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02.17.16From the Labs

Could the Future of Low-Power Computing be Magnetism?External link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory have made two recent advances in the field of spin-wave logic, or the potential use of magnetic spins to transmit and manipulate data. Read More »

02.16.16User Facility

Physicists Zoom in on Gluons' Contribution to Proton SpinExternal link

By analyzing the highest-energy proton collisions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), a particle collider at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, nuclear physicists have gotten a glimpse of how a multitude of gluons that individually carry very little of the protons’ overall momentum contribute to the protons’ spin. Read More »

University of Harvard 02.16.16University Research

A Metal That Behaves Like WaterExternal link

Researchers at Harvard University and Raytheon BBN Technology describe new behaviors and new ways to measure the revolutionary material graphene. Read More »

02.16.16From the Labs

Daya Bay Discovers a MismatchExternal link

Daya Bay scientists provided the most precise measurement ever of the neutrino spectrum—that is, the number of neutrinos produced at different energies—at nuclear reactors. The experiment also precisely measured the flux, the total number of neutrinos emitted. Read More »

02.16.16From the Labs

A New Spin on Quantum Computing: Scientists Train Electrons with MicrowavesExternal link

An international research team, which included scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), demonstrated how to dramatically increase the coupling of microwaves in a specially designed superconducting cavity to a fundamental electron property called spin—which, like a coin, can be flipped. Read More »

Washington University 02.16.16University Research

UW Scientists Create Ultrathin Semiconductor Heterostructures For New Technological ApplicationsExternal link

University of Washington scientists have successfully combined two different ultrathin semiconductors — each just one layer of atoms thick and roughly 100,000 times thinner than a human hair — to make a new two-dimensional heterostructure with potential uses in clean energy and optically-active electronics. Read More »

02.12.16From the Labs

‘Lasers Rewired’: Scientists Find a New Way to Make Nanowire LasersExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and UC Berkeley have found a simple new way to produce nanoscale wires that can serve as tiny, tunable lasers. Read More »

02.12.16User Facility

Graphene Leans on Glass to Advance ElectronicsExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, Stony Brook University (SBU), and the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at SUNY Polytechnic Institute have developed a simple and powerful method for creating resilient, customized, and high-performing graphene: layering it on top of common glass. Read More »

02.11.16From the Labs

Scientists Take Nanoparticle SnapshotsExternal link

An international team of researchers led by X-ray scientist Christoph Bostedt of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory and Tais Gorkhover of DOE's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory used two special lasers to observe the dynamics of a small sample of xenon as it was heated to a plasma. Read More »

02.11.16User Facility

AWARE Project Launched to Gain New Insights on Climate of AntarcticaExternal link

Late last year, scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, working with a group led by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, embarked on a new project that will lead to a better understanding of how much of the sun’s light and the atmosphere’s heat radiation reach the Antarctic surface—variables that affect temperature patterns and ice melt throughout the region. Read More »

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