Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE)
A new technique for harnessing surface plasmon resonance may allow brilliant colors to be captured more easily and cheaply.
A nanoparticle chain that resonates with light is opening up new possibilities in nanophotonics and optoelectronics.
A*STAR scientists have managed to create a compact LED device with complete light control for multipurpose applications.
Researchers have found quantum dots lurking inside nanoribbon transistors, suggesting that nanoribbons could one day be used for quantum computing.
Polymers with a special property called proquinoidal character can be used to make organic conductors a thousand to a billion times more conductive.
A*STAR researchers are studying magnetic nanostructures which could give long-distance communications a speed boost.
A*STAR researchers have developed a modified version of atomic force microscopy to characterize liquid-repellent surfaces for various applications.
By mixing a substance normally found in wood with a biodegradable plastic, A*STAR scientists have developed a nanofiber that promotes cartilage repair.
A*STAR scientists are paving the way for miniaturized UV spectral filters made from hybrid silicon and aluminum nanostructures.
A thin film of water forms over surfaces coated with charged polymers, resulting in super-repellent materials with self-cleaning properties.
If cell-based therapies are to make it to the clinic, methods to grow stem cells in vast quantities will need to be developed. Here’s how A*STAR scientists are tackling the challenge of manufacturing stem cells at scale.
With a sound understanding of polymers, their properties and the methods to synthesize them, scientists can create novel materials for a wide range of practical applications.