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High levels of electrochromic modulation seen in multilayer graphene suggest a flexible solution for smart windows and displays.
New finding could also be important for preventing inflammatory diseases such as lung fibrosis, and may even be used to help treat neurodegenerative diseases.
Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell and William Moerner share 2014 prize.
Mechanism might be used to help reduce unwanted heat loss in photovoltaic devices.
Device characteristics are not affected at 125 °C.
Thin film interference effects persist on any kind of substrate – a result that bodes well for flexible electronics and ultra-lightweight coatings.
Trio honoured for work on blue LEDs.
Heterostructure composition can be controlled by modulating constituent vapour-phase reactants during growth.
Device based on colloidal quantum-dot film has a record-breaking light-to-power conversion efficiency of 6%.
Researchers demonstrate how defects in a 3D crystal can create photonic bandgap cavities for light that may be useful for lasing, LEDS, information storage and sensitive pharmaceutical sensors
The assembly and disassembly of nanorods propelled by ultrasound provides an insight into biological motors.
A new way to create cylindrical vector beams could benefit applications in quantum optics, microscopy and data storage and communications.
New experiments could help us better understand how electrons and holes behave at material interfaces – important for a number of energy-based technologies.
A new type of glucometer is label free and works by simply changing colour.
Functionalized gold nanoparticles can combat multi-drug-resistant pathogenic bacteria – including both Gram-negative and Gram-positive strains.
A new way to grow high-quality samples of the carbon sheet measuring between 100 and 300 nm across has been developed by researchers in the US and UK.
Nano- and picomolar detection of a range of biomarkers has been demonstrated using functionalized graphene.
Thin film has a high capacitance and promising energy and power densities, and so could be ideal for practical devices.
First observation of strong inter-tube coupling in “incommensurate” DWCNTS could help in the development of better electronics devices from these nanomaterials.
Proposed device could improve optical telecommunications.