Nanoreactors (or yolk-shell, nanorattles, reverse bumpy ball, and an assortment of other names)

Monterey was fantastic, thank you for asking! But we're here to check out the science. This week we've been wrapping up some palladium-platinum work but also preparing for a new project: "nanoreactors". First, I retested the PdPt bimetallic alloy with 6.25% Pt. This one initially seemed like an outlier in the graph of light-off curves… Continue reading Nanoreactors (or yolk-shell, nanorattles, reverse bumpy ball, and an assortment of other names)

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6/4 – 8: dog days

Kind of at a lull in the project right now. Emmett & I sort of need to compile our data, work it up, and think on it to figure out where to head next. In the summer I'll have two high school students working with/under? me on this project. It'll be loads of fun, but… Continue reading 6/4 – 8: dog days

Cont.?

Hey, audience of zero! I say this because I know that everyone is no longer monitoring their senior project blogs, so my meager viewership has dropped even lower. Nevertheless, I've continued working at the lab, and I find these blog posts to actually be a useful review of what I've done/have been doing. Hence, the… Continue reading Cont.?