C=O Activation in CO2

C=O Activation in CO2

First step to using CO2 as a chemical feedstock – theoretical studies reveal mechanism of CO2 activation by uranium complex

One-Phase for Biodiesel

One-Phase for Biodiesel

Using ionic liquids for biodiesel production overcomes miscibility problem and allows recycling over several cycles

From Super to Hyper

From Super to Hyper

Use of superhalogens as building blocks gives a new class of highly electronegative species: hyperhalogens

Built-in Flaw Identified

Built-in Flaw Identified

New fabrication methods that provide smaller structures and sharper interfaces needed to increase solar cell efficiency

Shake, Rattle and Roll

Shake, Rattle and Roll

Actuator devices, which make cell phones vibrate, could be more efficient by aligning nanotubes in polymer composites

Reading Electrons

Reading Electrons

Quantum computers are a step closer thanks to detector that gives fast and accurate reading of electron spin