Category: Engineering

Getting the FACTS right

Supporting synergistic science NTU’s Facility for Analysis, Characterisation, Testing and Simulation—or FACTS for short—is bringing sophisticated, ultra-high-resolution techniques to the quest for answers in science. Browse through the history books...

No looking back for chemical manufacturing

In synthetic chemistry, a chemical reaction called nucleophilic substitution occurs when a nucleophile (electron-rich chemical species) replaces a leaving group (electron-poor fragment of an organic molecule). Typically, the nucleophile attacks...