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In this breakthrough technique, intense x-rays deposit energy into the magnetic spin waves of atomically thin layers of high-temperature superconductors. The difference in x-ray energy before and after interaction reveals key information about the fundamental behavior of these exciting and mysterious materials. 09.04.12From the Labs

X-rays Reveal Spin Waves in Two-Dimensional High-Temperature SuperconductorsExternal link

New technique probes crucial magnetic effects in custom-grown nanoscale material. Read More »

Large-area nanostructured solar cells.09.01.12Science Highlights

Future Solar Cells: Thinner, Brighter, and Better

New theory describes light management in thin-film solar cells. Read More »

The proposed catalytic cycle for manganese porphyrin-catalyzed C-H fluorination reactions is consistent with theoretical calculations.09.01.12Science Highlights

New Catalytic Approach Builds Molecules with Specific Functionality More Safely and Efficiently

Rapid creation of carbon-fluorine bonds may lead to improved production of drugs, agrochemicals and positron emission tomography (PET) tracers. Read More »

Fluorsecence micrograph of Nostoc showing heterocyst (box)09.01.12Science Highlights

Genetic Regulation of Differentiated Microbial Filaments

Discovering how a microbe makes complex structures to perform complex functions. Read More »

The structure on the left shows the arrangement of atoms in a portion of the photosynthetic PSII complex that uses light to oxidize water.09.01.12Science Highlights

Mimicking Photosynthesis for Production of Solar Fuels

A step closer to an artificial system using sunlight to produce hydrogen from water Read More »

Poplar trees09.01.12Science Highlights

How Does a Poplar Tree Make its Wood?

Knowing how Poplar trees make wood enables us to optimize their use for bioenergy production. Read More »

Photograph of the R/V Atlantis at dock in California during the 2010 CalNex study.09.01.12Science Highlights

Are the Effects of Black Carbon Overestimated in Climate Models?

Atmospheric black carbon may not cause as much warming of the climate as we thought. Read More »

Graphical representation of enzyme network necessary for metabolism.09.01.12Science Highlights

Understanding the Number of Different Substrates Used by Enzymes

Enzyme “promiscuity” and “monogamy” play a significant role in myriad biochemical reactions. Read More »

Hurricane Omar09.01.12Science Highlights

Fresh Water Feeds Hurricanes’ Fury

Understanding factors influencing a cyclone’s path and intensity improves our ability to forecast and mitigate impacts. Read More »

Typical structure of a peeling – ballooning mode in the DIII-D tokamak, calculated by the MHD stability code ELITE.09.01.12Science Highlights

New Theoretical Model of the Complex Edge Region of Fusion Plasmas Proves Accurate

New research advances in the modeling of the critical “pedestal” region of tokamak plasmas. Read More »

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