Advanced Optical Materials – December Issue Covers

Check out the articles highlighted on the covers of the latest issue of Advanced Optical Materials.

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Ribbon-like crystal structure hosts topological surface states

A multinational team lead by the University of Oxford has discovered a novel topological insulator in the form of Sb-doped Bi2Se3 nanowires.

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MIP sensors for direct optical detection

Researchers from Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, and Singapore jointly developed a new type of MIP-based material for optical sensors.

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Journal of Polymer Science: Special Issue Dedicated to Jean Fréchet

This Journal of Polymer Science A: Polymer Chemistry special issue, dedicated to Jean Fréchet, covers many fundamental and applied polymer chemistry topics.

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Flexible transparent electrodes made from nanowire networks

Shu-Hong Yu and his research group from USTC propose a new nanowire assembly strategy to fabricate flexible transparent electrodes.

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Membranes under observation

Membrane nano-tomography in living cells: Label-free evanescent microscopy enables full-field and real-time tracking of membrane processes.

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Light sensors for artificial limbs

Researchers shine light into muscle to detect instructions for artificial limbs.

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Laser testing solar cells

Scientists NPL have developed a new method for detecting defects in solar cells using a technique called ‘compressed sensing’.

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Ribbon-like crystal structure hosts topological surface states

A multinational team lead by the University of Oxford has discovered a novel topological insulator in the form of Sb-doped Bi2Se3 nanowires.

Features

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Jarring Fears – CO2 War or Peace?

Professor Geoff Ozin asks: do we want to fight carbon dioxide, or embrace it?

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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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Advanced Optical Materials – December Issue Covers

Check out the articles highlighted on the covers of the latest issue of Advanced Optical Materials.

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Artificial evolution for medical applications

2014 Karl Heinz Beckurts Award goes to Prof. Dr. Andreas Marx.

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Carbon nanotube broadband polarisers

Cole et al. report the fabrication of free-standing, horizontally aligned carbon nanotube membranes.

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Henning Sirringhaus joins the Advanced Electronics Materials editorial board

Professor Sirringhaus, from the University of Cambridge, is one of the outstanding researchers in the field of organic electronics.

More News

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Plasma etching for better vascular grafts

A Montreal-based research group have developed aligned electrospun PET nanofiber mats that mimic the media layer of arteries.

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Artificial evolution for medical applications

2014 Karl Heinz Beckurts Award goes to Prof. Dr. Andreas Marx.

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Breakthrough in whispering gallery mode sensors

Researchers have demonstrated free-space laser excitation of whispering gallery modes in vertically suspended oil droplets, recording Q-factors of over 105.

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ChemNanoMat opens for submissions

ChemNanoMat is the latest journal to be launched by Wiley-VCH and opened for submissions at the beginning of November.

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Electric car with aluminum-air battery can go the distance

Alcoa and Phinergy build a demo car powered by a aluminum-air battery that can greatly extend travel range.

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Lanthanide nanoprobes for biomedical applications

Lanthanide(III) complexes have steadily found increasing use in both biosensing and bioimaging due to their advantageous emission properties.

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Graphene tubes in electrocatalysis

A group of researchers have developed a new hybrid catalyst technology to reduce oxygen at fuel cell cathodes.

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Advanced Science – Top Science with Maximum Accessibility

Wiley has launched a new interdisciplinary fully open access journal called Advanced Science.

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Multifunctional coating for public touch displays

Schott introduces what it claims to be the first permanently anti-reflective and oleophobic coating for touchscreens.

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Taking optoelectronics to the next level

A new fabrication method promises to revolutionise the production of optoelectronics in a study published in the new journal Advanced Science.

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“Horizontal Strip Casting of Steel” joint project wins German President’s Award

Project partners Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, SMS Siemag AG, and the Technical University of Clausthal presented with award in Berlin.

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Manufacturing of Biodegradable Polymeric Components – call for papers

Submit a paper to the forthcoming Special Issue of the Journal of Applied Polymer Science on Manufacturing of Advanced Biodegradable Polymeric Components.

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Advanced Optical Materials – November Issue Covers

Check out the articles highlighted on the covers of the latest issue of Advanced Optical Materials.

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Measuring skin rejuvenation with two-photon microscopy

In vivo and non-invasive: Collagen remodeling after micro-ablative fractional laser resurfacing can be monitored by two-photon microscopy.

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A synergetic pairing: epifluorescent microscopy and electrophoretic microarrays

Detection of nanoparticles and DNA biomarkers at clinically relevant low levels can be achieved by combining epifluorescent microscopy with dielectrophoretic microarrays.

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Producing graphene nanosheet hybrid catalysts

A team introduce a soft processing approach for the continuous synthesis of high-quality graphene nanosheets via electrochemical exfoliation of graphite.

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Organic semiconductors for visible light communications

Star-shaped organic semiconductors based on boron dipyromethene cores could be alternative color conversion materials for VLC.

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Second-order nonlinearity with silicon waveguides

Newly published describes the generation of a second order nonlinear susceptibility in silicon by the introduction of an inhomogeneous strain.

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Preparing quantum-dot-dense liquid crystal composites

Researchers have demonstrated a method to prepare hybrid organic-inorganic multifunctional liquid crystal composites with high quantum dot content.

Printing graphene for highly flexible electronics

Researchers develop a high concentration graphene ink suitable for screen printing and a screen printing method for fabricating high-resolution patterns.

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Improving supercapacitor rate performance with MXene/CNT composites

Flexible MXene/carbon composite electrodes composed of alternating layers of titanium carbide-based MXene and carbon nanotubes have been fabricated.

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Metamaterials 2014

A report from the Metamaterials 2014 conference, held from 25 to 30 August in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Photo-induced anomalous deformation of PNIPAM gels

PNIPA gels are hybridized with uniaxially aligned inorganic liquid crystalline nanosheet and adsorbed with a dye deform anisotropically by photo-irradiation.

Controlling the oxygen content in nanometer thick oxide thin films

A MIT research group led by Prof. Harry L. Tuller has attempted to control the oxygen content of oxide thin films in situ through electrochemical methods.

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Transparent electrodes derived from copper and tungsten

British researchers have reported a window electrode based on an ultra-thin bilayer of copper and amorphous tungsten sub-oxide.

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Data tattoos: integrating electronics onto human skin

Unusual materials and design strategies enable NFC technology to be embedded into electronic systems that are ultrathin, soft and stretchable, like skin.