Student designs revolutionary energy storage solution

A Lancaster engineering undergraduate has invented a new storage solution that could provide the missing-link needed for a renewable energy revolution

Tunable Graphene Metasurfaces with Gradient Features

The research team has developed a cost-effective and high-throughput method to fabricate the graphene moiré metasurface.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – August 2016

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

Angle-Insensitive and CMOS-Compatible Subwavelength Color Printing

The proposed color filter devices produce distinctive reflection colors that are easily tuned via a one-step fabrication process.

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Light-driven soft robot mimics caterpillar locomotion in natural scale

Scientists have now created a light-driven soft micro robot to mimic caterpillar locomotion in natural scale.

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MicroRNA-Responsive Drug Release System for Selective Photodynamic Therapy

A microRNA-responsive drug release system will strengthen the selectiveness of the photodynamic therapy system.

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1D nanostructures enable novel photonic devices in lieu of liquid crystal-based techniques

The ability to control the structural properties at the microscopic level in real-time allows the optical properties of the host medium to dynamically change .

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Sticking electric vehicles

A broad range of adhesive tapes of tesa support for electric cars.

Tissue-engineered fibrin-based heart valve

The BioTexValve demonstrates the potential of bio-inspired textile-reinforcement for the fabrication of functional tissue-engineered heart valves for the aortic position.

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New product from culled fruits

The company Dörrwerk turns fruits that would normally end up as scrap in the garbage, into an eatable fruit paper.