Watching How Rare, Meteoric Diamonds Form

meteorite.jpgA shock collision experiment maps their transition from graphite in real time.  Read more in Scientific American…

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The history of a monsoon-inducing plateau

media_sizes_full_figure1-7The East Asian monsoon evolved in response to changes in the latitude and elevation of the Tibetan Plateau.  Read more in Physics Today…

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Theoretical framework illuminates graphene’s optomechanical properties

Screen Shot 2018-01-16 at 22.25.02.pngExplaining how to enhance optical forces and control the mechanical deformation in stacks of graphene sheets.  Read more in MRS Bulletin…

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Metallic aerogels synthesized in one-step process

aerogels-img.pngResearchers develop quick and simple alternative synthesis method for porous scaffolds made from noble metal nanoparticles. Read more in MRS Bulletin…

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Ship shape

Screen Shot 2017-12-21 at 17.06.40.pngWelding ship hulls is a relatively new application for laser processing, but one where lasers can add great value.  Read more in Laser Systems Europe…

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Optical cell sorting

LTResearchers are using light and new image processing tools for label-free cell characterization.  Read more in The Scientist…

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Squeezing oil from stone

CartoC.jpgA laboratory experiment offers guidance for how to maximize oil extraction through the injection of water.  Read more in Physics Today…

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Fluid dynamics explains ancient organism behavior

Protocinctus_CFD.pngNonlinear equations establish how long-extinct marine creatures moved and fed.  Read more at Physics Today…

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Guided by holes

G&H-1.pngThe latest developments in photonic crystal fibres, optical fibres with unique light guiding properties.  Read more in Electro Optics…

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Synthetic Biology Research Campaign sheds light on productivity in cyanobacteria.

Cyanobacteria 400j.jpgResearch program leads to practically useful and fundamentally interesting knowledge about how to genetically optimize cyanobacteria for increased biomass production. Read more in The Molecular Bond…

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