Droop in phosphors

Droop, the decrease of efficiency with drive, is a major technology topic for InGaN-based light emitting diodes (LEDs).

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Stability issues of the next generation solar cells

Due to the need to develop efficient, low cost photovoltaics, different emerging photovoltaic technologies have been attracting increasing attention.

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Advanced Optical Materials – April Issue Covers

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – April 2016

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

Carbon-dot nanosystem for photodynamic therapy

A carbon-dot nanosystem is developed for photodynamic therapy, which releases a photosensitizer bioprecursor in cancer cells upon irradiation.

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Photocatalytic degradation of dye pollutants

A WO3–graphene photocatalyst has been developed that can efficiently degrade the dye Rhodamine B.

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Ratiometric imaging of intact and disrupted nanocarriers

Researchers from Canada have used structure-dependent dual-wavelength emission to distinguish between intact and disrupted nanocarriers with ratiometric imaging.

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Biomolecule tracking with gold nanoparticles

Researchers from Texas, USA, and Spain, used the technique multiphoton plasmonic lithography (MPPL) to achieve immobilization of bovine serum albumin hydrogels on a single gold nanotriangle (AuNT).

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Nanoparticles for deep-tissue photothermal therapy

Ultrasmall NdVO4 nanoparticles are presented as a promising agent for deep-tissue photothermal therapy.

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