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Michigan University 03.03.15University Research

Forbidden Quantum Leaps Possible with High-res SpectroscopyExternal link

Physicists at the University of Michigan have demonstrated "ponderomotive spectroscopy," a new twist on an old tool lets scientists use light to study and control matter with 1,000 times better resolution and precision than previously possible. Read More »

Rendering one the left shows a 3-D reconstruction of a Mimivirus and the computerized rendering on the right shows a cutaway view of a collection of about 200 X-ray patterns. 03.03.15FROM THE LABS

Giant Virus Revealed in 3-D Using X-ray LaserExternal link

Experiment at SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) compiles hundreds of images, reveals inner details of intact ‘mimivirus’. Read More »

03.02.15FROM THE LABS

New CMI Process Recycles Valuable Rare Earth Metals From Old ElectronicsExternal link

Scientists at the Critical Materials Institute have developed a two-step recovery process that makes recycling rare-earth metals easier and more cost-effective. Read More »

03.02.15FROM THE LABS

Electrochemical 'Fingers' Unlock Battery's Inner PotentialExternal link

Scientists at Brookhaven National Lab track real-time reaction pathways in 3D to uncover new nanoscale clues to increasing lithium-ion battery capacity and optimizing performance. Read More »

Alabama University 03.02.15University Research

Scrubbing CO2: A Patented Alternative for Capturing EmissionsExternal link

Dr. Jason E. Bara, a University of Alabama engineering professor, is hoping efforts in his lab to find different chemicals from those now used to clean industrial emissions will lead to cheaper and more efficient methods. Read More »

03.02.15FROM THE LABS

Researchers at PPPL Find 3-D Printed Parts to Provide Low-cost, Custom Alternatives for Laboratory EquipmentExternal link

The 3-D printing scene, a growing favorite of do-it-yourselfers, has spread to the study of plasma physics. With a series of experiments, researchers at PPPL have found that 3-D printers can be an important tool in laboratory environments. Read More »

Yale University 02.27.15University Research

Yale Physicists Find a New Form of Quantum FrictionExternal link

Physicists at Yale University have observed a new form of quantum friction that could serve as a basis for robust information storage in quantum computers in the future. Read More »

02.27.15PRESS RELEASE

Office of Science Salutes New IEEE Fellows

Two researchers join a distinguished company at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Read More »

02.27.15FROM THE LABS

SLAC-led Research Team Bends Highly Energetic Electron Beam with CrystalExternal link

An international team of researchers working at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has demonstrated that a bent silicon crystal can bend the paths of focused, very energetic electron beams much more than magnets used today. Read More »

Boston College University 02.26.15University Research

Boston College Chemist: Nano-Coatings Stabilize Carbon for Lithium-Air BatteriesExternal link

Associate Professor of Chemistry Dunwei Wang has been developing materials that might one day enable the manufacture of new batteries capable of meeting power demands within the size and cost constraints of car makers and other industries. Read More »

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