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Electronic properties news, August 2016

By combining a covalent organic framework with a conducting polymer, scientists have produced an efficient electrode material for batteries.

Scientists have developed a solid-state lithium ion battery with a porous lithium garnet electrolyte and a viscous electrode that seeps into the pores.

Harvard University has licensed a new materials discovery platform to a company developing novel OLED display technologies.

Using a roll-to-roll processing method, researchers have produced polymer-based solar cells with a conversion efficiency of more than 9.5%.

Find out about the winners of the VUVX Student Prize.

Scientists have developed a new, simple method for fabricating transparent electronic circuitry using inexpensive and readily available materials.

Treating hybrid halide perovskite solar cells with a solution of methyl ammonium bromide can repair defects in the perovskite film.

Scientists have used metal-organic frameworks to develop a new kind of electrochromic material that can quickly change from clear to opaque.

Scientists have developed a working lithium-ion battery that dissolves away in 30 minutes when dropped in water.

Scientists have discovered that ferroelectric materials can produce solar cells able to generate power from 'hot electrons'.

Scientists have developed a novel superconducting material by heating a mixture of platinum, lanthanum and arsenic under pressure.

Submit your abstract for the Fifth International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials from the 6 to 10 March 2017.

Scientists have discovered the optimum amount of selenium to add to cadmium-telluride solar cells to enhance their efficiency.

Using advanced microscopy techniques, scientists have visualized the charge/discharge reaction in lithium-ion batteries in real-time.

conductive and transparent metal-coated nanofiber mats that are both could make flexible electronic devices easier to produce

A new silicon-tin nanocomposite anode can enhance the charge capacity and extend the lifetime of lithium-ion batteries.

Electrons travelling though graphene do not behave like particles but like a wave

Scientists have engineered biodegradable silicon nanoparticles that when illuminated can make nerve cells fire and heart cells beat.

Using a substrate made from boron nitride, scientists have produced monolayer graphene nanoribbons with zigzag edges.

Scientists have developed a novel garnet-type, fast ionic conducting oxide as a solid electrolyte in an all-solid-state rechargeable battery.

Researchers have produced a new class of materials called sodium polyhydrides, which could possess superconducting properties.

Engineers have discovered that interfacing two insulating oxide-based materials makes them highly conductive.

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