlos Pinto.

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Special Section on Cobalt-base Superalloys

This special section of Advanced Engineering Materials presents investigations on γ/γ’-Co-base superalloys.

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Driving forward: high-powered, ultra-long lifetime Li-ion batteries for electric vehicles

Prelithiated hematite nanofibers demonstrate exceptional cyclability as anodes towards high-powered Li-ion batteries for automotive applications.

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Self-organized materials for optoelectronic applications

A recent special issue in Macromolecular Rapid Communications highlights research output on optoelectronics from a German-Korean cooperation.

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Optimization of organic Li-ion batteries

High performance organic Li-ion batteries have been demonstrated after optimization of the cathode, electrolyte, and protective additives.

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Sheet metal: Ultrathin metallic Rh nanosheets

Ultrathin sheets of metallic rhodium are formed by confinement with CO in a controllable method that will translate well to other metallic nanosheets.


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Silicone Rubber Knee

Researchers launch new medical technology project investigating a cmposite structure made of silicone rubber for use as a cruciate ligament implant.

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Race for a CO2-to-Fuel Technology

The race is on to develop CO2-to-Fuel technology – in an invited editorial, Professor Ozin and co-workers give their view on the current state of the art.

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Book review: Hydrogels in Cell-Based Therapies

Professor Alexander Zelikin, Aarhus University reviews Hydrogels in Cell-Based Therapies from the RSC.

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Journal of Biophotonics: Impact Factor increased to 4.447

The 2014 Impact Factor for Journal of Biophotonics increased by 15% to 4.447.

Polymer International – IUPAC Award 2016 Nominations

The Executive Editorial Board of Polymer International and the IUPAC Polymer Division have announced the 5th award for creativity in applied polymer science or polymer technology.

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Video interview: New PI motor

Mark Freyer, Head of the Product Division for Piezoelectric Inertia Motors at Physik Instrumente in Karlsruhe, discusses their new stick-slip piezomotor.

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A conversation with Huisheng Peng: Editorial Board co-chair for ChemNanoMat

Huisheng Peng talks about how his research interests and career have developed and his role as an Editorial Board co-chair for the new journal ChemNanoMat.

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2015 Materials Science Impact Factors

Materials science highlights from the 2014 edition of the journal citation reports.

Materials Physics 2015 Impact Factors

Highlights from the materials physics section of the journal citation reports 2014.

Polymer Science Impact Factors for 2015

Highlights from the 2014 edition of the journal citation report for polymer science.

Advanced Healthcare Materials Celebrates Its New Impact Factor!

In the recently released 2015 Journal Citation report, Advanced Healthcare Materials received its first two-year full Impact Factor of 5.79

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Optimization of organic Li-ion batteries

High performance organic Li-ion batteries have been demonstrated after optimization of the cathode, electrolyte, and protective additives.

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From forms to functions: Unleash the potential of silk printing

A new silk ink formulation provides a “bottom-up” approach to customized multifunction biomaterials.

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Molecular Doors: Adaptable Hydrogels

Recent advances in the design of adaptable hydrogels for cell-encapsulation, cell-culture, and cell-transplantation applications are reviewed.

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Following the Roadmap to Improved Lithium-Ion Batteries

Jim Yang Lee and colleagues have designed a clever method to apply the concept of traffic engineering to the electron transport in lithium-ion batteries.

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High performance coated-powder cathodes for Li-ion batteries

Stable, high-performance Li-ion battery cathodes have been demonstrated from powder precursors coated with an electrochemically active coating.

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International Year of Light: Plasmonic Nanoparticles

This month’s International Year of Light article reviews relevant advances and applications of plasmonic nanoparticles, from energy to health.

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Short, Ultrashort, Sub-Cycle Short – Towards sub-cycle optical waveforms

Coherent synthesis of pulses generated by separate sources may pave the way to sub-cycle optical waveforms.

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Sensitive Electrochemical Detection of Persistent Toxic Substances

Impedance spectroscopy allows sensitive, simple, cheap devices for the quantitative detection of persistent toxic pollutants.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – June 2015

The month’s top articles from the field of nanooptics, optoelectronics, optical devices, detectors & sensors, micro/nano resonators and more.

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Iron and Steel Making in Australia and China

This Special Issue presents recent developments on iron and steel making in Australia and China.

Tracking sperm with confocal laser endomicroscopy

Probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (pCLE) might improve the results of testicular sperm extraction while reducing traumata during surgery.

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Fiber optics goes biocompatible and implantable

Researchers turn hydrogels into biocompatible optical fibers that can be functionalized for medical applications beyond endoscopy.

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Easy strategies toward mononodispersity

Solid-phase chemistry is a powerful tool for the synthesis of monodisperse sequence-defined polymers. Lutz and coworkers discuss pros and cons.

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Switchable dielectric properties of an organic salt

An organic salt is observed to undergo switching of the dielectric constant in response to temperature.

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Directional Filters Using Terahertz Metamaterials

Adjusting the unit cell of a terahertz metamaterial relative to the diffraction order of its superlattice creates ultrahigh angular sensitivity.

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Energy Storage System for Viking Queen

Eidesvik have entered into an agreement for installation of a battery solution onboard the vessel Viking Queen as a retrofit solution

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Model Membrane-Free Li–S Batteries

Membrane-free lithium–sulfur batteries with enhanced performance and cycle life.