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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Reduce wear with synergistic lubricant pair

Synergistic Effects Between Phosphonium-Alkylphosphate Ionic Liquids and ZDDP as Lubricant Additives

Researchers reveal synergistic lubricating effects between phosphonium-alkylphosphate ionic liquids and a classic anti-wear additive.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – July 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.

Nanocrystalline Low-Refractive Magnesium Fluoride Films

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A novel sputtering deposition process for MgF2 thin films has been discovered by combining two chemical reactions on a pure Mg target with two reactive gases.

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Rolling Out the Aluminum Carpet for Large-Scale Solar Cell Processing

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Researchers have developed an innovative technique for depositing aluminum metal onto polymeric solar cells during large-scale roll-to-roll processing.

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An Improved Catalyst For Producing Hydrogen Fuel From Sunlight and Water

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Prof. Jinlong Gong and his colleagues at Tianjin University are working on novel materials for photoelectrochemical water splitting.

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Inkjet printing now in high-resolution 3D

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Researchers in Korea transform electrohydrodynamic inkjet printing into a new 3D microfabrication technique.

From forms to functions: Unleash the potential of silk printing

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A new silk ink formulation provides a “bottom-up” approach to customized multifunction biomaterials.

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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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