Combining the state-of-the-art in photonic crystals, shape memory polymers, and electroactive polymers in a single nanocomposite makes for a zero-energy rewritable paper suitable for long term data storage.
A German team of scientists published an overview on all the most recent knowledge on the role of the ultraviolet radiation in eye health and its aging process.
A simple two step process was developed to fabricate substrates with flexible free standing nanopillars which exhibit a large and uniform
Electro-optical materials can be efficiently poled with a static field generated by pyroelectric crystals, report A.K.-Y. Jen and coworkers.
Scientists have fabricated a 3D metamaterial, which shows linear and circular dichroism, using a self-assembled block copolymer as a template.
A tale of holography, spun from the Bombyx mori silkworm.
Using plasmonic hotspots, gold nanostructures can be melted and made to produce the smallest nanojets ever observed.
A new rare-earth-ion-doped optical amplifier has performance comparable to semiconductor amplifiers.
An ambitious theoretical investigation into the properties of cuprous oxide suggests it possesses remarkable non-linear optical (NLO) properties.
Label-free imaging of atherosclerotic plaques is achieved by an optical window between 1600-1850 nm for bond-selective deep tissue imaging.
Quan Li tells MaterialsViews about his work on semiconductors and liquid crystals.
ZnSe is deposited in silica pores to produce the first compound semiconductor optical fiber waveguides.