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.
A new silicon-based light-emitting diode (LED) is developed, and provides a solution in the manufacturing of better LEDs.
New nitride semiconductors to expand the material toolset for infrared sensing devices.
The fabrication of indium-based microcolumns and nanowires with controlled phase and morphology.
Harnessing light for practical applications requires small, versatile, and efficient optoelectronic devices.
A new technique renders the low-cost process of sputtering a highly competitive fabrication method for photovoltaics.
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.
High-resolution photolithographic patterning of organohalide lead perovskites is made possible using hydrofluoroethers.
The showcase presents a free-to-read selection of physica status solidi articles published in 2015.
Twin special issues on the Nobel Prize topic “Nitride Semiconductors” have been published in pss (a) and pss (b).