Donna Strickland joined the ranks of Marie Curie this week, becoming the third woman in history to win the Nobel Prize in Physics. But the Waterloo professor admits she’s not one for deep reflections on her long career.
Millions of people undergo what has become routine laser eye surgery. Tools such as laser-based cameras that can create super slow-motion movies of chemical and physical reactions are standard technology in laboratories around the world.
Chemists from the University of Waterloo have successfully resolved two of the most challenging issues surrounding lithium-oxygen batteries, and in the process created a working battery with near 100 per cent coulombic efficiency.