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04.07.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Self-Assembled Silver Superlattices Create Molecular Machines with Hydrogen-Bond “Hinges” and Moving “Gears”External link

Researchers from Georgia Tech and the University of Toledo did a combined computational and experimental study of self-assembled silver-based structures known as superlattices has revealed an unusual and unexpected behavior: arrays of gear-like molecular-scale machines that rotate in unison when pressure is applied to them. Read More »

04.04.14FROM THE LABS

Researchers Design Trees That Make it Easier to Produce PulpExternal link

Researchers have genetically engineered trees that will be easier to break down to produce paper and biofuel, a breakthrough that will mean using fewer chemicals, less energy and creating fewer environmental pollutants. Read More »

This simulation of a 1 nanometer-wide indium nitride wire shows the distribution of an electron around a positively charged “hole.” 04.04.14FROM THE LABS

To Bridge LEDs’ Green Gap, Scientists Think Small…Really SmallExternal link

Nanostructures half a DNA strand-wide show promise for efficient LEDs. Read More »

The components in a lithium-ion coin-cell battery that includes ultrathin sheets of nickel oxide as an electrode component. 04.03.14FROM THE LABS

'Smart Window' Material May Make Better BatteriesExternal link

Scientists at SLAC's synchrotron observe 'breathing' layer during battery operation Read More »

04.02.14FROM THE LABS

Persistent Analysis Fills in 50-Year GapExternal link

Researchers analyze data from an experiment conducted at DOE's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility to finally pin down two key characteristics that had never been measured before of an elusive particle, the Lambda(1405). Read More »

04.02.14FROM THE LABS

Ames Lab Researchers Show Polymer-Coated Nanocubes Form Complex StructuresExternal link

Nanoparticles assembled in new ways hold the promise of a wave of new high-tech materials that could offer high strength, enhanced magnetic properties, light reflectivity or absorption, use as catalysts and much more. Read More »

04.01.14ARTICLE

Researchers Gain Insight Into Organic Solar Cell EfficiencyExternal link

Research from North Carolina State University reveals that organic solar cell efficiency is based upon a delicate balance between the size and purity of the interior layers, or domains. These findings may lead to better designs and improved performance in organic solar cells. Read More »

04.01.14FROM THE LABS

April 17, 2014 Pre-Proposal Conference Set for Brookhaven National Laboratory Mangement-and-Operations Contract Competition.pdf file (163KB)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that it has scheduled a Pre-Proposal Conference at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) to discuss the recently released Request for Proposals (RFP) for the competitive selection of an approximately $3.25 billion, five-year, management-and-operations contract for BNL.

A Large Electromagnetic Calorimeter Super Module (8 tons) inside its lifting and installation tool (yellow frame) ready for installation in the ALICE Detector in its deep underground cavern at the Large Hadron Collider.04.01.14Science Highlights

Reaching Back Towards the Big Bang

US-led experiments at the LHC recreate the brightest, most dense quark gluon plasma. Read More »

Niowave technical staff assembling a superconducting linac section for radioisotope production.04.01.14SBIR/STTR Highlights

Niowave Develops Production Route for Medical Radioisotopes with a Superconducting Electron Accelerator

Domestic radioisotope production enabled by advances in superconducting electron linacs funded by the DOE SBIR program. Read More »

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