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  • Dr Png Rui-Qi left, Mr Mervin Ang middle, and Ms Cindy Tang right working on conducting polymers that can provide unprecedented ohmic contacts for better performance in a wide range of organic semiconductor devices Photo credit Seah Zong Long

    Conducting Polymer Films Provide Unprecedented Ohmic Contacts

    Semiconductors, which are the very basic components of electronic devices, have improved our lives in many ways. They can be found in lighting, displays, solar modules and microprocessors that are installed in almost all modern day devices, from...
  • John Turner is a research fellow at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, where he has worked since 1979 Credit Dennis SchroederNREL
  • Creating Tiny Plasmonic Laser From Nanoparticles

    Creating Tiny Plasmonic Laser From Nanoparticles

    Researchers at Aalto University in Finland are the first to develop a plasmonic nanolaser that operates at visible light frequencies and uses so-called dark-lattice modes. The researchers have made an array of nanoparticles combined with dye...
  • Using Light to Launch Drugs From Red Blood Cells

    Using Light to Launch Drugs From Red Blood Cells

    Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a breakthrough technique that uses light to activate a drug stored in circulating red blood cells, so that it is released exactly when and where it is needed. The work,...
  • SPIE 2017 awards announced
  • Antimatter

    Observing Light Spectrum of Antimatter for the First Time

    In a paper published in the journal Nature, the ALPHA collaboration reports the first ever measurement on the optical spectrum of an antimatter atom. This achievement features technological developments that open up a completely new era in...
  • NPI

    US Congress Passes America COMPETES Act

    The National Photonics Initiative (NPI), an alliance of top scientific societies uniting industry and academia to raise awareness of photonics, today applauded the US House of Representatives for passing by unanimous consent S. 3084, the American...
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