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Switching oxygen on and off

It has become possible to control one of the most important chemical processes: switching oxygen molecules between a reactive and unreactive state.

Mar 14th, 2017

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Imaging at the speed of light (w/video)

Researchers have developed a technique to visualize, for the first time, the complete evolution of micro- and nanoscale structural formation on a material's surface, both during and after the application of a laser pulse.

Mar 14th, 2017

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Stretching a metal into an insulator

Straining a thin film controllably allows tuning of the materials' magnetic, electronic, and catalytic properties, essential for new energy and electronic devices.

Mar 13th, 2017

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Using molecules to de-tune nanodrums

The analysis of the minutest quantities of pharmaceutical samples is of crucial importance for the research and synthesis of new medications. At the moment it represents a technical challenge, but a new infrared method of measurement may remedy this.

Mar 13th, 2017

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