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  • AIMResearch-2016.pdf

    RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS 2016 A publication of the WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research SPEC... ock copolymers: Predicting polymer shapes 10 11 12 Carbon nanostructures: In the loop Metallic glasses: Math... ysis on an atomic scale Lithium-ion batteries: Nanocarbon electrodes are true lifesavers Spintronics: A clea... AIMResearch 2016 SPECIAL SECTION: IN THE SPOTLIGHT carbon structures. Discrete differential geometry structu...
  • AIMR_News_vol12.pdf

    Volume 12 WPI-ADVANCED INSTITUTE FOR MATERIALS RESEARCH NEWS Kinesin dimer structure Head Neck S... . Iijima (2009 Order of Culture, discoverer of the carbon nano-tube) gave lectures. After a short coffee bre... Award of 2009 Order of Culture “What is behind the Carbon Nanotube” Administrative Director Iwamoto: Profess... wned worldwide as the scientist who discovered the carbon nanotube. Thank you, Professor, for accepting our ...
  • 2014

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... ces 11/21/2014 Biosensors: A gentler route to hydrocarbon electrodes Published in Carbon A new deposition te... rface defects suppress catalyst degradation during carbon monoxide oxidation 04/25/2014 Materials: Polymer c... in Advanced Materials Supporting a hydrogel with a carbon-nanotube network helps to grow muscle tissue for m...
  • Solar energy conversion: Full steam ahead for 3D graphene

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... nto 3D frameworks. They deposited atomically thick carbon and nitrogen dopants onto smooth, nanoporous nicke... 24 per cent jump in efficiency compared to that of carbon powders. High-resolution microscopy and thermal tr... dopants helped water droplets stick closer to the carbon heat source, raising the evaporation rate (see ima...
  • Catalysis: Pinning down degradation

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... rface defects suppress catalyst degradation during carbon monoxide oxidation Gold atoms migrate at right ang... ' interface (yellow lines) during the oxidation of carbon monoxide on nanoporous gold. Foreground: Modified ... he thermodynamically challenging transformation of carbon monoxide (CO) into carbon dioxide. However, the me...
  • 2013

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... f Sciences USA Production of the thinnest possible carbon-based superconductor could herald functionalized g... talyst proves useful in the selective reduction of carboncarbon triple bonds to double bonds Research Resea...
  • Graphene: Superconductivity thinned down

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... own 02/25/2013 Production of the thinnest possible carbon-based superconductor could herald functionalized g... between two sheets of graphene, which are made of carbon atoms (C, in gray). The graphene–calcium sandwich ... rial'. Isolation of these one-atom-thick sheets of carbon that make up graphite — a material best known for ...
  • Catalysis: A kink in the golden rules

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... are responsible for its high catalytic activity in carbon monoxide oxidation A scanning transmission electro... rticles smaller than five nanometers could oxidize carbon monoxide (CO) into carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) at room ...
  • Lithium–oxygen batteries: Super-sized storage with nanoporous graphene

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... enerally use a form of charcoal known as activated carbon as cathodes, and mix them with transition-metal ca... talysts. Activated carbon, however, becomes unstable under typical lithium–o... tions - after several charge–discharge cycles, the carbon begins to decompose battery electrolytes, causing ...
  • AIMResearch-2015.pdf

    RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS 2015 A publication of the WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research Tabl... romising contender is graphene — a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb lattice. However, it... erally contains various defects, including missing carbon atoms and dislocations in its lattice. Since defec... roperties of silicene resemble those of its famous carbon cousin — graphene. In particular, they have demons...