Science Headlines

09.09.13PRESS RELEASE

New Website Opens for Competing the Management and Operations Contract of Brookhaven Lab

New and innovative approaches are desired for planning the future of this world-class research facility. Read More »

09.06.13FROM THE LABS

Berkeley Lab Puts a New Spin on ARPES, a 'Microscope' for ElectronsExternal link

New instrument described in this new video could see use in electronics, computing, and semiconductor industries. Read More »

09.05.13FROM THE LABS

“Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Premiers “Star Power”External link

New video illuminates lab’s role in the pursuit of fusion power as a sustainable energy source. Read More »

09.04.13FROM THE LABS

Shedding New Light on ‘Electron Highways’ in Carbon-based Solar CellsExternal link

Scientists at Brookhaven Lab and Stony Brook University hope to improve performance of innovative solar cells by mapping how electrons move through such devices. Read More »

08.30.13FROM THE LABS

ORNL-Grown Oxygen ‘Sponge’ Presents Path to Better Catalysts, Energy MaterialsExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a new oxygen “sponge” that can easily absorb or shed oxygen atoms at low temperatures. Read More »

08.29.13FROM THE LABS

Size Matters as Nanocrystals Go Through PhasesExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers at the Molecular Foundry reveal fundamental size-dependence of metal nanocrystals undergoing phase transitions. Read More »

08.15.13FROM THE LABS

New Twist in the Graphene StoryExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers, working at the Advanced Light Source, have discovered that in the making of bilayer graphene, a tiny structural twist arises that can lead to surprisingly strong changes in the material’s electronic properties.
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08.14.13FROM THE LABS

ORNL Finding Goes Beyond Surface of Oxide FilmsExternal link

Better batteries, catalysts, electronic information storage and processing devices are among potential benefits of an unexpected discovery made by Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists using samples isolated from the atmosphere. Read More »

08.13.13PRESS RELEASE

Device Captures Signatures with Tiny Piezo-Phototronic LEDs

Using thousands of nanometer-scale wires, researchers have developed a sensor device that converts mechanical pressure – from a signature or a fingerprint – directly into light signals that can be captured and processed optically. Read More »

08.12.13FROM THE LABS

Graphene May Shed New Light on Terahertz Metamaterials and PlasmonicsExternal link

In the Aug. 9 issue of Science, U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory physicists discuss the potential and challenges of using graphene in metamaterials and plasmonics in terahertz applications, which operate at frequencies between microwave and infrared waves. Read More »

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