February 7th, 2018 | by April Gocha
Science fiction has officially become nonfiction—scientists have developed a method to create real-life floating displays projected into the air. “We refer to this colloquially as the Princess Leia project,” lead scientist Daniel Smalley says.
September 1st, 2017 | by April Gocha
Scientists at ITMO University in Russia recently developed a scalable method of printing europium-doped zirconia nanoparticles into beautifully glowing security holograms that could secure the authenticity of printed documents and more.
February 1st, 2017 | by April Gocha
Advanced materials power next-generation molecular separations, Tethon 3D to print replicas of the Mars Curiosity rover landing site, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 1, 2017.
October 28th, 2015 | by April Gocha
Tungsten disulfide assists 2-D lasers, gallium nitride for energy-saving devices, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 28, 2015.
May 20th, 2014 | by April Gocha
Other materials stories that may be of interest for May 20,
March 25th, 2014 | by April Gocha
Caltech researchers report a new integrated optical phased array silicon chip that can bend light with no mechanical parts, opening up possibilities for simple projectors that can be incorporated into devices such as smartphones