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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Impact factor increases 71% for JPS: Polymer Physics

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The impact factor for the Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics increased 71% to 3.803, according to a Thomson Reuters update.

Multicomponent Materials – Potential for Hightech Applications

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This themed issue of Advanced Engineering Materials focuses on interdisciplinary research work on multicomponent materials.

European Polymer Congress in Dresden

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The next Congress of the European Polymer Federation (EPF) will be held in Dresden, Germany, from June 21 to 26, 2015. It is organized by the Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e. V. (IPF) and the German Chemical Society (GDCh).

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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A new trick from liquid crystalline elastomers – responsive cell culture scaffolds

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Biocompatible, biodegradable and porous LC elastomers were used as viable, soft scaffolds for cell growth and proliferation in a spatial (3D) fashion.

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