Khai Trung Le

Sailing space with graphene

Materials World magazine
Despite technical problems, an ESA/Graphene Flagship-backed experiment exploring graphene solar sails may lead to the first craft to reach the star system Alpha Centauri. Khai Trung Le talks to Santiago Cartamil-Bueno on his experience.

Carbon capture in mineral form

Materials World magazine
Khai Trung Le talks to Alison Parkin and Michael North about a new form of carbon capture that may help not only capture more than 820 million tonnes of C02 but also produce hydrogen in a low-energy process.

Scotland commits to CCS

Materials World magazine
Khai Trung Le looks at Scotland’s continued commitment to CCS, as more carbon capture research emerges from the country that has pinned hopes of renewed value in the North Sea on the capturing technology.

Recovering precious metals from nuclear waste

Materials World magazine
A new method of spent nuclear fuel recycling may enable the recovery of precious metals. Khai Trung Le reports.

Catapult connects UK to Chinese offshore wind

Materials World magazine
The US$100bln Chinese offshore wind market is the target for a new programme between the UK and China. Khai Trung Le reports.

New theory on Chernobyl origin

Materials World magazine
A new theory by Dr Lars-Erik De Geer challenges the origins of the Chernobyl accident. Khai Trung Le reports.

Diamond celebrates 10th anniversary

Materials World magazine
Diamond Light Source celebrated its tenth anniversary in late 2017. Khai Trung Le looks back at some of the synchrotron’s materials science milestones.

Largest solar plant in Nigeria underway

Materials World magazine
The Wärtsilä-built plant is expected to provide electricity to 1.1 million homes.

Lattice disruption

Materials World magazine
Turkish artist Pinar Yoldas seeks to break down complex scientific processes into works of art.

Lithium loops may lead to fusion technology

Materials World magazine
Khai Trung Le talks to researcher Dr Masa Ono on a liquid metal system designed to improve the reliability of fusion power plants.

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