Robert Perkins
A Caltech startup company plans to improve the contact efficiency of solar cells.
Robert Perkins
Caltech team found why high-energy electrons can leak out of an LED before emitting light, leading to efficiency loss.
Robert Perkins
Engineers used the flow of water over a crystal plate to generate a stable ring of plasma without a vacuum chamber or electromagnetic fields to contain it.
Robert Perkins
Intense neutron beams force metallic glasses to give up one of their secrets: the source of a huge increase in entropy at the glass transition.
Emily Velasco
Xiaoyue Ni, a grad student who works in the lab of Caltech engineer Julia R. Greer, a Caltech professor of materials science and mechanics has made sensitive measurements of how materials respond to deformation.
Robert Perkins
Engineers create nanoscale light detectors capable of distinguishing between different colors.
Robert Perkins
Electrons excited by a laser diffuse through a material 1,000 times faster than their room-temperature counterparts, study shows.
Robert Perkins
Engineers and scientists experimentally observe surface twisting in thrust faults that can momentarily rip open the earth's surface.
Whitney Clavin
First 3-D quantum liquid crystals may have applications in quantum computing.
Robert Perkins
Combining computational with experimental approaches, researchers identify 12 new materials with potential use in solar fuels generators.
Robert Perkins
Newly developed flexible artificial skin senses changes in temperature much the same way pit vipers sense nearby prey.
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