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An apparatus used to charge lithium ion coin cell batteries at various rates with different levels of current. 09.15.14FROM THE LABS

Study Sheds New Light on Why Batteries Go BadExternal link

Rapid charging and draining doesn’t damage lithium ion electrode as much as thought. Read More »

09.15.14FROM THE LABS

Imaging Fuel Injectors with NeutronsExternal link

A team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is attempting to make the first-ever neutron images of cavitation, the physical event that leads to bubble/gas formation, inside the body of a gasoline fuel injector. Read More »

09.11.14FROM THE LABS

Advanced Light Source Sets Microscopy RecordExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers achieve highest resolution ever with x-ray microscopy. Read More »

Princeton University 09.10.14University Research

PPPL Scientists Take Key Step Toward Solving a Major Astrophysical MysteryExternal link

Understanding how reconnection transforms magnetic energy into explosive particle energy has been a major unsolved problem in plasma astrophysics. Read More »

09.10.14FROM THE LABS

Angling Chromium to Let Oxygen ThroughExternal link

New semiconducting material created at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory works at temperatures low enough to improve fuel cell efficiency. Read More »

Rice University 09.09.14University Research

Phosphorus a Promising SemiconductorExternal link

Rice University physicists find
2-D form pays no heed to defects. Read More »

Indiana University 09.09.14University Research

IU Physics Team Receives $1.2 million to Help Build Most Precise Particle DetectorExternal link

Team will help develop a new, highly precise particle detector that will be used to investigate the fundamental properties of elementary particles. Read More »

Diamondoids, the square cages at left, and buckyballs, the soccer-ball shapes at right create “buckydiamondoids,” center. 09.09.14FROM THE LABS

Buckyballs and Diamondoids Join Forces in Tiny Electronic GadgetExternal link

Scientists at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory craft two exotic forms of carbon into a molecule for steering electron flow. Read More »

09.08.14FROM THE LABS

New Catalyst Converts CO₂to FuelExternal link

Calculations run at NERSC help confirm University of Illinois breakthrough. Read More »

09.05.14FROM THE LABS

A Metallic Alloy That is Tough and Ductile at Cryogenic TemperaturesExternal link

Researchers at Berkeley and Oak Ridge Labs test a multi-element high-entropy alloy with surprising results. Read More »

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