01/30/2017 17:19:14
Robert Perkins
Newly developed flexible artificial skin senses changes in temperature much the same way pit vipers sense nearby prey.
Skin
01/17/2017 10:14:12
For over a decade, the Kavli Nanoscience Institute (KNI) at Caltech has been an intellectual hub and facilitator of cross-disciplinary research in the areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology. ENGenious magazine sat down with the KNI leadership to discuss the past, present, and future contributions of this intellectual hub.
Research Image from the Kavli Nanoscience Institute
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 14:56:43
Whitney Clavin
Protein engineering techniques might one day lead to colorful ultrasound images of cells deep within our bodies.
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.
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