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An aerial view of Berkeley Lab. 09.09.13FROM THE LABS

The Science Inside the StructuresExternal link

See how form follows function on this new interactive map of Berkeley Lab. Read More »

09.06.13FROM THE LABS

Berkeley Lab Puts a New Spin on ARPES, a 'Microscope' for ElectronsExternal link

New instrument described in this new video could see use in electronics, computing, and semiconductor industries. Read More »

09.05.13FROM THE LABS

“Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Premiers “Star Power”External link

New video illuminates lab’s role in the pursuit of fusion power as a sustainable energy source. Read More »

09.04.13FROM THE LABS

Shedding New Light on ‘Electron Highways’ in Carbon-based Solar CellsExternal link

Scientists at Brookhaven Lab and Stony Brook University hope to improve performance of innovative solar cells by mapping how electrons move through such devices. Read More »

Scientists Simon Billinge, Milinda Abeykoon, Emil Bozin, and John Tranquada are making strides toward uncovering the role of 09.04.13FROM THE LABS

New Evidence to Aid Search for Charge 'Stripes' in SuperconductorsExternal link

Findings identify signature that will help scientists investigate and understand materials that carry current with no resistance. Read More »

Composite picture of stars over the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. 09.03.13FROM THE LABS

Dark Energy Survey Begins Five-Year Mission to Map Southern Sky in Tremendous DetailExternal link

World’s most powerful digital camera will explore the forces shaping the universe. Read More »

The visible light emission from a polymer film containing platinum atoms has been tuned by adjusting the spacing of the platinum atoms in the polymer chain.09.01.13Science Highlights

Towards Truly White LED Lighting

Adding platinum atoms tunes the color of emitted light. Read More »

Image shows the “stripes” (the alternating yellow and blue regions) of electronic charge alignment found in a ferroelectric thin film.09.01.13Science Highlights

Towards Understanding Electronic Switching in Magnets

Researchers have invented a new x-ray imaging technique that could reveal key atomic-scale properties in ferroelectric magnetic materials. Read More »

Data points indicating the strength of long-range charge order (top) show that the static stripe order disappears at 240 K, while the data related to short-range dynamic correlations (bottom) show a gradual decay at much higher temperatures.09.01.13Science Highlights

The Role of Stripes in Superconducting Behavior

Using neutron diffraction, movement of charged atoms arranged as “stripes” was captured for the first time. Read More »

Measured phase diagram for the three solid phases of vanadium oxide (VO2): metallic (golden), insulating M1 (grey), and insulating M2 (purple).09.01.13Science Highlights

Fundamental New Insight Into Material for Optical-Switching

A triple point, where three different atomic structures coexist simultaneously, has been uncovered in vanadium dioxide. Read More »

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