News - 5 Feb 2021
Many different catalysts that promote the conversion of glucose to sorbitol have been studied; however, most offer certain properties while requiring compromises on others. Now, researchers from Osaka...
News - 25 Jan 2021
A research team from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) has joined forces with French researchers from the Institute of Chemistry and Processes for Energy, Environment and...
News - 5 Jan 2021
Catalysts form part of numerous aspects of modern society. They accelerate crucial chemical reactions, supporting industrial manufacturing, and minimizing hazardous emissions.
Schematic of the setup...
News - 3 Dec 2020
Nucleation is a ubiquitous phenomenon that governs the formation of both droplets and bubbles in systems used for condensation, desalination, water splitting, crystal growth, and many other important...
News - 8 Nov 2020
Novel technique yields a carbon nanotube forest of record length, potentially revolutionizing the future of many industries
Today, a multitude of industries, including optics, electronics, water...
News - 5 Nov 2020
Currently, a wide range of industries, such as electronics, optics, drug delivery, and water purification, employ nanometer-wide rolls of honeycomb-shaped graphite sheets known as carbon nanotubes...
News - 9 Oct 2020
Physicists have created a broadband detector of terahertz radiation based on graphene. The device has potential for applications in communication and next-generation information transmission systems,...
News - 8 Oct 2020
At the latest since the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for research on graphene in 2010, 2D materials - nanosheets with atomic thickness - have been a hot topic in science.
News - 23 Jul 2020
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In order to make hydrogen fuel cells a viable energy source for the future, material scientists must find a way to integrate this technology with...
News - 15 Jul 2020
A research proposal submitted by the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) and Nuclear Science and Technology (NST) Department at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National...