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[Photonic] – Plasmonic-Photonic Crystals Studied to Further Sensor, Laser Research 20 August 2019

As part of their research into optical states of plasmonic-photonic crystals (PPCs), scientists at Kazan Federal University investigated three-dimensional opal-like plasmonic-photonic crystals (OLPPCs), focusing on why OLPPCs do not admit light of certain wavelengths.

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[Thin films] – Crystalline GaAs Thin Film Growth on a c-Plane Sapphire Substrate 19 August 2019

Crystalline zinc blende GaAs has been grown on a trigonal c-plane sapphire substrate by molecular beam epitaxy.

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[Nanotechnology] – Zinc oxide nanowires – novel solution for cheaper, cleaner production of electronic components 13 August 2019

Researchers are offering a novel solution for high-yield nanowire production from zinc oxide – a cheaper and environmentally friendlier material, compared to the rare earth elements such as indium, arsenic or gallium often used in electronics production.

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[OLED] – Organic semiconductors – No encapsulation needed for unprecedented stability 13 August 2019

Are organic semiconductors as good as silicon semiconductors ? Apparently they are even better! Prof. Thomas Weitz and colleagues at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research and at BASF are able to produce highly efficient organic thin film transistors.

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[Nanotechnology] How do atoms vibrate in graphene nanostructures? 13 August 2019

In order to understand advanced materials like graphene nanostructures and optimize them for devices in nano-, opto- and quantum-technology it is crucial to understand how phonons – the vibration of atoms in solids – influence the materials’ properties.

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[OLED] – Polymer encapsulation shields perovskite nanocrystals from degradation 13 August 2019

Due to their fascinating optoelectronic properties, halide perovskites have attracted tremendous research interest as promising materials for photovoltaics, photodetectors, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), and lasers.

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[OLED] – Nanotechnology in Flexible Electronics 12 August 2019

Have you ever thought of substituting that huge backpack of textbooks with a single electronic paper sheet – keeping all that data on one device folded and kept in your wallet? What about a ride in a solar-powered vehicle stretched around you like skin?

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[OLED] – Nanotechnology in Organic Photovoltaics 12 August 2019

Developing clean alternatives to nuclear and fossil energy is essential for the growth of sustainable economies. One of the most attractive alternatives is photovoltaic (PV) technology, using the almost limitless power of the sun to generate electricity.

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[OLED] – Graphene Ink and it’s Possible Applications 12 August 2019

Graphene has been the focal point for many research projects in recent years. It has proved to be one the most diverse materials known to man and recently a team of researchers from Northwestern Engineering have stumbled upon a method of creating graphene ink while trying to discover a new method producing graphene.

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