A New Review of Nanocellulose for Biomedical Applications

The image shows an AFM image of cellulose nanocrystals isolated from tunicates (Styela clava).

Dr. Mehdi Jorfi and Prof. E. Johan Foster review the applications of nanocellulose in various biomedical applications.

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Towards spintronics: integrating magnetic semiconductors

Researchers have successfully deposited high quality dilute magnetic semiconductor thin films on lead magneisum niobate titanate single crystals.

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International Year of Light Article Series

International Year of Light 2015 (UNESCO)

Advanced Optical Materials is joining in the activities of the International Year of Light through publishing a special series of review articles.

Micro power meter can measure nanowire heat transfer

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Researchers have developed a microscale powermeter that directly measures light absorption and heat transfer in individual nanowires.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – Feb. 2015

"Perfect Extinction of Terahertz" – Adv. Opt. Mater.

The month’s top articles from the field of nano­optics, opto­elec­tron­ics, opti­cal devi­ces, detec­tors & sensors, micro/nano reso­nators and more.

The Missing Dimension of Nanotoxicology

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Nanotoxicology results differ depending on the dimensionality of the platform used. While 2D cell cultures are standard, they may not tell the right story.

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Nanoporous materials for reproducible SERS

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Researchers have designed and fabricated a new class of SERS substrate based on three-dimensional nanoporous materials.

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“Swiss roll” nanostructures for optical frequency chiral metamaterials

Researchers have combined self-assembled colloid monolayers and the dynamic shadowing growth technique to fabricate arrays of Swiss roll nanostructures.

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Light-sensitive polymers for controlled gene silencing

New research describes the use of polymers that can bind siRNAs into nanoscale assemblies that do not disassemble until they are irradiated with UV light.

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Bioinspired magnetic nanoparticles

A group seeks to reproduce the nanoparticle-synthesizing ability of magnetotactic bacteria.

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