Studying the deposition of sexithiophene on fullerene

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Prof. Zannoni and co-workers publish research on the deposition of sexithiophene on a fullerene substrate.

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Modeling improved organic solar cell behaviour

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A new electrostatic model has been developed, which treats electrons and holes not as point charges or an average electrostatic density, but as delocalized Gaussian spheres.

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Funtionalising scaffolds for nanoparticle templating

Short engineered protein sequences have been used to initiate the simultaneous synthesis of two inorganic species in desired locations with nanoscale accuracy.

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Ultrafast Electrically Tunable Polaritonic Metasurfaces

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Scientists design an electrically reconfigurable optical metasurface by merging plasmonic metamaterials with semiconductor heterostructures.

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Molecular systems for flexible electronics

New research investigates the position of molecular memory on a nanometer-thick film.

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Instructing neural cell growth with synthetic hydrogels

Researchers have reported a multi-component hydrogel material that can be utilized to direct the fate of neural precursor cells in vitro.

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Contrast Methods in Industrial Inspection Microscopy

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Markus Fabich runs through the various contrast methods that exist for use in inspection microscopy in this webinar, sponsored by Olympus – now available to view on demand.

Unique catalysts for hydrogen fuel cells synthesized

Researchers show how a unique nano-alloy composed of palladium nano-islands embedded in tungsten nanoparticles creates a new type of catalyst.

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Next generation batteries with titanium dioxide anodes

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) have developed a new battery that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only 2 minutes.

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BASF inaugurates catalysts manufacturing operation in Shanghai

BASF have inaugurated its expanded mobile emissions catalysts manufacturing operation in Shanghai, China.