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Nanotechnology

Quantum dots for ultra-high color gamuts in LCDs
The use of a quantum dot enhancement film in LCDs enables the delivery of ultra-high color gamuts covering more than 90 of the color standard for ultra-high-definition TV.
Phosphorene transistors and circuit units feature outstanding electrical performance and strong mechanical robustness.
21 May 2015
A novel transparent electrode embedded with silver-based nanoparticles enhances the light extraction efficiency of LEDs, improving device performance by 88%.
19 May 2015
The plasmonic-electrical effect can be used to shorten the transport path of low-mobility carriers and overcome the space-charge limit in organic semiconductors.
19 May 2015
A femtosecond laser writes 3D nanoscale photonic structures in a single step, overcoming material, dimensional, refractive-index, and wavelength constraints.
12 May 2015
Capillaries filled with brightly fluorescent quantum dots act as durable, inexpensive microfluidic biosensors.
11 May 2015
Smart phone kit detects cystic fibrosis, arthritis biomarkers
Team at Australia's Centre for Nanoscale Biophotonics set to release free downloadable app for biosensing.
27 May 2015
Max Planck Society alights in Ottawa
Formal partnership to establish a new optics and photonics research hub in the Canadian city is signed.
27 May 2015
Photoacoustic microscopy looks deeper into living tissue
Texas A&M University combines non-linear microscopy with photoacoustics to improve axial resolution.
27 May 2015
Optical coherence tomography 'reducing heart attacks'
Imaging technique appears to improve outcomes for cardiac patients being fitted with coronary stents, finds large-scale trial.
21 May 2015
 
Stephen Bedell: High-performance materials become flexible