Ferroelectricity, Photoconductivity, and auxetic foams – these and more in May’s physics highlights.
What’s the best way to produce graphene? An Italian research team have compared the alternatives in a new publication.
All-optical inscription of structures in an x-cut LiNbO3 crystal achieved by periodically lowering the nonlinear refractive index using ultrashort pulses.
Combining graphene with other one-atom thick materials could create the next generation of solar cells and optoelectronic devices, scientists have revealed.
Northwestern University scientist Chad A. Mirkin has been named 2013 Chemistry World Entrepreneur of the Year by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Molten oxide electrolysis – intended to make oxygen in abundance from lunar soil – produces steel as a by-product.
Early-stage nanotech company SiO2 Nanotech has begun beta testing commercial applications of its anti-fogging technology for corporate partners.
Dr. O. Anatole von Lilienfeld of Argonne has been awarded the 2013 Thomas Kuhn Paradigm Shift prize of the “Computers in Chemistry” division of the ACS.
Semiconductor technology is expected to lower the cost of particle accelerators.
Researchers have successfully produced materials hybrids applying a new application of SPD processes.
We chat to Ben Wang, founder of Svaya Nanotechnologies, about turning research into companies and the differences between Silicon Valley and academia.
A consortium made up of European research institutions and industrial partners is developing mobile, autonomously operating robots
The advantages and disadvantages of the available X-ray techniques for real-time testing of the colloidal nanoparticle synthesis are reviewed.