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07 Feb 2019
New material used as an electrode of solid oxide fuel cell.
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06 Feb 2019
Mimicking how the biological world arranges itself could help advance the next generation of nanomaterials.
Double-network hydrogel
31 Jan 2019
A strategy inspired by the process responsible for muscle growth could lead to the development of stronger, longer-lasting materials.
31 Jan 2019
Two faculty members at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have been selected to receive the commendation from the Ministry of Education for research excellence.
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31 Jan 2019
Korean researchers have discovered new active intermediates in high-efficient oxidation using biomimetic manganese enzyme and artificial oxidants.
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30 Jan 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today announced the findings on its novel nano-encapsulation technology for optimising the maternal and fetal absorption of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).
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24 Jan 2019
Temperature control of pore sizes in nanomaterials could lead to improved gas separation and storage applications.
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24 Jan 2019
Nanocellulose offers renewable, biodegradable, strong and lightweight components for electronic products.
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24 Jan 2019
Inkjet-printed switches make multiple frequency bands easier and cheaper to manage in wireless devices.
18 Jan 2019
Seven faculty members of South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have distinguished themselves with inclusion in the Global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List.
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15 Jan 2019
Understanding how liquid crystal molecules change positions, creating structural deformations known as topological defects, could unlock questions about similar defects in the fabric of the universe.
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08 Jan 2019
Korean researchers have proved the existence of the second band gap in a 2D structure. The result is expected to be used in various fields such as the development of emerging materials, solar cells, and catalysts.
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13 Dec 2018
The present invention provides a method to produce black iron oxide nanoparticle slurry having a magnetite structure and homogenously disperse. It can be used as formed or mix with other medium.
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10 Dec 2018
Flexible skin for soft robots, embedded with electrical nanowires, combines conductivity with sensitivity within the same material.
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03 Dec 2018
Real-time imaging has shown the surprising flexibility of a crystal surface upon guest molecule introduction, with implications for storage and sensing devices.
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27 Nov 2018
An inexpensive hydrogel-based material efficiently captures moisture even from low-humidity air and then releases it on demand.
Hydrophobicity upgraded
26 Nov 2018
Immersion could become the ultimate test for assessing the wetting properties of coating-free microtextured surfaces.
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21 Nov 2018
Research into porous films made via the condensation of humid air could lead to materials with applications ranging from medicine to photovoltaics.
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20 Nov 2018
Materials that harvest heat and turn it into electricity could lead to more cost-effective devices.
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14 Nov 2018
Understanding the effect pressure has on soot production during fuel combustion could help reduce polluting emissions.
CIES and Advantest Develop STT-MRAM Switching Current Measurement for Memory Test Systems
12 Nov 2018
Tohoku University's Center for Innovative Integrated Electronic Systems (CIES), led by Professor Tetsuo Endoh (Graduate School of Engineering at Tohoku University) has announced success on a collaboration between CIES and semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation.
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12 Nov 2018
Korean researchers has developed a new hot embossing process technology that can freely imprint fine circuit patterns on flexible polymer substrate. The result is expected to be used in semiconductor process, wearable device & display industry.
FDCA Reaction Pathways
12 Nov 2018
Scientists have discovered a novel method to synthesize furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid (FDCA) in a high yield from a glucose derivative of non-food plant cellulose, paving the way for replacing petroleum-derived terephthalic acid with biomaterials in plastic bottle applications.
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30 Oct 2018
HKBU researchers have discovered a new nanomaterial which could enable the early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.
Nanovehicle
29 Oct 2018
Nanomaterials that respond to cancer-specific stimuli show potential in the targeted delivery of treatments and imaging compounds, but many challenges remain.
Magnetic Fields and their Shape
01 Oct 2018
A numerical study reveals how to reduce instabilities in the complex flow of plasma in converging geometry of particles in fusion reactions.
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17 Sep 2018
Nanoparticles with a shell structure improve the performance of zinc-oxide photodetectors.
Photoelectrode
10 Sep 2018
Scientists have developed a photoelectrode that can harvest 85 percent of visible light in a 30 nanometers-thin semiconductor layer between gold layers, converting light energy 11 times more efficiently than previous methods.
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05 Sep 2018
An improvement to the catalyst that converts methane to syngas could lead to a more economical process.

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