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A computer generated image of the new Ames Sensitive Instrument Facility. 08.29.13FROM THE LABS

Ames Laboratory to Build Sensitive Instrument FacilityExternal link

New facility will allow scientists to study materials at the atomic scale and aid in their discovery and design of new ones. Read More »

08.29.13FROM THE LABS

Size Matters as Nanocrystals Go Through PhasesExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers at the Molecular Foundry reveal fundamental size-dependence of metal nanocrystals undergoing phase transitions. Read More »

Artistic rendition of liquid-liquid separation in a supersaturated calcium carbonate solution. 08.26.13FROM THE LABS

Computer Simulations Indicate Calcium Carbonate Has a Dense Liquid PhaseExternal link

Berkeley Lab research could help scientists predict how carbon is stored underground. Read More »

08.15.13FROM THE LABS

New Twist in the Graphene StoryExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers, working at the Advanced Light Source, have discovered that in the making of bilayer graphene, a tiny structural twist arises that can lead to surprisingly strong changes in the material’s electronic properties.
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Delia Milliron, Guillermo Garcia, and Anna Llordés created a new electrochromic material that can dynamically control transmission of both visible light and near-infrared light, enabling a new generation of smart windows. 08.14.13FROM THE LABS

Raising the IQ of Smart WindowsExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers create new window coating which could lead to increased comfort and significant savings. Read More »

08.14.13FROM THE LABS

ORNL Finding Goes Beyond Surface of Oxide FilmsExternal link

Better batteries, catalysts, electronic information storage and processing devices are among potential benefits of an unexpected discovery made by Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists using samples isolated from the atmosphere. Read More »

08.13.13PRESS RELEASE

Device Captures Signatures with Tiny Piezo-Phototronic LEDs

Using thousands of nanometer-scale wires, researchers have developed a sensor device that converts mechanical pressure – from a signature or a fingerprint – directly into light signals that can be captured and processed optically. Read More »

The National Library of Energy logo.08.12.13PRESS RELEASE

Introducing the National Library of Energy Beta

A new search engine facilitating access to DOE information. Read More »

08.12.13FROM THE LABS

Graphene May Shed New Light on Terahertz Metamaterials and PlasmonicsExternal link

In the Aug. 9 issue of Science, U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory physicists discuss the potential and challenges of using graphene in metamaterials and plasmonics in terahertz applications, which operate at frequencies between microwave and infrared waves. Read More »

08.09.13FROM THE LABS

A Path to Better MTV-MOFsExternal link

Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley researchers develop method for predicting adsorption in carbon dioxide-scrubbing materials. Read More »

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