Researchers fabricate a highly selective ZIF‐8 gas separation membrane.
From molecular motors to stimuli-responsive materials
New types of 2D and 3D stimuli‐responsive materials can be constructed by integrating molecular machines as part of their building blocks.
How to Bend Electronic Devices without Breaking Them [Video]
Electronics can be transformed into a variety of complex shapes using a thermal plasticization process.
Advancing Cross‐point Memory Technology [Video]
Researchers design a high-performance threshold switching selector based on silver nanodots.
Seeing Red: A New QLED Design for Electronic Displays [Video]
Researchers design the best-performing red QLED to date using quantum dots.
Mimicking the Structural Color of Stellar’s Jay
Inspired by Steller’s jay, researchers produce angle-independent, structurally colored materials composed of amorphous arrays of fine spherical silica colloidal particles.
Black phosphorus unleashes the power of supercapacitors
Researchers in China build powerful and durable all-solid-state supercapacitors using black phosphorus nanoflakes.
Remote control actuation goes down to nanoscale
Nano-actuated magneto-mechanical devices can change shape on command using a remote magnetic external stimulus, with a control at the subnanometer scale.
Handwritten, soft circuit boards using nanoparticles
This video shows that it is possible to ‘mechanically sinter’ liquid metal nanoparticles to form soft, electrically conductive traces by hand.
Fuel cell water highways paved by electron radiation grafting
Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute have developed a coating technique that improves water management in fuel cells, thus raising their efficiency.