06/01/2018 12:08:22
Robert Perkins
Researchers face the challenge of building something that is thinner than tissue paper but strong enough to withstand the energy of an ultra-high-powered laser
Lighsail
05/18/2018 12:06:32
Whitney Clavin
New faculty member Maxwell Robb is making plastics that can change their properties in response to mechanical forces.
Maxwell Robb
05/15/2018 12:00:47
Robert Perkins
Engineers have created a soft robot that does not rely on a motor to propel itself through the water
Robot
04/30/2018 08:01:29
Robert Perkins
Nanostructures inspired by transparent butterfly wings help eye implants function better and safely avoid biofouling.
Eye implant
02/28/2018 13:27:08
Robert Perkins
A collaboration between two labs at Caltech yields an improvement in microscopy results.
Optics
02/20/2018 09:54:46
Emily Velasco
Aadith Moorthy, a Caltech senior majoring in materials science and computer science, is one of 49 students in the inaugural class of Stanford University's Knight-Hennessy Scholars program
Senior Aadith Moorthy leans against a pillar
02/09/2018 14:03:03
Robert Perkins
By mixing metal ions and organic ligands, a team led by Julia Greer has developed a process for the 3-D printing of metal structures that are smaller than ever before.
Andrey
01/17/2018 14:35:32
Robert Perkins
An international team, led by Chiara Daraio, uses techniques from quantum mechanics to create a system for engineering how metamaterials will interact with waves.
Metamaterial
12/11/2017 12:58:53
Robert Perkins
Engineers at Caltech have developed a way to encode more than one hologram in a single surface with no loss of resolution.
12/08/2017 11:39:21
Whitney Clavin
Striped patterns of electrical charges may help crack mystery of high-temperature superconducting materials.
Illustration shows the “rivers of charge”
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