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Diode laser sensors on a weather tower in Vermont.04.01.14SBIR/STTR Highlights

A Diode Laser Sensor for High Precision CO2 and H2O Flux Measurements

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) develops a next generation, near-infrared tunable diode laser-based sensor for boundary layer flux measurements of greenhouse gas trace species. Read More »

Top view of magnesium base plate (12” in diameter) showing progression from NANOMYTE® PT-60 treatment through painting steps.04.01.14SBIR/STTR Highlights

A Nanotechnology-Based, Self-Healing, Chromate-Free Conversion Coating For Magnesium Alloys

NEI’s NANOMYTE® PT-60, a breakthrough coating for magnesium alloys provides exceptional corrosion resistance while also improving adhesion with an overlying paint. Read More »

String of seven superconducting resonators and four superconducting solenoid magnets for the new cryostat.04.01.14Science Highlights

Advances in Ion Accelerators Boost Argonne’s ATLAS User Facility

Argonne’s new superconducting cryomodule enhances its ATLAS heavy-ion accelerator. Read More »

Assembly of high gradient SC cavities and SC solenoids in the clean room.04.01.14Science Highlights

Advances in High Power Compact Accelerators

Argonne superconducting radiofrequency technology boosts a variety of applications. Read More »

A single photon is absorbed by a pair of pentacene molecules to generate an energetically excited state consisting of a bound electron-hole pair (i.e., a singlet exciton) and involving the electron orbitals of both pentacene molecules (shown on the left).04.01.14Science Highlights

Two-for-One Deal for Photovoltaics

Process doubles photocurrent from visible sunlight in organic solar cells. Read More »

A visual model of how particles emerging from heavy ion collisions flow from the point of impact depending on the viscosity of the matter produced.04.01.14Science Highlights

Shades of Perfection in Perfect Liquids

Particles flowing from heavy ion collisions at RHIC and LHC reveal properties of new form of matter. Read More »

The Tempe™ sensor head is designed for thin film coating process control when high evaporation or chamber temperatures are required.04.01.14SBIR/STTR Highlights

Breakthrough Monitoring Technology Reduces Time and Expense in Solar Cell Manufacturing Process

Thin-film deposition process control sensor provides ability to continuously monitor and control the CIGS solar cell manufacturing process at temperatures as high as 500° Celsius. Read More »

CHAR System Indication of a Cable Fault.04.01.14SBIR/STTR Highlights

Low Cost, High Impact Cable Condition Monitoring System Improves U. S. Nuclear Power Plant Operations, Safety, and Systems Reliability

Analysis and Measurement Services Corporation’s CHAR 2012 system identifies and readily locates problems in the conductor and insulation of nuclear power plant cables. Read More »


Generations of Supercomputers Pin Down Primordial PlasmaExternal link

As one groundbreaking IBM system retires, a new Blue Gene supercomputer comes online at Brookhaven Lab to help precisely model subatomic interactions. Read More »

Researchers use a near-infrared microscope to read the output of carbon nanotube sensors embedded in an Arabidopsis thaliana plant.03.31.14Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Bionic Plants

Nanotechnology could turn shrubbery into supercharged energy producers. Read More »

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