Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

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Hydrogen for all seasons

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich chemists have developed novel porous materials called "covalent organic frameworks", which provide a basis for the design of polymeric photocatalysts with tunable physical, chemical ...

dateSep 30, 2015 in Materials Science
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Molecular motors: Pirouetting in the spotlight

German scientists have developed a new class of molecular motors that rotate unidirectionally at speeds of up to 1 kHz when exposed to sunlight at room temperature. This unique combination of features opens up novel applications ...

dateSep 29, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Tweaking proteins with 'Tub-tag'

LMU researchers, together with colleagues based in Berlin, have developed a rapid and efficient technique for targeted chemoenzymatic functionalization of proteins. The new method has a wide range of potential therapeutic ...

dateSep 28, 2015 in Biochemistry
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Quantum matter stuck in unrest

Using ultracold atoms trapped in light crystals, scientists from the MPQ, LMU, and the Weizmann Institute observe a novel state of matter that never thermalizes.

dateJul 31, 2015 in Quantum Physics
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A more benign blue for pyrotechnics

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich chemists have developed a novel pyrotechnic formulation that produces a blue flame of unprecedented purity and radiance upon combustion, and is free of the toxic chlorine-containing ...

dateSep 14, 2015 in Materials Science
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