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2014 NanoScience + Engineering | Call for Papers

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Breaking the diffraction limit without fluorescence labels
Combining three laser beams, including a doughnut-shaped beam, permits ‘super-resolution’ microscopy of nanostructures with the contrast of optical absorption.
Innovative structuring processes and surface engineering methods improve the optical and electrical properties of hybrid organic silicon solar cells, yielding better performance at lower cost.
14 April 2014
Group III-nitride semiconductor quantum dots on elongated pyramids enable direct generation of light with controllable polarization for imaging and display applications.
7 April 2014
Gigahertz-frequency mechanical waves directly drive spin transitions in nitrogen-vacancy centers, offering a new way to control spins, sense strains, and study spin-phonon interactions at the nanoscale.
2 April 2014
Crystalline nanostructures in coal

A fast, simple solution-based method extracts photoluminescent carbon dots from coal with up to 25% yield.

14 March 2014
Depositing metal nanoparticles onto nanowire channels offers cost-effective and reliable control of their electronic behavior.
10 March 2014
White House committee backs 'photonics foundry' idea
Action on domestic sources of critical materials and a fabrication facility to make integrated photonics devices are recommended by “fast-track” action committee.
23 April 2014
Skin-cancer detection project wins innovation prize
Pan-European effort is developing new mid-infrared hardware for early-stage diagnosis.
22 April 2014
Fluorescence urine test spots bladder cancer earlier
US company Skyline Urology says simple optical urine test identifies disease signs.
18 April 2014
Environmental regulations 'jeopardize' European photonics
REACH and RoHS directives could endanger availability of raw materials for optics, hears conference.
17 April 2014
Bioinspiration brings fresh perspective to photonics