Science Highlights

04.20.17Science Highlight

Deciphering Material Properties at the Single-Atom Level

Scientists determine the precise location and identity of all 23,000 atoms in a nanoparticle. Read More »

04.20.17Science Highlight

Smallest Transistor Ever

Atomically flat materials used to fabricate the world’s smallest transistor. Read More »

04.20.17Science Highlight

Creation of Artificial Atoms

Controlling electrons in graphene opens a new path to potential electronic devices. Read More »

04.20.17Science Highlight

Electronic “Cyclones” at the Nanoscale

New state of matter holds promise for ultracompact data storage and processing. Read More »

04.18.17Science Highlight

Developing Tools to Understand Lithium-Ion Battery Instabilities

Enabling study of interface thickness evolution on high-capacity battery electrodes. Read More »

03.01.17Science Highlight

Ultrafast Imaging Reveals the Electron’s New Clothes

Scientists use high-speed electrons to visualize “dress-like” distortions in the atomic lattice. Read More »

02.23.17Science Highlight

Controlling the Stiffness of a Material at the Nanoscale

Use of electric fields to reversibly change a material’s hardness by up to 30 percent promises new functionalities for microphones and sensors. Read More »

02.01.17Science Highlight

One Small Change Makes Solar Cells More Efficient

Adding manganese atoms dramatically increases solar cell energy conversion by 300%. Read More »

02.01.17Science Highlight

Unobservable No More

For the first time, scientists measured transition state energies, providing new insights into reactions used in transportation, industry, energy and more. Read More »

02.01.17Science Highlight

Ultrafast Molecular Manipulations

Researchers trigger ultrafast response to see how molecules redistribute energy in quadrillionths of a second. Read More »

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