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Mid-infrared light-emitting properties and devices based on thin-film black phosphorus

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Perspective

Circularly polarized luminescence from AIEgens

This work systematically summarizes recent advances in circularly polarized luminescence (CPL) based on aggregation-induced emission luminogens (AIEgens).

Graphical abstract: Circularly polarized luminescence from AIEgens
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Open Access Review Article

Layer-by-layer fabrication of organic photovoltaic devices: material selection and processing conditions

Layer-by-layer (LbL) processing, otherwise known as sequential deposition, is emerging as the most promising strategy for fabrication of active layers in organic photovoltaic (OPV) devices on both laboratory and industrial scales.

Graphical abstract: Layer-by-layer fabrication of organic photovoltaic devices: material selection and processing conditions
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Review Article

Precursors for direct-write nanofabrication with electrons

The influence of precursor's chemical composition and side reactions on materials obtained by direct nanoprinting using FEBID techniques is discussed.

Graphical abstract: Precursors for direct-write nanofabrication with electrons
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Open Access Review Article

Thermal properties of metal-halide perovskites

The thermal properties of metal-halide perovskites are reviewed with respect to experimental findings, theoretical insights, dimensionalities, and phase transitions.

Graphical abstract: Thermal properties of metal-halide perovskites
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Review Article

Metal chalcogenide semiconductor nanocrystals synthesized from ion-conducting seeds and their applications

This review explains the significance of ion-conductive solid seed-based synthesis from a mechanistic point of view to produce 1D and quasi-1D metal chalcogenide heterostructures and alloyed nanocrystals for applications in photocatalysis, photovoltaics, and photodetectors.

Graphical abstract: Metal chalcogenide semiconductor nanocrystals synthesized from ion-conducting seeds and their applications
Review Article

Recent progress in chemical gas sensors based on organic thin film transistors

The advances in materials and applications of OTFT based chemical gas sensors.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress in chemical gas sensors based on organic thin film transistors
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Review Article

Electrides: a review

Electrides are systems in which an electron is not bound to an atom and plays an active role in the structure. The three types of electron confinement have been confirmed.

Graphical abstract: Electrides: a review
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Review Article

Digital manufacturing of functional materials for wearable electronics

A review of the recent developments of digital manufacturing methods of functional materials for wearable electronics applications.

Graphical abstract: Digital manufacturing of functional materials for wearable electronics
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Review Article

Emerging interface materials for electronics thermal management: experiments, modeling, and new opportunities

State-of-the-art experiments and modeling, challenges, and future opportunities for developing high-performance interface materials for electronics thermal management.

Graphical abstract: Emerging interface materials for electronics thermal management: experiments, modeling, and new opportunities
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Review Article

Meniscus-guided coating of organic crystalline thin films for high-performance organic field-effect transistors

In this review, recently reported strategies applied to control the morphology, molecule packing, and orientation of organic semiconductors thin films in the context of meniscus-guided coating techniques are summarized and discussed.

Graphical abstract: Meniscus-guided coating of organic crystalline thin films for high-performance organic field-effect transistors
Review Article

Multiple strategies towards high-efficiency white organic light-emitting diodes by the vacuum deposition method

This review summarizes the progress in WOLEDs in recent years including all phosphorescent WOLEDs, hybrid WOLEDs, all fluorescence WOLEDs, doping-free WOLEDs, and single-emitter WOLEDs.

Graphical abstract: Multiple strategies towards high-efficiency white organic light-emitting diodes by the vacuum deposition method
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Review Article

Electrochemical polymerization: an emerging approach for fabricating high-quality luminescent films and super-resolution OLEDs

Currently, the fabrication of high-resolution OLEDs has many limitations. Electrochemical polymerization is an efficient way to fabricate conducting polymer films.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical polymerization: an emerging approach for fabricating high-quality luminescent films and super-resolution OLEDs
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Review Article

Emerging black phosphorus analogue nanomaterials for high-performance device applications

Black phosphorus analogues with excellent performance and high chemical stability hold great promise for practical applications.

Graphical abstract: Emerging black phosphorus analogue nanomaterials for high-performance device applications
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Communication

High mobility organic semiconductor for constructing high efficiency carbon nitride heterojunction photocatalysts

High-mobility organic semiconductor CuPc is used to construct CN/CuPc heterojunction photocatalysts, showing enhanced photocatalytic performances. This work proves the prospect of high-mobility organic semiconductors in photocatalysis.

Graphical abstract: High mobility organic semiconductor for constructing high efficiency carbon nitride heterojunction photocatalysts
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Open Access Communication

Biodegradable inkjet-printed electrochromic display for sustainable short-lifecycle electronics

We report on inkjet-printed, wearable electrochromic displays with certified biodegradability according to the international standard 14855 for short-lifecycle applications.

Graphical abstract: Biodegradable inkjet-printed electrochromic display for sustainable short-lifecycle electronics
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Communication

Charge transport properties of co-evaporated organic–inorganic thin film charge transfer complexes: effects of intermolecular interactions

Charge transport properties of the organic–inorganic MoO3 : 6T CTC thin film can be dramatically tuned via rubbing. The effects of intermolecular interactions on these changes are studied in detail.

Graphical abstract: Charge transport properties of co-evaporated organic–inorganic thin film charge transfer complexes: effects of intermolecular interactions
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Open Access Communication

Two-dimensional monoelemental germanene nanosheets: facile preparation and optoelectronic applications

Few-layer 2D germanium nanosheets (GeNS) are obtained via a facile liquid-phase exfoliated method and fabricated as electrode materials to assemble self-powered high performance photo-electrochemical (PEC) type photodetectors.

Graphical abstract: Two-dimensional monoelemental germanene nanosheets: facile preparation and optoelectronic applications
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Communication

Utilizing an electron-deficient thieno[3,4-c]pyrrole-4,6-dione (TPD) unit as a π-bridge to improve the photovoltaic performance of A–π–D–π–A type acceptors

Thieno[3,4-c]pyrrole-4,6-dione (TPD) was used as a π-bridge to synthesize A–π–D–π–A type NFAs, which realized a PCE of 10.4% by using PTQ10 as the electron donor.

Graphical abstract: Utilizing an electron-deficient thieno[3,4-c]pyrrole-4,6-dione (TPD) unit as a π-bridge to improve the photovoltaic performance of A–π–D–π–A type acceptors
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Communication

Substitution site effect of naphthyl substituted anthracene derivatives and their applications in organic optoelectronics

Two different naphthyl substituted anthracene derivatives were synthesized. A tiny change of the substitution site of the naphthyl group leads to a significant difference of the molecular packing and exerts great impact on optoelectronic properties.

Graphical abstract: Substitution site effect of naphthyl substituted anthracene derivatives and their applications in organic optoelectronics
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Communication

Thermal-induced interface degradation in perovskite light-emitting diodes

The poor operational stability remains a key challenge in perovskite light-emitting diodes. In this work, we investigate the detrimental effects of thermal-induced interface degradation on the device performance of perovskite light-emitting diodes.

Graphical abstract: Thermal-induced interface degradation in perovskite light-emitting diodes
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Communication

Lithium nitrate-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of ultrathin Bi2O2Se nanosheets and their photoelectrochemical performance

This work presents a facile and controllable hydrothermal synthesis of ultrathin Bi2O2Se nanosheets. The Bi2O2Se nanosheets show good photoelectrochemical performance.

Graphical abstract: Lithium nitrate-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of ultrathin Bi2O2Se nanosheets and their photoelectrochemical performance
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Communication

In situ synthesis of coaxial CsPbX3@polymer (X = Cl, Br, I) fibers with significantly enhanced water stability

In situ synthesis of coaxial CsPbX3@polymer (X = Cl, Br, I) fibers with significantly enhanced water stability by one-step electrospinning method.

Graphical abstract: In situ synthesis of coaxial CsPbX3@polymer (X = Cl, Br, I) fibers with significantly enhanced water stability
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Communication

Broadband emission in all-inorganic metal halide perovskites with intrinsic vacancies

Introducing some lanthanide ions with suitable ionic radius into octahedral [PbX6] units to cause permanent lattice distortion and create potential fluctuations in the crystal lattice might facilitate the formation of STEs in CsPbX3.

Graphical abstract: Broadband emission in all-inorganic metal halide perovskites with intrinsic vacancies
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Communication

Enhanced thermoelectric performance of SWNT/organic small molecule (OSM) hybrid materials by tuning of the energy level of OSMs

The SWNT/dmBT hybrid with a low barrier of 0.06 eV between SWNT and dmBT showed a maximum Seebeck coefficient of 78.5 μV K−1 and a power factor of 183.9 μW m−1 K−1, 1.5 and 4.6 times higher compared to the SWNT/dCNBT with a high barrier of 0.64 eV.

Graphical abstract: Enhanced thermoelectric performance of SWNT/organic small molecule (OSM) hybrid materials by tuning of the energy level of OSMs
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Communication

Optically tunable mesoscale CdSe morphologies via inorganic phototropic growth

Inorganic phototropic growth, a maskless, lithography-free process, enabled generation of CdSe films with highly ordered, optically-defined nanotextures over macroscale areas.

Graphical abstract: Optically tunable mesoscale CdSe morphologies via inorganic phototropic growth
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Communication

A high-performance visible laser rewritable black paper

An automatically printable, classic, and frequently usable high-performance black visible-light-responsive paper has been fabricated.

Graphical abstract: A high-performance visible laser rewritable black paper
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Communication

Correlation between the strength of conjugation and spin–spin interactions in stable diradicaloids

Blatter based diradicaloids with p-diphenyl, fluorenyl and naphthyl bridges exhibit bridge dependent magnetic and optical properties.

Graphical abstract: Correlation between the strength of conjugation and spin–spin interactions in stable diradicaloids
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Communication

Integrating 3D printing and self-assembly for layered polymer/nanoparticle microstructures as high-performance sensors

A 3D printed, preferentially aligned, and alternate-layered polymer–carbon nanofiber microstructure for a high-performance chemical sensor has been fabricated.

Graphical abstract: Integrating 3D printing and self-assembly for layered polymer/nanoparticle microstructures as high-performance sensors
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Communication

A molecular spin-crossover film allows for wavelength tuning of the resonance of a Fabry–Perot cavity

A wavelength-tunable optical cavity was constructed using spin crossover molecules.

Graphical abstract: A molecular spin-crossover film allows for wavelength tuning of the resonance of a Fabry–Perot cavity
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Communication

Anti-oxidative passivation and electrochemical activation of black phosphorus via covalent functionalization and its nonvolatile memory application

Covalent modification of BP nanosheets with triphenylamine molecules results in better air stability and electrochemical activity, thus enabling its potential use for nonvolatile resistive switching memory.

Graphical abstract: Anti-oxidative passivation and electrochemical activation of black phosphorus via covalent functionalization and its nonvolatile memory application
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Communication

All-organic flexible fabric antenna for wearable electronics

An all-organic fabric patch antenna is realized with the help of nanotemplates-assisted PEDOT:PSS conductive phase segregation, paving a new way for clothing integrated wearable electronic networks.

Graphical abstract: All-organic flexible fabric antenna for wearable electronics
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Communication

Piperidine-induced Switching of the direct band gaps of Ag(I)/Bi(III) bimetallic iodide double perovskites

Here, we report two silver(I)–bismuth(III)-based layered lead-free double perovskites with direct band gaps and high moisture stability.

Graphical abstract: Piperidine-induced Switching of the direct band gaps of Ag(i)/Bi(iii) bimetallic iodide double perovskites
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Communication

High-performance n- and p-type organic single-crystal field-effect transistors with an air-gap dielectric towards anti-ambipolar transport

By combining high-performance n- and p-type single crystals with an air-gap dielectric, excellent anti-ambipolar transport with a small hysteresis was achieved.

Graphical abstract: High-performance n- and p-type organic single-crystal field-effect transistors with an air-gap dielectric towards anti-ambipolar transport
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Communication

High stress-driven voltages in net-like layer-supported organic–inorganic perovskites

Huge mechano-electrical performance obtained from net-like PVDF composites infiltrated with methylammonium lead iodide under vertical ultrasonic vibration, without additional poling.

Graphical abstract: High stress-driven voltages in net-like layer-supported organic–inorganic perovskites
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Communication

Molecular conducting magnetic heterostructures

Doped quasi-two-dimensional aniline heterostructures have been achieved through interfacial assembly with impressive conductive and magnetic properties.

Graphical abstract: Molecular conducting magnetic heterostructures
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Communication

Dual-source vacuum deposition of pure and mixed halide 2D perovskites: thin film characterization and processing guidelines

Vacuum deposited 2D perovskites show high crystallinity at low temperatures. Mixed halide and wide bandgap compounds, however, can be challenging to obtain.

Graphical abstract: Dual-source vacuum deposition of pure and mixed halide 2D perovskites: thin film characterization and processing guidelines
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Communication

Enhanced piezoelectric property in quenched BiFeO3-based piezoceramics: role of defects and mesophase

Enhanced piezoelectricity by quenching results from the synergistic effects of increased resistivity and interfacial polarization caused by a mesophase.

Graphical abstract: Enhanced piezoelectric property in quenched BiFeO3-based piezoceramics: role of defects and mesophase
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Communication

A family of all sp2-bonded carbon allotropes of topological semimetals with strain-robust nodal-lines

A family of all sp2-bonded, superelastic carbon allotropes of topological semimetals are predicted, exhibiting unusual strain-robust nodal-lines.

Graphical abstract: A family of all sp2-bonded carbon allotropes of topological semimetals with strain-robust nodal-lines
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Communication

Azobenzene-containing liquid crystalline block copolymer supramolecular complexes as a platform for photopatternable colorless materials

Using liquid crystalline triblock copolymer complexes with hydrogen-bonded azobenzene moieties, photopatterned colorless birefringent films were prepared by irradiation with linearly polarized light and subsequent extracting azobenzene moieties.

Graphical abstract: Azobenzene-containing liquid crystalline block copolymer supramolecular complexes as a platform for photopatternable colorless materials
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Communication

High-efficiency near-UV light-emitting diodes on Si substrates with InGaN/GaN/AlGaN/GaN multiple quantum wells

High quantum efficiency LEDs with InGaN/GaN/AlGaN/GaN MQWs have been demonstrated. The proposed GaN interlayer barrier can not only increase the concentration and the spatial overlap of carriers, but also improve the quality of the MQWs.

Graphical abstract: High-efficiency near-UV light-emitting diodes on Si substrates with InGaN/GaN/AlGaN/GaN multiple quantum wells
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Communication

Charge transport through a water-assisted hydrogen bond in single-molecule glutathione disulfide junctions

This work demonstrates that single-molecule conductance measurements can identify reduced and oxidized glutathiones and thus have potential application in clinical diagnosis.

Graphical abstract: Charge transport through a water-assisted hydrogen bond in single-molecule glutathione disulfide junctions
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Communication

Luminescence enhancement of CsPbBr3 quantum dot glasses induced by two unexpected methods: mechanical and hydration crystallization

Theoretically, the realization of phase transformation in glass requires enough energy to overcome a certain barrier.

Graphical abstract: Luminescence enhancement of CsPbBr3 quantum dot glasses induced by two unexpected methods: mechanical and hydration crystallization
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A full transparent high-performance flexible phototransistor with an ultra-short channel length

Ultraviolet (UV) photodetectors (PDs), which can convert ultraviolet light into electrical signals for dynamic monitoring, have attracted tremendous attention to protect humans from diseases induced by harmful light radiations.

Graphical abstract: A full transparent high-performance flexible phototransistor with an ultra-short channel length
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Constructing host-σ-guest structures to optimize the efficiency of non-doped solution-processed OLEDs

Non-doped solution-processed OLEDs based on emitters with host-σ-guest structures showed blue emission with CIE (0.18, 0.31), 24.9 cd A−1 current efficiency and 9.5 lm W−1 power efficiency.

Graphical abstract: Constructing host-σ-guest structures to optimize the efficiency of non-doped solution-processed OLEDs
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One-step conversion of CsPbBr3 into Cs4PbBr6/CsPbBr3@Ta2O5 core–shell microcrystals with enhanced stability and photoluminescence

Cs4PbBr6/CsPbBr3@Ta2O5 microcrystals were prepared through a one-step sol–gel method at room temperature. It possesses better stability and photoluminescence properties than Cs4PbBr6/CsPbBr3.

Graphical abstract: One-step conversion of CsPbBr3 into Cs4PbBr6/CsPbBr3@Ta2O5 core–shell microcrystals with enhanced stability and photoluminescence
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Highly efficient and thermally stable Sb2Se3 solar cells based on a hexagonal CdS buffer layer by environmentally friendly interface optimization

A hexagonal CdS film is used to increase the quality and improve the spectral response of Sb2Se3 solar cells deposited by the RTE method. A 7.35% efficiency of Sb2Se3 solar cells has been obtained based on the hexagonal CdS film.

Graphical abstract: Highly efficient and thermally stable Sb2Se3 solar cells based on a hexagonal CdS buffer layer by environmentally friendly interface optimization
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A dual promotion strategy of interface modification and ion doping for efficient and stable carbon-based planar CsPbBr3 perovskite solar cells

A novel dual promotion strategy combining interface modification with ion doping is proposed to achieve highly efficient and stable carbon-based planar CsPbBr3 perovskite solar cells.

Graphical abstract: A dual promotion strategy of interface modification and ion doping for efficient and stable carbon-based planar CsPbBr3 perovskite solar cells
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Synthesis, structure, and luminescence properties of layered oxychloride Ba3Y2O5Cl2

We report the synthesis, crystal structure, and optical properties of a new layered perovskite oxychloride, Ba3Y2O5Cl2.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis, structure, and luminescence properties of layered oxychloride Ba3Y2O5Cl2
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Amorphous colloidal photonic crystals assembled by mesoporous silica particles for thin layer chromatography with high separation efficiency and colorimetric recognition

A mesoporous SiO2 amorphous photonic crystal film was used to develop new thin-layer chromatography with high separation efficiency and simplified recognition.

Graphical abstract: Amorphous colloidal photonic crystals assembled by mesoporous silica particles for thin layer chromatography with high separation efficiency and colorimetric recognition
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Preparation of non-fullerene acceptors with a multi-asymmetric configuration in a one-pot reaction for organic solar cells

Non-fullerene acceptors with a multi-asymmetric configuration are prepared in a one-pot reaction and show distinct properties.

Graphical abstract: Preparation of non-fullerene acceptors with a multi-asymmetric configuration in a one-pot reaction for organic solar cells
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Manipulating the phase transformation temperature to achieve cubic Cu5FeS4−xSex and enhanced thermoelectric performance

The phase transformation temperature of Cu5FeS4 can be significantly reduced by replacing S by Se, leading to significantly enhanced average power factor and zT.

Graphical abstract: Manipulating the phase transformation temperature to achieve cubic Cu5FeS4−xSex and enhanced thermoelectric performance
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Highly enhanced UV-vis-NIR light harvesting and photoelectric conversion of a pyrene MOF by encapsulation of the D–π–A cyanine dye

Through a facile ion exchange process, cyanine dye can be encapsulated into MOF nanochannels, largely extends the light-harvesting range to visible-light and NIR region, promotes photoelectric conversion performance 15 times higher than that of the pristine MOF.

Graphical abstract: Highly enhanced UV-vis-NIR light harvesting and photoelectric conversion of a pyrene MOF by encapsulation of the D–π–A cyanine dye
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Giant spontaneous polarization for enhanced ferroelectric properties of biaxially oriented poly(vinylidene fluoride) by mobile oriented amorphous fractions

Oriented amorphous fraction in biaxially oriented poly(vinylidene fluoride) gives it significantly enhanced dielectric and ferroelectric properties.

Graphical abstract: Giant spontaneous polarization for enhanced ferroelectric properties of biaxially oriented poly(vinylidene fluoride) by mobile oriented amorphous fractions
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Fluorescence enhancement of perovskite nanocrystals using photonic crystals

Enhancing the fluorescence of perovskite nanocrystals (PNCs) will not only boost the development of perovskite light-emitting devices (LEDs), but also broaden their applications in various photoelectronic areas.

Graphical abstract: Fluorescence enhancement of perovskite nanocrystals using photonic crystals
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Stacking-induced different performance of mechanochromic luminescence and room-temperature phosphorescence based on two analogous AIEgens synthesized by a green photo-oxidation reaction

We reported two similar AIEgens obtained by photo-oxidation reaction. They exhibited different luminescence behaviors in aggregation state due to the different stacking manners, especially the distance and overlapping areas between the molecules.

Graphical abstract: Stacking-induced different performance of mechanochromic luminescence and room-temperature phosphorescence based on two analogous AIEgens synthesized by a green photo-oxidation reaction
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Eco-friendly, solution-processable and efficient low-energy lighting phosphors: copper halide based hybrid semiconductors Cu4X6(L)2 (X = Br, I) composed of covalent, ionic and coordinate bonds

We have developed a series of AIO-type copper halide hybrid semiconductors. The low-energy emission and high efficiency, coupled with good solution processability make these compounds promising candidate as robust and eco-friendly lighting phosphors.

Graphical abstract: Eco-friendly, solution-processable and efficient low-energy lighting phosphors: copper halide based hybrid semiconductors Cu4X6(L)2 (X = Br, I) composed of covalent, ionic and coordinate bonds
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Scalable fabrication of flexible piezoresistive pressure sensors based on occluded microstructures for subtle pressure and force waveform detection

Scalable fabrication of flexible PDMS/CNS pressure sensors with occluded microstructures were achieved by a simple, low-cost and eco-friendly manufacturing process.

Graphical abstract: Scalable fabrication of flexible piezoresistive pressure sensors based on occluded microstructures for subtle pressure and force waveform detection
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A robust and multifunctional calcium coordination polymer as a selective fluorescent sensor for acetone and iron (+3) and as a tunable proton conductor

A robust 3D Ca-CP demonstrates selective fluorescence-based sensing of Fe3+ and acetone as well as tunable proton conduction.

Graphical abstract: A robust and multifunctional calcium coordination polymer as a selective fluorescent sensor for acetone and iron (+3) and as a tunable proton conductor
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Relaxing under pressure with a rigid niccolite formate framework

Order-disorder phase transition and relaxation process in lead free rigid niccolite-type formate crystal under pressure supported by the molecular dynamics simulations.

Graphical abstract: Relaxing under pressure with a rigid niccolite formate framework
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Unraveling the photophysical and semiconducting properties of color converter luminogens with aggregation induced emission characteristics

Aggregation-induced emission (AIE) has attracted increasing attention in recent years in the search for luminescent materials with biomedical and optoelectronic applications.

Graphical abstract: Unraveling the photophysical and semiconducting properties of color converter luminogens with aggregation induced emission characteristics
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General strategy for tuning the Stokes shifts of near infrared cyanine dyes

A series of amine substituted cyanines show spectral characteristics that are dependent on the structure of the substituted amine, with Stokes shifts that range from 24–180 nm. Computational analysis informs on the ground and excited state structures.

Graphical abstract: General strategy for tuning the Stokes shifts of near infrared cyanine dyes
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Porous fluorinated polyarylene ether nitrile as ultralow permittivity dielectrics used under humid environment

Porous FPEN films demonstrating ultralow permittivity, excellent mechanical property and durability under humid environment are efficiently fabricated through the delayed phase inversion approach.

Graphical abstract: Porous fluorinated polyarylene ether nitrile as ultralow permittivity dielectrics used under humid environment
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A layered hybrid rare-earth double-perovskite-type molecule-based compound with electrical and optical response properties

An excellent high-temperature switchable dielectric constant and high-efficiency photoluminescence have been realized in (3HQ)4[RbEu(NO3)8] (3HQ = 3-quinuclidinone cation).

Graphical abstract: A layered hybrid rare-earth double-perovskite-type molecule-based compound with electrical and optical response properties
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Emerging piezochromism in lead free alkaline earth chalcogenide perovskite AZrS3 (A = Mg, Ca, Sr and Ba) under pressure

Hydrostatic pressure is an effective tool that can give rise to novel crystal structures and physical properties.

Graphical abstract: Emerging piezochromism in lead free alkaline earth chalcogenide perovskite AZrS3 (A = Mg, Ca, Sr and Ba) under pressure
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Electronic, vibrational, and electron–phonon coupling properties in SnSe2 and SnS2 under pressure

First-principles calculations are used to investigate the effect of pressure on lattice stability, electron–phonon properties, and superconductivity in SnSe2 and SnS2.

Graphical abstract: Electronic, vibrational, and electron–phonon coupling properties in SnSe2 and SnS2 under pressure
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Improving the photoresponsivity and reducing the persistent photocurrent effect of visible-light ZnO/quantum-dot phototransistors via a TiO2 layer

Conventional visible-light phototransistors based on the heterostructure of wide band gap zinc oxide (ZnO) and colloidal quantum-dots (CdSe/ZnS QDs) have been studied.

Graphical abstract: Improving the photoresponsivity and reducing the persistent photocurrent effect of visible-light ZnO/quantum-dot phototransistors via a TiO2 layer
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Universal polymeric bipolar hosts for highly efficient solution-processable blue and green thermally activated delayed fluorescence OLEDs

Two novel polymeric host materials, P(NmCP) and P(mCP), were synthesized, and high-performing sky-blue and green thermally activated delayed fluorescence organic light-emitting diodes were achieved.

Graphical abstract: Universal polymeric bipolar hosts for highly efficient solution-processable blue and green thermally activated delayed fluorescence OLEDs
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Rationally designed piezoelectric charge polarity at interfaces for largely improving photodiode performance by piezo-phototronic effects

The coupling effect at the two piezoelectric semiconductor interface can be designed to largely improve device photoresponse performances.

Graphical abstract: Rationally designed piezoelectric charge polarity at interfaces for largely improving photodiode performance by piezo-phototronic effects
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Multifunctional Zn(II)–Yb(III) complex enantiomers showing second-harmonic generation, near-infrared luminescence, single-molecule magnet behaviour and proton conduction

A new pair of Zn(II)–Yb(III) enantiomers with trinuclear structures were synthesized by using a chiral amine-phenol ligand, and they show unprecedented five-functionality by association of SMM, luminescent and proton conductive properties.

Graphical abstract: Multifunctional Zn(ii)–Yb(iii) complex enantiomers showing second-harmonic generation, near-infrared luminescence, single-molecule magnet behaviour and proton conduction
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