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Optical materials news

The strain created by growing 2D crystals over 3D objects can be used to tailor the crystals' optoelectronic properties.

Chemists have found a way to improve the speed and durability of smart glass by providing a better understanding of how the glass works at the nanoscale.

Engineers have developed a high-throughput computational method to design new hybrid organic-inorganic materials for solar cells and LEDs.

Researchers have developed a liquid mold from droplets that they can manipulate with magnets for creating lenses in various shapes and sizes.

Nanocubes coated with single-stranded DNA chains assemble into an unusual ‘zigzag’ arrangement that has never been observed before.

By permanently stressing graphene with a novel laser technique, researchers have been able to provide it with the largest ever band gap.

The four-month accelerator, offering $50,000 in funding, is now accepting applications - apply before 30th May

A novel nano-container can take up hydrophobic compounds of various sizes and shapes in water and then release them in response to light.

Scientists have used extremely high pressures and temperatures to dope nanodiamonds with elements such as silicon and argon.

Now open for Original Research and Review article submission.

Calling Early Career Researchers attending ChinaNANO.

A new study proposes that single photons can interact with each other on graphene surfaces, suggesting new designs for optical quantum computers.

one-pot synthesis produces Au nanoparticles with porous shells of tiny CeO2 nanoparticles of varying thickness for catalysis and plasmonics

Researchers have not only unexpectedly detected polar skyrmions in a material with reversible electrical properties, but also found that they're chiral.

3D printing in geometric designs and material composites for devices with novel optical properties

High-quality phosphorene nanoribbons for high-speed electronics

Measuring approach that characterizes materials at much smaller scales

Researchers have improved the optical properties of the 2D material molybdenum disulphide by removing defects with laser light and water.

Physicists have designed an evolutionary process that allows a wide range of nanomaterial morphologies to be synthesized from tungsten disulphide.

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