Advanced Optical Materials – June Issue Covers

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

Soft Wheels and Rotary Motors Based on Peristaltic Motion

The Mazzeo Research Group has designed soft motors by combining pneumatically-driven elastomeric structures with peristaltic motion.

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A complete model of acrylamide polymerization

Scientists from Canada and Slovakia present an improved mechanistic description of acrylamide polymerization under industrially-relevant conditions

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Plastic made from orange peel and CO2

Scientists from the University of Bayreuth produced a novel biobased raw material for a wide range of high-performance plastics

Oxygen Nanocarrier for Combined Cancer Therapy

This nanocarrier shows excellent oxygen-carrying properties and ATP-responsive drug release, which makes it a potent agent for cancer therapy.

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Targeting cancer with polymeric thioxanthones

Researchers successfully prepare polymeric thioxanthones, which were shown to be used as potential anticancer and radiotherapy agents.

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Surface recombination in III-nitride LEDs: negligible or important?

Researchers have carried out a simulation study choosing two state-of-the-art commercial high-power LED chips as prototypes.

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Topical Issue: Image Processing in Biomedical Diagnosis

A special issue of Journal of Biophotonics is devoted to the topic of image analysis and processing in biomedical diagnosis.

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2016 Materials Science Impact Factors

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

2016 impact factors in the life sciences

This year’s life sciences impact factors have been announced.