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The Basic Energy Sciences (BES) informational brochures provide an overview of BES research areas, scientific user facilities, and the relevance of the research work to practical applications.
2014 Summary Book

Basic Energy Sciences Summary Report

This report describes how BES is organized and operates to accomplish our mission and presents selected accomplishments to illustrate some exciting new scientific advances that resulted from BES-supported research. Also included are references to supplementary resources that provide additional information about BES strategic planning, research, and user facilities.

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SSN

Science Serving the Nation, Impacts of Basic Research

This 12-page pamphlet describes how BES-supported research addresses our Nation's energy challenges by enabling solutions through scientific understanding. Examples illustrate better ways to tap the sun's energy, efficient approaches to power the future, innovative seeds for clean energy technologies, and other ways of converting new insights into new technologies.

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BES 2011 Summary

Basic Energy Sciences 2011 Summary Report

This report describes how BES is organized and operates to accomplish our mission and presents selected accomplishments to illustrate some exciting new scientific advances that resulted from BES-supported research. Also included are references to supplementary resources that provide additional information about BES strategic planning, research, and user facilities.

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User Facilities

User Facilities of the Office of Basic Energy Sciences

A National Resource for Scientific Research This 72-page booklet describes fourteen highly sophisticated user facilities. These major scientific facilities are synchrotron radiation light sources, neutron sources, nanoscale science research centers, and electron beam microcharacterization centers that allow researchers from a wide variety of disciplines to make and examine their samples in unprecedented detail using leading-edge research equipment and the expertise of the resident facility staff.

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BES Serving the Present

Basic Energy Sciences: Serving the Present, Shaping the Future  

This 1996 40-page booklet describes successful collaborations between BES-supported researchers and industrial laboratories and some of the applications that have resulted. Topics include energy efficiency; energy resources; environmental technology; transportation; manufacturing; chemical processing; biotechnology; ceramics; polymers; semiconductors; superconductors; measurement and analysis; and metals, alloys and intermetallics.

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