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University California Santa Barbara 05.27.15University Research

Two UCSB Professors Receive Early Career Research AwardsExternal link

The Department of Energy’s award for young scientists acknowledges UC Santa Barbara’s standing as a top tier research institution. Read More »

05.27.15FROM THE LABS

On-Demand X-Rays at Synchrotron Light SourcesExternal link

Scientists who use synchrotron light sources are welcoming an era of “on-demand” X-rays, in which they have access to the light beams they want thanks to a technique developed at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Read More »

Arkansas University 05.27.15University Research

Physicists Advance Understanding of Electrical Vortices in Certain MaterialsExternal link

Computational physicists at the University of Arkansas have developed a novel method that accurately reveals how electrical vortices affect electronic properties of materials that are used in a wide range of applications, including cell phones and military sonar. Read More »

05.26.15FROM THE LABS

Scientists Mix Matter and Anti-Matter to Resolve Decade-Old Proton PuzzleExternal link

According to Jefferson Lab researchers, the differences in the measurements of the proton’s electric form factor, which provides information on how quarks are distributed inside the proton, can be accounted for by the two-photon effect. Read More »

05.26.15FROM THE LABS

Slip Sliding Away: Graphene and Diamonds Prove a Slippery CombinationExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have found a way to use tiny diamonds and graphene to give friction the slip, creating a new material combination that demonstrates the rare phenomenon of “superlubricity.” Read More »

05.26.15FROM THE LABS

Visualizing How Radiation Bombardment Boosts SuperconductivityExternal link

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven and Argonne national laboratories describe atomic-level flyovers that show how impact sites of high-energy ions pin potentially disruptive vortices to keep high-current superconductivity flowing. Read More »

University of Tennessee Knoxville 05.22.15University Research

Wirth Receives Top DOE Honor, Credits UT-ORNL PartnershipExternal link

The US Department of Energy has named Brian Wirth, a joint UT College of Engineering and Oak Ridge National Laboratory appointee, an Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award winner for 2014. Read More »

05.22.15FROM THE LABS

Land Management Practices to Become Important as Biofuels Use GrowsExternal link

The handling of agricultural crop residues appears to have a large impact on soil's ability to retain carbon, making land management practices increasingly important, especially under a scenario where cellulosic materials become more heavily used as a feedstock for ethanol production, according to a recently published study led by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory. Read More »

05.22.15FROM THE LABS

A Little Drop Will Do It: Tiny Grains of Lithium Can Dramatically Improve the Performance of Fusion PlasmasExternal link

Scientists from General Atomics and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have discovered a phenomenon that helps them to improve fusion plasmas, a finding that may quicken the development of fusion energy. Read More »

Oklahoma University 05.21.15University Research

OU Professor Named Recipient of Prestigious Department of Energy Lawrence AwardExternal link

University of Oklahoma Professor Jizhong Zhou will receive the U.S Department of Energy’s highest scientific award from U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz in a ceremony in Washington, D.C., later this year. Read More »

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