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.
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.
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”
11/20/2017 10:23:00
Robert Perkins
Caltech team found why high-energy electrons can leak out of an LED before emitting light, leading to efficiency loss.
11/13/2017 12:00:13
Robert Perkins
Engineers used the flow of water over a crystal plate to generate a stable ring of plasma without a vacuum chamber or electromagnetic fields to contain it.
10/09/2017 11:28:59
Robert Perkins
Intense neutron beams force metallic glasses to give up one of their secrets: the source of a huge increase in entropy at the glass transition.
07/13/2017 12:20:19
Emily Velasco
Xiaoyue Ni, a grad student who works in the lab of Caltech engineer Julia R. Greer, a Caltech professor of materials science and mechanics has made sensitive measurements of how materials respond to deformation.
A scanning electron microscope image of one of the copper pillars used in the experiment.
06/28/2017 12:43:36
Robert Perkins
Engineers create nanoscale light detectors capable of distinguishing between different colors.
Color detectors
06/15/2017 12:24:43
Robert Perkins
Electrons excited by a laser diffuse through a material 1,000 times faster than their room-temperature counterparts, study shows.
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