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Modeling Sunlight Harvesting in Nanostructures07.25.16Science Highlight

Modeling Sunlight Harvesting in Nanostructures

Predicting nanosystems with unanticipated properties can advance next-generation solar panels and electronics. Read More »

Super-ion-Building-Blocks-lrg07.25.16Science Highlight

It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Super-ion Building Blocks

Materials based on clusters of atoms called “super-ions” may revolutionize the whole solar cell industry.

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07.25.16From the Labs

New Nontoxic Process Promises Larger Ultrathin Sheets of 2D NanomaterialsExternal link

A team of scientists led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has developed a novel way to produce two-dimensional nanosheets by separating bulk materials with nontoxic liquid nitrogen. Read More »

Superacid treatment of semiconductors 07.25.16Science Highlight

Coming to a Monitor near You: Notorious “Perfection”

Superacid treatment of semiconductors could lead to atomically perfect transparent displays and energy-efficient computer chips. Read More »

Michigan State University 07.25.16University Research

MSU Engineering Grant Helps Smooth Ride for Atomic Nuclei Through FRIBExternal link

MSU engineers will use a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of High Energy Physics to study the element niobium, which is used to make the tunnels in nuclear accelerators, such as the MSU-based Facility for Rare Isotope Beams. Read More »

Claire07.25.16Science Highlight

Soft and Small Imaging Breakthrough

Researchers develop breakthrough technique for non-invasive electron microscopy for soft materials Read More »

07.22.16User Facility

An Accelerated Pipeline to Open Materials ResearchExternal link

ORNL software engineers led the development of a software platform that combines the lab’s state-of-the art imaging technologies with advanced data analytics and high-performance computing to accelerate materials science research, reducing data analysis from months to hours, and creating feedback to fine-tune simulations. Read More »

University of Alaska Fairbanks 07.22.16University Research

Trees’ Surprising Role in the Boreal Water Cycle QuantifiedExternal link

A new study by University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists is the first to show that the uptake of snowmelt water by deciduous trees represents a large and previously overlooked aspect of the water balance in boreal watersheds. Read More »

Colorado School of Mines 07.22.16University Research

Hydrology Research Finds "Missing Link" in Water ModelingExternal link

Groundbreaking research on global water supply co-authored by Colorado School of Mines Hydrology Professor Reed Maxwell and alumna Laura Condon, now assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Syracuse University, appears in the July 22 issue of Science Magazine. Read More »

Vanderbilt University 07.22.16University Research

Super-Eruptions May Give Only a Year’s Warning Before They BlowExternal link

Researchers from Vanderbilt University and the University of Chicago have analyzed variations in the concentration of titanium in quartz crystals from several devastating volcanic events to determine growth times and growth rates. Read More »

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