University Research

10.09.15University Research

Single Atom Alloy Platinum-Copper Catalysts Cut Costs, Boost Green TechnologyExternal link

A new generation of platinum-copper catalysts that require very low concentrations of platinum in the form of individual atoms to cleanly and cheaply perform important chemical reactions is reported today by Tufts University researchers in the journal Nature Communications. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.08.15University Research

Change Agent Jim CochranExternal link

A physics professor at Iowa State, Cochran also manages the U.S. research contributions at ATLAS, one of the one of the huge particle detectors at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.08.15University Research

Caution: Shrinks When WarmExternal link

Most materials swell when they warm, and shrink when they cool. But UConn physicist Jason Hancock has been investigating a substance that responds in reverse: it shrinks when it warms. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.07.15University Research

Department of Energy Creates Center for Computational Materials at ArgonneExternal link

The center is headquartered at Argonne, which is managed by UChicago Argonne LLC, with co-investigators from several universities, including the University of Chicago, Northwestern, Notre Dame, the University of Michigan and University of California, Davis. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.07.15University Research

Patched Atoms: Energy Researchers Discover New Structure for Bimetallic CatalystsExternal link

Researchers at the Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation, an Energy Frontier Research Center at the University of Delaware, have discovered that the imperfect patched surface of a bimetallic catalyst offers better performance than those formed from two perfect concentric circles. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.06.15University Research

New HOLODEC Study in Science on Using Holography to Better Understand CloudsExternal link

Using holography and an airplane laboratory, a team led by Michigan Tech found distinct mixing patterns in cloud droplets. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.06.15University Research

Big Range of Behaviors for Tiny Graphene PoresExternal link

Researchers at MIT have created tiny pores in single sheets of graphene that have an array of preferences and characteristics similar to those of ion channels in living cells. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.06.15University Research

World’s Largest Atom Smashers Create World’s Smallest DropletsExternal link

As part of the Large Hadron Collider’s CMS detector team, Professor of Physics Julia Velkovska, post-doctoral fellow Shenguan Tuo and Research Assistant Professor Shengli Huang at Vanderbilt University have been in the middle of the creation of tiny, ephemeral drops of quark-gluon plasma (QGP). Read MoreExternal linkage

10.05.15University Research

Researchers Measure How Specific Atoms Move in Dielectric MaterialsExternal link

Researchers from North Carolina State University, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and UNSW Australia have measured the behavior of specific atoms in dielectric materials when exposed to an electric field. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.05.15University Research

Leading A Culture Shift in Materials ResearchExternal link

Priya Vashishta and his colleagues at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering will be unlocking the tremendous promises of creating novel materials thanks to a grant from the White House Materials Genome Initiative. Read MoreExternal linkage

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