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Michigan State University 10.19.15University Research

MSU to Accelerate Key Research Areas with Global Impact InitiativeExternal link

The Global Impact Initiative will bolster areas in which MSU already has a strong foundation, such as plant science, engineering, physical science and STEM education, while expanding research in genomics, cybersecurity, computational science and precision medicine. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.19.15User Facility

Laser Focus

At the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, researchers use the supercomputer Titan to create large-scale 3-D physics simulations to understand how a tumor-killing laser’s high-energy fields can rip matter apart. Read More »

10.16.15From the Labs

Is Black Phosphorous the Next Big Thing in Materials?External link

A team of researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has experimentally confirmed strong in-plane anisotropy in thermal conductivity, along the zigzag and armchair directions of single-crystal black phosphorous nanoribbons. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.16.15From the Labs

Xenon, Xenon EverywhereExternal link

In their search to find dark matter particles, researchers at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are in the market for 10 metric tons of xenon in its liquid form. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.16.15From the Labs

PIMs May Be the Cup of Choice for Lithium-Sulfur BatteriesExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers have found a solution to the polysulfide crossover problem which decreases battery efficiency and life by developing a membrane made from polymers of intrinsic microporosity (PIMs) to block unwanted ion transport. Read MoreExternal linkage


Reaching for the Horizon.pdf file (25.6MB)

Joint DOE/NSF Nuclear Science Advisory Committee releases new long range plan recommendations on the national program for basic nuclear science research. Read More »

10.15.15User Facility

Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry Featured in Special Issue of Advanced MaterialsExternal link

October 14, 2015 issue highlights several different areas of innovation and promise at Berkeley Lab’s user facility. Read MoreExternal linkage

MIT University 10.15.15University Research

Latest Experiment at Large Hadron Collider Reports First ResultsExternal link

One of the study leaders is MIT assistant professor of physics Yen-Jie Lee, who leads MIT’s Relativistic Heavy Ion Group, together with physics professors Gunther Roland and Bolek Wyslouch. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.15.15User Facility

Nanoelectronics Researchers Employ Titan for an Electrifying Simulation SpeedupExternal link

Researchers at ETH Zurich are using America’s fastest supercomputer to make huge gains in understanding the smallest electronic devices. The team, led by Mathieu Luisier, focuses on further developing the front line of electronics research—simulating and better understanding nanoscale components such as transistors or battery electrodes whose active regions can be on the order of 1 billionth of a meter, or about as long as your fingernails grow in one second. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.14.15From the Labs

One Direction: Researchers Grow Nanocircuitry with Semiconducting Graphene NanoribbonsExternal link

In a development that could revolutionize electronic ciruitry, a research team from the University of Wisconsin at Madison (UW) and the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory has confirmed a new way to control the growth paths of graphene nanoribbons on the surface of a germainum crystal. Read MoreExternal linkage

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