Chemistry & Catalysis

RSS Feed RSS Feed


March 22, 2021
News Feature
Scientists have documented a process that makes these next-gen batteries lose charge – and eventually some of their capacity for storing energy – even when a device is turned off.
March 11, 2021
News Feature
This new understanding could aid the development of more efficient clean energy sources.
electron transfer
January 11, 2021
News Feature
The surprising results offer a way to boost the activity and stability of catalysts for making hydrogen fuel from water.
Illustration showing a book with layers of atoms on its pages
December 17, 2020
News Feature
The results, which show that ultrafast atomic motions are the first step in forming a magnetic state, could lead to faster and more efficient data storage devices.
Charge transfer
December 4, 2020
News Feature
The results of a new scientific study reveal how photosynthetic reaction centers adapt to make light-driven reactions more efficient.
photosynthesis header
November 25, 2020
News Feature
External
Cui was honored for his work on materials chemistry for energy and the environment, and Wechsler for scientific contributions and leadership of large programs in cosmology.
Portraits of Yi Cui and Risa Wechsler
November 23, 2020
News Feature
A better understanding of how this happens could help researchers hone future electronic measurements and offer insights into how X-rays interact with matter on ultrafast time scales.
Image - Artist's rendering of two laser beams striking sample.
October 28, 2020
News Brief
Scientists at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource will study plastics and biologically-motivated processes that break them down in hopes of finding more efficient ways to “upcycle” them.
Clear plastic bottles
October 12, 2020
Press Release
FACET-II will pave the way for a future generation of particle colliders and powerful light sources, opening avenues in high-energy physics, medicine, and materials, biological and energy science.
FACET II
September 21, 2020
News Feature
Using SLAC’s synchrotron, Summers improves fundamental knowledge of the role of copper in the brain and investigates treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.
Kelly Summer portrait

Pages