Interfaces within materials can be patterned as a means of controlling the properties of composites. See the MIT News Office for the full story.
MITEI 2014 Seed Fund Awards Announced
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 8:00pm
The MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) has announced its latest round of seed grants to support early-stage innovative energy projects. A total of more than $1.6 million was awarded to 11 projects, each lasting up to two years.
Researchers Extend High Resolution Lithography Capabilities with Breakthrough Block Copolymer Self-Assembly Pattern Research
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 7:00pm
New Effort Promises to Help Advance Moore’s Law at Sub-20 Nanometer Resolution and Decrease Cost of Manufacturing Semiconductor Components
Microscopic walkers find their way across cell surfaces
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 8:00pm
Technology could provide a way to deliver probes or drugs to cell structures without outside guidance. Learn more from the MIT News Office.
Spin Designers: a New Year of Spintronic Research
Monday, January 5, 2015 - 7:00pm
Computers are basically machines that process information in the form of electronic zeros and ones. But two DMSE faculty members are trying to change that.
Controlling a material with voltage
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 7:00pm
A new way of switching the magnetic properties of a material using just a small applied voltage, developed by researchers at MIT and collaborators elsewhere, could signal the beginning of a new
Nanoscale work yields big results
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 8:00pm
Silvija Gradečak’s nanoscale work creates big-scale results that could transform energy production, storage, and lighting.
New understanding of metallic nanoparticles
Monday, October 13, 2014 - 8:00pm
Solid nanoparticles can deform like a liquid; unexpected finding shows tiny particles keep their internal crystal structure while flexing like droplets.
New analysis shows ion slowdown in fuel cell material
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 7:00pm
Dislocations in oxides seen as promising electrolytes create a “traffic jam” for charged ions. Learn more from the MIT News Office.
Mystery solved: Why seashells’ mineral forms differently in seawater
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 7:00pm
Century-old riddle about aragonite formation is unraveled by scientists’ atomistic simulation. Learn more from the MIT News Office.