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08.14.14FROM THE LABS

Jefferson Lab Accelerator Upgrade Completed: Initial Operations Set to Begin While Experimental Equipment Upgrades ContinueExternal link

The Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (“Jefferson Lab”) has just received formal approval from DOE to begin initial operations of the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) as part of its ongoing $338 million upgrade. Read More »

Organic-inorganic “hybrid” perovskites. 08.14.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Getting Insights Into a New Class of Semiconducting MaterialsExternal link

A new paper by University of Notre Dame researchers describes their investigations of the fundamental optical properties of a new class of semiconducting materials known as organic-inorganic “hybrid” perovskites. Read More »

08.13.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Eco-friendly ‘Pre-fab Nanoparticles’ Could Revolutionize Nano ManufacturingExternal link

A team of materials chemists, polymer scientists, device physicists and others at the University of Massachusetts Amherst today report a breakthrough technique for controlling molecular assembly of nanoparticles over multiple length scales that should allow faster, cheaper, more ecologically friendly manufacture of organic photovoltaics and other electronic devices. Read More »

08.12.14FROM THE LABS

NERSC Launches Next-Generation Code Optimization EffortExternal link

NERSC, Intel, Cray team up to prepare users for transition to exascale computing. Read More »

08.11.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Water’s Reaction with Metal Oxides Opens Doors for ResearchersExternal link

In a paper published recently in the journal Nature Communications, Manos Mavrikakis, professor of chemical and biological engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his collaborators report fundamental discoveries about how water reacts with metal oxides. Read More »

A small team of astrophysicists and computer scientists have created some of the highest-resolution snapshots yet of a cyber version of our own cosmos. 08.11.14FROM THE LABS

Open Access to the UniverseExternal link

A small team of astrophysicists and computer scientists have created some of the highest-resolution snapshots yet of a cyber version of our own cosmos. Read More »

Studying a polymer that could heal under moist conditions, or underwater. 08.07.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

The Fix Is InExternal link

Researchers at UC Santa Barbara synthesize a polymer that can repair itself in wet conditions. Read More »

08.07.14FROM THE LABS

Catching Chemistry in MotionExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have developed a laser-timing system that could allow scientists to take snapshots of electrons zipping around atoms and molecules. Read More »

08.07.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Rapid Warming of the Atlantic is Source of Recent Pacific Climate TrendsExternal link

UH Mānoa climate scientists have partnered with Australian colleagues to solve a puzzle that has challenged scientists for over a decade. Read More »

08.06.14FROM THE LABS

Bottling Up Sound WavesExternal link

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a technique for generating acoustic bottles in open air that can bend the paths of sound waves along prescribed convex trajectories. Read More »

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