How smart is solid-state lighting?

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American researchers have reviewed the current status of solid-state lighting, relative to its potential to be ‘smart’ and ultra-efficient.

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Editorial Board Member: Interview with Takao Someya

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Takao Someya talks about his new role as an Advanced Electronics Materials Editorial Board member, his research priorities, and future applications of flexible electronics.

Unexpected magnetic behavior of iron superconductors

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New measurements are challenging conventional wisdom about superconductivity and magnetism.

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Sang-Woo Kim: Executive Advisory Board member for Advanced Electronic Materials

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We talk to Sang-Woo Kim on his appointment to the Executive Advisory Board for Advanced Electronic Materials.

Easy-functionalised DNA for better conductivity

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Nanowires can be produced by pulling DNA over micropillar arrays, leaving a simple overcoating step to improve conductivity.

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Analyzing Lithium–Sulfur Batteries in Operando Mode

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A new technique is developed for studying lithium-sulfur batteries in operation: UV/Vis spectroscopy in operando mode.

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Topological insulators: a new approach to spintronics

Nitin Samarth, department head of physics at Penn State, works with the molecular beam epitaxy equipment in his lab. He conducts research to design and build new materials needed for radically new kinds of computer chips that could open the door to a new era of super-fast quantum computers. Credit: Fredric Weber, Penn State University.

New material combination could lead to a more efficient approach to computer memory and logic.

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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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