A Week in Review: 10/12/14 – 10/18/14

October 15, 2014

Project to detect possible damages in aircraft parts early in process
UT Arlington engineering professors have received a $451,781 Air Force Office of Scientific Research grant to examine the material surface at the micro- and nano-scale level that will provide clues for predicting fatigue in aircraft parts. https://www.uta.edu/news/releases/2014/10/AFOSR-DURIP-grants.php

October 14, 2014

Fluorescent ‘sandwich’ takes step toward ultrafast LEDs
When scientists very precisely trapped fluorescent molecules between a silver nanocube and a thin sheet of gold, the molecules emitted photons of light 1,000 times faster than normal.