Science Highlights

02.16.18Science Highlight

Single Atoms in Nano-Cages

Tiny cages can trap and release inert argon gas atoms, allowing their further study and providing a new way to capture rare gases. Read More »

02.14.18Science Highlight

Self-Healing Damage at the Atomic Level

Simulations reveal that atomic disorder from radiation can launch a cycle of self-healing in ceramic oxides. Read More »

02.13.18Science Highlight

Defects and Surface Reactions Boost Batteries

Defect-enhanced transport and complex phase growth are changing design rules for lithium-ion batteries. Read More »

02.13.18Science Highlight

Working Night and Day

Day-night changes in light and temperature power a low-cost material assembly that mimics biological self-copying. Read More »

02.12.18Science Highlight

Squeezing Into the Best Shape

Gel uses nanoparticles for on-demand control of droplet shapes, of interest for energy storage and catalysis. Read More »

02.12.18Science Highlight

Forcing the Hand of Elusive Electrons

Current generated when light hits a material reveals electrons behaving like an elusive particle. Read More »

02.12.18Science Highlight

Unwavering Juggler With Three Extra Electrons

Simulations discovered the first molecule with three extra electrons and extraordinary stability. Read More »

02.12.18Science Highlight

Deep Dive into How Electrons Behave

Unprecedented characterization of subsurface electronic states could lead to better semiconductors and seeing new interactions. Read More »

02.02.18Science Highlight

Atomic Vibes During Melting?

Where does the heat go when a glass melts into a liquid? Not to changing the vibrations of atoms…. Read More »

02.02.18Science Highlight

Taking Solar Energy to the Edge

Engineered stacked perovskite layers harvest light or create light via layer edges. Read More »