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  • Nanoporous gold: Engineering surfaces to make better catalysts

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... h Research Highlights Nanoporous gold: Engineering surfaces to make better catalysts 12/25/2017 Nanoporous gol... s can be made even more effective by tailoring the surfaces of their pores By controlling the scan rate of pot... g, AIMR researchers can produce different kinds of surfaces. © 2017 Zhili Wang An easy way to enhance the effe...
  • AIMR-Annual-Review-2011.pdf

    AIMR Annual Review Contents 2011 WPI-AIMR Main Events ………………………………………………………… 1 Award Information... tion Feb Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Mar The Surface Science Society of Japan February NEC Tokin Corpora... e BMG group put a question about the T g change at surfaces. This is because it would be very interesting if t... inhomogeneity recently observed in BMG and polymer surfaces by researchers in WPI-AIMR. He seemed to be intere...
  • Superconductivity: At the boundaries

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... the energy distribution of electrons Fig. 1: Fermi surfaces for an iron-pnictide superconductor. The color gra... d red and blue lines indicate the calculated Fermi surfaces. The strongly interacting parts of the Fermi surfa... and the occupation of various energy levels. Fermi surfaces can be a single object, such as a sphere, or an ar...
  • Biomimetic surfaces: Like water on a rose petal

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... arch in site Search Research Highlights Biomimetic surfaces: Like water on a rose petal 07/27/2009 Metal–polym... er surfaces inspired by natural systems can be made to retain ... Ishii's team prepared a range of these biomimetic surfaces by varying the surface metal concentration. They f...
  • Topological insulators: In control of current

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... pable of controlling the currents that flow on the surfaces of topological insulators has been demonstrated fo... hat can be used to control currents flowing on the surfaces of a class of exciting new materials has been deve... find ways to control the flow of current on their surfaces. Elements known as p-n junctions are often used to...
  • Ionic liquids: Going with the flow

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... structure of an ionic liquid confined between two surfaces separated by a few nanometers. © 2014 Royal Societ... t extremely low friction when confined between two surfaces, making them candidates for replacing conventional... cules in ionic liquids confined between two silica surfaces 1 . “Our study explores the relationship between t...
  • Block copolymers: How to make virus-like nanoparticles

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... s-like nanoparticles that have chemically ‘patchy' surfaces has been developed by an AIMR researcher and colla... cial nanoparticles in the same size range, but the surfaces of such nanoparticles are typically chemically uni... form. In contrast, the surfaces of viruses are highly variable. Producing artifici...
  • Scanning the surface of lithium titanate

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... een studied for decades, little is known about its surfaces, owing to the difficulty of preparing suitable LiT... i 2 O 4 surfaces for further analysis. Now, using a combination of ... ultrathin LiTi 2 O 4 films, marking a milestone in surface science. Published in Nature Communications , the s...
  • Metal oxide nanoparticles: Scrutinizing cerium oxide from all angles

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... eded in imaging single surfactant molecules on the surfaces of metal oxide nanoparticles. © 2018 Kazutoshi Ino... es 1 and imaged single surfactant molecules on the surfaces of cerium oxide nanocrystals 2 . These findings wi... eded in imaging single surfactant molecules on the surfaces of metal oxide nanoparticles — the first time such...
  • Single-molecule imaging: Finished in chrome

    About Overview Organization & Management Strategy Open Positions Access Research Researchers & L... , scientists must first deposit them on insulating surfaces, such as sodium chloride, to ensure that they are ... electrically isolated. These insulating surfaces, however, make it exceptionally hard to image the ... teresting magnetic properties — on sodium chloride surfaces. After the system was cooled to near absolute zero...