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Tuesday 20th March 2018
Georgia Tech team show that perovskite semiconductors do not rely on typical rigidly stable chemical foundations
Tuesday 20th March 2018
Bragg ptychography approach allows Argonne researchers to observe individual InGaAs nanowires within their operating environment
Friday 9th March 2018
Electrochemical intercalation method can build artificial 'superlattices' of tens, hundreds or even thousands of layers of 2D materials such as graphene, MoS2 and WSe2 with radically different structures, properties and functions
Thursday 8th March 2018
HCl-enhanced MOCVD approach could pave the way to low-cost, large scale hetero-epitaxy of Ga2O3 films with different phases for optical and power devices
Wednesday 7th March 2018
X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy has the potential to become an important technique in compound semiconductor quality control
Thursday 1st March 2018
Penn State team discover why synthetic 2D materials often perform orders of magnitude worse than predicted
Wednesday 28th February 2018
Scientists demonstrate photoluminescence with a laser excitation wavelength of 473 nm and 632.8 nm
Wednesday 28th February 2018
MoS2-based 'memtransistor' can process information and store memory with one device
Wednesday 28th February 2018
Growing nanocrystals of GaAs on tiny columns of silicon and germanium could lead to new types of sensors, LEDs, and solar cells
Friday 23rd February 2018
Basque team has developed a technique that could be make tiny chemical sensors or manage heat in nanoscale optoelectronic devices
Tuesday 20th February 2018
Researchers discover new phosphor using systematic high-throughput computational approach
Monday 19th February 2018
Viennese researchers show how 'sponge'-like semiconductors could be used to make micro-and nanomachined optical and electronic components
Wednesday 14th February 2018
X-ray experiments reveal exact details of self-catalyzed growth for the first time
Tuesday 13th February 2018
Research points the way to building a new class of active topological photonic devices that could be integrated with sensors, antennas and other devices.
Monday 12th February 2018
Scientists from ITMO University combine a nanoantenna and a light source in a single nanoparticle using laser ablation
Wednesday 7th February 2018
Ga2O3 could enable the design of better FETs with smaller geometries and superior energy densities
Thursday 1st February 2018
CsPbX3 perovskite found to have 'bright' ground exciton state making it an attractive candidate for new kinds of solid-state lasers and LEDs
Wednesday 31st January 2018
Unencapsulated solar cell held onto 94 percent of its starting efficiency after 1,000 hours of continuous use under ambient conditions
Tuesday 30th January 2018
Resonant Infrared Matrix-Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation (RIR-MAPLE) technique involves freezing a solution containing the molecular building blocks for the perovskite, and then blasting the frozen block with a laser in a vacuum chamber
Tuesday 30th January 2018
New process produces optical power density three times higher than lateral micro LEDs The team has used the technology to control mouse behaviour via optogenetic stimulation of the f-VLEDs.
Wednesday 24th January 2018
Purdue University researchers have visualised temperature changes produced by ultra-small heat sources, gold strips formed on top of InGaAs
Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Coupling light and sound may help solve major data capacity challenges for photonic integrated circuits
Monday 22nd January 2018
New findings answer long-standing question around the efficiencies of InGaN-based green and red LEDs
Wednesday 17th January 2018
Latest research suggests a low cost solution for making night-vision systems based on III-V long wavelength IR materials