Tuning color – better organic light emitters

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Researchers have recently prepared zinc (II) metallopolymers with effective emission color tuning from blue to red, suitable for photonic devices.

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Game changer in dip coating: doing more with less

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Researchers in France bring about a big-time improvement that makes dip coating simpler, better, and greener.

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ICCAS special issue from Polymer International

A recent special issue of Polymer International is dedicated to The Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences established in 1956.

When polymer reaction engineers play dice

Monte Carlo models in polymer reacting engineering

In a recent Review article, Canadian and Brazilian researchers demonstrate applications of Monte Carlo models in polymer reacting engineering

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Polymer Thermoelectrics

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New polymer-inorganic semiconductor composite breaks the record for n-type conducting polymers.

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New composite material enables smaller CO2 sensor

New composite material enables smaler CO2 sensor

Material scientists at ETH Zurich and the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam have developed a new type of sensor to measure CO2.

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The NMR detective: investigating LDPE degradation

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Teymouri, Kwamen and Blümich from RWTH Aachen study degradation of LDPE pellets when exposed to air at different temperatures with a desktop NMR machine.

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Making large quantities of small silicone spheres

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Researchers from the University of Illinois present the first demonstration of a scalable synthetic procedure for crosslinked silicone microspheres.

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Direct equilibration and characterization of polymer melts for computer simulations

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K. Kremer and co-workers present an improved methodology to prepare well-equilibrated polymer melts requiring only local relaxation.

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Probing tumour growth through infrared imaging

Tumour tracking nanoparticles as presented by Liu et al. in issue 5 of Advanced Science.

Tumour development is closely monitored through infrared emission from copolymer nanoparticles.

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