Hybrid electronic transport in peptides

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Researchers show that ionic and electronic conduction occur simultaneously in self-assembled peptide nanostructures.

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Investigating quantum dot photoluminescence

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Researchers have observed drastic shifts in the photoluminescence emission spectra of quantum dots.

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Ice-templating makes flexible and stretchable conductors

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Shu-Hong Yu and his team from USTC have proposed a general and efficient assembly strategy to assemble versatile 1D nanomaterials.

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Taming disorder to get ordered functional architecture

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New research suggests that the introduction of molecular disorder can be the key to enhanced transport properties in organic electronics.

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Unexpected water traces found in semiconducting nanocrystals

Calculated atomic structure of a 5nm diameter nanocrystal passivated with oleate and hydroxyl ligands. Image courtesy of Berkeley Lab.

Results explain the passivation mechanism of semiconducting nanocrystal surfaces.

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Graphene-like material could improve transistor technology

A single macroscopic flake of TGCN.

Triazine-based graphitic carbon nitride has the potential to improve transistors used in electronic devices.

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Doping graphene boron nitride hetrostructures with light

Researchers have demonstrated a technique whereby the electronic properties of GBN heterostructures can be modified with visible light.

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New iron arsenide phase found during superconductivity research

New magnetic phase could have significant implications for our understanding of unconventional superconductivity.

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The BOSCO Solar Cell: Double-Sided Collection and Bifacial Operation

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The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE in Freiburg, Germany has developed a new solar cell structure for crystalline silicon.

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Silicon-Based Visible-Blind Ultraviolet Detection and Imaging

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A self-powered, visible-blind UV detection design using silicon based photodetectors combined with UV sensitive luminescent materials has been developed.

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