Career Opportunities: Assistant Editor

Interested in a career in scientific publishing? Wiley-VCH’s Materials Science journals is looking for an Assistant Editor (f/m).

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Advanced Particle Characterization Techniques

Luis Liz-Marzán and Sara Bals present a collection of selected contributions by different researchers who are recognised as experts in the field of structural characterization as well as on optical and catalytic properties of nanoparticles.

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Bioactive Materials for Stem Cells and Cardiac Repair

A. Paul et al. describe the various types of bioengineered materials and matrices, which in combination with stem cells, have shown promise in supporting the revival of injured cardiac tissues.

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Best of CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water – July

Check out the cover and top articles of CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water.

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Thin Films of Microporous Polymer Networks

Alex Palma-Cando and Ullrich Scherf discuss the synthesis, properties, and applications of electrochemically generated thin films of microporous polymer networks.

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SiC Fiber Oxidation – A Review

Available SiC fiber oxidation data are reviewed and oxidation rate constants, activation energies, and experimental procedures are compared.

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Method of moments: A magic wand for model-based reversible-deactivation radical polymerization

Chinese scientists present an advanced modeling approach that will help to promote lab-scale research to industrial applications

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Molecular Nutrition & Food Research – July Issue Covers

Check out the articles highlighted on the latest Molecular Nutrition & Food Research Covers.

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Career Opportunities: Assistant Editor

Interested in a career in scientific publishing? Wiley-VCH’s Materials Science journals is looking for an Assistant Editor (f/m).


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Advanced Particle Characterization Techniques

Luis Liz-Marzán and Sara Bals present a collection of selected contributions by different researchers who are recognised as experts in the field of structural characterization as well as on optical and catalytic properties of nanoparticles.

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CO2 Conundrum

In his latest opinion piece, Professor Ozin asks: what is the chemical industry doing to mitigate CO2 pollution?

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Book review: Bio-synthetic Hybrid Materials and Bionanoparticles

Bio-synthetic Hybrid Materials and Bionanoparticles, edited By Alexander Boker, and Patrick Van Rijn: book reviewed by Dr. Fabio Nudelman, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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Advanced Particle Characterization Techniques

Luis Liz-Marzán and Sara Bals present a collection of selected contributions by different researchers who are recognised as experts in the field of structural characterization as well as on optical and catalytic properties of nanoparticles.

2016 Materials Science Impact Factors

This year’s materials science impact factors have been released!

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Black phosphorus unleashes the power of supercapacitors

Researchers in China build powerful and durable all-solid-state supercapacitors using black phosphorus nanoflakes.

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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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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – July 2016

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

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A new near-infrared responsive drug carrier for imaging-guided chemotherapy

A promising multifunctional nanocarrier for opto-acoustic imaging-guided chemotherapy or phtotothermal therapy is presented.

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Celebrating the First Impact Factor of Advanced Science

Only 18 months after its launch Advanced Science received the first 1-year impact factor of 6.

Der Elektro-Rennwagen «grimsel» hat am 22. Juni 2016 den bisherigen Beschleunigungsweltrekord für Elektroautos gebrochen. Den Wagen entwickelt und den Rekord aufgestellt haben Studierende der ETH Zürich und der Hochschule Luzern.

From 0 to 100 in 1.513 seconds

Formula Student car broke a world record accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 1.513 seconds over a distance of less than 30 m.

I–V curve of the most current PDT-treated CIGS solar cell with an efficiency of 22.6%* (*certified by Fraunhofer ISE).

ZSW Sets New World Record for Thin-film Solar Cells

The Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) has nudged up the performance bar for thin-film solar cells yet another notch.

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CO2 Conundrum

In his latest opinion piece, Professor Ozin asks: what is the chemical industry doing to mitigate CO2 pollution?

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Anisotropic Conductive Films by Shear-Flow

Anisotropic conductive films can be produced by shear flow that induces the self-assembly of conductive fillers (like carbon nanotubes, graphene or inexpensive carbon black) into parallel stripes in a polymer matrix.

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Innovative casting system for series production

Using a new die casting technology Power Cast and Frech reduced cycle times, saved material and improved quality.

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Capturing Circulating Cancer Cells

Nanogels were developed as magnetic capturing devices for circulating tumor cells and applied in the magnetic separation of human cancer cells from a mixed cell suspension.

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Researchers Propose New Route for Programmable Infrared Optics

UC Santa Barbara researchers Prasad Iyer and Prof. Jon Schuller propose a new route, novel electrically reconfigurable metasurfaces, as an important step towards on-chip programmable optics.

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Highly efficient ORR electrocatalysts derived from MOFs

A NUS team has reported a highly efficient ORR electrocatalyst derived from an iron-based metal–organic framework (MOF).

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Could Polymers Replace Tissue Damaged by Breast Cancer?

Researchers synthesized a copolymer scaffold from Polycaprolactone (PCL) and poly-D, L-lactic acid (PDLLA) for potential breast tissue engineering.

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Pre-coated sand for shell molding

ASK Chemicals expands its product portfolio with the addition of pre-coated sand that is used in the shell molding process.

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Injectable ROS-responsive hydrogels for sustained drug delivery

Researchers designed and synthesized a novel ROS-responsive thermogelling hydrogel based on methoxy poly(ethylene glycol)-poly(L-methionine) diblock copolymers.

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Adaptive surfaces for high-temperature applications – the skin concept

This special section presents highlight from the collaborative research group “Adaptive surfaces for high temperature applications – the skin concept”.

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Demonstration of polycrystalline thin film coatings on glass for spin Seebeck energy harvesting

A newly discovered phenomena enables the separation of the key physical parameters that limit the efficiency of conventional thermoelectrics.

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3D printing of complex micro-objectives

Researchers at University of Stuttgart created optical lenses which are hardly larger than a human hair.

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Synthetic polymer meshes offer great potential to translate IPSCs

A patient-derived stem cell source offers great potential for individual-tailored cell therapies and regenerative medicine.

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A solution for low loss, three-dimensional structures at optical frequencies

Sheng Liu, Igal Brener, Mike Sinclair and other co-workers from Sandia National Laboratories demonstrated both two-dimensional and multilayer (3D) dielectric metamaterials made from III-V semiconductors (elements from groups III and V on the periodic table) using a monolithic fabrication process.

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Three Decades of Auxetics Research – Materials with Negative Poisson’s ratio: A Review

A comprehensive updated review of auxetic materials, their types and properties, and applications.

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Best of Advanced Energy Materials – June

Take a look at the great cover images from the June issues and top five most downloaded articles this month.