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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 »

06.23.15From the Labs

X Marks the Spot: Researchers Confirm Novel Method for Controlling Plasma Rotation to Improve Fusion PerformanceExternal link

Timothy Stoltzfus-Dueck, a physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), demonstrated a novel method that scientists can use to manipulate the intrinsic – or self-generated – rotation of hot, charged plasma gas within fusion facilities called tokamaks. Read More »

06.23.15From the Labs

Sweeping Lasers Snap Together Nanoscale Geometric GridsExternal link

New technique developed by Brookhaven Lab scientists rapidly creates multi-layered, self-assembled grids with fully customizable shapes and compositions. Read More »

University of Harvard 06.23.15University Research

The Secrets of SecretionExternal link

New system for fluid release developed by Harvard scientists could improve anti-fouling, drug delivery and self-healing materials. Read More »


Protection from the ElementsExternal link

A simple topcoat of plastic developed at the Center for Solar Fuels, an Energy Frontier Research Center at the University of North Carolina, helps solar fuel cells withstand wear and tear. Read More »

06.22.15From the Labs

New ‘Molecular Movie’ Reveals Ultrafast Chemistry in MotionExternal link

The Linac Coherent Light Source, an X-ray free-electron laser at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, provided the first direct measurements of how a ring-shaped gas molecule unravels in the millionths of a billionth of a second after it is split open by light. Read More »

University California San Diego 06.22.15University Research

X-ray Imaging Reveals Secrets In Battery MaterialsExternal link

In a new study, led by physicists and nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego, researchers explain why one particular cathode material works well at high voltages, while most other cathodes do not. Read More »

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