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03.09.15From the Labs

ORNL Microscopy Directly Images Problematic Lithium Dendrites in BatteriesExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have captured the first real-time nanoscale images of lithium dendrite structures known to degrade lithium-ion batteries. Read More »

University of Houston 03.09.15University Research

UH Researchers Discover New Material to Produce Clean EnergyExternal link

Researchers at the University of Houston have created a new thermoelectric material, intended to generate electric power from waste heat – from a vehicle tailpipe, for example, or an industrial smokestack – with greater efficiency and higher output power than currently available materials. Read More »

University of Maryland 03.09.15University Research

University Researchers Apply Quantum Information Science to PhysicsExternal link

By applying knowledge from quantum information science to physics, scientists can find new and precise ways to deal with ongoing challenges facing science, according to a January report co-authored by university researchers. Read More »

03.09.15From the Labs

Between Micro and Macro, Berkeley Lab Mathematicians Model Fluids at the MesoscaleExternal link

The little-known field of fluctuating hydrodynamics could have enormous impacts in applications ranging from batteries to drug delivery to microfluidic devices. Read More »

03.06.15From the Labs

Argonne Research Expanding From Injectors to InhalersExternal link

In collaboration with Australian researchers, Argonne’s scientists are using decades of experience analyzing vehicle fuel injectors to study medical inhalers, hoping to unlock the secrets of the devices that are so well known to asthma sufferers everywhere. Read More »

MIT University 03.06.15University Research

New Analysis at MIT Shows Ion Slowdown in Fuel Cell MaterialExternal link

Dislocations in oxides seen as promising electrolytes create a “traffic jam” for charged ions. Read More »

University of Cincinnati 03.06.15University Research

UC Research Partnership Explores How to Best Harness Solar-PowerExternal link

A University of Cincinnati research partnership is reporting advances on how to one day make solar cells stronger, lighter, more flexible and less expensive when compared with the current silicon or germanium technology on the market. Read More »

Synergia simulation of a bunched beam including particles (green) and self-fields (purple). 03.06.15From the Labs

Advancing Accelerator Science Using SupercomputingExternal link

Experts at Argonne’s Leadership Computing Facility have teamed up with physicists at Fermilab to create more accurate and more reliable models of collisions within the world’s highest-intensity particle beams. Read More »

03.06.15From the Labs

Soot and Dust: A Better Picture of the Impact on SnowExternal link

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory led development of a first-of-its-kind, high-resolution regional modeling framework that simulated how light is absorbed by soot and dust in seasonal snowpack. Read More »

03.04.15From the Labs

A New Level of Earthquake UnderstandingExternal link

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) is reporting the successful study of stress fields along the San Andreas fault at the microscopic scale, the scale at which earthquake-triggering stresses originate. Read More »

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