Team achieves two-electron chemical reactions using light energy, gold

IMAGE: Under the best conditions, gold nanoparticles soak up light and transfer electrons to other reactants. This procedure can be utilized to transform CO2 and water into hydrocarbons. In... Read more »

The dispute about the origins of terahertz photoresponse in graphene results in a draw

IMAGE: Photoresponse in graphene. view more  Credit: Lion_on_helium, MIPT press workplace Physicists at MIPT and their British and Russian associates exposed the systems resulting in photocurrent in graphene under... Read more »

Structured light and nanomaterials open new ways to tailor light at the nanoscale

IMAGE: a) Plasmonic gold oligomer including nanorods that are azimuthally organized. The oligomers were made at the University of Tübingen. b) Strength profile of the azimuthally-polarized round vector beam... Read more »

Engineering a better device to capture — and release — circulating tumor cells

For many years, bioengineer Yaling Liu has remained in pursuit of the deadly tumor cell. Liu has been perfecting a microfluidic device the size of two quarters that has... Read more »

Individual impurity atoms detectable in graphene

IMAGE: Utilizing the atomic force microscopic lense’s carbon monoxide gas functionalized suggestion (red/silver), the forces in between the suggestion and the numerous atoms in the graphene ribbon can be... Read more »

Deep learning transforms smartphone microscopes into laboratory-grade devices

IMAGE: Picture of a blood smear from a cell phone electronic camera (left), following improvement by the algorithm (center), and taken by a laboratory microscopic lense (right). view more ... Read more »

Phononic SEIRA — enhancing light-molecule interactions via crystal lattice vibrations

IMAGE: This is an illustration of the interaction in between molecular vibrations and phonon polaritons in a boron nitride nanoresonator. view more  Credit: (credit: Ella Maru Studio, Inc.) The... Read more »

European Research Council invests EUR 650 million in advanced frontier research

How does air contamination impact the advancement of child’s brains? Can ingenious heart regrowth treatments increase the long-lasting survival of cardiovascular disease victims? How did non-living matter progress into... Read more »

Finding order in disorder demonstrates a new state of matter

IMAGE: This is Cristiano Nisoli. view more  Credit: Los Alamos National Lab LOS ALAMOS, N.M., April 2, 2018– Physicists have actually recognized a brand-new state of matter whose structural... Read more »

UTA bioengineer earns AHA grant to study biomechanical influences on ventricular growth

IMAGE: This is Juyhun Lee and trainees. view more  Credit: UT Arlington A University of Texas at Arlington scientist is working to figure out how blood circulation and heart... Read more »