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06.09.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Room To Move: Spacing Graphite Layers Makes a Better Battery AnodeExternal link

In a paper published in the June 4 issue of Nature Communications, University of Maryland professors Chunsheng Wang and John Cumings explain how a modified version of a Li-ion battery anode could allow manufacturers to replace the lithium with a more common element. Read More »

Official groundbreakers for Ames Laboratory's new Sensitive Instrument Facility. 06.09.14FROM THE LABS

Ames Laboratory Breaks Ground on Sensitive Instrument FacilityExternal link

13,300 square-foot facility will house state-of-the-art instruments which advance the Lab’s role in materials characterization and support the Department of Energy’s science mission. Read More »

06.09.14FROM THE LABS

Evolution of a Bimetallic NanocatalystExternal link

A multi-national lab collaboration led by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has taken the most detailed look ever at the evolution of platinum/cobalt bimetallic nanoparticles during reactions in oxygen and hydrogen gases. Read More »

06.06.14FROM THE LABS

Ionic Liquid Boosts Efficiency of CO2 Reduction CatalystExternal link

Promising approach for converting abundant gas to building blocks for liquid fuels and other useful chemicals. Read More »

06.05.14FROM THE LABS

MINOS Result Narrows Field for Sterile NeutrinosExternal link

Data collected at the long-running MINOS experiment stacks evidence against the existence of these theoretical particles. Read More »

A computer simulation of gas (in yellow) falling into a black hole (too small to be seen). Twin jets are also shown with magnetic field lines. 06.05.14FROM THE LABS

Surprisingly Strong Magnetic Fields Challenge Black Holes’ PullExternal link

Analysis of radio waves from black holes shows long-neglected magnetic fields have an unexpected presence. Read More »

06.05.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Self-assembling Nanomachines Start to ClickExternal link

A nanocage builds itself from engineered components. Read More »

06.04.14FROM THE LABS

Scientists Find Stronger 3-D Material that Behaves Like GrapheneExternal link

Researchers from Oxford, SIMES and Berkeley Lab say cadmium arsenide could yield practical devices with the same extraordinary electronic properties as 2-D graphene. Read More »

06.04.14FROM THE LABS

2D Transistors Promise a Faster Electronics FutureExternal link

Faster electronic device architectures are in the offing with the unveiling of the world’s first fully two-dimensional field-effect transistor (FET) by researchers with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Read More »

06.03.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

University of Pittsburgh Researchers First to Detect Exciton in MetalExternal link

Team gives a microscopic quantum mechanical description of how light excites electrons in metals. Read More »

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