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SLAC experiment provides new insight about how electrons move across molecules.
MIT researchers discover water condensing and jumping from a superhydrophobic surface can be harnessed to produce electricity.
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07.23.14 Scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have invented a customizable chemical etching process that can be used to manufacture high-performance focusing devices for the brightest X-ray sources on the planet, as well as to make other nanoscale structures such as biosensors and battery electrodes.
07.23.14 Xudong Wang, an assistant professor of materials science and engineering at UW-Madison, recently collaborated with researcher, Dr. Zhiyong Cai, in the U.S. Forest Products Laboratory in Madison on research to use cellulose nanofibers (CNFs) for water splitting, a process that converts solar energy to hydrogen fuel.
07.22.14 Scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the Technical University of Denmark have developed highly efficient nanoparticles that could bring down the cost of fuel cells.
Four researchers celebrate the 40th birthday of Berkeley Lab’s supercomputing center by sharing stories of its illuminating science. Read More »
SLAC, Stanford advance will benefit thousands of computational studies in wide range of fields. Read More
Physicists at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago have evidence that a new concept should undergird our understanding of most materials: the anticrystal, a theoretical solid that is completely disordered. Read More
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