Optical materials news, April 2016

Scientists have found a simple way to convert one type of perovskite into another type that is a better light absorber with greater thermal stability.

Molecules give electrons good vibrations

Molecular electronic plasmonics is bringing together molecular electronics and plasmonics for next generation devices.

View the live 2016 Elsevier Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday April 27th, 2016.

Scientists have developed a quick and efficient method for exfoliating atomically-thin flakes of phosphorene from black phosphorous.

A novel metamaterial made of nanoscale structures of gold and magnesium fluoride can radiate heat at specific wavelengths and in specific directions.

View details about the Fifth International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials, taking place in March 2017.

Researchers from Los Alamos may have found a way to produce perovskite thin films, using a cheap, scalable technique.

Researchers have created a stretchable photodetector with enhanced, strain-tunable photoresponsivity by engineering 2D graphene into 3D structures.

Details of the Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids winners 2016.

By combining graphene with molecules capable of altering their structure on exposure to light, scientists have created light-responsive molecular switches.

Applying pressure can change the properties of the crystalline materials known as perovskites and how they respond to light.

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