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Mar 15, 2016
An organic radical has been successfully harnessed to improve OLED efficiency and stability for the first time.
Mar 4, 2016
Silicon-based room-temperature mid-infrared photodetectors may now be within reach.
Dec 17, 2015
(with audio) Conjugating organic fluorophores to semiconductor quantum dots doped with manganese ions can extend the fluorescence lifetime from nano- to milliseconds.
Nov 27, 2015
Researchers devise a single-step process for fabricating etched structures aligned on more than one plane.
Sep 15, 2015
With 5000 visitors from research, business and government policy, nanotechweb visits Nanopolis to find out more about the CHInano Conference and Expo.
Aug 21, 2015
New work might help in the future commercialization of these low-cost, efficient devices.
Aug 5, 2015
A chemically tailored single nanosheet demonstrates simultaneous lasing in all the colours needed to create white light.
Jul 1, 2015
Pulsed laser deposition offers a cooler CMOS-compatible approach for fabricating photoluminescent silicon nanocrystal fabrication.
Apr 22, 2015
Nanocavity device could be used to detect weak physical and chemical processes in real time.
Jan 20, 2015
(with audio) The natural simplicity of atoms as perfect resonators reveals new optical behaviour in photonic crystals.
Nov 18, 2014
A silver-coated nanowire provides efficient, tunable and directional nonlinear signals for photonic systems.
Oct 30, 2014
A quantum dot LED structure that includes an insulating layer to balance charge injections demonstrates greater efficiency and stability.
Oct 7, 2014
Trio honoured for work on blue LEDs.
Oct 3, 2014 1 comment
Researchers demonstrate how defects in a 3D crystal can create photonic bandgap cavities for light that may be useful for lasing, LEDS, information storage and sensitive pharmaceutical sensors
Mar 11, 2014
Plasmonic field enhancements increase nonlinear interactions by a factor of a million.
Mar 4, 2014
Electrically driven nanoscale light source connects electronic and optical circuits.
Sep 19, 2013
New technique to produce extremely thin gaps in metal layers could help make ultrafast and energy efficient nanodevices
Aug 16, 2013
First nanowire LED arrays capable of converting applied mechanical pressure into light signals
Jul 1, 2013
Device bodes well for next-generation information technology in which photons rather than electrons make up circuit components
Jun 18, 2013
Cluster of gold nanodisks enhances optical circuits