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The art of Kirigami and paper electronics
Researchers use the ancient art of Kirigami folding to create flexible electronic devices from paper and diversify the applications of next-generation sensors, robots, and diagnostic devices.
To All-Silicon Optoelectronic Integration and Beyond: Chip-Based Silicon Light-Emitting Devices
A new silicon-based light-emitting diode (LED) is developed, and provides a solution in the manufacturing of better LEDs.
Exploiting Unique Opportunities to Interact with Infrared Light
New nitride semiconductors to expand the material toolset for infrared sensing devices.
Synthesis of Indium-based Microcolumns and Nanowires by a Vapor-Solid Method
The fabrication of indium-based microcolumns and nanowires with controlled phase and morphology.
Alternate Material for Infrared Intersubband (ISB) Devices
Harnessing light for practical applications requires small, versatile, and efficient optoelectronic devices.
Improving Sputtering Deposition for Better Photovoltaics
A new technique renders the low-cost process of sputtering a highly competitive fabrication method for photovoltaics.
Use Zinc Oxide Flowers to Create Better Photocatalytic Properties
Researchers have studied low-dimensional nanoscale ZnO building blocks, such as 1D nanorods, 1D nanowires and 2D nanosheets. Recently it was found that mixing these materials with 3D hierarchical ZnO microstructures revealed special optical, electrical and catalytic properties.
Towards High Performance and High Resolution – Patterning of Organohalide Lead Perovskite Pixels
High-resolution photolithographic patterning of organohalide lead perovskites is made possible using hydrofluoroethers.
pss Showcase 2016
The showcase presents a free-to-read selection of physica status solidi articles published in 2015.