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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 »

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Introducing the National Library of Energy Beta

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


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 »


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 »


First Hundred Thousand Years of Our UniverseExternal link

A new analysis of cosmic microwave background (CMB) radiation data by researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has taken the furthest look back through time yet – 100 years to 300,000 years after the Big Bang – and provided tantalizing new hints of clues as to what might have happened. Read More »


3D IR Images Now in Full ColorExternal link

Berkeley Lab and University of Wisconsin Researchers Unveil FTIR spectro-microtomography. Read More »

The magnetite experiment was conducted at the Soft X-ray Materials Science (SXR) experimental station at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory's Linac Coherent Light Source X-ray laser.08.07.13FROM THE LABS

The Science of the Speedy Switch

Research at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory may show the way to computers that break the silicon speed limit. Read More »


ORNL Research Reveals New Challenges for Mercury CleanupExternal link

More forms of mercury can be converted to deadly methylmercury than previously thought, according to a study published Sunday in Nature Geoscience. The discovery provides scientists with another piece of the mercury puzzle, bringing them one step closer to understanding the challenges associated with mercury cleanup. Read More »


A Crystal of a Different ColorExternal link

Chemists have unexpectedly made two differently colored crystals - one orange, the other blue - from one chemical in the same flask while studying a special kind of molecular connection called an agostic bond. Read More »

In this rendering, never-before-seen magnetic excitations ripple through a high-temperature superconductor, revealed for the first time by the Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering technique. 08.05.13FROM THE LABS

Scientists Discover Hidden Magnetic Waves in High-Temperature SuperconductorsExternal link

Advanced x-ray technique reveals surprising quantum excitations that persist through materials with or without superconductivity. Read More »

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