AIChE talked with Brian Korgel about his Professional Progress Award lecture entitled “At Least 1,000X Thinner Than a Human Hair.” The presentation discussed how advances in nanomaterials synthesis and processing are creating new opportunities, as well as new challenges, for chemical engineers. His talk also described what is unique about these “products of … Read the rest »
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Professor Brian Korgel and his research group have been featured on chemeurope.com for creating the first ordered arrays, or superlattices, of silicon nanocrystals, also known as quantum dots. Their work could help utilize light-emitting properties of silicon to develop things like light-emitting diodes (LEDs) or possible lasers.
Bulk silicon is one of the most commercially … Read the rest »