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Towards organic neuromorphic devices for adaptive sensing and novel computing paradigms in bioelectronics

We present an overview of the latest studies on organic neuromorphic and smart sensing devices and highlight the potential of these concepts to enhance the interaction efficiency between electronics and biological substances.

Graphical abstract: Towards organic neuromorphic devices for adaptive sensing and novel computing paradigms in bioelectronics
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n-Type organic electrochemical transistors: materials and challenges

The rise of n-type organic electrochemical transistors (OECTs): from materials to applications.

Graphical abstract: n-Type organic electrochemical transistors: materials and challenges
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2D material hybrid heterostructures: achievements and challenges towards high throughput fabrication

2D materials display unique optical/electronic/mechanical properties and a manipulable bidimensional morphology. High throughput assembly processes can be applied for their large scale manufacturing leading to integration into mass produced products.

Graphical abstract: 2D material hybrid heterostructures: achievements and challenges towards high throughput fabrication
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Quantum materials with strong spin–orbit coupling: challenges and opportunities for materials chemists

The physics of materials with strong spin–orbit coupling is currently highly topical. Here we present an accessible outline of the chemistry of these materials, issues in determining their structure–property relationships, and opportunities afforded.

Graphical abstract: Quantum materials with strong spin–orbit coupling: challenges and opportunities for materials chemists
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Halide perovskites scintillators: unique promise and current limitations

The origins of the remarkable performance of halide perovskite scintillators are presented, along with solutions to the challenges facing the field, followed by a discussion of applications that will benefit from the unique properties of these materials.

Graphical abstract: Halide perovskites scintillators: unique promise and current limitations
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Perspectives for polychlorinated trityl radicals

The multifunctional character and stability of PTM radicals makes them appealing in a broad range of fields, from active components in molecular optoelectronics to active agents in bio-applications.

Graphical abstract: Perspectives for polychlorinated trityl radicals
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Pitfalls on evaluating pair exchange interactions for modelling molecule-based magnetism

Human know-how is crucial to cross-examine and challenge computations before trusting any result for modelling magnetic properties in molecule-based materials.

Graphical abstract: Pitfalls on evaluating pair exchange interactions for modelling molecule-based magnetism
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2,3-Thienoimide-ended oligothiophenes as ambipolar semiconductors for multifunctional single-layer light-emitting transistors

In view of developing multifunctional OLETs, 2,3-thienoimide-ended oligothiophenes are proposed as ideal candidates to effectively ensure good ambipolar field-effect mobility, self-assembly capability and high luminescence in solid state.

Graphical abstract: 2,3-Thienoimide-ended oligothiophenes as ambipolar semiconductors for multifunctional single-layer light-emitting transistors
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The effect of side chain engineering on conjugated polymers in organic electrochemical transistors for bioelectronic applications

The versatile synthetic side chain toolbox assists in tuning the OECT parameters by controlling material properties of organic mixed conductors. In this review we critically summarise and evaluate various side chains used throughout OECT materials.

Graphical abstract: The effect of side chain engineering on conjugated polymers in organic electrochemical transistors for bioelectronic applications
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Advances in applying C–H functionalization and naturally sourced building blocks in organic semiconductor synthesis

This review presents the recent advances in the synthesis of organic semiconductors using C–H functionalization and naturally sourced building blocks to facilitate the large-scale production and commercialization of organic semiconductors.

Graphical abstract: Advances in applying C–H functionalization and naturally sourced building blocks in organic semiconductor synthesis
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Metal–organic framework based systems for CO2 sensing

Monitoring CO2 levels in the atmosphere as well as in work place environments is strictly regulated.

Graphical abstract: Metal–organic framework based systems for CO2 sensing
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High-throughput virtual screening for organic electronics: a comparative study of alternative strategies

We review how high throughput virtual screening can been used to navigate the landscape of materials for organic electronics.

Graphical abstract: High-throughput virtual screening for organic electronics: a comparative study of alternative strategies
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Computational techniques for characterisation of electrically conductive MOFs: quantum calculations and machine learning approaches

Computational approaches accelerate design and discovery of conductive metal–organic frameworks (MOFs).

Graphical abstract: Computational techniques for characterisation of electrically conductive MOFs: quantum calculations and machine learning approaches
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Latest directions in p-type transparent conductor design

We present an overview of historical and emerging p-type TCMs. We critically assess the p-type halide perovskites returned from high-throughput screening studies. Earth abundant non-oxides are promising candidates for p-type TCM applications.

Graphical abstract: Latest directions in p-type transparent conductor design
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Nonlinear optical probes of nucleation and crystal growth: recent progress and future prospects

Nonlinear optical techniques are emerging as powerful in-situ probes of crystallization processes due to their inherent sensitivity to crystal structure and morphology.

Graphical abstract: Nonlinear optical probes of nucleation and crystal growth: recent progress and future prospects
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Towards practical and sustainable SERS: a review of recent developments in the construction of multifunctional enhancing substrates

Here, we review the state-of-the-art progress in the construction of smart multifunctional enhancing substrates. These substrates hold the key to achieving sustainability and widespread applications of SERS.

Graphical abstract: Towards practical and sustainable SERS: a review of recent developments in the construction of multifunctional enhancing substrates
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A review of functional linear carbon chains (oligoynes, polyynes, cumulenes) and their applications as molecular wires in molecular electronics and optoelectronics

This review presents the multi-faceted applications of oligoynes in molecular electronics and optoelectronics, as well as recent insights for the design and properties of sp-hybridised carbon wires.

Graphical abstract: A review of functional linear carbon chains (oligoynes, polyynes, cumulenes) and their applications as molecular wires in molecular electronics and optoelectronics
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A review on electrospun magnetic nanomaterials: methods, properties and applications

A comprehensive review summarising the methods, reagents, properties and applications of electrospun magnetic nanomaterials.

Graphical abstract: A review on electrospun magnetic nanomaterials: methods, properties and applications
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n-Type organic semiconducting polymers: stability limitations, design considerations and applications

This review summarises high performing n-type polymers for use in organic thin film transistors, organic electrochemical transistors and organic thermoelectric devices with a focus on stability issues arising in these electron transporting materials.

Graphical abstract: n-Type organic semiconducting polymers: stability limitations, design considerations and applications
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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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CsPbI3 nanocrystal films: towards higher stability and efficiency

A review on strategies to improve stability, optical properties and device efficiency of red-perovskite nanocrystal layers.

Graphical abstract: CsPbI3 nanocrystal films: towards higher stability and efficiency
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Structure-induced optoelectronic properties of phenothiazine-based materials

Phenothiazine (PTZ)-based materials have recently received considerable interest owing to their intriguing optoelectronic properties, low-cost, versatility of functionalization, and commercial availability.

Graphical abstract: Structure-induced optoelectronic properties of phenothiazine-based materials
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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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Ga2O3 polymorphs: tailoring the epitaxial growth conditions

We review the nucleation and growth of different Ga2O3 polymorphs with several techniques, giving practical guidelines for their synthesis.

Graphical abstract: Ga2O3 polymorphs: tailoring the epitaxial growth conditions
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Two-dimensional conjugated polymer films via liquid-interface-assisted synthesis toward organic electronic devices

Development of conjugated polymers in two dimensions via liquid-interface-assisted synthesis as active layers for use in electronic devices.

Graphical abstract: Two-dimensional conjugated polymer films via liquid-interface-assisted synthesis toward organic electronic devices
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Photoelectron spectroscopy on single crystals of organic semiconductors: experimental electronic band structure for optoelectronic properties

Methodologies and experimental achievements for exploration into electronic band structures of organic semiconductor and hybrid perovskite single crystals are reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Photoelectron spectroscopy on single crystals of organic semiconductors: experimental electronic band structure for optoelectronic properties
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Lanthanide-based inorganic–organic hybrid materials for photon-upconversion

Photon-upconversion materials are capable of converting low energy infrared light into higher energy visible or ultraviolet light.

Graphical abstract: Lanthanide-based inorganic–organic hybrid materials for photon-upconversion
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Metal particle-free inks for printed flexible electronics

The development of metal particle-free inks is reviewed, with particular attention on their formulation, patterning and post-processing techniques.

Graphical abstract: Metal particle-free inks for printed flexible electronics
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Hot carrier solar cells and the potential of perovskites for breaking the Shockley–Queisser limit

We review the cooling of charge carriers in metal halide perovskites for the use in hot carrier solar cells.

Graphical abstract: Hot carrier solar cells and the potential of perovskites for breaking the Shockley–Queisser limit
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The researcher's guide to solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells

Solid-state dye-sensitized solar cell components, materials, architectures and interfaces are comprehensively reviewed.

Graphical abstract: The researcher's guide to solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells
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Supramolecular design principles for efficient photoresponsive polymer–azobenzene complexes

Recent progress in photoresponsive polymers based on three common supramolecular design strategies, namely ionic, hydrogen and halogen bonding, is reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Supramolecular design principles for efficient photoresponsive polymer–azobenzene complexes
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2D material liquid crystals for optoelectronics and photonics

The merging of the materials science paradigms of liquid crystals and 2D materials promises superb new opportunities for the advancement of the fields of optoelectronics and photonics. In this review, we summarise the development and applications of 2D material liquid crystals for optoelectronics and photonics.

Graphical abstract: 2D material liquid crystals for optoelectronics and photonics
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Perspective on carbazole-based organic compounds as emitters and hosts in TADF applications

Perspective covering carbazole-containing emitters and hosts for third generation TADF (thermally-activated delayed fluorescence) OLED technology along with computational benchmark studies.

Graphical abstract: Perspective on carbazole-based organic compounds as emitters and hosts in TADF applications
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Process–property relationship in high-k ALD SrTiO3 and BaTiO3: a review

This review addresses recent approaches for atomic layer deposition (ALD) that are closely related to the electrical properties of ultrathin SrTiO3 and BaTiO3 films.

Graphical abstract: Process–property relationship in high-k ALD SrTiO3 and BaTiO3: a review
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Discovering structure–property relationships for the phonon band structures of hydrocarbon-based organic semiconductor crystals: the instructive case of acenes

A systematic analysis of the phonon bands calculated using dispersion-corrected density functional theory for crystalline acenes reveals analogies between the phonons and classical oscillator models. Based on these, the evolution of the materials’ properties can be rationalised.

Graphical abstract: Discovering structure–property relationships for the phonon band structures of hydrocarbon-based organic semiconductor crystals: the instructive case of acenes
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In0.5Ga0.5N layers by atomic layer deposition

We present an ALD approach to metastable In1−xGaxN with 0.1 < x < 0.5 based on solid In- and Ga-precursors that were co-sublimed into the deposition chamber in one pulse.

Graphical abstract: In0.5Ga0.5N layers by atomic layer deposition
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Direct laser writing of vapour-responsive photonic arrays

Combining structural design (led by FDTD simulations) and innovative hydrogel materials (via ionic liquid cosolvents), we fabricate dynamic responsive photonic arrays.

Graphical abstract: Direct laser writing of vapour-responsive photonic arrays
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Colloidal synthesis of lead-free Cs2TiBr6−xIx perovskite nanocrystals

First colloidal synthesis of pure and mixed bromide–iodide cesium titanium perovskite nanocrystals. By adjusting the halide precursors’ ratio, the bandgap can be tuned from 2.3 eV to 1.2 eV.

Graphical abstract: Colloidal synthesis of lead-free Cs2TiBr6−xIx perovskite nanocrystals
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Lamellar silver thiolate coordination polymers with reversibly switchable blue-to-near infrared optical transitions

Lamellar silver thiolates (Ag-MPA) possess reversible temperature dependent blue-to-near infrared optical transitions resulting from metallophilic interactions in the layers and conformational stabilization of the ligands.

Graphical abstract: Lamellar silver thiolate coordination polymers with reversibly switchable blue-to-near infrared optical transitions
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Exploring swift-heavy ion irradiation of InGaN/GaN multiple quantum wells for green-emitters: the use of Raman and photoluminescence to assess the irradiation effects on the optical and structural properties

Xe SHI irradiation of InGaN/GaN MQWs leads to surface damage and intermixing at the interfaces. The introduced defects cause a strong quenching of the luminescence as well as a change in the excitation mechanisms.

Graphical abstract: Exploring swift-heavy ion irradiation of InGaN/GaN multiple quantum wells for green-emitters: the use of Raman and photoluminescence to assess the irradiation effects on the optical and structural properties
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Controlling through-space and through-bond intramolecular charge transfer in bridged D–D′–A TADF emitters

Donor–donor′–acceptor molecules where the donor′ bridges the donor and acceptor have different possible interaction pathways for charge transfer.

Graphical abstract: Controlling through-space and through-bond intramolecular charge transfer in bridged D–D′–A TADF emitters
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Pixelated full-colour small molecule semiconductor devices towards artificial retinas

Variable bandgap conjugated donor–acceptor small molecule thin films show absorption spectra similar to those of human eye's photoreceptors. Photoactive devices interfaced with a bio-electrolyte reveal capacitive photocurrent response making them suitable for future full-colour retinal prosthesis.

Graphical abstract: Pixelated full-colour small molecule semiconductor devices towards artificial retinas
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Influencing prototropy by metal ion coordination: supramolecular transformation of a dynamer into a Zn-based toroidal species

The work provides a previously unknown example of the desymmetrisation of an organic component resulting from the metal-ion induced tautomerisation which led to the generation of a new type of toroidal coordination species at a solid–liquid interface.

Graphical abstract: Influencing prototropy by metal ion coordination: supramolecular transformation of a dynamer into a Zn-based toroidal species
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Electronic properties of phases in the quasi-binary Bi2Se3–Bi2S3 system

We investigated the quasi-binary Bi2Se3–Bi2S3 system and experimentally demonstrated the compositional range of existence of the topological surface states.

Graphical abstract: Electronic properties of phases in the quasi-binary Bi2Se3–Bi2S3 system
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Mechanisms for collective inversion-symmetry breaking in dabconium perovskite ferroelectrics

We show that the combination of molecular shape and strain coupling drives the emergence of polarisation in methyldabconium perovskite ferroelectrics.

Graphical abstract: Mechanisms for collective inversion-symmetry breaking in dabconium perovskite ferroelectrics
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Anisotropic silica colloids for light scattering

Anisotropic silica particles were used as model scattering enhancers and directly compared to their spherical counterparts. Furthermore, silica rods were assembled into micron-sized scattering particles. This allows for use in pigment formulations.

Graphical abstract: Anisotropic silica colloids for light scattering
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Engineering Sr-doping for enabling long-term stable FAPb1−xSrxI3 quantum dots with 100% photoluminescence quantum yield

The Pb substitution in quantum dots (PQDs) with lesser toxic metals has been widely searched to be environmentally friendly, and be of comparable or improved performance compared to the lead-perovskite.

Graphical abstract: Engineering Sr-doping for enabling long-term stable FAPb1−xSrxI3 quantum dots with 100% photoluminescence quantum yield
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Enhanced 1.54 μm luminescence of a perfluorinated erbium complex sensitized by perfluorinated Pt(II) and Zn(II) phthalocyanines with 980 nm emission

Metallophthalocyanines with ∼980 nm emission show sensitization effects on an erbium complex. A long lifetime of 1.05 ms, a PLQY of 13%, Er3+ 1.5 μm emission enhancement of 81 times are obtained in the perfluorinated organic erbium co-doped system.

Graphical abstract: Enhanced 1.54 μm luminescence of a perfluorinated erbium complex sensitized by perfluorinated Pt(ii) and Zn(ii) phthalocyanines with 980 nm emission
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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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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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Efficient third harmonic generation from FAPbBr3 perovskite nanocrystals

Experimental evidence and characterization of nonlinear third harmonic generation from hybrid FAPbBr3 perovskite nanocrystals embedded in a porous thin film demonstrate a new potential application of these semiconductors.

Graphical abstract: Efficient third harmonic generation from FAPbBr3 perovskite nanocrystals
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Synthesis of small Ag–Sb–Te nanocrystals with composition control

Ternary telluride nanocrystals have gained increasing interest as materials for thermoelectric, optoelectronic, and phase-change memory applications. This paper presents an amide-promoted synthesis for Ag–Sb–Te colloidal nanocrystals with accurate composition control.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of small Ag–Sb–Te nanocrystals with composition control
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Charge-transfer engineering strategies for tailored ionic conductivity at oxide interfaces

Based on the example of the p-type LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interface, we discuss charge-transfer phenomena that tailor the ionic conductivity along oxide heterointerfaces, by providing a confined space-charge layer as channel for oxygen ion conduction.

Graphical abstract: Charge-transfer engineering strategies for tailored ionic conductivity at oxide interfaces
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A bifacial colour-tunable system via combination of a cholesteric liquid crystal network and hydrogel

We present a colour tunable system obtained by combining a humidity-responsive cholesteric liquid crystal network and hydrogel coatings, in a diligently designed cell-geometry.

Graphical abstract: A bifacial colour-tunable system via combination of a cholesteric liquid crystal network and hydrogel
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Prolonged and efficient near-infrared photoluminescence of a sensitized organic ytterbium-containing molecular composite

A novel approach to sharp and persist NIR luminescence at 1 μm wavelength.

Graphical abstract: Prolonged and efficient near-infrared photoluminescence of a sensitized organic ytterbium-containing molecular composite
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Utilizing Diels–Alder “click” chemistry to functionalize the organic–organic interface of semiconducting polymers

An all-solution-based modular functionalization of a cross-linked polymer semiconductor interface is presented. The thus covalently introduced moieties can be utilised for tailor-made organic–organic interfaces in organic optoelectronic devices.

Graphical abstract: Utilizing Diels–Alder “click” chemistry to functionalize the organic–organic interface of semiconducting polymers
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Stable antiferromagnetic nanocrystals for room temperature applications: the case of iron nitride

We characterise the magnetism of self-assembled FenN nanocrystals, combining core level spectroscopy with first-principles theory. Ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic phases are found, which are magnetically ordered at room temperature.

Graphical abstract: Stable antiferromagnetic nanocrystals for room temperature applications: the case of iron nitride
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Complete self-recovery of photoluminescence of photodegraded cesium lead bromide quantum dots

Self-readsorption of surface ligands completely restores the photoluminescence of CsPbBr3 quantum dots damaged by excitation light.

Graphical abstract: Complete self-recovery of photoluminescence of photodegraded cesium lead bromide quantum dots
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Compositionally tunable ternary Bi2(Se1−xTex)3 and (Bi1−ySby)2Te3 thin films via low pressure chemical vapour deposition

[MCl3(EnBu2)3] (M = Sb, Bi; E = Se, Te) enable CVD growth of ternary Bi2(Se1−xTex)3 and (Bi1−ySby)2Te3 thin films with good compositional, structural and morphological control.

Graphical abstract: Compositionally tunable ternary Bi2(Se1−xTex)3 and (Bi1−ySby)2Te3 thin films via low pressure chemical vapour deposition
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Highly stable doping of a polar polythiophene through co-processing with sulfonic acids and bistriflimide

Upon doping with sulfonic acids and bistriflimide the polar polythiophene p(g42T-T) exhibits a maximum conductivity of 120 S cm−1 and can be hot-pressed into self-standing, flexible films.

Graphical abstract: Highly stable doping of a polar polythiophene through co-processing with sulfonic acids and bistriflimide
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Synthesis, crystal structure, magnetic and electronic properties of the caesium-based transition metal halide Cs3Fe2Br9

A 0D perovskite-related material Cs3Fe2Br9 is shown to have a low bandgap of 1.65 eV and exhibit antiferromagnetic behaviour.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis, crystal structure, magnetic and electronic properties of the caesium-based transition metal halide Cs3Fe2Br9
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From anthraquinone to heterocoronene as stable red chromophore

A new heterocoronene-based chromophore was synthesized via a two-step reaction and showed similar photostability to perylenetetracaboxdiimides.

Graphical abstract: From anthraquinone to heterocoronene as stable red chromophore
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Polymer colour converter with very high modulation bandwidth for visible light communications

We report the synthesis, photophysics and application of a novel semiconducting polymer as a colour converter for high speed visible light communication.

Graphical abstract: Polymer colour converter with very high modulation bandwidth for visible light communications
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Electronic structure design for nanoporous, electrically conductive zeolitic imidazolate frameworks

Electronic structure calculations are used to develop design rules for enhanced electrical conductivity in zeolitic imidazolate frameworks.

Graphical abstract: Electronic structure design for nanoporous, electrically conductive zeolitic imidazolate frameworks
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Influence of nanoscale order–disorder transitions on the magnetic properties of Heusler compounds for spintronics

Modifications in nanoscale chemical order can tune the magnetic properties of Co2FeSixAl1−x, indicating disorder as a potential engineering tool.

Graphical abstract: Influence of nanoscale order–disorder transitions on the magnetic properties of Heusler compounds for spintronics
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Rapid laser-induced photochemical conversion of sol–gel precursors to In2O3 layers and their application in thin-film transistors

We report the development of indium oxide (In2O3) transistors via a single step laser-induced photochemical conversion process of a sol–gel metal oxide precursor.

Graphical abstract: Rapid laser-induced photochemical conversion of sol–gel precursors to In2O3 layers and their application in thin-film transistors
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A novel angularly fused bistetracene: facile synthesis, crystal packing and single-crystal field effect transistors

Simply “migrating” the aromatic sextet of cata-condensed 2D PAH with the same number of fused benzene rings affords novel organic semiconductors with different properties.

Graphical abstract: A novel angularly fused bistetracene: facile synthesis, crystal packing and single-crystal field effect transistors
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Temperature-insensitive electro-optic response of polymer-stabilized blue phases

Polymer-stabilized blue phase liquid crystal in-plane switching cell.

Graphical abstract: Temperature-insensitive electro-optic response of polymer-stabilized blue phases
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Effect of the nanoparticle size on thermometric properties of a single-band ratiometric luminescent thermometer in NaYF4:Nd3+

Due to the fact that temperature is one of the key physical quantities determining the occurrence of physical phenomena, chemical reactions or biological processes, one of the important issues to be solved is the precise determination of temperature.

Graphical abstract: Effect of the nanoparticle size on thermometric properties of a single-band ratiometric luminescent thermometer in NaYF4:Nd3+
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The surprising effects of sulfur: achieving long excited-state lifetimes in heteroleptic copper(I) emitters

The impact of the different chalcogens on the photophysical properties of [Cu(phen)(P^P)]+ complexes in which phen has MeO or MeS groups in the 2,9-, 3,8- or 4,7-positions is described.

Graphical abstract: The surprising effects of sulfur: achieving long excited-state lifetimes in heteroleptic copper(i) emitters
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