Robert Perkins
By mixing metal ions and organic ligands, a team led by Julia Greer has developed a process for the 3-D printing of metal structures that are smaller than ever before.
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.
Robert Perkins
Stacking two metasurfaces composed of tiny silicon cylinders, engineers at Caltech have created a flat camera lens yielding high image quality.
Lori Dajose
New discoveries about the mechanical properties of lithium metal can make batteries safer and last longer.
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.
Whitney Clavin
Researchers are taking steps toward cracking the puzzle of how high-temperature superconductors work.
Robert Perkins
Altering temperature alters electronic properties in a way that previously has required extreme pressures.
Robert Perkins
Engineers use individual grains as force gauges to calculate how stress moves through sand, granular rocks, and soils.
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.
Subscribe to Caltech News tagged with "materials_science"