All physics

March 22, 2024

UIC physicists find hidden flaw in century-old, common chemical extraction technique 

Discovery could improve many industrial processes

Electron microscopy image of MXene microspheres.

April 19, 2023

Promising nanoscale material captured by electron microscopy

New study visualizes synthetic compounds with promise for energy storage, superconductivity

Russell Hemley, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

February 23, 2023

Study offers new perspective on chemical interactions that govern metals’ structure

Research from UIC’s Russell Hemley appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Quantum dots in containers

December 5, 2022

New quantum dots study uncovers implications for biological imaging

Paper published in the American Chemical Society’s journal Nano Letters

UIC will be home to the world’s first analytical, aberration-corrected and monochromated transmission electron microscope, or TEM, with a magnetic field-free objective lens.

September 28, 2022

$4M NSF award brings next-generation microscope to UIC

New lens design allows for atomic-resolution imaging as well as chemical analysis of critical materials

American Association for the Advancement of Science logo

January 26, 2022

UIC researchers earn distinction as AAAS fellows

Physicist and biophysicist elected for one of the top scientific honors

Experimental determination of the melting curve of iron to 1000

January 13, 2022

Measuring the melting curve of iron at super-Earth core conditions

New study appears in Science

George Crabtree, director of the UIC Energy Initiative and distinguished professor of physics, and electrical and mechanical engineering

January 7, 2022

UIC physicist earns AIAA award for excellence

George Crabtree acknowledged for significant contributions in the broad field of energy systems

Russell Hemley, UIC College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Disting

November 15, 2021

Combining pressure, electrochemistry to synthesize superhydrides

Study by UIC’s Russell Hemley featured in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Russell Hemley, UIC College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Disting

October 29, 2021

UIC scientist takes research to the extreme

In a prominent career spanning four decades, Russell Hemley has explored the behavior of matter and materials in extreme environments, particularly high pressures and temperatures

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