12/22/2016 08:41:05
Robert Perkins
Stacking two metasurfaces composed of tiny silicon cylinders, engineers at Caltech have created a flat camera lens yielding high image quality.
Lens
12/19/2016 12:00:03
Lori Dajose
New discoveries about the mechanical properties of lithium metal can make batteries safer and last longer.
A micrometer-sized pillar of lithium.
12/09/2016 14:50:33
Whitney Clavin
Caltech's new professor of chemistry specializes in quantum chemistry, a field pioneered at Caltech by the late Linus Pauling.
Garnet Chan
11/30/2016 16:13:04
Robert Perkins
A new study reveals that cement absorbs atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) and has offset nearly half of the CO2 chemically released during cement production over the past eight decades.
image
11/21/2016 08:11:40
Whitney Clavin
Researchers are taking steps toward cracking the puzzle of how high-temperature superconductors work.
artistic representation of data
10/27/2016 16:36:45
Robert Perkins
Altering temperature alters electronic properties in a way that previously has required extreme pressures.
Fermi surface
08/24/2016 12:05:16
Robert Perkins
Engineers use individual grains as force gauges to calculate how stress moves through sand, granular rocks, and soils.
08/23/2016 16:48:15
Robert Perkins
Andrei Faraon has been chosen as a 2016 Office of Naval Research Young Investigator.
08/08/2016 12:02:42
Robert Perkins
A team of researchers from Caltech and Harvard has designed and created mechanical chains made of soft matter that can transmit signals across long distances.
Logic gate
07/12/2016 10:17:03
Robert Perkins
A technique that allows manmade DNA shapes to be placed wherever desired—to within a margin of error of just 20 nanometers—now removes a major hurdle for the large-scale integration of molecular devices on chips.
Microscopic Van Gogh
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