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Dendrite Eraser: New Electrolyte Rids Batteries of Short-circuiting FibersExternal link

PNNL physicists have developed a new electrolyte that allows lithium-sulfur, lithium-metal and lithium-air batteries to operate at 99 percent efficiency, while having a high current density and without growing dendrites that short-circuit rechargeable batteries. Read More »


To Understand Heat Transfer, ORNL Team Takes Unprecedented Neutron Images of Refrigerant Flow Through Heat ExchangersExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have captured undistorted snapshots of refrigerants flowing through small heat exchangers, helping to further elucidate characteristics of heat transfer. Read More »

Michigan University 02.23.15University Research

Beyond SiliconExternal link

Researchers at the University of Michigan contruct a new semiconductor that moves spintronics toward reality. Read More »

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 02.23.15University Research

Novel Crumpling Method Takes Flat Graphene From 2D to 3DExternal link

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a unique single-step process to achieve three-dimensional (3D) texturing of graphene and graphite. Read More »


Speeding Up the EpochsExternal link

Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have created a new model that quickly shows if and when minerals form, which could be vital to creating cleaner energy. Read More »


Searching for Signs of a Force from the 'Dark Side' in Particle Collisions at RHICExternal link

Data from the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) and other experiments nearly rule out role of 'dark photons' as an explanation for the 'g-2' anomaly. Read More »


Shape-shifting Groups of Nanorods Release Heat DifferentlyExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have revealed previously unobserved behaviors that show how details of the transfer of heat at the nanoscale cause nanoparticles to change shape in ensembles. Read More »

Chicago University 02.20.15University Research

New Solder for Semiconductors Creates Technological PossibilitiesExternal link

A research team led by the University of Chicago’s Dmitri Talapin has demonstrated how semiconductors can be soldered and still deliver good electronic performance. Read More »

Rutgers University 02.20.15University Research

Rutgers-Led Research Team Makes Major Stride in Explaining 30-Year-Old ‘Hidden Order’ Physics MysteryExternal link

Findings may lead to new kinds of materials for electronics and superconducting magnets. Read More »


Semiconductor Works Better When Hitched to GrapheneExternal link

Experiments at SLAC show potential for graphene-based organic electronic devices. Read More »

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