Chemistry Industry r&d - World Of Chemicals

6th September 2018

Flipping the switch on supramolecular electronics

Successfully combined photo switchable molecular lattices with layered materials to create new high-performance devices that show macroscopic responses to light.

6th September 2018

2-D form of tungsten ditelluride is full of surprises

Materials with ferroelectric properties can have applications in memory storage, capacitors.

6th September 2018

Redefining solvent selection

The guide was developed as part of the CHEM21 project.

6th September 2018

Looking for fossil-free answers for fertilizer production

The most common application of nitrogen activation is the synthesis of ammonia, a chemical widely used in fertilizers.

6th September 2018

A hard look at polymers in cement mix

Computer simulations have zoomed in on the role of superplasticizers in concrete performance.

6th September 2018

Working on fuel ethanol potential of barley, phase four

Kohl, Morgan (School: Waverly-South Shore Public School)

7th August 2018

Adhesives that can seal wounds

An effective surgical glue needs to be strong, flexible, nontoxic, and able to accommodate movement, yet no adhesives currently available have all of those properties.

7th August 2018

Unprecedented molecular triple jump with multi-ringed metal complexes

The researchers overcame significant synthetic challenges to achieve unprecedented molecular motions, often centered on a core rotation that evokes a triple axel skating jump.

7th August 2018

Science fiction becomes fact as researchers create liquid metal heartbeat

The discovery has potential applications for fluid-based timers and actuators in artificial muscles, soft robotics and “labon- a-chip” microfluidic circuitry.

7th August 2018

Spacecraft, satellites thermal coatings developed using metamaterials

OSRs are commonly made of quartz tiles that combine thermo-optical properties with an ability to withstand the environment in space.