Exploiting Air to Shift Aluminium Nanoparticle Plasmons into the UV

Researchers from from China and Hong Kong have now developed an approach to shrinking Al nanoparticles.

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Na1.1V3O7.9 nanobelts as cathode material for Na-ion batteries

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Pure single crystalline nanostructures investigated by Chinese research team.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – March 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.

Imaging the mechanical response of nanostructured composites

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An X-ray ptychography study follows the destruction of a microscale composite during compression in unprecedented detail.

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A New Review of Nanocellulose for Biomedical Applications

The image shows an AFM image of cellulose nanocrystals isolated from tunicates (Styela clava).

Dr. Mehdi Jorfi and Prof. E. Johan Foster review the applications of nanocellulose in various biomedical applications.

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Towards spintronics: integrating magnetic semiconductors

Researchers have successfully deposited high quality dilute magnetic semiconductor thin films on lead magneisum niobate titanate single crystals.

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International Year of Light Article Series

International Year of Light 2015 (UNESCO)

Advanced Optical Materials is joining in the activities of the International Year of Light through publishing a special series of review articles.

Micro power meter can measure nanowire heat transfer

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Researchers have developed a microscale powermeter that directly measures light absorption and heat transfer in individual nanowires.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – Feb. 2015

"Perfect Extinction of Terahertz" – Adv. Opt. Mater.

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

The Missing Dimension of Nanotoxicology

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Nanotoxicology results differ depending on the dimensionality of the platform used. While 2D cell cultures are standard, they may not tell the right story.

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