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.

A single wire to improve diesel engine efficiency

Delphi integrates a switch in the Diesel engine injector to enhance efficiency and reduce emissions

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.

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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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.

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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Innovative casting system for series production

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

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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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.

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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