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Image from Nuccio, E.E., et al. “An arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus significantly modifies the soil bacterial community and nitrogen cycling during litter decomposition.”01.01.13Science Highlights

Plants, Fungi, and Microbes Working Together in Nature

Study examines impact of symbiosis on soil processes and nutrient cycling. Read More »

Time of flight aerosol mass spectrometer in flight ready rack.01.01.13SBIR/STTR Highlights

Aerodyne Develops an Aircraft-Deployable Precision Aerosol Analyzer

Aerodyne Research Inc. develops an aerosol mass spectrometer (AMS) that fills a critical need for size-resolved, quantitative chemical composition data on aerosol particles. Read More »

Schematic figure of solid-electrolyte interphase (SEI) layer formed during the first charging cycle illustrating a interphase layer comprised predominantly of a mixture of lithiumethylene dicarbonate (LEDC) and lithium fluoride (LiF).01.01.13Science Highlights

Revealing the Illusive Interphase in Lithium Ion Batteries

Structure and composition of the Solid Electrolyte Interphase in lithium ion batteries was investigated via a unique combination of microscopy and spectroscopy. Read More »

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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