Droop in phosphors

Droop, the decrease of efficiency with drive, is a major technology topic for InGaN-based light emitting diodes (LEDs).

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Ion-Gel Films for Organic Electronics

Ion-gels have possible applications in organic electronics due to their favorable electronic characteristics and good thermal and chemical stability.

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Titania mania – peering into the heart of photocatalysis

4D ultra-fast electron microscopy can peer into and peel away the most subtle details and beauty of photocatalysis, providing a new sharp focus realism of human-made nano machinery for the solar powered fixation of CO2 to fuels and chemical feedstocks.

Black phosphorus unleashes the power of supercapacitors

Researchers in China build powerful and durable all-solid-state supercapacitors using black phosphorus nanoflakes.

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LEDs for Visible-Light Communications

Enhanced recombination rate is achieved on a novel plasmonic platform that exploits the spontaneous formation of a V-pit-texture on the surface of a light-emitting diode.

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Sensitive skin – paper-based multifunctional artificial skin

Using only off-the-shelf components, researchers in Saudi Arabia have designed and built an affordable and multifunctional artificial skin sensor based on recyclable materials including paper and aluminium foil.

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Magnetoelectric Oxide Gates to Enable Graphene Spintronics

The ability to electrically control magnetism in a gate dielectric is demonstrated by physicists at North Carolina State University.

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Towards More Efficient OLEDs; Enhancing the Emission Properties of Polymeric Semiconductors

New research asks how to manipulate the features of polymeric semiconductors to improve OLEDs and other display applications.

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A better memory: improving ReRAM to challenge NAND

A potentially major breakthrough has been made in the study of ReRAM memory devices.

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First transparent solar cells developed by physicists of Leipzig University

Prof. Marius Grundmann from Universität Leipzig and his PhD student Robert Karsthof, MSc, and further coworkers have presented the first such transparent solar cell in a recent article in physica status solidi (a).

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