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Optical materials news

Fabricating chalcogenide glasses as nanowires can extend their use into the visible and ultraviolet parts of the electromagnetic spectrum.

By engineering electron donor and electron acceptor materials, researchers can overcome a key loss mechanism in organic solar cells.

Colloidal crystals that mimic the nanostructure of opals can visibly and continuously document the temperature in the environment over a defined period.

A device comprising a 2D hybrid metal halide layered with a ferromagnetic metal can generate terahertz radiation from an an ultrafast spin current.

calculations identify diffusion paths of Se in CdTe, boosting thin film solar cell efficiency

Researchers have shown that the odd harmonics of light can be used to study twisted, or chiral, nanoparticles and molecules.

Researchers have developed a novel method for getting thin layers of different materials, including perovskites, to self-assemble into large crystals.

Center for Atomically Thin Multifunctional Coatings, operated by Penn State and Rice Universities, secures $1.5 million in Phase II funding from NSF

By applying strain to a monolayer semiconductor, researchers managed to produce chiral valley-polarized light at room temperature.

Researchers have developed a novel etching process for fabricating features and patterns on 2D materials like graphene at near atomic resolution.

Researchers have enhanced the brightness and stability of light-emitting perovskite nanocrystals by encapsulating them in metal-organic frameworks.

By combining quantum dots and gold nanoparticles with molecular glue, researchers have created a tiny camera for observing chemical reactions.

By applying mechanical strain to a 2D semiconductor, researchers were able to get it to emit light, rather than heat, with near 100% efficiency.

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