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Schematic view of the chlorine (Cl) addition - hydrochloric acid (HCl) elimination reaction with isobutene.May 2015Science Highlight

Roaming Dynamics in Bimolecular Reactions

Study reveals peculiar mechanism of radical addition-elimination, enabling more accurate modeling of combustion and other reactions. Read More »

An interferogram showing the photoelectron energy vs. delay time between identical femtosecond pump and probe pulses, which excite coherent three-photon photoemission at a single crystal silver surface.May 2015Science Highlight

Exciton, Exciton on the Wall

For the first time, researchers detect how light excites electrons in metal. Read More »

Hot nanowires emit lattice vibrations known as phonons into underlying materials. When closely packed, phonon collisions can more efficiently transport heat away.May 2015Science Highlight

Staying Close and Keeping Cool

Hot nanostructures cool faster when they are physically close together. Read More »

The polyborate anions wrap up the californium cations and bond to it at eight different sites.May 2015Science Highlight

Going Back to Californium: A Changing View of Covalency

Unusual structure, bonding, and properties may provide a new possibility for a californium borate. Read More »

The image on the left shows the general shape of a cubic CeO2 nanoparticle.May 2015Science Highlight

One Nanocrystal, Many Faces: Connecting the Atomic Surface Structures of CeO2 Nanocrystals to Catalysis

Imaging of cerium oxide nanocrystals provides new insights into the different behaviors of catalyst for emission control, other uses. Read More »

Perovskite nanowires have been found to function as shape-correlated stable light emitters.May 2015Science Highlight

All-Star Nanocrystals

Tiny semiconducting crystals show promise for solar cell architectures and light-emitting devices. Read More »

Complete nanobatteries are formed in each nanopore of a dense nanopore array (2 billion per square centimeter).April 2015Science Highlight

Precision Nanobatteries by the Billions

Tiny batteries made in nanopores manage ions and electrons for high power and extended life. Read More »

The new patent includes a compact programmable NANOrotator that allows the fabrication of “smart” tips.April 2015Science Highlight

Chemical Fingerprinting of Materials Takes More Than Just a Dab of Ink

Researchers patent new x-ray microscopy technology to “see” both the chemical and physical aspects of materials. Read More »

Map of carbon dioxide dissolution across the Bravo Dome gas field.April 2015Science Highlight

Carbon Sequestration in New Mexico’s Bravo Dome

Study of natural reservoir provides new clues for the long-term viability of geological carbon dioxide storage. Read More »

Rendering of carbon nanothreads as suggested by characterization techniques.April 2015Science Highlight

Carbon Nanothreads from Compressed Benzene

One-dimensional material has a diamond-like building block. Read More »

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