Holding the sun with plasmonic black metals - improving solar absorption

Materials World magazine
Gold, silver and aluminium assume a black appearance when they are nanostructured in a certain way, which may prove useful to scientists developing photovoltaic solar cells

Upsalite: an absorbing discovery - novel material for water sorption

Materials World magazine
A novel material, named upsalite, has been synthesised by researchers in Sweden that could have unrivalled surface area and water sorption abilities
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Professional development: Networking - focus on LinkedIn

Materials World magazine
Rachel Lawler shares some tips for getting the most out of your professional network on LinkedIn

Nanotubes give NASA better vision - more sensitive optical instruments

Materials World magazine
Space agency NASA has developed a nanoscale technology that will make complex optical instruments used in space missions more sensitive without the need to make them larger