06/15/2017 12:24:43
Robert Perkins
Electrons excited by a laser diffuse through a material 1,000 times faster than their room-temperature counterparts, study shows.
05/05/2017 11:26:09
Whitney Clavin
Caltech researchers have developed a new type of brain probe based on optical communication technology.
Brain probe compared to a penny
05/01/2017 08:21:50
Robert Perkins
Engineers and scientists experimentally observe surface twisting in thrust faults that can momentarily rip open the earth's surface.
04/21/2017 15:47:06
An early fascination with mathematics led Sam Barnett (BS ’12) to two unexpected roles: CEO and neuroscience student.
Sam Barnett (BS ’12)
04/20/2017 11:00:20
Whitney Clavin
First 3-D quantum liquid crystals may have applications in quantum computing.
Patterns from atomic crystals; At right, 3-D quantum liquid crystal
03/06/2017 12:00:25
Robert Perkins
Combining computational with experimental approaches, researchers identify 12 new materials with potential use in solar fuels generators.
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.
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.
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.
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