Themed collection Materials Horizons Emerging Investigators Series

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Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Professor Kedar Hippalgaonkar, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Our Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

Graphical abstract: Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Professor Kedar Hippalgaonkar, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Dr Zhengyang Bin, Sichuan University, China

Our Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

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Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Dr Chengyi Hou, Donghua University, China

Our Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

Graphical abstract: Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Dr Chengyi Hou, Donghua University, China
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Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Dr Danqing Liu, Shenzhen University, China

Our Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

Graphical abstract: Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Dr Danqing Liu, Shenzhen University, China
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Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Nan Liu, Beijing Normal University, China

Our Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

Graphical abstract: Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Nan Liu, Beijing Normal University, China
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Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Tianyi Ma, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Our Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

Graphical abstract: Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Tianyi Ma, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
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Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Dae Sung Chung, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea

Our Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

Graphical abstract: Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Dae Sung Chung, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea
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Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Li Tang, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

Our Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

Graphical abstract: Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Li Tang, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
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Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Juan José Vilatela, IMDEA Materials Institute, Spain

Our Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

Graphical abstract: Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Juan José Vilatela, IMDEA Materials Institute, Spain
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Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Sahika Inal, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

Our Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

Graphical abstract: Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Sahika Inal, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
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Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Ignasi Fina, Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona, Spain

Our Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

Graphical abstract: Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Ignasi Fina, Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona, Spain
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Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Prashun Gorai, Colorado School of Mines, USA

Our Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

Graphical abstract: Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Prashun Gorai, Colorado School of Mines, USA
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Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Jun Zhang, Qingdao University, China

Our Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

Graphical abstract: Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Jun Zhang, Qingdao University, China
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Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Wenhao Sun, University of Michigan, USA

Our Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

Graphical abstract: Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Wenhao Sun, University of Michigan, USA
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Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Evgeniya Sheremet, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia

Our Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

Graphical abstract: Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Evgeniya Sheremet, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia
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Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Xinyu Liu, University of Toronto, Canada

Our Emerging Investigator Series features exceptional work by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

Graphical abstract: Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series: Xinyu Liu, University of Toronto, Canada
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Introducing the Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series

Our Emerging Investigator Series will feature exceptional work published in Materials Horizons by early-career researchers working in the field of materials science.

Graphical abstract: Introducing the Materials Horizons Emerging Investigator Series
Communication

Electronic transport descriptors for the rapid screening of thermoelectric materials

We use efficient first principles calculation of carrier scattering times to derive transport descriptors for mobility and thermoelectric powerfactor. Low carrier mass and high dielectric constant are critical, validated on promising ABX2 compounds.

Graphical abstract: Electronic transport descriptors for the rapid screening of thermoelectric materials
Communication

A methyl-shield strategy enables efficient blue thermally activated delayed fluorescence hosts for high-performance fluorescent OLEDs

A novel methyl-shield strategy has been developed to design ideal TADF hosts for achieving an ultra-high EQE of 32.3%, which represents the first report of the EQE reaching above 30% in TSF-OLEDs.

Graphical abstract: A methyl-shield strategy enables efficient blue thermally activated delayed fluorescence hosts for high-performance fluorescent OLEDs
Communication

Scalable fluid-spinning nanowire-based inorganic semiconductor yarns for electrochromic actuators

A unique fluid-spinning method was developed to obtain a series of scalable inorganic semiconductor yarns that have not been explored yet, which can obtain large tensile stroke by electrochemical charge injection-associated multicolor switching.

Graphical abstract: Scalable fluid-spinning nanowire-based inorganic semiconductor yarns for electrochromic actuators
Communication

Novel butterfly-shaped organic semiconductor and single-walled carbon nanotube composites for high performance thermoelectric generators

Curved organic small molecule and single-walled carbon nanotube composites with enhanced interactions for thermoelectric materials.

Graphical abstract: Novel butterfly-shaped organic semiconductor and single-walled carbon nanotube composites for high performance thermoelectric generators
Communication

A Lamellibranchia-inspired epidermal electrode for electrophysiology

Inspired by Lamellibranchia, a skin-like epidermal electrode that simultaneously possesses transparent, stretchable, adhesive and rapidly self-healing properties was designed and developed for high-quality electrophysiological monitoring.

Graphical abstract: A Lamellibranchia-inspired epidermal electrode for electrophysiology
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In situ identification of the electrocatalytic water oxidation behavior of a nickel-based metal–organic framework nanoarray

Direct identification of electrocatalytic behavior changes for highly efficient metal–organic framework based oxygen evolution reaction electrocatalysts is explored.

Graphical abstract: In situ identification of the electrocatalytic water oxidation behavior of a nickel-based metal–organic framework nanoarray
Communication

A regioregular donor–acceptor copolymer allowing a high gain–bandwidth product to be obtained in photomultiplication-type organic photodiodes

A newly synthesized regioregular donor polymer is used in photomultiplication-type organic photodiodes (PM-OPDs), and its regioregularity enables face-on orientation with a low trap density, leading to a high gain and fast response time in PM-OPDs.

Graphical abstract: A regioregular donor–acceptor copolymer allowing a high gain–bandwidth product to be obtained in photomultiplication-type organic photodiodes
Communication

T cell force-responsive delivery of anticancer drugs using mesoporous silica microparticles

A cellular force-responsive platform for controlled release of anticancer drugs.

Graphical abstract: T cell force-responsive delivery of anticancer drugs using mesoporous silica microparticles
Open Access Communication

Tough sheets of nanowires produced floating in the gas phase

SiNWs are continuously grown in the gas phase and directly collected as tough, macroscopic sheets that are flexible and free-standing.

Graphical abstract: Tough sheets of nanowires produced floating in the gas phase
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Communication

Monitoring supported lipid bilayers with n-type organic electrochemical transistors

An n-type, accumulation mode, microscale organic electrochemical transistor monitors the activity of a pore-forming protein integrated into a lipid bilayer.

Graphical abstract: Monitoring supported lipid bilayers with n-type organic electrochemical transistors
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Communication

Local manipulation of metamagnetism by strain nanopatterning

Our work demonstrates the local enhancement of antiferromagnetic phase stability in FeRh films by strain nanopatterning.

Graphical abstract: Local manipulation of metamagnetism by strain nanopatterning
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Communication

Computational discovery of promising new n-type dopable ABX Zintl thermoelectric materials

We develop a chemical replacements in structure prototype (CRISP) approach for novel materials discovery with functional applications.

Graphical abstract: Computational discovery of promising new n-type dopable ABX Zintl thermoelectric materials
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Communication

Platinum single atoms on tin oxide ultrathin films for extremely sensitive gas detection

Single atom Pt significantly improves the sensing performances of ultrathin SnO2 films for detection of triethylamine.

Graphical abstract: Platinum single atoms on tin oxide ultrathin films for extremely sensitive gas detection
Communication

Selective metathesis synthesis of MgCr2S4 by control of thermodynamic driving forces

By altering the thermodynamic landscape, metathesis enables the rapid and selective synthesis of MgCr2S4 thiospinel, a compelling Mg-cathode material that is laborious to make via traditional ceramic synthesis routes.

Graphical abstract: Selective metathesis synthesis of MgCr2S4 by control of thermodynamic driving forces
Open Access Communication

Beyond graphene oxide: laser engineering functionalized graphene for flexible electronics

We show a novel concept for the design of graphene-based materials via diazonium-mediated functionalization and subsequent laser treatment for flexible electronics.

Graphical abstract: Beyond graphene oxide: laser engineering functionalized graphene for flexible electronics
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Communication

An ambient-stable and stretchable ionic skin with multimodal sensation

A diode-like artificial ionic skin for strain and humidity sensing with controlled ion mobility, high toughness, stretchability, ambient stability and transparency.

Graphical abstract: An ambient-stable and stretchable ionic skin with multimodal sensation
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About this collection

Materials Horizons is pleased to present this growing web collection, showcasing the work being conducted by Emerging Investigators in materials science. It highlights up-and-coming scientists in the early stages of their independent careers, who have been identified as having the potential to influence future directions in the field.
This collection will be updated when new Emerging Investigator Series papers are published – so keep checking this page and watch the collection grow.

More details about the Emerging Investigator Series can be found in this editorial, including details on how to apply for consideration. Interviews with the corresponding authors featured in this collection can be found below.

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