October 23, 2020

Building Materials from Spinning Particles

Swarms of synchronized active spinning particles exhibit complex collective behavior, ranging from liquid-like states to dynamic crystals.

August 21, 2020

Next-Generation Electron Source Hits the Bullseye for Materials Studies

New lens could generate an ion beam that is both small and fast.

August 14, 2020

Watching Electrons Harvest Light at the Nanoscale

Insight into charge generation induced by light could enable the design of better photocatalysts made from nanomaterials.

August 11, 2020

Elongated Ring Polymers Get Tied Up in Knots

Controlling the knotting of molecular chains offers new ties from polymer fluids to industrial applications.