Towards seamless bionic interfaces

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New research solves two major problems in strechable electronics: poor adhesion and troublesome photopatterning.

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MoS2–Pd composites for hydrogen detection at room temperature

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Researchers present a molybdenum disulfide–palladium composite system for highly sensitive detection of hydrogen at room temperature.

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Hematite Nanorods for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

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C. Fan and co-workers tune the crystallinity of hematite nanorods for high-efficiency photoelectrochemical water splitting

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Towards better polymer solar cell design

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Italian and Germany researchers reveal secrets in interlayers and architectures of polymer solar cells.

Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials Symposium

The first symposium in Australia dedicated to the subject of 2D nanomaterials research, 2D15, took place in Melbourne on the 10th-11th March, 2015.

International Year of Light: Black Silicon Photovoltaics

This month’s International Year of Light article reviews the optoelectronic properties of black silicon and gives guidelines how to optimize the relevant physical parameters.

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A toolbox for tuning the electronic structure in organic self-assembled monolayers

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A modular concept is developed to tune the electronic structure in organic self-assembled monolayers and their interfaces.

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Room temperature fabrication of high-temperature shape-memory thin films

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High-temperature shape memory thin films have been prepared at room temperature by magnetron sputtering technique.

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The End is Just the Beginning: A Review of End-Functional Poly(3-Hexylthiophene)

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Craig Hawker and co-workers from UC Santa Barbara review the synthesis and many applications of end-functionalized poly(3-hexylthiophene) (P3HT).

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With rose petals to stretchable electronics

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The use of natural substrates as masters to create elastomeric replicas for stretchable electronic devices is demonstrated.

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