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

Liquid crystal loaded NIR metamaterial

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

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Nanoporous materials for reproducible SERS

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Researchers have designed and fabricated a new class of SERS substrate based on three-dimensional nanoporous materials.

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Applying microscale superhydrophobicity to cooling solutions

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A technique has been developed to fabricate hierarchical micro- and nano-structures on copper substrates, for heat transfer applications.

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Flexible Electronic Devices Experience Organic Growth

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A Korean research team led by Prof. Soonmin Seo report a new method for preparing highly flexible, stretchable, and patchable organic electronic devices.

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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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