International Year of Light: 3D μ-printing

Three-dimensional μ-printing is a mature technology, enabling novel research fields in various disciplines based on three-dimensional microstructure.

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2D Materials – Beyond Silicone and Graphene

Michael Bojdys introduces a new class of two-dimensional polymeric materials for semiconductors.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – February 2016

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

Carbononics – a new special issue in pss RRL

A Carbononics special issue in pss RRL – integrating electronics, photonics and spintronics with graphene quantum dots.

A Unified View of Dynamic Interfaces

Researchers from the University of Akron provide an early picture of a unified understanding of dynamic interfaces in nanostructured polymeric materials.

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Versatile Protein Nanogels

Zhen Gu at Joint UNC/NC State Department of Biomedical Engineering gives an overview of the recent advances in protein nanogels for biomedical applications

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Red-Blood-Cell-Mimetic Nanoparticles against Breast Cancer

A nanosized drug delivery system is developed, which significantly inhibits tumor growth and metastasis formation of breast cancer when loaded with the drug paclitaxel.

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Super-elastomeric polysiloxane liquids: breaking the record and the rule

Liquid polysiloxane materials set new record for high stretchability and challenge classic theory of elastomeric behavior.

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Remote control actuation goes down to nanoscale

Nano-actuated magneto-mechanical devices can change shape on command using a remote magnetic external stimulus, with a control at the subnanometer scale.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – January 2016

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