Advanced Materials

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Editor-in-Chief: Peter Gregory, Deputy Editors: Martin Ottmar, Carolina Novo da Silva, Lorna Stimson

Online ISSN: 1521-4095

Associated Title(s): Advanced Energy Materials, Advanced Engineering Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Advanced Materials Interfaces, Advanced Optical Materials, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, Small

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    Nonlinear Superchiral Meta-Surfaces: Tuning Chirality and Disentangling Non-Reciprocity at the Nanoscale

    V. K. Valev, J. J. Baumberg, B. De Clercq, N. Braz, X. Zheng, E. J. Osley, S. Vandendriessche, M. Hojeij, C. Blejean, J. Mertens, C. G. Biris, V. Volskiy, M. Ameloot, Y. Ekinci, G. A. E. Vandenbosch, P. A. Warburton, V. V. Moshchalkov, N. C. Panoiu and T. Verbiest

    Article first published online: 17 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/adma.201401021

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    Circularly polarized light is incident on a nanostructured chiral meta-surface. In the nanostructured unit cells whose chirality matches that of light, superchiral light is forming and strong optical second harmonic generation can be observed.

  2. Self-Powered Cardiac Pacemaker Enabled by Flexible Single Crystalline PMN-PT Piezoelectric Energy Harvester

    Geon-Tae Hwang, Hyewon Park, Jeong-Ho Lee, SeKwon Oh, Kwi-Il Park, Myunghwan Byun, Hyelim Park, Gun Ahn, Chang Kyu Jeong, Kwangsoo No, HyukSang Kwon, Sang-Goo Lee, Boyoung Joung and Keon Jae Lee

    Article first published online: 17 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/adma.201400562

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    A flexible single crystalline PMN-PT piezoelectric energyharvester is demonstrated to achieve a self-powered artificial cardiac pacemaker. The energy harvesting device generates a short-circuit current of 0.223 mA and an open-circuit voltage of 8.2 V, which are enough to meet the standard for not only charging commercial batteries but also stimulating heart without an external power source.

  3. Boost Up Mobility of Solution-Processed Metal Oxide Thin-Film Transistors via Confining Structure on Electron Pathways

    You Seung Rim, Huajun Chen, Xiaolu Kou, Hsin-Sheng Duan, Huanping Zhou, Min Cai, Hyun Jae Kim and Yang Yang

    Article first published online: 17 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/adma.201400529

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    Novel structure-engineered amorphous oxide semiconductor thin-film transistors using a solution process to overcome the trade-off between high mobility and other parameters (i.e., on/off ratio, sub-threshold voltage swing, threshold voltage and so on) are proposed. We successfully demonstrate high performance confining structure-engineered AOS TFTs, which utilize a specially-designed layer with ultra-high density and high electron mobility.

  4. Creating Gecko-Like Adhesives for “Real World” Surfaces

    Daniel R. King, Michael D. Bartlett, Casey A. Gilman, Duncan J. Irschick and Alfred J. Crosby

    Article first published online: 17 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/adma.201306259

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    Fabricated adhesives are demonstrated to support high loads while maintaining easy release on a variety of “real world” surfaces. These adhesives consist of simple elastomers and fabrics without nano or micron scale features, yet they surpass the adhesive force capacity of live Tokay geckos and can be scaled to large sizes.

  5. Single-Crystalline Tungsten Oxide Quantum Dots for Fast Pseudocapacitor and Electrochromic Applications

    Shan Cong, Yuyu Tian, Qingwen Li, Zhigang Zhao and Fengxia Geng

    Article first published online: 17 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/adma.201400447

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    Tungsten oxide quantum dots (QDs) with an average size down to 1.6 nm have been developed, serving as a new class of promising electrode materials, which yield efficient and fast electron/ion transport in charging/discharging process. With a visually impressive display, the QDs present coloration/bleaching times within 1 s, which is much superior to inorganic analogues and even competitive to organic related materials.

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