Christmas is a time for festivities, family, friends, and food. It has been a turbulent year for many, but in the world of food physics there have been some fascinating developments since our post last year. From knives to mince… Read More ›
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Juan Morante, Institut de Recerca en Energie de Catalunya, as Editor-in-Chief for JPhysD from 1 January 2017. He is currently Head of Advanced Materials for Energy at Catalonia Institute of Research… Read More ›
Treatability of different chemical contaminants can be estimated simply by evaluating the extent to which they resemble a surfactant.
The impact of transport data on development of streamers and induced signals
Our Image of the Week this week comes from a Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics Letter. In their letter Wei-Chen Tu et al investigate the use of three methods to increase the efficiency of textured Silicon solar cells: reduced graphene oxide (rGO), gold nanoparticles… Read More ›
As the field of nanomedicine grows, knowledge of the interactions between magnetic fields and living cells is of increasing importance. In a recent Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics article Vitalii Zablotskii et al. reviewed current research into the impact of high-gradient magnetic… Read More ›
Oxide materials are of ever growing importance for a wide range of applications. We take a look at the Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 2016 oxide electronics roadmap with Michael Lorenz and MSR Ramachandra Rao.
This week’s Image of the Week is taken from a recent Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics article using nanosecond photography to investigate metre-scale negative laboratory discharges. The study of laboratory discharges suggests there are similarities between such discharges and… Read More ›
Peroxynitric acid formed in water by plasma exposure is a key molecule for bactericidal effect.
Does ordering of vacancies and their type play any role on stability of MoN and TaN?
This week’s image of the week is taken from a recent paper in Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics from researchers at the University of Hong Kong, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications and the University of Sheffield. The image… Read More ›
Tailoring shape and topology of three-dimensionally curved magnetic thin films for research and applications
How proteins protonate/deprotonate their amino acids to regulate electric charge under different conditions and enhance adsorption
Can graphene be used as a nanoscopic ruler over a wide range of distances?
‘Origami’ makes diversified metamaterials with bizarre properties
The optical rectenna: where Maxwell meets Einstein