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  • Ti1-xSnxO2 nanofilms : layer-by-layer deposition with extended Sn solubility and characterization 

    Yong, Zhihua; Linghu, Jiajun; Xi, Shibo; Tan, Hui Ru; Shen, Lei; Yang, Ping; Hui, Hui Kim; Cao, Jian Qing; Leek, Meng Lee; Yin, Xinmao; Feng, Yuan Ping; Pan, Jisheng (2017)
    High quality rutile Ti1-xSnxO2 nanofilms were successfully grown in a layer-by-layer mode at a moderately low temperature of 400 °C using pulsed laser deposition (PLD). High solid solubility of up to x = 0.216 has been ...
  • Triflic-acid-catalyzed tandem allylic substitution–cyclization reaction of alcohols with thiophenols—facile access to polysubstituted thiochromans 

    Vu, Minh Duy; Foo, Ce Qing; Abdul Sadeer; Shand, Sam S.; Li, Yongxin; Pullarkat, Sumod Appukuttan (2018)
    Hitherto inaccessible multisubstituted thiochroman derivatives were constructed via the one-pot reaction of thiophenols with allylic alcohols catalyzed by 0.2 equiv triflic acid under metal-free conditions. A variety of ...
  • Visible light–driven cascade carbon–carbon bond scission for organic transformations and plastics recycling 

    Gazi, Sarifuddin; Đokić, Miloš; Chin, Kek Foo; Ng, Pei Rou; Soo, Han Sen (2019)
    Significant efforts are devoted to developing artificial photosynthetic systems to produce fuels and chemicals in order to cope with the exacerbating energy and environmental crises in the world now. Nonetheless, the ...
  • Complex symmetric weighted composition operators on the Fock space in several variables 

    Hai, Pham Viet; Khoi, Le Hai (2017)
    We characterize all selfadjoint as well as all unitary anti-linear weighted composition operators acting on the Fock space . Then we obtain a complete description of anti-linear weighted composition operators that are ...
  • Complex symmetric weighted composition operators on H γ ( D ) 

    Lim, Renon; Khoi, Le Hai (2018)
    We study the complex symmetric structure of weighted composition operators of the form Wψ,ϕ on the Hilbert space Hγ(D) of holomorphic functions over the open unit disk D with reproducing kernels K(γ) w = (1 − wz)−γ, where ...
  • Representing systems generated by reproducing kernels 

    Fricain, Emmanuel; Khoi, Le Hai; Lefèvre, Pascal (2018)
    In this paper, we study the representing and absolutely representing systems in the context of reproducing kernel Hilbert spaces. We prove in particular that, in many classical spaces including weighted Hardy and Dirichlet ...
  • Differences of weighted composition operators between the Fock spaces 

    Tien, Pham Trong; Khoi, Le Hai (2018)
    We study some important topological properties such as boundedness, compactness and essential norm of differences of weighted composition operators between Fock spaces.
  • Novel properties and applications of carbon nanodots 

    Xiao, Lian; Sun, Handong (2018)
    In the most recent decade, carbon dots have drawn intensive attention and triggered substantial investigation. Carbon dots manifest superior merits, including excellent biocompatibility both in vitro and in vivo, resistance ...
  • Advances and prospects of lasers developed from colloidal semiconductor nanostructures 

    Wang, Yue; Sun, Handong (2018)
    Since the first observation of stimulated emission from colloidal quantum dots (CQDs) in year 2000, tremendous progress has been made in developing solution-processed lasers from colloidal semiconductor nanostructures in ...
  • Roadmap on plasmonics 

    Stockman, Mark I.; Kneipp, Katrin; Bozhevolnyi, Sergey I.; Saha, Soham; Dutta, Aveek; Ndukaife, Justus; Kinsey, Nathaniel; Reddy, Harsha; Guler, Urcan; Shalaev, Vladimir M.; Boltasseva, Alexandra; Gholipour, Behrad; Krishnamoorthy, Harish Natarajan Swaha; MacDonald, Kevin F.; Soci, Cesare; Zheludev, Nikolay I.; Savinov, Vassili; Singh, Ranjan; Groß, Petra; Lienau, Christoph; Vadai, Michal; Solomon, Michelle L.; Barton III, David R.; Lawrence, Mark; Dionne, Jennifer A.; Boriskina, Svetlana V.; Esteban, Ruben; Aizpurua, Javier; Zhang, Xiang; Yang, Sui; Wang, Danqing; Wang, Weijia; Odom, Teri W.; Accanto, Nicolò; de Roque, Pablo M.; Hancu, Ion M.; Piatkowski, Lukasz; van Hulst, Niek F.; Kling, Matthias F. (2018)
    Plasmonics is a rapidly developing field at the boundary of physical optics and condensed matter physics. It studies phenomena induced by and associated with surface plasmons—elementary polar excitations bound to surfaces ...
  • Self-propelled autonomous Mg/Pt janus micromotor interaction with human cells 

    Kong, Lei; Nur Farhanah Rosli; Chia, Hui Ling; Guan, Jianguo; Pumera, Martin (2019)
    Magnesium (Mg)-based micromotors have attracted considerable attention as they are capable of moving in water and human blood plasma without external fuels. It has also been demonstrated that they have potential for drug ...
  • Flexible photonic topological insulator 

    Gao, Zhen; Gao, Fei; Zhang, Youming; Luo, Yu; Zhang, Baile (2018)
    A mechanically flexible photonic topological insulator that supports robust topological photonic states on a curved surface is experimentally demonstrated. Spatial topologies achieved by folding the flexible photonic ...
  • Spin momentum-locked surface states in metamaterials without topological transition 

    Peng, Liang; Chen, Yuntian; Yang, Yihao; Wang, Zhiyu; Yu, Faxin; Wang, Gaofeng; Shen, Nian-Hai; Zhang, Baile; Soukoulis, Costas M.; Chen, Hongsheng (2018)
    The photonic analogy of the quantum spin Hall Effect, that is, a photonic topological insulator (PTI), is of great relevance to science and technology in optics based on the promise of scattering‐free surface states. The ...
  • Multifrequency superscattering from subwavelength hyperbolic structures 

    Qian, Chao; Lin, Xiao; Yang, Yi; Gao, Fei; Shen, Yichen; Lopez, Josue; Kaminer, Ido; Zhang, Baile; Li, Erping; Soljačić, Marin; Chen, Hongsheng (2018)
    Superscattering, that is, a phenomenon of the scattering cross section from a subwavelength object exceeding the single-channel limit, has important prospects in enhanced sensing/spectroscopy, solar cells, and biomedical ...
  • Enhancing moisture tolerance in efficient hybrid 3D/2D perovskite photovoltaics 

    Koh, Teck Ming; Shanmugam, Vignesh; Guo, Xintong; Lim, Swee Sien; Filonik, Oliver; Herzig, Eva M.; Müller-Buschbaum, Peter; Swamy, Varghese; Chien, Sum Tze; Mhaisalkar, Subodh G.; Mathews, Nripan (2018)
    Surface imperfections in perovskite films upon crystallization may trigger trap-assisted non-radiative recombination which is a dominant recombination mechanism that potentially restricts the performance of solar devices. ...
  • Perovskite templating via a bathophenanthroline additive for efficient light-emitting devices 

    Jamaludin, Nur Fadilah; Yantara, Natalia; Ng, Yan Fong; Bruno, Annalisa; Chandran, Bevita K.; Chin, Xin Yu; Thirumal, Krishnamoorthy; Mathews, Nripan; Soci, Cesare; Mhaisalkar, Subodh (2018)
    Identified as emerging light absorbers due to their plethora of unique optoelectronic properties, perovskites have also been touted as a promising candidate for light emission. However, despite the effortless transition ...
  • Electrochemical exfoliation of MoS2 crystal for hydrogen electrogeneration 

    Ambrosi, Adriano; Pumera, Martin (2018)
    Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) have recently emerged within the group of 2D materials due to their electrical, catalytic and optical properties significantly enhanced and useful when down-sized to single layer. ...
  • Missing covariate data in generalized linear mixed models with distribution-free random effects 

    Liu, Li; Xiang, Liming (2018)
    We consider generalized linear mixed models in which random effects are free of parametric distributions and missing at random data are present in some covariates. To overcome the problem of missing data, we propose two ...
  • Exfoliation of layered materials using electrochemistry 

    Ambrosi, Adriano; Pumera, Martin (2018)
    After the isolation and discovery of the extraordinary properties of graphene, tremendous interest has been directed towards other layered materials. Known also as van der Waals solids, these materials can offer a much ...
  • Self-contained polymer/metal 3D printed electrochemical platform for tailored water splitting 

    Ambrosi, Adriano; Pumera, Martin (2017)
    The enormous advancements made recently in additive manufacturing require parallel development of new printable materials with particular focus on so‐defined functional materials. Functional materials have specific properties ...

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