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Stanford University 08.09.16University Research

Stanford-led Experiments Point Toward Memory Chips 1,000 Times Faster Than Today’sExternal link

Stanford-led research shows that an emerging memory technology, based on a new class of semiconductor materials, could deliver the best of both worlds, storing data permanently while allowing certain operations to occur up to a thousand times faster than today’s memory devices. Read More »

Drexel University 08.08.16University Research

Making a Solar Energy Conversion Breakthrough With Help From a Ferroelectrics PioneerExternal link

Designers of solar cells may soon be setting their sights higher, as a discovery by a team of researchers including scientists from Drexel University, has revealed a class of materials that could be better at converting sunlight into energy than those currently being used in solar arrays. Read More »

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Researchers Combine Simulation, Experiment for Nanoscale 3-D PrintingExternal link

A team at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, in collaboration with the University of Tennessee and the Graz University of Technology, has developed a powerful simulation-guided drafting process to improve FEBID and introduce new possibilities in nanomanufacturing. Read More »

MIT University 08.08.16University Research

Toward Practical Quantum ComputersExternal link

Researchers from MIT and MIT Lincoln Laboratory report an important step toward practical quantum computers, with a paper describing a prototype chip that can trap ions in an electric field and, with built-in optics, direct laser light toward each of them.
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New Results on the Higgs Boson and the Building Blocks of Matter Presented at ICHEPExternal link

Large Hadron Collider (LHC) performance surpasses expectations; results confirm the Higgs particle, show "bump" appears to be a statistical fluctuation, and offer insight into quark-gluon plasma at high energies complementary to those explored at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC). Read More »

Michigan Tech University 08.08.16University Research

To Infinity and Beyond with NanosatellitesExternal link

Moving a nanosatellite around in space takes only a tiny amount of thrust. Engineers from Michigan Technological University and the University of Maryland teamed up, put a nanoscale rocket under a microscope, and watched what happened. Read More »

CFN researchers Gwen Wright and Aaron Stein at the electron beam lithography writer in the CFN cleanroom. 08.08.16User Facility

Smarter Self-Assembly Opens New Pathways for NanotechnologyExternal link

Brookhaven Lab scientists discover a way to create billionth-of-a-meter structures that snap together in complex patterns with unprecedented efficiency. Read More »

Finding Where the Missing Proton Goes in Water08.07.16Science Highlight

Finding Where the Missing Proton Goes in Water

Researchers tackle a grand challenge by capturing vibrations in the “magic” cage formed when 21-water molecules capture a single proton.

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Unmasking the Molecule08.07.16Science Highlight

Unmasking the Molecule

Researchers reveal the structure of individual chemical bonds using specialized imaging techniques.

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The Controlling Light08.07.16Science Highlight

The Controlling Light

Visible lasers offer exquisite control of x-ray light in a tabletop apparatus, potentially providing access to new insights to chemical reactions, proteins, and even atoms’ inner workings. Read More »

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