A new two-step process for fabricating quantum dots with tuneable properties offers exciting possibilities for medical imaging and beyond.
Novel polymers built with the aid of non-toxic halide salt catalysts could pave the way for high-power yet safe energy storage applications.
Encapsulating iron nanoparticles in hollow, sponge-like zeolites make stable and selective chemical catalysts.
A newly discovered catalyst promises cheaper hydrogen production
Insight into the role of a three-ring ligand may improve palladium-catalyzed reactions used for synthesizing organic products
Simulations show why platinum nanoparticles become less effective catalysts at small sizes
A phosphorus-based ligand facilitates palladium-catalyzed coupling of challenging building blocks
A computational approach that makes processor-intensive first-principle calculations more manageable is now available to predict the structure of nano-alloy catalysts
Industrial-scale chemistry could benefit from a robust new catalyst that selectively generates amino acid precursors from cyanide at room temperature
Computer simulations of a metal–sulfide alloy unlock the secrets to designing solar-powered catalysts that generate hydrogen fuel from water
A method is now available to produce non-aggregating semiconducting particles in water