RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

The research groups of the Thomas Young Centre frequently publish important advances that are of interest to a wide multi-disciplinary audience. The items on our "Science Highlights" pages are short summaries of some of these advances, usually based on publications in high-impact journals.

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28/04/2020

As part of an international collaboration between King’s College London and the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, researchers have developed a novel way of generating 2D images with shading effects of 3D objects using a reflective metasurface performing through the entire visible spectral range.

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03/04/2020

Dr Wei Fang, former UCL PhD and Thomas Young Centre member recently published the paper Origins of fast diffusion of water dimers on surfaces

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24/02/2020

A TYC Researcher at King's recently co-authored a paper "Structural Screening and Design of Platinum Nanosamples for Oxygen Reduction" which shows how a novel numerical strategy was developed to estimate the activity of a nanocatalyst during its lifetime.

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04/09/2019

Subnanometric materials have found applications in a wide variety of fields, due to their extraordinary and complex properties. Among these applications, accelerating (catalysing) chemical reactions of interest in the energy and environmental fields has attracted significant focus. 

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