Advanced Functional Materials

New technique for photon detection

The discovery could improve communications, medical imaging, security measures and more.

Scientists discovered how to produce the vital agricultural fertilizer

New method uses a catalyst to make synthetic urea.

Sensors that operate in extreme temperatures and environments

Sensitive, Reliable and Durable Sensors Created for Multiple Industries.

A coin-sized device to detect measles virus in saliva

A lab-on-a-chip device, which is smaller than a €1-cent coin or a U.S. quarter.

New coatings make natural fabrics waterproof

MIT scientists have developed a coating that adds water-repellency to natural fabrics such as cotton and silk. It is also more effective than the...

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