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06.26.15From the Labs

Helium ‘Balloons’ Offer New Path to Control Complex MaterialsExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a new method to manipulate a wide range of materials and their behavior using only a handful of helium ions. Read More »

University California San Diego 06.26.15University Research

Physicists Fine Tune Control of Agile Exotic MaterialsExternal link

Physicists at the University of California, San Diego, have found a way to control the length and strength of waves of atomic motion that have promising potential uses such as fine-scale imaging and the transmission of information within tight spaces. Read More »

MIT University 06.25.15University Research

New Manufacturing Approach Slices Lithium-ion Battery Cost in HalfExternal link

An advanced manufacturing approach for lithium-ion batteries, developed by researchers at MIT and at a spinoff company called 24M, promises to significantly slash the cost of the most widely used type of rechargeable batteries while also improving their performance and making them easier to recycle. Read More »

06.25.15From the Labs

Going Through GrapheneExternal link

Scientists at the Fluid Interface Reactions, Structures and Transport Center have discovered how protons selectively pass through graphene with promising applications for fuel cells and membranes. Read More »

Arizona State University 06.25.15University Research

Research Findings Point Way to Designing Crack-Resistant MetalsExternal link

A research team at Arizona State University is uncovering new knowledge about the causes of stress-corrosion cracking in alloys used in pipelines for transporting water, natural gas and fossil fuels — as well as for components used in nuclear power generating stations and the framework of aircraft. Read More »

University California Riverside 06.24.15University Research

In Search of an Elusive Subatomic ParticleExternal link

University of California, Riverside scientists are working on the Compact Muon Sollenoid (CMS) experiment in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. The team has been examining CMS data to look for evidence of a “Majorana neutrino.” Read More »

06.24.15From the Labs

Silica ‘Spiky Screws’ Could Enhance Industrial Coatings and Additive ManufacturingExternal link

A molecular process developed by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, paves the way for improved silica structure design by introducing microscopic, segmented screw-like spikes that can more effectively bond materials for commercial use. Read More »

University California San Diego 06.24.15University Research

Discovery Paves Way for New Kinds of Superconducting ElectronicsExternal link

Physicists at UC San Diego have developed a new way to control the transport of electrical currents through high-temperature superconductors—materials discovered nearly 30 years ago that lose all resistance to electricity at commercially attainable low temperatures. Read More »

06.24.15From the Labs

NSLS-II: A Video TourExternal link

Take a look at the beamlines that are coming online at Brookhaven's newest facility, the National Synchrotron Light Source II. Read More »

University of Houston 06.23.15University Research

UH Researchers Devise New Formula to Speed Development of Modern MaterialsExternal link

Researchers from the University of Houston have devised a new formula for calculating the maximum efficiency of thermoelectric materials, the first new formula in more than a half-century, designed to speed up the development of new materials suitable for practical use. Read More »

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