Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE)
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.
Silicon nanoparticles dispersed in solution can be positioned by light and printed onto surfaces, or used in applications such as medical imaging and drug delivery.
A*STAR researchers have developed a method to generate large monolayer crystals of molybdenum disulfide for use in scaled-down and flexible electronics.
Surfaces bearing nanoscale patterns for manipulating UV light could be the next frontier in anti-counterfeiting technology and nanophotonic devices.
By integrating nanoantennas with liquid crystals, A*STAR researchers have created a metasurface that allows fine dynamic control over the properties of light.
Nanoribbon field effect transistors could usher in the next generation of computing.