Thin Films of Microporous Polymer Networks

Alex Palma-Cando and Ullrich Scherf discuss the synthesis, properties, and applications of electrochemically generated thin films of microporous polymer networks.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

A new near-infrared responsive drug carrier for imaging-guided chemotherapy

A promising multifunctional nanocarrier for opto-acoustic imaging-guided chemotherapy or phtotothermal therapy is presented.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

Anisotropic Conductive Films by Shear-Flow

Anisotropic conductive films can be produced by shear flow that induces the self-assembly of conductive fillers (like carbon nanotubes, graphene or inexpensive carbon black) into parallel stripes in a polymer matrix.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

Researchers Propose New Route for Programmable Infrared Optics

UC Santa Barbara researchers Prasad Iyer and Prof. Jon Schuller propose a new route, novel electrically reconfigurable metasurfaces, as an important step towards on-chip programmable optics.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

Demonstration of polycrystalline thin film coatings on glass for spin Seebeck energy harvesting

A newly discovered phenomena enables the separation of the key physical parameters that limit the efficiency of conventional thermoelectrics.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

Turning Greenhouse Gas to Valuable Carbonaceous Products in High Yield

A simple and effective system for photocatalytic CO2 reduction is proposed

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

How Polymers Can Heal Wounds

For the first time n-BG particles are used to investigate their haemostatic efficacy in wound healing applications.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

Liquid Glass: Casting Glass like Cement

Workers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology introduce “Liquid Glass”,

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

New world record for polymer solar cells

Polymer solar cells could be cheaper and more reliable thanks to Swedish and Chinese researchers.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library

Ion-Gel Films for Organic Electronics

Ion-gels have possible applications in organic electronics due to their favorable electronic characteristics and good thermal and chemical stability.

PDFLink to the original paper on Wiley Online Library