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Celebrating the 77th birthday of “the father of Nanochemistry”—Geoffery Ozin, and his colorful career

To celebrate his 77th birthday, ASN reached out to the extraordinary Nanochemist at the University of Toronto, “the father of Nanochemistry”, Geoffery Ozin, to discuss his colorful career, current projects, and plans for the future. The interview is summarized with … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Professor Ozin and co-authors on their article published in Energy & Environmental Science

Tailoring the performance of a photocatalyst by design is challenge in the field of renewable synthetic fuels. In this work, the authors demonstrate how polymorphic heterostructures comprised of two indium oxide based photocatalysts, with distinct structures yet continuously adjustable fractions … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Xiaoliang Yan and co-authors on the publication of their communication article in Small

1D silicon‐based nanomaterials, renowned for their unique chemical and physical properties, have enabled the development of numerous advanced materials and biomedical technologies. In this work, the authors demonstrate a flash solid–solid (FSS) process for the synthesis of silicon oxide nanorods … Continue reading

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Congratulations Yuchan Dong and co-authors on their recently published Chemical Society Review paper, celebrating Geoff’s 77th birthday and winning the front cover display of one of the highest impact factor journals in the field of chemistry

Powering the planet with sunlight-driven CO2 chemistry is an especially attractive approach for sustainable development. In this Tutorial Review, Yuchan Dong and co-authors highlight the multidisciplinary character of photocatalytic CO2 reduction studies from the perspective of materials chemistry, science and … Continue reading

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Latest Materials Views Nanochannel Essay

Geoff’s latest Nanochannel essay is now available from Materials Views. In the essay, Geoff discusses the recent decrease in curiosity driven research in favor of application oriented products. You can read the full essay here  

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New Nanochannel Essay on Green Nanomaterials

In his latest Materials Views Nanochannel essay, Geoff discusses the challenges associated with the preparation of monodisperse samples of nanoparticles and the safe and responsible development, production, use, transportation, and disposal of nanoparticles in existing or emerging nanotechnologies. You can … Continue reading

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Geoff Ozin Awarded the 2011 Albert Einstein World Award of Science

The members of the Interdisciplinary Committee have chosen Professor Ozin as the winner of the 2011 “ALBERT EINSTEIN” World Award of Science for his pioneering accomplishments in the field of nanochemistry that have helped to define and establish the rapidly … Continue reading

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New Nanochannel Essay on Artificial Photosynthesis

Geoff’s latest essay talks about how nanochemistry can be applied to artificial photosynthesis to end our reliance on fossil fuels and remove harmful greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. — Materials Views You can read the full essay here.

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New Nanochannel Essay on Nanoparticle Bragg Mirrors

In his latest essay, Dr. Ozin talks about manipulating light with nanoparticulate one-dimensional photonic crystals and how these can be used to improve the performance of a wide variety of devices. — Materials Views Read the essay here.

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