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Scanning electron micrograph (top) shows the arrangement of iron-nickel nanomagnets for the newly developed “shakti” artificial spin ice lattice...02.01.15Science Highlights

Artificial Spin Ice - A New Playground to Better Understand Magnetism

Experiments using novel magnetic nanostructures confirm theoretically predicted behavior – bolstering their utility as a tool for understanding complex magnetic materials. Read More »

Scanning tunneling microscopy image shows a variable width graphene nanoribbon. Atoms are visible as individual “bumps.”02.01.15Science Highlights

For “Ribbons” of Graphene, Width Matters

Thin widths change a high-performance electrical conductor into a semiconductor. Read More »

Artist’s conception highlighting key features of electron behavior in bulk sodium bismuth (Na3Bi) and cadmium arsenic (Cd3As2).02.01.15Science Highlights

Electrons Move Like Light in Three-Dimensional Solid

Tracking electronic motion in a graphene-like bulk material shows fast electrons in all dimensions. Read More »

A metamaterial that consists of a two-dimensional array of U-shaped gold structures (square background in the picture) efficiently emits terahertz frequency electromagnetic waves (red axis) when illuminated by a wavelength tunable near-infrared pump laser (blue axis).02.01.15Science Highlights

Metamaterials Shine Bright as New Terahertz Source

Discovery demonstrates how metamaterials may be used in non-invasive material imaging and sensing, and terahertz information technologies. Read More »


Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing Scheduled for August 2-14, 2015External link

Computational scientists now have the opportunity to apply for the upcoming Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC), to take place from August 2-14, 2015. Read More »

Connecticut University 01.30.15University Research

Building the Next Generation of Efficient ComputersExternal link

UConn researcher Bryan Huey has uncovered new information about the kinetic properties of multiferroic materials that could be a key breakthrough for scientists looking to create a new generation of low-energy, highly efficient, instant-on computers. Read More »


Los Alamos Develops New Technique for Growing High-Efficiency Perovskite Solar CellsExternal link

Researchers reveal a new solution-based hot-casting technique that allows growth of highly efficient and reproducible solar cells from large-area perovskite crystals. Read More »

Left: Structure of TSPO (colorful 01.29.15FROM THE LABS

New Clues About a Brain Protein with High Affinity for ValiumExternal link

High-resolution structure revealed by the National Synchrotron Light Source at Brookhaven Lab could lead to design of more effective drugs with fewer side effects. Read More »

Michigan University 01.29.15University Research

Spiky 'Hedgehog Particles' for Safer Paints, Fewer VOC EmissionsExternal link

A new process developed by a team of University of Michigan engineers can sprout microscopic spikes on nearly any type of particle may lead to more environmentally friendly paints and a variety of other innovations. Read More »


Nanoscale Mirrored Cavities Amplify, Connect Quantum MemoriesExternal link

The idea of computing systems based on controlling atomic spins just got a boost from new research performed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory. Read More »

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