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Super yellow blends for light efficiency

A blend of two polymers can be used to boost the efficiency of LEDs (light-emitting diodes), according to a research study published in the journal Applied Materials Today. Richard Friend of the Cavendish Laboratory, at the ...

dateOct 06, 2015 in Materials Science
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From waste stream to sustainable fuel

Many industrial processes produce large quantities of waste water containing all kinds of chemicals. These contaminated water streams can be used to produce hydrogen gas with help of catalysts without vaporizing the water. ...

dateOct 06, 2015 in Materials Science
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Organic semiconductors get weird at the edge

As the push for tinier and faster electronics continues, a new finding by scientists at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Monash University could help inform the design of the next generation of cheaper, more efficient ...

dateOct 06, 2015 in Materials Science
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