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Einstein in an iron crystal

Tiny relativistic effects form the basis of the functionalities in modern technology, as exemplified in magnetic hard disks and data storage media. Now for the first time, scientists have directly observed features in an ...

dateDec 21, 2016 in General Physics
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The hidden side of sulfur

Synthetic organic chemistry consists of transforming existing molecules into new molecular structures or assemblies. These new molecular systems are then used in a myriad of ways in everyday life - in a wide range of sectors, ...

dateDec 14, 2016 in Materials Science
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A step to understanding polymorphs

In a paper published in Acta Cryst. B, Carol Brock of the University of Kentucky looks at some of the organizing principles behind crystal structures with high Z', where Z' is loosely the number of symmetry-independent molecules ...

dateDec 09, 2016 in Materials Science
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