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06.10.13FROM THE LABS

Testing Artificial PhotosynthesisExternal link

Berkeley Lab Researchers Develop Fully Integrated Microfluidic Test-bed for Solar-driven Electrochemical Energy Conversion Systems.
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06.06.13FROM THE LABS

Resistivity Switch is Window to Role of Magnetism in Iron-Based SuperconductorsExternal link

Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have discovered surprising changes in electrical resistivity in iron-based superconductors. The findings, reported in Nature Communications, offer further evidence that magnetism and superconductivity are closely related in this class of novel superconductors.
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06.05.13FROM THE LABS

Berkeley Lab Researchers Increase NMR/MRI Sensitivity through Hyperpolarization of Nuclei in DiamondExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers have demonstrated the first magnetically-controlled nearly complete hyperpolarization of the spins of carbon-13 nuclei located near synthetic defects in diamond crystals. This spin hyperpolarization, which can be carried out with refrigerator-style magnets at room temperature, enhances NMR/MRI sensitivity by many orders of magnitude.
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06.03.13FROM THE LABS

Behind the Scenes of ScienceExternal link

New video shows the essential efforts at Berkeley Lab’s Mechanical Fabrication Facility. Read More »

05.30.13FROM THE LABS

Atom by Atom, Bond by Bond, a Chemical Reaction Caught in the ActExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientists make the first-ever high-resolution images of a molecule as it breaks and reforms chemical bonds. Read More »

05.29.13FROM THE LABS

Models from Big Molecules Captured in a FlashExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers and their colleagues create a new way to model biological molecules caught with a flash of x-rays. Read More »

05.28.13FROM THE LABS

The Formula for Turning Cement Into MetalExternal link

In a move that would make the Alchemists of King Arthur’s time green with envy, scientists have unraveled the formula for turning liquid cement into liquid metal. This makes cement a semi-conductor and opens up its use in the profitable consumer electronics marketplace for thin films, protective coatings, and computer chips. Read More »

05.22.13FROM THE LABS

Whirlpools on the Nanoscale Could Multiply Magnetic MemoryExternal link

At the Advanced Light Source, Berkeley Lab scientists join an international team to control spin orientation in magnetic nanodisks. Read More »

05.21.13FROM THE LABS

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Recognizes Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory as State’s Top Environmental StewardExternal link

DEP program encourages facilities across the state to voluntarily exceed regulatory requirements. Read More »

05.17.13FROM THE LABS

Artificial Forest for Solar Water-SplittingExternal link

Berkeley Lab Researchers Report First Fully Integrated Artificial Photosynthesis Nanosystem. Read More »

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