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This rendering illustrates the excitation of a spin liquid on a honeycomb lattice using neutrons. 04.08.16User Facility

ORNL Neutron ‘Splashes’ Reveal Signature of Exotic ParticlesExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used neutrons to uncover novel behavior in materials that holds promise for quantum computing. Read More »

University of Nebraska-Lincoln 04.08.16University Research

Engineers Capture Self-Assembly of Nanocrystals in Real TimeExternal link

The new study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln engineers Eli and Peter Sutter demonstrates that liquid-cell electron microscopy, an imaging technique that transmits high-energy electron beams through very thin layers of liquid, checks all three boxes. Read More »

04.08.16User Facility

Multiyear Simulation Study Provides Breakthrough in Membrane Protein ResearchExternal link

The research team of Benoît Roux, a professor in the University of Chicago’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and a senior scientist in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory Center for Nanoscale Materials recently concluded a three-year Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) project at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, to understand how P-type ATPase ion pumps—an important class of membrane transport proteins—operate. Read More »

04.07.16User Facility

ORNL Tracks How Halogen Atoms Compete to Grow ‘Winning’ PerovskitesExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have found a potential path to further improve solar cell efficiency by understanding the competition among halogen atoms during the synthesis of sunlight-absorbing crystals. Read More »

PNNL researcher James Stegen amid his “laboratory” – the shoreline of the Columbia River. 04.07.16User Facility

Microbes Take Center Stage in Workings of 'The River's Liver'External link

Scientists explore climate impact as rivers ebb and flow. Read More »

University California Santa Barbara 04.07.16University Research

Becoming Crystal ClearExternal link

Using state-of-the-art theoretical methods, UCSB researchers have identified a specific type of defect in the atomic structure of a light-emitting diode (LED) that results in less efficient performance. Read More »

04.06.16From the Labs

PPPL Scientists Help Test Innovative Device to Improve Efficiency of TokamaksExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have helped design and test a component that could improve the performance of doughnut-shaped fusion facilities known as tokamaks. Read More »

04.06.16From the Labs

Chalice Receptors Attract Metal Contaminants with New Chemical SelectivityExternal link

Recently, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have found new ways to influence selectivity for specific positively charged ions (cations) with the addition of simple receptors, not for cations but rather for negatively charged ions (anions). Read More »

04.06.16From the Labs

Plastic Proteins: New Synthetic Material Mimics Essential Characteristics of Natural ProteinsExternal link

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory hoping to design new materials for energy uses have developed a system to make synthetic polymers — some would say plastics — with the versatility of nature's own polymers, the ubiquitous proteins. Read More »

Kansas State University 04.06.16University Research

A Movie of the Microworld: Physicists Create Nanoparticle Picture SeriesExternal link

Kansas State University physicists collaboratively have developed a method for taking X-ray images that show the explosion of superheated nanoparticles at the femtosecond level. Read More »

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