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Breakthrough in OLED technology

A new study shows that OLEDs made with finely patterned structures can produce bright, low-power light sources, a key step toward making organic lasers.

Posted: Mar 2nd, 2015

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Smart crystallization

The first semi-liquid, non-protein nucleating agent for automated protein crystallization trials is described. This 'smart material' is demonstrated to induce crystal growth and will provide a simple, cost-effective tool for scientists in academia and industry.

Posted: Mar 2nd, 2015

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The first ever photograph of light as a particle and a wave

Light behaves both as a particle and as a wave. Since the days of Einstein, scientists have been trying to directly observe both of these aspects of light at the same time. Now, scientists have succeeded in capturing the first-ever snapshot of this dual behavior.

Posted: Mar 2nd, 2015

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Silver nanoparticles adorn graphene to utilise light efficiently

Researchers designed a novel device based on graphene and metal nanoparticles that shows greatly enhanced response to light and is colour sensitive. This may foster applications like colour based ultra-sensitive photodetectors, efficient solar cells and detection of single molecules.

Posted: Mar 2nd, 2015

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