April 29, 2024 Materials Sciences

A new generation of hydrogen sensors

Monitoring hydrogen levels, an operation which is commonly performed with gas chromatographs and…
April 15, 2024 Materials Sciences, nanotechnologies

How to synthesise stable and strongly confined perovskite quantum dots

The 2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded for the discovery and development…
March 18, 2024 Biology, Materials Sciences

A multi-technique analysis to study the structure of cellulose nanofibrils-based hydrogels

Hydrogels are solid–liquid systems formed by a variety of water-soluble polymers, which in…
February 19, 2024 Industry, Materials Sciences

Switch on, switch off: modulating magnetic properties of nanolayers

Magnetic anisotropy, which is the directional dependence of the magnetic properties of a…
August 10, 2023 Catalysis, Materials Sciences

Describing low-temperature CO oxidation on platinum-ceria-based catalysts

CO oxidation is an important reaction in preventing the emission of toxic fumes…
June 20, 2023 Chemistry, Materials Sciences

Characterising a cleaner way to produce ammonia

Ammonia (NH3), a widely used chemical, is also a critical substance in the…
April 13, 2023 Chemistry, Materials Sciences

Ion beams at small accelerator facilities can effectively serve in material modification studies

It’s since the 50s that it’s possible to employ swift heavy ions, accelerated…
April 7, 2023 Chemistry, Materials Sciences

A novel supramolecular approach to engineer Nanoribbons for LECs

Light-emitting electrochemical cells (LECs) are solid-state devices that generate light from an electric…