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06.11.15FROM THE LABS

Newly Discovered Property Could Help Beat the Heat Problem in Computer ChipsExternal link

X-ray studies at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have for the first time observed an exotic property that could warp the electronic structure of a material in a way that reduces heat buildup and improves performance in ever-smaller computer components. Read More »

06.11.15FROM THE LABS

Investigating Buried Interfaces in Ferroelectric MaterialsExternal link

Researchers at Berkeley Lab and the Soleil Synchrotron in Paris decode interface switching effects in ferroelectric memories. Read More »

University of Maryland 06.11.15University Research

Aluminum-Atom Coating Could Revive Lithium Anodes' UseExternal link

Researchers University of Maryland’s Department of Materials Science and the Institute for Systems Research have found a way to coat corrosive but highly energetic lithium metal anodes with an atoms-thick layer of alumina to make lithium-ion batteries last longer. Read More »

The National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center, the workhorse supercomputer for Office of Science researchers, is used by scientists across the country, including the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico.06.10.15ARTICLE

Mapping the Impact of Research Infrastructure

New online map shows the broad use of supercomputers, light sources, and other tools. Read More »

Ohio State University 06.10.15University Research

Chemist Receives DOE Early Career Award: Ohio State’s FirstExternal link

Robert Baker, assistant professor, chemistry and biochemistry; is one of 50 outstanding young researchers from around the country—and Ohio State’s first—receiving 2015 Department of Energy Early Career Research Awards Read More »

06.09.15FROM THE LABS

Kneading Enzyme Makes Ammonia Levels RiseExternal link

Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Lab, Utah State, Montana State and Virginia Tech have discovered how two natural proteins work together to speed the generation of ammonia; findings that may be important in future fertilizer production. Read More »

University of California Los Angeles 06.09.15University Research

President Obama Names UCLA Physicist Claudio Pellegrini Recipient of Enrico Fermi AwardExternal link

President Barack Obama today named UCLA physicist Claudio Pellegrini as a recipient of the Enrico Fermi Award, a Presidential Award and one of the government’s oldest and most prestigious awards for scientific achievement. Read More »

06.08.15FROM THE LABS

Scientists See Ripples of a Particle-Separating Wave In Primordial PlasmaExternal link

Scientists in the STAR collaboration at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) have new evidence for what’s called a “chiral magnetic wave” rippling through the soup of quark-gluon plasma created in RHIC’s energetic particle smashups. Read More »

Purdue University 06.08.15University Research

Purdue Professors and Students Part of Record-Breaking Collider RestartExternal link

The Purdue team works on the Compact Muon Solenoid, or CMS, experiment at the LHC. The CMS is one of three detectors at the LHC capturing traces of collisions between protons as they are flung together at nearly the speed of light. Read More »

06.08.15PRESS RELEASE

President Obama Names Scientists Pellegrini and Shank as 2014 Enrico Fermi Award Recipients

President Obama has named Dr. Claudio Pellegrini and Dr. Charles V. (Chuck) Shank as recipients of the Enrico Fermi Award, one of the government's oldest and most prestigious awards for scientific achievement. Read More »

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