November 14th 2019
Aviation is one of the least tractable of industries to decarbonize. The European research project KEROGREEN offers a pathway to synthesizing sustainable kerosene from air and water. Researchers and industry gathered on the 15 November 2019 at DIFFER to share their work and views.
November 7th 2019
“It’s like watching atoms wrestle for oxygen.” DIFFER-researcher Vasileios Kyriakou describes the formation process of nanoparticles, seen in real-time with an advanced electron microscope. An international team of researchers observed the controlled formation of nanoparticles in inorganic perovskite materials. The result is published in ACS Nano and was highlighted by Science.
October 23rd 2019
Transparent conductive electrodes are of relevance for industrial applications such as solar cells, LEDs and touchscreens. These electrodes, however, are expensive and brittle by nature. The promising alternative are silver nanowire networks. Researchers from Eindhoven developed better ways to produce and characterize them.
October 22nd 2019
De wetenschap stond aan de zijlijn bij de Klimaattafels, en dat is een gemiste kans. Dat betoogde DIFFER-directeur Richard van de Sanden in het KNAW-symposium 'CO2-reductie in het Klimaatakkoord'. Trouw en Technisch Weekblad deden verslag van de bijeenkomst.
October 3rd 2019
DIFFER researcher Matteo Parente was awarded three prizes at the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) Fall Meeting 2019, held at Warsaw University of Technology, Poland.