physica status solidi (a)

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Editor: Stefan Hildebrandt (Editor-in-Chief), Sabine Bahrs (Deputy Editor)

Online ISSN: 1862-6319

Associated Title(s): physica status solidi (b), physica status solidi (c), physica status solidi (RRL) - Rapid Research Letters

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Claude Weisbuch; Marco Piccardo; Lucio Martinelli; Justin Iveland; Jaques Peretti; James S. Speck
The efficiency challenge of nitride light-emitting diodes for lighting [Review Article]
(part of special issue on Nitride Semiconductors)

S. Kataria, S. Wagner, J. Ruhkopf, A. Gahoi, H. Pandey, R. Bornemann, S. Vaziri, A. D. Smith, M. Ostling, M. C. Lemme
Chemical vapor deposited graphene: From synthesis to applications [Review Article]

D. Colombara, A. Crossay, L. Vauche, S. Jaime, M. Arasimowicz, P.-P. Grand, P. J. Dale
Electrodeposition of kesterite thin films for photovoltaic applications: Quo vadis? [Review Article]

Christos Trompoukis, Islam Abdo, Romain Cariou, Ismael Cosme, Wanghua Chen, Olivier Deparis, Alexandre Dmitriev, Emmanuel Drouard, Martin Foldyna, Enric Garcia- Caurel, Ivan Gordon, Babak Heidari, Aline Herman, Loic Lalouat, Ki-Dong Lee, Jia Liu, Kristof Lodewijks, Fabien Mandorlo, Inès Massiot, Alexandre Mayer, Vladimir Mijkovic, Jerome Muller, Regis Orobtchouk, Gilles Poulain, Patricia Prod'Homme, Pere Roca i Cabarrocas, Christian Seassal, Jef Poortmans, Robert Mertens, Ounsi El Daif, Valérie Depauw
Photonic nanostructures for advanced light trapping in thin crystalline silicon solar cells [Feature Article]
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Séverine Gomès, Ali Assy, Pierre-Olivier Chapuis
Scanning thermal microscopy: A review [Review Article]

Zafer Mutlu, Darshana Wickramaratne, Hamed H. Bay, Zachary J. Favors, Mihrimah Ozkan, Roger Lake, Cengiz S. Ozkan
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Twin special issues on Nobel Prize topic “Nitride Semiconductors” were published in pss (a) and pss (b), guest editors Izabela Gorczyca, Tadeusz Suski, Detlef Hommel and Piotr Perlin with 7 Invited and Feature Articles, and two Review Articles “The efficiency challenge of nitride light-emitting diodes for lighting” by Claude Weisbuch, Marco Piccardo, Lucio Martinelli, Justin Iveland, Jacques Peretti and James S. Speck of CNRS and UCSB and “First-principles theory of acceptors in nitride semiconductors” by John L. Lyons, Audrius Alkauskas, Anderson Janotti and Chris G. Van de Walle, UCSB. pss (a) contains a Past & Present contribution by Henning Riechert, PDI Berlin. A specially designed pss logo assembled from blue LEDs (supplied by author A. Dadgar of Univ. Magdeburg) is shown on the covers to honor the laureates of the Nobel Prize.