Metal–organic framework-derived one-dimensional porous or hollow carbon-based nanofibers for energy storage and conversion
This review summarizes the advances in the derivation of one-dimensional porous and hollow carbon nanofibers from metal–organic frameworks for energy storage and conversion.
Aggregation-induced emission: fundamental understanding and future developments
In-depth discussion on recent progress of fundamental understanding of AIE mechanisms, identifying the existing challenges and opportunities for future developments.
Advances in designs and mechanisms of semiconducting metal oxide nanostructures for high-precision gas sensors operated at room temperature
A comprehensive review on designs and mechanisms of semiconducting metal oxides with various nanostructures for room-temperature gas sensor applications.
Advanced cell culture platforms: a growing quest for emulating natural tissues
Topographical substrates, controlling cell adhesion in two and three dimensions, are reviewed and compared with two- and three-dimensional models.
Supramolecular fluorescent hydrogelators as bio-imaging probes
Supramolecular fluorescent hydrogelators (SFH) have emerged as a promising system for bio-imaging applications, such as detecting molecules/signals and sensing markers of diseases with the highest specificity, mapping molecular events, in vivo tracking and understanding cell behavior, in the past few years.
Synthesis of high-quality black phosphorus sponges for all-solid-state supercapacitors
Black phosphorus sponges comprising ultrathin, large and unoxidized nanosheets are prepared and used for an all-solid-state supercapacitor.
Host dependence of the electron affinity of molecular dopants
Accurate molecular modeling reveal the surprisingly large impact of the solid-state environment on the electron acceptor levels of molecular dopants.
Crystalline silicon solar cells with tetracene interlayers: the path to silicon-singlet fission heterojunction devices
Solar cells utilising heterojunctions between crystalline silicon and singlet fission materials are a new competitor to silicon tandem cells.
Additive manufacturing of complex micro-architected graphene aerogels
High-resolution 3D printing of intricate graphene aerogel micro-architectures with enhanced mechanical properties at decreasing densities.
Bioinspired hierarchical composite design using machine learning: simulation, additive manufacturing, and experiment
A new approach to design hierarchical materials using convolutional neural networks is proposed and validated through additive manufacturing and testing.
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