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Resonant energy transfer from quantum dots to graphene

This study demonstrated that the thickness of the organic molecule layer that typically surrounds the quantum dots is crucial in attaining sufficiently high efficiency of this light/energy transfer into the graphene. In other works, the thinner the organic layer, the better.

May 22nd, 2014

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Nanoröhren in Streifen gelegt (m/Video)

Mit dünnen Schichten aus Kohlenstoff-Nanoröhren lassen sich neue Technologien realisieren. Würzburger Forscher haben ein Verfahren unter die Lupe genommen, mit dem solche Schichten hergestellt werden - und neue Erkenntnisse gewonnen.

May 22nd, 2014

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Shedding light on electron trapping

Using a pioneering technique, scientists have shown how electrons move and get trapped in titanium dioxide, which is used in Grätzel cells, self-cleaning windows and water-purifying technologies.

May 21st, 2014

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Liquid crystal as lubricant

Thanks to a new lubricant, small gears can run with virtually no friction. Made from liquid crystalline fluid, these lubricants drastically reduce friction and wear.

May 21st, 2014

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