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By controlling the distance between nanoparticles in a single layer, researchers have made a filter that can change between reflecting and transparent.

Light, oxygen and humidity can ‘heal’ perovskite solar cells

Defects in the molecular structure of perovskite solar cells can be ‘healed’ by exposing them to light, oxygen and just the right amount of humidity.

Windows coated with thermochromic vanadium dioxide nanoparticles can let heat in during winter and keep it out in summer.

Fernando Torres recipient of 2017 Embracing Challenge award

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A novel way to measure the band gap of the 2D material molybdenum disulfide has revealed the link between its electronic and optical properties.

Hybrid photoactive materials with more stable and more rigid dyes obtained.

Scientists have simultaneously designed an optimal material for light management in solar cells and fabricated the nanostructured surfaces.

Scientists have developed various hybrid, photoactive materials that respond in different ways when exposed to excitation light.

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Scientists have made the first observation of nanocrystals rapidly forming superlattices while they are themselves still growing.

A novel light-activated material can chemically convert carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide without generating unwanted by-products.

Using a novel method, scientists have design a material that conducts electricity and emits white light when exposed to electricity.

Quality control tool for MoS2 promises improved 2D material for next generation electronics and optoelectronics.

Meniscus-assisted technique could lead to high efficiency perovskite films.

Submissions are being accepted for the 2018 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Researchers in Developing Countries.

Find out who will receive one of the 2016 Acta student awards.

A new low-temperature solution printing technique can fabricate high-efficiency perovskite solar cells with large crystals.

Scientists have produced the most detailed study yet of the thermal effects of semiconducting metal-nitride nanowires.

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