Face the Edges: Edges of nanomaterials

Manufacturing Process of Rhodium Nanoframes

Edges of nanomaterials show special and exciting properties and are important for the performance of catalysts or for materials such as graphene.

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First precise 9-arm 9-component star polymer

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Precise synthesis of multi-armed and multi-component star-branched polymers was achieved using living anionic polymerization in a new iterative approach.

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Targeting tumors with AIE nanoparticles

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Aggregation-induced emission nanoparticles have been developed by East China University researchers for cancer diagnostics and treatment.

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International Year of Light: Structured Surfaces for Solar Absorption

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This article reviews how structured surfaces can be used to maximize solar absorption.

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Multifunctional nanoarrays: flexible and precise nanolithography

Top-view SEM image of a multifunctional nanopattern (scale bar: 50 nm)

High resolution nanolithography from combined fabrication processes creates multifunctional nanoarrays with applications in nanoimprinting and plasmonics.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – August 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.

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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