Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – August 2016

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

Angle-Insensitive and CMOS-Compatible Subwavelength Color Printing

The proposed color filter devices produce distinctive reflection colors that are easily tuned via a one-step fabrication process.

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Light-driven soft robot mimics caterpillar locomotion in natural scale

Scientists have now created a light-driven soft micro robot to mimic caterpillar locomotion in natural scale.

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MicroRNA-Responsive Drug Release System for Selective Photodynamic Therapy

A microRNA-responsive drug release system will strengthen the selectiveness of the photodynamic therapy system.

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Advanced Optical Materials – July Issue Covers

Check out the articles highlighted on the covers of the latest issue of Advanced Optical Materials.

Plasmon-mediated photocatalysis – Pd nanoparticles in a double role

Pd nanosheets function both as broadband light absorbers and as synthetic catalysts for the dehydrogenation of formic acid to hydrogen and oxygen.

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High-Performance Multifunctional Graphene-PLGA Fibers

Researchers develop conducting graphene–PLGA fiber electrode that promotes muscle cell growth, and that could stimulate muscle regeneration.

Bioinspired hollow spheres for energy storage

Researchers from China were inspired by the structure of an egg to create multilayered nanospheres with favorable energy storage properties.

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Advanced Particle Characterization Techniques

Luis Liz-Marzán and Sara Bals present a collection of selected contributions by different researchers who are recognised as experts in the field of structural characterization as well as on optical and catalytic properties of nanoparticles.

Microwave recipe for size-based control of properties of metal-organic perovskites

Researchers from Florida State University have used a two-pronged approach to achieve rapid synthesis of these metal-organic perovskite-like multiferroics.

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