Easy phase transitions spur high piezoelectric responses

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First-principles calculations reveal a flat energy landscape between the coexisting polymorphs in strained BiFeO3 thin films, which may lead to enhanced piezoelectric response.

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Heat Management for Flexible Devices

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Researchers have come up with a unique materials design and integration strategy that can overcome limitations of flexible micro-VCSELs.

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Conference Report: 35th Australasian Polymer Symposium

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The 35th APS took place on the Gold Coast, Queensland, from the 12th – 15th of July: three and a half days of talks from numerous areas of polymer science.

Numerical modeling of sheet metal forming processes

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This special issue is concerned with the numerical modeling of metal sheet forming.

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Roll-to-roll printing of flexible organic power transistors

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The same roll-to-roll printing methodologies can be explored for printing of electrochromics, transistor logic and solar cell power units.

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Face the Edges: Edges of nanomaterials

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Edges of nanomaterials show special and exciting properties and are important for the performance of catalysts or for materials such as graphene.

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Meet the Macro Awards Winners

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This year, already a lot of excellent young scientists have received Macro Awards for their outstanding research in different fields of polymer science.

Stable and Metastable Multi-Phase Systems for Elevated Service Temperatures

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Articles from the German Research Foundation Research Training Group “Stable and Metastable Multi-Phase Systems for Elevated Service Temperatures” are presented.

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Gene therapy: Non-viral nanoparticles as delivery systems

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Researchers from Case Western Reserve University present an efficient non-viral gene delivery system for safe gene therapy to treat genetic eye disorders.

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A new concept for quasi-superlattice-based transistors

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Researchers present a new concept for solution-processed low-dimensional metal oxide quasi-superlattice-based transistors with dramatically enhanced electron mobilities.

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