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An artistic representation of atoms being layered onto surfaces using atomic layer deposition. 03.13.15ARTICLE

Atomic Layer Deposition: Precise Control Smaller Than the Eye Can SeeExternal link

Scientists at several of DOE’s Energy Frontier Research Centers are creating coatings for energy generation and storage by building materials one atomic layer at a time. Read More »

New PNNL Director Steven Ashby 03.11.15FROM THE LABS

Dr. Steven Ashby Named Director of Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryExternal link

Ashby has served as PNNL's Deputy Director for Science and Technology since 2008 and was selected following a highly competitive national search. Read More »

Synergia simulation of a bunched beam including particles (green) and self-fields (purple). 03.06.15FROM THE LABS

Advancing Accelerator Science Using SupercomputingExternal link

Experts at Argonne’s Leadership Computing Facility have teamed up with physicists at Fermilab to create more accurate and more reliable models of collisions within the world’s highest-intensity particle beams. Read More »

Rendering one the left shows a 3-D reconstruction of a Mimivirus and the computerized rendering on the right shows a cutaway view of a collection of about 200 X-ray patterns. 03.03.15FROM THE LABS

Giant Virus Revealed in 3-D Using X-ray LaserExternal link

Experiment at SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) compiles hundreds of images, reveals inner details of intact ‘mimivirus’. Read More »

Many bacteria and archaea encase themselves within a self-assembling protective shell of S-layer proteins, like chainmail armor. 02.12.15FROM THE LABS

Bacterial Armor Holds Clues for Self-Assembling NanostructuresExternal link

Berkeley Lab study reveals key details in formation of S-layer nanosheets. Read More »

Engineering sketch of MIT's Ironless Cyclotron. 02.10.15PRESS RELEASE

Targeting Tumors with Particle BeamsExternal link

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Department of Energy (DOE) are each announcing the selection of several new research awards to advance particle beam therapies for the treatment of cancer. Read More »

Brookhaven Lab's National Synchrotron Light Source II 02.06.15FROM THE LABS

Energy Secretary Moniz Dedicates the World’s Brightest Synchrotron Light SourceExternal link

NSLS-II at Brookhaven National Lab will accelerate unprecedented advances in energy, environmental science, and medicine. Read More »

Left: Structure of TSPO (colorful 01.29.15FROM THE LABS

New Clues About a Brain Protein with High Affinity for ValiumExternal link

High-resolution structure revealed by the National Synchrotron Light Source at Brookhaven Lab could lead to design of more effective drugs with fewer side effects. Read More »

APS fellow logo. 01.26.15FROM THE LABS

Office of Science Salutes New APS Fellows.pdf file (34KB)

Thirty-two researchers from DOE national labs are elected as American Physical Society Fellows.

Chuck Black of the Center for Functional Nanomaterials displays a nanotextured square of silicon on top of an ordinary silicon wafer. 01.21.15FROM THE LABS

Self-Assembled Nanotextures Create Antireflective Surface on Silicon Solar CellsExternal link

Nanostructured surface textures—with shapes inspired by the structure of moths' eyes—prevent the reflection of light off silicon, improving conversion of sunlight to electricity. Read More »

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