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Researchers have shown that shining a laser through a tube filled with a particular ionic liquid can downshift the laser’s energy and change its color.

Researchers have created a biopolymer sensor for detecting various pathogens and molecules that can be printed onto a wide range of materials.

A novel nano-coating can protect spacecraft and satellites from harsh solar radiation while also harvesting energy for future use.

Breakthrough in light-driven microelectronic devices

Researchers have shown that the electromagnetic wave jamming of the 2D material MXene can be dynamically contolled by aplying a small voltage.

Researchers have developed an integrated photonic circuit made of lithium niobate that can produce, tailor and control terahertz waves.

By adding plasmonic gold nanoparticles, researchers have greatly increased the efficiency of pyroelectric catalysis for hydrogen production.

Adding more charge-accepting ligands to the surface of semiconducting nanocrystals can produce interactions that reduce the rate of electron transfer.

By coating porous electrodes in a light-harvesting material, researchers have developed a device that can produce hydrogen fuel from humidity and sunlight.

metasurface that controls three different optical responses – phase, amplitude, and luminescence – is ideal for optical anti-counterfeiting tags

A new low-temperature process for fabricating bifacial thin-film CIGS solar cells can greatly improve their energy-conversion efficiency.

Researchers have discovered the first known de novo protein that can catalyze the synthesis of cadmium sulfide quantum dots.

Using a 2D material, researchers created a new type of energy-efficient active pixel sensor that can produce ultra-sharp cellphone photos.

Researchers have developed a scalable fabrication technique for producing ultrathin, lightweight solar cells that can be stuck onto any surface.

Engineers have created a soft robot capable of detecting when and where it is damaged – and then healing itself on the spot.

Researchers have synthesized ‘giant’ core-shell quantum dots with record-breaking emissive lifetimes.

An integrated electro-optic modulator based on thin-film lithium niobate can efficiently change the frequency and bandwidth of single photons.

Researchers have created a nanomaterial catalyst that needs only the power of light to convert ammonia into clean-burning hydrogen fuel.

Adding organic ammonium salts to the perovskite surface can help to regulate and reduce unwanted energy loss in perovskite solar cells.

Researchers have developed a novel method for getting pyramid-shaped nanoparticles to self-assembe into pinwheel lattices with chiral properties.

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