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Silicon photomultiplier array.01.01.13Science Highlights

Advanced 3D Detectors for Research

Gamma-ray detectors built with silicon photomultiplier arrays provide high-resolution 3D imaging for research. Read More »

Depiction of superionic phase of copper (blue) diffusing through the sulfur (yellow) sublattice.01.01.13Science Highlights

Watching Ions Hop in Next Generation Battery Materials

Atomic-Scale, femtosecond time-scale measurements unravel the atomistic pathways and speed limits for copper migration through a nanocrystal. Read More »

Top image: Filmwise condensation (FWC), Bottom image: Dropwise condensation (DWC)01.01.13SBIR/STTR Highlights

NEI Corporation Technology Promotes Efficiency in Heat Exchangers

NEI’s SuperCondenser™ technology increases the energy efficiency of a power plant’s condensing steam turbine by allowing steam to condense into water more efficiently. Read More »

The QwikSEER+ WattSaver™ Control Board.01.01.13SBIR/STTR Highlights

Mainstream Engineering Develops a Low-Cost Energy-Saving Device for A/C Systems

Mainstream is achieving its goal to commercialize practical and cost-effective A/C solutions that increase energy efficiency. Read More »

ORPC's TidGen™ turbine generator unit.01.01.13SBIR/STTR Highlights

First Commercial, Grid-Connected, Hydrokinetic Tidal Energy Project in North America

Ocean Renewable Power Company’s (ORPC) TidGen™ device has a rated capacity of 150 kilowatts and generates enough electricity annually to power 25 to 30 homes. Read More »

Ceramic casting core with an intricate, fine-featured trailing edge.01.01.13SBIR/STTR Highlights

Mikro Systems Develops Unique Ceramic Core Casting Technology

Mikro’s sophisticated gas turbine airfoil designs allow turbines to operate at higher temperatures, thereby increasing efficiency, improving performance, and reducing emissions. Read More »

Three images of actuators shown in a micrograph. 12.18.12FROM THE LABS

Flexing fingers for micro-robotics:External link

Berkeley Lab scientists create a powerful, microscale actuator.
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A map of intensities merged using the CrystFEL software.12.17.12Article

Lights in the Darkness . . . and Hope from the Labs

Research at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory provides new insights into two terrible diseases.

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12.13.12FROM THE LABS

Bubble study could improve industrial splash controlExternal link

For the first time, scientists witnessed the details of the full, ultrafast process of liquid droplets evolving into a bubble when they strike a surface. Their research determined that surface wetness affects the bubble's fate.
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12.12.12FROM THE LABS

X-ray Laser Takes Aim at Cosmic MysteryExternal link

Scientists have used powerful X-rays from the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to study and measure, in atomic detail, a key process at work in extreme plasmas like those found in stars, the rims of black holes and other massive cosmic phenomena.

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