This week’s Image of the Week comes from JPhysD article “Flexible and polarization-controllable diffusion metasurface with optical transparency“, Yaqiang Zhuang et al 2017 J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50 465102. Metasurfaces- planar metamaterials of sub-wavelength thickness- are structures with the ability to manipulate electromagnetic waves… Read More ›
Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics
Quantifying plasma chemistry products at atmospheric pressure
An atmospheric plasma produces many species. But which ones, and what role do they play? We take a closer look.
Image of the Week: Direct writing using 3D printed, melt electrospun fibres
This week’s Image of the Week comes from JPhysD article ‘Investigation of the effects of melt electrospinning parameters on the direct-writing fiber size using orthogonal design’, Feng-Li He et al 2017 J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50 425601. Melt electrospinning is an effective and simple… Read More ›
Image of the week: Coalescence of Pickering emulsions.
This week’s Image of the Week is taken from JPhysD article Microfluidic angle of repose test for Pickering emulsions, L A Chacon and J C Baret 2017 J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50 39LT04. In this paper the authors propose a microfluidic version of the… Read More ›
Size matters: Small force sensors reveal big information
Biological cells have a wide range of complex functions, and a number of these are driven by tiny, molecularly generated forces acting within the cell. We asked Dr. Meenakshi Prabhune to talk to us about the latest tools for measuring… Read More ›
Electronic response of a plasma-facing dielectric solid
Towards a microscopic understanding of the transfer of the plasma’s electronic non-equilibrium to a solid.
Image of the week: Polarization conversion using an all-dielectric metasurface.
This week’s Image of the Week is taken from JPhysD article Polarization conversion based on an all-dielectric metasurface for optical fiber applications,Tongming Liu et al 2017 J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50 334001. In this paper the authors propose polarization conversion… Read More ›
New data on self-organisation in magnetised plasmas
We thought we understood magnetron plasmas, but the discovery of spokes shows that we did not!
Bienvenue à Montréal: JPhysD at ISPC23
We’re at the 23rd International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry – come say hi!
Image of the Week: Charge Density in Black Phosphorous Quantum Dot
This week’s Image of the Week is taken from M A Lino et al 2017 J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50 305103. In this paper the authors investigate the feasibility of producing Single Electron Transistors from Black Phosphorus Quantum Dots. The… Read More ›
Introducing the 2017 Plasma Roadmap: Low temperature plasma science and technology
JPhysD presents the 2017 Plasma Roadmap: the first of a planned series of periodic updates to the original Plasma Roadmap that was published in 2012.
An interview with Emerging Leader Endre Szili
“I am hoping that there will be an even higher level of cooperation and collaboration amongst researchers and clinicians in this field, leading to larger, multi-centre clinical trials of plasma in wound decontamination/healing and cancer therapy.”
Image of the Week: DNA-strand breaks within tissue model after treatment with neutral He gas jet
This week’s image is taken from the recent Emerging Leaders article by Endre J Szili, Nishtha Gaur, et al. It shows DNA-strand breaks within a gelatin tissue model after treatment with a neutral He gas jet. The figure is an overlay of phase-contrast… Read More ›
2016 Impact Factors for the JPhys Series
Last week saw the release of the 2016 Journal Impact Factors from Thompson Reuters, with strong performances across the JPhys series.
Introducing the JPhysD Roadmap programme
Take a look at our JPhysD Roadmap programme. This collection aims to bring together some of the leading voices in the most exciting areas in the physical sciences. Unique to IOP Publishing, these articles are written collaboratively by leading researchers… Read More ›
Advanced strategies for magnetic sensor integration with biomedical devices
Next generation biomedical smart systems will rely on creative integration of microfluidics and magnetic sensors for high-performance biosensors
Introducing graphene and other 2D materials in magnetic tunnel junctions, a review
Could 2D materials open new avenues for magnetic tunnel junctions and spin electronics?