Article - 27 Apr 2005
Sol-gel derived materials can be used as components for nanostructured energetic composite materials. This article looks at the processing of energetic nanocomposites using sol-gel chemistry methods,...
News - 30 Oct 2012
Hydrogen production by solar water splitting in photoelectrochemical cells (PEC) has long been considered the holy grail of sustainable energy research. Iron oxide is a promising electrode material....
News - 26 Sep 2013
A research team of Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea, developed a "wormlike" hematite photoanode that can convert sunlight and water to clean...
News - 10 Feb 2011
Coating a lattice of tiny wires called Nanonets with iron oxide – known more commonly as rust – creates an economical and efficient platform for the process of water splitting, an emerging clean fuel...
News - 21 Dec 2011
By Cameron Chai
Scientists have been trying to achieve artificial photosynthesis for the generation of solar hydrogen. The process of photosynthesis uses water and carbon dioxide to convert solar...
News - 16 Mar 2009
Researchers are studying some common soil bacteria that "inhale"
toxic metals and "exhale" them in a non-toxic form.
The bacteria might one day be used to clean up toxic...
News - 7 Mar 2008
If the Flintstones had electricity, their wires might have
been made of rock. New results in Science Express show that a chunk of
hematite can conduct electrons under certain chemical conditions....
News - 26 Dec 2014
Daniel Kaplan and Peter Jaffe’s earlier research on uranium contaminated wetlands used EMSL’s helium ion microscopy in the Quiet Wing to image biogenic nano-iron oxides oriented along a root recovered...
News - 6 Jul 2009
The red and blue images appear ghostly, like a fleeting glimpse of something
that’s never been seen before - which is true. Using computer simulations,
Berkeley Lab scientists have...
News - 16 Aug 2013
Researchers at Umeå University, together with researchers at Uppsala University and Stockholm University, show in a new study how nitrogen doped graphene can be rolled into perfect Archimedean...