Flexible piezoelectrics in medicine

KAIST researchers discuss the recent progress of flexible piezoelectric thin-film harvesters and nanosensors for use in biomedical fields.

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Direct inkjet printing of composite thick films

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Using a composite ink for direct inkjet printing of dielectric thick films offers new possibilities for the printing of dielectric components and devices.

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Environmentally friendly flame protection

Environmentally friendly flame protection

Empa has developed an environmentally friendly, quickly applied coating for aircraft furniture.

40 years of atomic layer deposition

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40 years ago, Tuomo Suntola and his group demonstrated the growth of ZnS thin films in alternating, saturating gas-solid reactions, paving the way for ALD.

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Ribbon-like crystal structure hosts topological surface states

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A multinational team lead by the University of Oxford has discovered a novel topological insulator in the form of Sb-doped Bi2Se3 nanowires.

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Forming perovskite films with ALD from a seed layer

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Researchers have formed perovskite films from a seed layer grown with atomic layer deposition, an standard technology for dielectric materials.

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Two-dimensional materials: electronic structure and many-body effects

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Special issue, guest-edited by F. Guinea, M. I. Katsnelson, and T. O. Wehling, is focused on electronic structure and other properties of 2D materials.

Improved MoS2 catalysts for hydrogen production

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New research has found that “edge-free” monolayer MoS2 films supported by 3D nanoporous gold possess outstanding catalytic activity,

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Si-doped graphene sensors developed

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The Terrones group at The Pennsylvania State University in the US has reported a controlled technique able to dope graphene with silicon atoms.

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Flavonoid-modified surfaces for medical applications

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Researchers have successfully fabricated titanium surfaces chemically functionalized with the flavonoids taxifolin and quercitrin.

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