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Adding silver and reduced graphene oxide to titanium dioxide nanoparticles improves their photocatalytic activity
Reduced graphene oxide and Ag wrapped TiO2 photocatalyst for enhanced visible light photocatalysis
Kah Hon Leong, Lan Ching Sim, Detlef Bahnemann, Min Jang, Shaliza Ibrahim and Pichiah Saravanan
APL Mater. 3, 104503 (2015)
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Epitaxial crystals of Bi2Pt2O7 pyrochlore through the transformation of δ–Bi2O3 fluorite
Araceli Gutierrez-Llorente, Howie Joress, Arthur Woll, Megan E. Holtz, Matthew J. Ward, Matthew C. Sullivan, David A. Muller and Joel D. Brock
APL Mater. 3, 036105 (2015)
Scientists in France and Scotland identify new encapsulation agents for delivery of nitric oxide, a potent antibacterial agent and vasodilator
Porous, rigid metal(III)-carboxylate MOFs for the delivery of nitric oxide
Jarrod F. Eubank, Paul S. Wheatley, Gaëlle Lebars, Alistair C. McKinlay, Hervé Leclerc, Patricia Horcajada, Marco Daturi, Alexandre Vimont, Russell E. Morris and Christian Serre
APL Mater. 2, 124112 (2014)
UK-China team has designed a novel cathode for rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries featuring a thin 'wrap sandwich' sheet of graphene.
Graphene-wrapped sulfur/metal organic framework (MOF)-derived microporous carbon composite for lithium sulfur batteries
Renjie Chen, Teng Zhao, Tian Tian, Shuai Cao, Paul R. Coxon, Kai Xi, David Fairen-Jimenez, R. Vasant Kumar and Anthony K. Cheetham
APL Mater. 2, 124109 (2014)
Comprehensive analysis in the journal "APL Materials" provides blueprint for making thermoelectric materials that convert heat and electricity with greater efficiency.
Reduction of thermal conductivity in porous ‘gray’ materials
Roland H. Tarkhanyan and Dimitris Niarchos
APL Mater. 2, 076107 (2014)
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Using a Parasitic Conduction Mechanism, Technology Described in the Journal "APL Materials" Promises Safer Batteries in the Future.
Synthesis of rock-salt type lithium borohydride and its peculiar Li+ ion conduction properties
R. Miyazaki, H. Maekawa and H. Takamura
APL Mater. 2, 056109 (2014)
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First Solid-State Vacuum UV Phosphor, Described in APL-Materials, Promises Smaller, Safer, Longer Lasting, Low Power Lamps for Industrial Applications.
Vacuum ultraviolet field emission lamp utilizing KMgF3 thin film phosphor
Masahiro Yanagihara, Zamri Yusop, Masaki Tanemura, Shingo Ono, Tomohito Nagami, Kentaro Fukuda, Toshihisa Suyama, Yuui Yokota, Takayuki Yanagida and Akira Yoshikawa
APL Mater. 2, 046110 (2014)
In APL-Materials Paper, Researchers Show how to Keep Cathode Material ‘In Line’ to Enhance Performance.
Ideal design of textured LiCoO2 sintered electrode for Li-ion secondary battery
Hideto Yamada, Tohru S. Suzuki, Tetsuo Uchikoshi, Masato Hozumi, Toshiya Saito and Yoshio Sakka
APL Mater. 1, 042110 (2013)
Frances M. Ross, an APL Materials Editorial Advisory Board Member, is awarded the 2016 MRS Innovation in Materials Characterization Award "for seminal contributions to the imaging of specimens in liquids using transmission electron microscopy (TEM), revolutionizing the direct observation of materials processes, batteries during operation, and biological structures.” Congratulations Frances!
APL Materials’ Editorial Advisory Board Member, Stuart S. P. Parkins, was awarded the prestigious Millennium Technology Prize “in recognition of his discoveries, which have enabled a thousand-fold increase in the storage capacity of magnetic disk drives.” Congratulations to Stuart! You can watch the interview with Stuart on YouTube.
APL Materials is pleased to announce that Editor in Chief Judith Driscoll has been awarded the 2015 Joule Medal and Prize by the IOP and has been named as a 2015 MRS Fellow. Congratulations to Judith for the well-deserved recognition!
APL Materials was indexed for the first time in The Journal Citation Reports ® by Thomson Reuters in 2015 with a partial impact factor for 2014.
PARTIAL* IMPACT FACTOR: 2.789
*2014 Impact Factor is based on papers published in 2012 and 2013. The first issue of APL Materials was July 2013.