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Thursday 9th July 2015
Layered black arsenic phosphorus is potential alternative to silicon transistors
Monday 6th July 2015
Cost-effective nanopillar array anti-reflection films for solar cells
Friday 3rd July 2015
Modulation algorithm increases data throughput without additional energy
Friday 3rd July 2015
Swiss scientists develop new method for direct solar-to-hydrogen conversion
Thursday 2nd July 2015
New instrument is small enough to function within a smartphone
Friday 26th June 2015
Biosynthesis offers potential for low-cost, environmentally-friendly manufacture of quantum dot nanocrystals
Friday 26th June 2015
Technique suggests potential for solar cells to absorb more energy from the sun
Thursday 25th June 2015
Spintronics advance brings wafer-scale quantum devices closer to reality
Thursday 25th June 2015
X-ray technique shows clear details of individual GaN/InGaN nanowires
Monday 22nd June 2015
Ambient pressure CVD process can grow films on a variety of different substrates including plastic
Friday 19th June 2015
First certified efficiency of 15 percent in perovskite solar cells with area over 1cm2
Friday 12th June 2015
Direct modulation of 450nm laser diode sets record for free space visible light communication
Monday 8th June 2015
NPL study sheds new light on electronic properties of quasi-free standing graphene
Friday 5th June 2015
Quantum dot and silicon-based laser could exploit near infra red bands
Wednesday 3rd June 2015
Development promises thinner solar cells with longer lifetimes 
Wednesday 3rd June 2015
GaN and InGaN on silicon backplane targets market for smart glasses and head up displays
Wednesday 3rd June 2015
Intaglio transfer printing technique achieves 14,000cdm-2 at 7V
Monday 1st June 2015
Project CryoLaser produces record output for 940nm laser diodes
Thursday 21st May 2015
Graphene on 2D hexagonal BN material offers new way to send and receive light
Thursday 21st May 2015
Nanocellulose infused with ZnSe quantum dots glows at room temperature
Monday 11th May 2015
SIngle step hydride vapour phase epitaxy process grows GaN on Aerographite  template
Friday 8th May 2015
Research allows direct measurement of charge transport capability
Tuesday 5th May 2015
Simple chemical treatment can 'turn on' poorly performing regions
Tuesday 5th May 2015
Defects in atomically thin semiconductor may have applications for integrated photonics