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Benzodithiophene and Imide-Based Copolymers for Photovoltaic Applications

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Chemistry of Materials
DOI: 10.1021/cm2038427

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Facile Synthesis of Highly Ordered Mesoporous and Well Crystalline TiO2: Impact of Different Gas Atmosphere and Calcination Temperatures on Structural Properties

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Chemistry of Materials
DOI: 10.1021/cm203203b

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Researchers increase speed of single-molecule measurements

New integrated circuit design could lead to cheaper, faster DNA sequencing.

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Exotic materials will change optics

Duke University engineers believe that continued advances in creating ever-more exotic and sophisticated man-made materials will greatly improve their ability to control light at will.

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Ultracold experiments heat up quantum research

University of Chicago physicists have experimentally demonstrated, for the first time, that atoms chilled to temperatures near absolute zero may behave like seemingly unrelated natural systems of vastly different scales, offering potential insights into links between the atomic realm and deep questions of cosmology.

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First step taken to image ultra-fast movements in chemical reactions

A team of international researchers have fired ultra-fast shots of light at oxygen, nitrogen and carbon monoxide molecules as part of a development aimed at mapping the astonishingly quick movements of atoms within molecules, as well as the charges that surround them.

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Fundamental steps needed now in global redesign of Earth system governance

32 leading experts from around the world argue for immediate ambitious reforms.

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Probing the concept of extra dimensions with carbon nanotubes

New work by theoretical physicists in Sweden intends to draw the attention of both communities, particle and condensed matter physics, to the illustrative analogies between Kaluza-Klein theories and carbon nanotube systems.

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Scientists produce graphene using microorganisms

The Graphene Research Group at Toyohashi Tech report on the synthesis of graphene by reducing graphene oxide using microorganisms extracted from a local river.

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Graphene shows potential for modelling cell membrane systems

Graphene could play an important role in the modelling of cell membranes. For example, the lipid bilayer is the fundamental structure of cell membranes, and the structure and dynamic of bilayer membranes govern the transport of materials and information in and out of cells.

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