Sensitive Electrochemical Detection of Persistent Toxic Substances

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

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Directional Filters Using Terahertz Metamaterials

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

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Neurophotonics: In Pursuit of an Inorganic Brain

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Mimicking the ultra-efficient organic human brain using inorganic structures is brought a step closer to reality with metal-sulphide microfibers.

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Simplified Fabrication Improves Stibnite Solar Cell Efficiency

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Research into solar cell materials has shown that stibnite synthesis is fast and cheap, and can be easily scaled up, critical for industrial applications.

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Advanced Optical Materials – May Issue Covers

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

Shape Control of Metallic Nanoparticles: Au–Ni–ZnO Nanoflowers

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Metallic and semiconductor elements combined to create these lovely flower-like nanoparticles by researchers collaborating across China and Australia.

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Advanced Optical Materials – April Issue Covers

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

Thermally Controlled MOF Europium Transport for Explosives Detection

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A thermoresponsive MOF structure is demonstrated to capture/release europium ions for the detection of explosives at room temperature and below.

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Shape Control of Metallic Nanoparticles: Gold Nanobipyramids

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Shape control allows the polydispersity of gold nanobipyramids to be reduced to zero in one of the most downloaded Advanced Optical Materials papers.

Enhanced Light Harvesting in Polymer Solar Cells

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Enhanced light harvesting for polymer solar cells via ladder-type polymer donors.

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