This month’s International Year of Light article reviews nucleation, growth, and upconversion properties of lanthanide-doped fluoride nanoparticles.
Metallic and semiconductor elements combined to create these lovely flower-like nanoparticles by researchers collaborating across China and Australia.
Light-induced switching of single molecule electronic junctions has been successfully demonstrated by researchers in Germany.
An efficient cobalt-based catalyst for oxygen evolution reactions has been demonstrated, with a bio-inspired, leaf-like hybrid structure.
C. Fan and co-workers tune the crystallinity of hematite nanorods for high-efficiency photoelectrochemical water splitting