Flexible transparent electrodes made from nanowire networks

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Shu-Hong Yu and his research group from USTC propose a new nanowire assembly strategy to fabricate flexible transparent electrodes.

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Detecting a heart attack with gold nanoparticles

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Researchers have developed a colloidal gold test strip for Cardiac troponin I detection based on microplasma generated gold nanoparticles.

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Carbon dioxide: from pollution to solution

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Researchers show that nanoparticles sputtered onto black silicon nanowire supports activate conversion in a hydrogen atmosphere under solar-simulated light.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – Dec. 2014

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This month’s top 5 most read articles from Advanced Optical Materials.

Plasma etching for better vascular grafts

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A Montreal-based research group have developed aligned electrospun PET nanofiber mats that mimic the media layer of arteries.

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ChemNanoMat opens for submissions

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ChemNanoMat is the latest journal to be launched by Wiley-VCH and opened for submissions at the beginning of November.

Lanthanide nanoprobes for biomedical applications

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Lanthanide(III) complexes have steadily found increasing use in both biosensing and bioimaging due to their advantageous emission properties.

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Graphene tubes in electrocatalysis

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A group of researchers have developed a new hybrid catalyst technology to reduce oxygen at fuel cell cathodes.

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Improving supercapacitor rate performance with MXene/CNT composites

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Flexible MXene/carbon composite electrodes composed of alternating layers of titanium carbide-based MXene and carbon nanotubes have been fabricated.

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Controlling the oxygen content in nanometer thick oxide thin films

A MIT research group led by Prof. Harry L. Tuller has attempted to control the oxygen content of oxide thin films in situ through electrochemical methods.

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