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.

Bioactive Materials for Stem Cells and Cardiac Repair

A. Paul et al. describe the various types of bioengineered materials and matrices, which in combination with stem cells, have shown promise in supporting the revival of injured cardiac tissues.

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Microwave recipe for size-based control of properties of metal-organic perovskites

Researchers from Florida State University have used a two-pronged approach to achieve rapid synthesis of these metal-organic perovskite-like multiferroics.

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Best of CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water – July

Check out the cover and top articles of CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water.

Thin Films of Microporous Polymer Networks

Alex Palma-Cando and Ullrich Scherf discuss the synthesis, properties, and applications of electrochemically generated thin films of microporous polymer networks.

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SiC Fiber Oxidation – A Review

Available SiC fiber oxidation data are reviewed and oxidation rate constants, activation energies, and experimental procedures are compared.

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Method of moments: A magic wand for model-based reversible-deactivation radical polymerization

Chinese scientists present an advanced modeling approach that will help to promote lab-scale research to industrial applications

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Molecular Nutrition & Food Research – July Issue Covers

Check out the articles highlighted on the latest Molecular Nutrition & Food Research Covers.

Ultralight aerogels conduct electricity

Researchers from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have created soft polymer materials capable of thermoelectric energy generation.

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Ionic Liquids in Polymer Design

A special issue in Macromolecular Rapid Communications presents selected highlights in the exciting field of ionic liquid-based polymers.