Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – July 2015

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

Hybrid Filtration Membranes

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Two ionic dyes of similar molecular size but opposite charge have been separated using a hybrid membrane as an example for controlled fine scale filtration.

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Combing Carbon Nanotube Films for Strong and Conductive Buckypapers

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Prof. Zhu and his co-workers from North Carolina State University have used a traditional method to advance CNT thin film production.

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Sheet metal: Ultrathin metallic Rh nanosheets

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Ultrathin sheets of metallic rhodium are formed by confinement with CO in a controllable method that will translate well to other metallic nanosheets.

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From forms to functions: Unleash the potential of silk printing

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A new silk ink formulation provides a “bottom-up” approach to customized multifunction biomaterials.

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Following the Roadmap to Improved Lithium-Ion Batteries

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Jim Yang Lee and colleagues have designed a clever method to apply the concept of traffic engineering to the electron transport in lithium-ion batteries.

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International Year of Light: Plasmonic Nanoparticles

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This month’s International Year of Light article reviews relevant advances and applications of plasmonic nanoparticles, from energy to health.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – June 2015

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

Eureka moments in Nanochemistry – 2015 Centenary Award

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Professor Geoff Ozin has received an RSC Centenary Award – we asked for his thoughts on the research that brought him here.

Molecular arithmetic operation on a single DNA platform

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Diverse advanced logic circuits are fabricated to implement arithmetic functions based on a simple and single molecular beacon platform.

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