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Recent Program Highlights

Integrated 3D printing with in-situ functionalization of piezoelectric nanocomposites

integrated 3D printing with in-situ functionalization of piezoelectric nanocomposite enabled the design of nanocomposites with engineered properties towards different applications such as pressure sensing, self-cleaning, and steam harvesting.

New Fullerene Derivatives for Electron Transporting Materials in Inverted Planar Perovskite Solar Cells

Researchers explore new functionalized fullerene derivatives, and their performance as electron transporting materials in perovskite solar cells.

What happens to photogenerated charges in semiconductor nanowires?

Illustrating the spatial inhomogeneity of nanowire properties, which may have implications for performance of devices featuring these materials.

Partnership for Research and Education in Materials (PREM)

Partnership for Research and Education in Materials (PREM)

The objective of PREM is to enhance diversity in materials research and education by stimulating the development of formal, long-term, collaborative materials research and education partnerships between minority-serving institutions and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Materials Research (DMR) supported groups, centers, and facilities. [read more]

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