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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A New Review of Nanocellulose for Biomedical Applications

The image shows an AFM image of cellulose nanocrystals isolated from tunicates (Styela clava).

Dr. Mehdi Jorfi and Prof. E. Johan Foster review the applications of nanocellulose in various biomedical applications.

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Electrically controllable metamaterial surfaces

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Researchers have added to the development of next generation photonic media by realizing an electrically tunable liquid crystal-metamaterial hybrid.

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