…published in MDPI Nanomaterials (link) by the Nanosensors Group in cooperation with other MFA teams

Here, we propose and optimize a simple fabrication method for VO2 rich layers by the oxidation of metallic vanadium in atmospheric air. It was shown that a sufficiently broad annealing time window of 3.0–3.5 h can be obtained at an optimal oxidation temperature of 400 °C.