Article - 20 Aug 2007
Metamaterials are composite materials that are not found in nature. Engineered metamaterials are electromagnetic composites initially designed using computer models to give a material with desired...
Article - 16 Aug 2007
Between the gas phase and the condensed phase of liquids and solids, lies an intermediate state of matter that is not quite one phase or the other. Called clusters, these small agglomerations of...
News - 26 Mar 2015
Puru Jena, Ph.D., a distinguished professor of physics at Virginia Commonwealth University, was named one of three Virginia's Outstanding Scientists of 2015.
Jena, a professor in the...
News - 15 Jun 2009
A team of Virginia Commonwealth University
A team of Virginia Commonwealth University scientists has discovered a 'magnetic superatom' - a stable cluster of atoms that can mimic different...
News - 28 Dec 2009
Transforming lead into gold is an impossible feat, but a similar type of "alchemy" is not only possible, but cost-effective too. Three Penn State researchers have shown that certain...
News - 15 Jul 2008
A report published in the July 8 issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) is the first to describe the principles behind the stability and electronic properties of...
Article - 10 Jun 2015
In this interview, Dr. Shiv Khanna and Dr. Everett Carpenter speak to AZoNano about why magnetic nanoparticles are important and the benefits they offer.
News - 20 Aug 2008
The research group lead by Professor Hannu Häkkinen of the Nanoscience Centre of the University of Jyväskylä, published an article concerning the structure of gold nanoparticles in a...
News - 17 Feb 2015
Corannulene is a carbon molecule with a unique shape (similar to the better known fullerene) and promising properties. A team of scientists from SISSA and the University of Zurich carried out computer...
News - 8 Feb 2007
Physicists at JILA have demonstrated that the warmer a surface is, the stronger its subtle ability to attract nearby atoms, a finding that could affect the design of devices that rely on small-scale...