7 Nov 2018
As copper complexes grow bulkier in structure (increases left to right), their movements slow down. This slowing down motion of the copper complexes increases their photoluminescent property and they...
Type: Photo
7 Nov 2018
The researchers constructed copper complexes using ligands with varying amine groups. From left to right: N-methyl, N-isobutyl, N-isopropyl and N-tert-butyl.  
Type: Photo
7 Nov 2018
With Halloween over, ghostly decorations are now being replaced by Christmas themed ornaments, many of which glow in the dark. This glow, termed luminescence, is produced by chemical and biochemical...
Type: News Article
16 Jan 2018
A cartoon by Dr. Rivada-Wheelaghan shows the simple stepwise process of copper atom chain synthesis using a dynamic ligand. Copper atoms can be added or removed one by one to make chains of different...
Type: Photo
16 Jan 2018
The structure of the longest EMAC reported in the literature, confirmed by X-ray crystallography. It contains 11 nickel atoms arranged in a linear chain.
Type: Photo
16 Jan 2018
Electronic devices are getting smaller and smaller. Early computers filled entire rooms. Today you can hold one in the palm of your hand. Now the field of molecular electronics is taking...
Type: News Article
7 Jul 2017
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is known as a greenhouse gas and plays an essential role in climate change; it is no wonder scientists have been looking for solutions to prevent its release in the environment....
Type: News Article
17 Apr 2017
Stress sensors are important tools when it comes to evaluating the robustness of a material facing strong mechanical forces. OIST researchers have just published in...
Type: News Article
17 Apr 2017
The polymer material is stretched with an increasing force resulting in a corresponding brighter emission of light from the mechanophore (here under UV light and with false colors). The graph shows...
Type: Video
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