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nitrates

Rice U.’s One-Step Catalyst Turns Nitrates into Water and Air

Engineers at Rice University’s Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment (NEWT) Center have found a catalyst that cleans toxic nitrates from drinking water by converting them...
Metallic Nanocrystals

Project Will Provide Reaction Kinetics Data for Deterministic Synthesis of Metallic...

In the solution-based process, precursor chemicals adsorb to nanocrystal seeds before being reduced to atoms that fuel growth of the nanocrystals. The kinetics data...
radioactive waste

A Fast Reactor System to Shorten the Lifetime of Long-Lived Fission...

A team of scientists at Tokyo Tech working in collaboration with Tohoku University, Tokyo City University and Japan Atomic Energy Agency has proposed a...
plasmonic nanostructuresvideo

Nanoscale Islands Dot Light-Driven Catalyst

Individual nanoscale nuggets of gold, copper, aluminum, silver and other metals that capture light’s energy and put it to work are being employed by...
Artificial Atoms

Scientists Watch ‘Artificial Atoms’ Assemble into Perfect Lattices with Many Uses

Some of the world’s tiniest crystals are known as “artificial atoms” because they can organize themselves into structures that look like molecules, including “superlattices”...
nanosensor

Innovative Nanosensor for Disease Diagnosis

Breath pattern recognition is a futuristic diagnostic platform. Simple characterizing target gas concentrations of human exhaled breath will lead to diagnose of the disease...
chemical components

Chemists Connect Three Components with New Coupling Reaction

In the current issue of the "Science" magazine, chemists at University of Münster present a new approach which for the first time enables three...
X-ray imaging

For First Time Ever, X-ray Imaging at Argonne Captures Material Defect...

From blacksmiths forging iron to artisans blowing glass, humans have for centuries been changing the properties of materials to build better tools – from...
palladium-catalyzed

The Power of Three

Palladium-catalyzed organic reactions, such as Sonogashira cross-coupling, may be made more efficient and substrate-tolerant as a result of new findings at A*STAR. Having previously developed...
antenna-reactor catalysts

Rice’s ‘Antenna-Reactor’ Catalysts Offer Best of Both Worlds

In a find that could transform some of the world’s most energy-intensive manufacturing processes, researchers at Rice University’s Laboratory for Nanophotonics have unveiled a...
catalytic converters

High-performance catalytic converters for natural-gas vehicles 

Natural-gas vehicles are on the way, and they need catalytic converters for the exhaust too. So far, catalytic converters for gasoline-powered vehicles have been...
airborne contaminants

Battling an unseen enemy

Research to reduce airborne contaminants exposure
platinum nanocages

Hollow and Filled with Potential

Hollow shape-selected platinum nanocages represent a new class of highly active catalysts
Ruthenium Nanoframes

Ruthenium Nanoframes Open the Doors to Better Catalysts

The world is run by catalysts. They clean up after cars, help make fertilizers, and could be the key to better hydrogen fuel. Now,...
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Uncovering bacterial role in platinum formation

Australian scientists have uncovered the important role of specialist bacteria in the formation and movement of platinum and related metals in surface environments. Published in...
palladium

Hydrogen uptake causes molecular “avalanches” in palladium

Imagine a sponge that could soak up a thousand times its own volume in water.  Now imagine how effective that sponge would be if...

Physical Sciences Division Research Highlights

While they're essential to manufacturing everything from the case around your cell phone to the gas in your car, catalysts -- molecules that drive...

Chemical design made easier

Rice University scientists prepare elusive organocatalysts for drug and fine chemical synthesis

Chemists create adaptable metallic-cage gels

MIT chemists have created a new material that combines the flexibility of polymer gels with the rigid structure provided by metal-based clusters. The new...

Electric field control of magnetic moment in palladium

Researchers at the University of Tokyo and Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry have successfully induced a magnetic moment in palladium (Pd), usually...