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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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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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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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Cobalt germanide precipitates indirectly improve the properties of thermoelectric germanium antimony tellurides

Cobalt germanide precipitates indirectly influence the thermoelectric performance of germanium antimony tellurides. They stabilize microstructures as shown by analyses of water-quenched vs. melt-spun and spark plasma sintered samples.

Graphical abstract: Cobalt germanide precipitates indirectly improve the properties of thermoelectric germanium antimony tellurides
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Fabrication of SnS nanowalls via pulsed plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition using a metal–organic single-source precursor

Vaporization of the solid bis(diethyldithiocarbamato)tin(II) into pulsed RF plasma leads to the growth of crystalline, highly conductive SnS nanowalls.

Graphical abstract: Fabrication of SnS nanowalls via pulsed plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition using a metal–organic single-source precursor
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Layered manganese bismuth tellurides with GeBi4Te7- and GeBi6Te10-type structures: towards multifunctional materials

Non-stoichiometry is the key to single-phase layered compounds in the system Mn/Bi/Te, which is essential to evaluate their multifunctional properties.

Graphical abstract: Layered manganese bismuth tellurides with GeBi4Te7- and GeBi6Te10-type structures: towards multifunctional materials
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Revealing resonance effects and intramolecular dipole interactions in the positional isomers of benzonitrile-core thermally activated delayed fluorescence materials

Rather than donor–acceptor dihedral angles, the TADF performance of DMAC–BZN positional isomers is instead controlled by differences in acceptor strength arising from π-system electron density – along with a through-space dipole interaction.

Graphical abstract: Revealing resonance effects and intramolecular dipole interactions in the positional isomers of benzonitrile-core thermally activated delayed fluorescence materials
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Impact of proton-induced transmutation doping in semiconductors for space applications

Proton irradiation typical of detector lifetime in orbit does not change semiconductor chemistry sufficiently through transmutation to alter device performance.

Graphical abstract: Impact of proton-induced transmutation doping in semiconductors for space applications
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Locking excitons in two-dimensional emitting layers for efficient monochrome and white organic light-emitting diodes

Organic light-emitting diodes combine ultra-thin non-doped emitting layers for simplified and flexible design and charge-transfer-type recombination layers for exciton management.

Graphical abstract: Locking excitons in two-dimensional emitting layers for efficient monochrome and white organic light-emitting diodes
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Structural coloration by inkjet-printing of optical microcavities and metasurfaces

Flexible, scalable to large areas and low cost fabrication of structurally colored microcavities and plasmonic cavity pixels based on inkjet-printing.

Graphical abstract: Structural coloration by inkjet-printing of optical microcavities and metasurfaces
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Beyond efficiency: phenothiazine, a new commercially viable substituent for hole transport materials in perovskite solar cells

For the first time in perovskite solar cells, phenothiazine has been introduced as a low cost substituent to replace the commonly-used dimethoxydiphenylamine, which constitutes almost 90% of the final cost of hole transport materials.

Graphical abstract: Beyond efficiency: phenothiazine, a new commercially viable substituent for hole transport materials in perovskite solar cells
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Tin(IV) dopant removal through anti-solvent engineering enabling tin based perovskite solar cells with high charge carrier mobilities

We report the need for careful selection of anti-solvents for Sn-based perovskite solar cells fabricated through the commonly used anti-solvent method, compared to their Pb-based counterparts.

Graphical abstract: Tin(iv) dopant removal through anti-solvent engineering enabling tin based perovskite solar cells with high charge carrier mobilities
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Alkyl chain assisted thin film growth of 2,7-dioctyloxy-benzothienobenzothiophene

An understanding of the thin film growth modes of substrate-induced polymorphs allows a deeper insight into the origin of this class of materials.

Graphical abstract: Alkyl chain assisted thin film growth of 2,7-dioctyloxy-benzothienobenzothiophene
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Multifunctional nanopatterned porous bismuth ferrite thin films

Nanopatterned porous thin films of bismuth ferrite (BiFeO3) with porosity perpendicular to the plane are prepared by an evaporation-induced self-assembly methodology using nitrate metal salts and a commercial block copolymer as a structure-directing agent.

Graphical abstract: Multifunctional nanopatterned porous bismuth ferrite thin films
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Reversible switching of the Au(111) work function by near infrared irradiation with a bistable SAM based on a radical donor–acceptor dyad

We describe the reversible modification of the Au(111) work function by near infrared irradiation with a bistable SAM.

Graphical abstract: Reversible switching of the Au(111) work function by near infrared irradiation with a bistable SAM based on a radical donor–acceptor dyad
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Inkjet-printed polymer-based electrochromic and electrofluorochromic dual-mode displays

Investigation of the electro(fluoro)chromic properties of PIF8-TAA and its application in inkjet-printed dual-mode displays.

Graphical abstract: Inkjet-printed polymer-based electrochromic and electrofluorochromic dual-mode displays
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The influence of molecular geometry on the efficiency of thermally activated delayed fluorescence

We report a strategy for positively influencing the conformation of thermally activated delayed fluorescence (TADF) molecules containing phenothiazine and dibenzothiophene-S,S-dioxide units.

Graphical abstract: The influence of molecular geometry on the efficiency of thermally activated delayed fluorescence
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Tetrathiafulvalene–oligofluorene star-shaped systems: new semiconductor materials for fluorescent moisture indicators

Increased emission through the oxidation of tetrathiafulvalene redox-active centres in star-shaped oligofluorene structures.

Graphical abstract: Tetrathiafulvalene–oligofluorene star-shaped systems: new semiconductor materials for fluorescent moisture indicators
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Low thermal conductivity and promising thermoelectric performance in AxCoSb (A = V, Nb or Ta) half-Heuslers with inherent vacancies

Microstructure and point defects are central to thermoelectric performance in vacancy half-Heuslers.

Graphical abstract: Low thermal conductivity and promising thermoelectric performance in AxCoSb (A = V, Nb or Ta) half-Heuslers with inherent vacancies
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Single-molecule conductance oscillations in alkane rings

We investigate the single-molecule electrical conductance of alkane rings connected to gold electrodes and demonstrate that their logarithmic conductances are ocillatory functions of length.

Graphical abstract: Single-molecule conductance oscillations in alkane rings
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Improved photostability in ternary blend organic solar cells: the role of [70]PCBM

Identifying the best ratios of components in ternary blend polymer solar cell could lead to more photostable organic solar cells.

Graphical abstract: Improved photostability in ternary blend organic solar cells: the role of [70]PCBM
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Two-dimensional eclipsed arrangement hybrid perovskites for tunable energy level alignments and photovoltaics

With tunable electronic properties and energy alignments of organic/inorganic components, (AEQT)BX4 opens up the possibility to theoretically tailor charge separation/recombination.

Graphical abstract: Two-dimensional eclipsed arrangement hybrid perovskites for tunable energy level alignments and photovoltaics
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On the anomalous optical conductivity dispersion of electrically conducting polymers: ultra-wide spectral range ellipsometry combined with a Drude–Lorentz model

Ultra-wide range spectral range ellipsometry sheds light on the anomalous optical conductivity of conducting polymers.

Graphical abstract: On the anomalous optical conductivity dispersion of electrically conducting polymers: ultra-wide spectral range ellipsometry combined with a Drude–Lorentz model
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Highly efficient platinum-based emitters for warm white light emitting diodes

The new compounds [Pt(R-C^C*)(P^P)]PF6 as blue or orange emitters were combined with the red emitter [Pt(bzq)(CN)(CNXyl)] to fabricate two-component WOLEDs and pcWLEDs. They rendered warm white light with optimal CRI and Duv values and a great range of nominal CCT: 4000 K–2000 K.

Graphical abstract: Highly efficient platinum-based emitters for warm white light emitting diodes
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Substantial thermal conductivity reduction in mischmetal skutterudites MmxCo4Sb12 prepared under high-pressure conditions, due to uneven distribution of the rare-earth elements

Low-cost n-type Mischmetal-filled CoSb3 skutterudites with elemental filling-fraction separation, prepared at high pressure, exhibit markedly low lattice thermal conductivity.

Graphical abstract: Substantial thermal conductivity reduction in mischmetal skutterudites MmxCo4Sb12 prepared under high-pressure conditions, due to uneven distribution of the rare-earth elements
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Influence of the aqueous solution composition on the morphology of Zn1−xMgxO films deposited by spray pyrolysis

Compact films and nanorod films of Zn1−xMgxO with specific Mg contents were deposited by spray pyrolysis of varyingly composed aqueous solutions

Graphical abstract: Influence of the aqueous solution composition on the morphology of Zn1−xMgxO films deposited by spray pyrolysis
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Organic electrochemical transistors from supramolecular complexes of conjugated polyelectrolyte PEDOTS

Tuning the polyelectrolyte/hydrophobic-counterion ratio in PEDOTS : DOA complexes allows to control doping, wettability and porosity, thus modulating ionic transport in OECTs.

Graphical abstract: Organic electrochemical transistors from supramolecular complexes of conjugated polyelectrolyte PEDOTS
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Luminescence tuning with excellent colour homogeneity and steadiness using fluorescent molecular liquids

Luminescence tuning with excellent homogeneity and steadiness of the resulting colour is guaranteed by chemical modification of fluorescent molecular liquid.

Graphical abstract: Luminescence tuning with excellent colour homogeneity and steadiness using fluorescent molecular liquids
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Tailored fluorescent solvatochromic test strips for quantitative on-site detection of gasoline fuel adulteration

Tailored fluorescent solvatochromic test strips and smartphone read-out enable reliable quantitative detection of gasoline adulteration and on-site quality monitoring.

Graphical abstract: Tailored fluorescent solvatochromic test strips for quantitative on-site detection of gasoline fuel adulteration
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Implementing fluorescent MOFs as down-converting layers in hybrid light-emitting diodes

Anchoring a down-converting chromophore to a MOF scaffold enhances the efficiency of the resulting hybrid LED by negating aggregation-induced quenching.

Graphical abstract: Implementing fluorescent MOFs as down-converting layers in hybrid light-emitting diodes
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The effect of manganese oxidation state on antiferromagnetic order in SrMn1−xSbxO3 (0 < x < 0.5) perovskite solid solutions

Two ranges of mixed-valence manganese (Mn3+/Mn4+) SrMn1−xSbxO3 solid solution and corresponding magnetic structures were described for the first time.

Graphical abstract: The effect of manganese oxidation state on antiferromagnetic order in SrMn1−xSbxO3 (0 < x < 0.5) perovskite solid solutions
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Ligand-free preparation of polymer/CuInS2 nanocrystal films and the influence of 1,3-benzenedithiol on their photovoltaic performance and charge recombination properties

Modification of ligand-free polymer/CuInS2 absorber layers led to improved solar cell performance and charge carrier lifetimes.

Graphical abstract: Ligand-free preparation of polymer/CuInS2 nanocrystal films and the influence of 1,3-benzenedithiol on their photovoltaic performance and charge recombination properties
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Physical vapour deposition of cyanine salts and their first application in organic electronic devices

A volatile high molecular weight organic salt semiconductor is presented, allowing the introduction of physical vapour deposition techniques in cyanine dye salt semiconductors.

Graphical abstract: Physical vapour deposition of cyanine salts and their first application in organic electronic devices
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Flexible nanophosphor films doped with Mie resonators for enhanced out-coupling of the emission

Herein, we present a general method to prepare self-standing flexible photoluminescent coatings of controlled opacity for integration into light-emitting diodes (LEDs) employing cost-effective solution-processing methods.

Graphical abstract: Flexible nanophosphor films doped with Mie resonators for enhanced out-coupling of the emission
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Tailorable, 3D structured and micro-patternable ionogels for flexible and stretchable electrochemical devices

A new family of ionogels for electrochemical devices was developed from a mixture of multifunctional thiols, diacrylate and triethylamine in the presence of ionic liquid using Michael addition chemistry.

Graphical abstract: Tailorable, 3D structured and micro-patternable ionogels for flexible and stretchable electrochemical devices
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All-optical switching in dye-doped DNA nanofibers

Electrospun fibers made of DNA semi-intercalated with a push–pull, luminescent nonlinear pyrazoline derivative are introduced as novel all-optical switches.

Graphical abstract: All-optical switching in dye-doped DNA nanofibers
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Nanocrystalline Ga2O3 films deposited by spray pyrolysis from water-based solutions on glass and TCO substrates

High-quality Ga2O3 films are obtained by spray pyrolysis from aqueous solutions through optimization of the solution composition and the spraying process parameters.

Graphical abstract: Nanocrystalline Ga2O3 films deposited by spray pyrolysis from water-based solutions on glass and TCO substrates
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Quaternary phosphonium-based (TPQPCl)-ionomer/graphite nanoplatelets composite chemically modified electrodes: a novel platform for sensing applications

Ionomer (TPQPCl)/graphite nanoplatelet-coated electrodes are developed as a new sensing platform for amperometric detection of ascorbic acid.

Graphical abstract: Quaternary phosphonium-based (TPQPCl)-ionomer/graphite nanoplatelets composite chemically modified electrodes: a novel platform for sensing applications
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Synthesis of Bi2−2xSb2xS3 (0 ≤ x ≤ 1) solid solutions from solventless thermolysis of metal xanthate precursors

Tris(O-ethylxanthate)bismuth(III) (1) and tris(O-ethylxanthate)antimony(III) (2) were synthesized and used as precursors for the preparation of Bi2−2xSb2xS3 alloys (x = 0, 0.2, 0.4, 0.6, 0.8 and 1) using melt reactions.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of Bi2−2xSb2xS3 (0 ≤ x ≤ 1) solid solutions from solventless thermolysis of metal xanthate precursors
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Defect formation in In2O3 and SnO2: a new atomistic approach based on accurate lattice energies

A new consistent interatomic force field for In2O3 and SnO2.

Graphical abstract: Defect formation in In2O3 and SnO2: a new atomistic approach based on accurate lattice energies
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Ionic-to-electronic coupling efficiency in PEDOT:PSS films operated in aqueous electrolytes

This work highlights the role of PEDOT:PSS composition in determining the efficiency of coupling between ionic and electronic charges.

Graphical abstract: Ionic-to-electronic coupling efficiency in PEDOT:PSS films operated in aqueous electrolytes
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Direct and continuous hydrothermal flow synthesis of thermochromic phase pure monoclinic VO2 nanoparticles

The first direct synthesis of pure thermochromic VO2(M) nanoparticles with particle sizes below 50 nm by continuous hydrothermal flow synthesis (CHFS).

Graphical abstract: Direct and continuous hydrothermal flow synthesis of thermochromic phase pure monoclinic VO2 nanoparticles
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Byproduct-free curing of a highly insulating polyethylene copolymer blend: an alternative to peroxide crosslinking

An alternative crosslinking concept for the insulation of HVDC power cables that uses click chemistry is presented.

Graphical abstract: Byproduct-free curing of a highly insulating polyethylene copolymer blend: an alternative to peroxide crosslinking
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Electronic transport in CdSe nanoplatelet based polymer fibres

Hybrid fibres consisting of CdSe nanoplatelets in a polymer shell are prepared and charge carrier transport across these structures is proven photoelectrochemically.

Graphical abstract: Electronic transport in CdSe nanoplatelet based polymer fibres
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Donor–acceptor photoexcitation dynamics in organic blends investigated with a high sensitivity pump–probe system

The excited state dynamics of conjugated polymers are studied at photon fluences relevant for photovoltaic applications.

Graphical abstract: Donor–acceptor photoexcitation dynamics in organic blends investigated with a high sensitivity pump–probe system
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Intermolecular interactions in molecular crystals and their effect on thermally activated delayed fluorescence of helicene-based emitters

In crystals of donor–acceptor helicene molecules, thermally activated delayed fluorescence (TADF) is strongly enhanced by the presence of occluded hexane molecules.

Graphical abstract: Intermolecular interactions in molecular crystals and their effect on thermally activated delayed fluorescence of helicene-based emitters
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Temperature dependence of the photo- and electroluminescence of poly(p-phenylene vinylene) based polymers

We show that the exciton transport and decay processes in two poly(p-phenylene vinylene) (PPV) based semiconducting polymers exhibit distinct temperature dependence based on the energetic disorder of the polymer.

Graphical abstract: Temperature dependence of the photo- and electroluminescence of poly(p-phenylene vinylene) based polymers
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Controlling excimer formation in indolo[3,2,1-jk]carbazole/9H-carbazole based host materials for RGB PhOLEDs

Excimer formation in indolo[3,2,1-jk]carbazole based host materials is controlled by molecular design and the developed materials are employed in efficient red, green and blue PhOLED devices.

Graphical abstract: Controlling excimer formation in indolo[3,2,1-jk]carbazole/9H-carbazole based host materials for RGB PhOLEDs
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Colloidal tin sulfide nanosheets: formation mechanism, ligand-mediated shape tuning and photo-detection

Colloidal materials of tin(II) sulfide (SnS), as a layered semiconductor with a narrow band gap, are emerging as a potential alternative to the more toxic metal chalcogenides (PbS, PbSe, CdS, and CdSe) for various applications such as electronic and optoelectronic devices.

Graphical abstract: Colloidal tin sulfide nanosheets: formation mechanism, ligand-mediated shape tuning and photo-detection
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Thermoelectric stability of Eu- and Na-substituted PbTe

The out-of-equilibrium samples show highest values of figure-of-merit, ZTmax, up to 2.1.

Graphical abstract: Thermoelectric stability of Eu- and Na-substituted PbTe
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The influence of molecular conformation on the photophysics of organic room temperature phosphorescent luminophores

Tuning of photophysical properties by conformational control with dual RT phosphorescence in metal-free organic emitters.

Graphical abstract: The influence of molecular conformation on the photophysics of organic room temperature phosphorescent luminophores
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Three birds, one stone – photo-/piezo-/chemochromism in one conjugated nanoporous ionic organic network

A nanoporous material bearing a high ion density and inherent organic radical character was synthesized by a facile one-pot process, which exhibits photo-, piezo- and chemochromism, driven by the diverse electron transfer processes between the acceptor framework and different electron donors.

Graphical abstract: Three birds, one stone – photo-/piezo-/chemochromism in one conjugated nanoporous ionic organic network
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New red-emitting Schiff base chelates: promising dyes for sensing and imaging of temperature and oxygen via phosphorescence decay time

New complexes of Zn(II), Pd(II) and Pt(II) with Schiff bases are prepared in a one step reaction and show photophysical properties particularly interesting for applications in optical sensors.

Graphical abstract: New red-emitting Schiff base chelates: promising dyes for sensing and imaging of temperature and oxygen via phosphorescence decay time
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Weak thermal quenching of the luminescence in the Ca3Sc2Si3O12:Ce3+ garnet phosphor

We report results of the luminescence properties of the three garnet type phosphors Ce3+-doped Ca3Sc2Si3O12 (CSSO:Ce3+), Sr3Y2Ge3O12 (SYG:Ce3+) and Y3Al5O12 (YAG:Ce3+), investigated using optical spectroscopy techniques and vacuum referred binding energy (VRBE) diagram analysis.

Graphical abstract: Weak thermal quenching of the luminescence in the Ca3Sc2Si3O12:Ce3+ garnet phosphor
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