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02.04.15FROM THE LABS

Rediscovering Spontaneous Light EmissionExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers have developed a nano-sized optical antenna that can greatly enhance the spontaneous emission of light from atoms, molecules and semiconductor quantum dots. Read More »

02.03.15FROM THE LABS

Office of Science FY 2016 Budget Request: Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR).pdf file (25KB)

The Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) program seeks to expand our computational and networking capabilities in order to extend the frontiers of science and technology.

02.03.15FROM THE LABS

5 Ways to Put Tiny Targets in Front of an X-ray LaserExternal link

Scientists at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have assembled an exotic toolbox for experiments that tap into the brightest X-Rays on the planet. Read More »

02.02.15FROM THE LABS

Cosmic Inflation Remains UndiscoveredExternal link

A previous study claiming the discovery of gravitational waves as cosmic inflation’s fingerprint has most likely been over-interpreted, scientists found in a joint analysis between the Planck and BICEP2 experiments. Read More »

01.30.15USER FACILITIES

Los Alamos Develops New Technique for Growing High-Efficiency Perovskite Solar CellsExternal link

Researchers reveal a new solution-based hot-casting technique that allows growth of highly efficient and reproducible solar cells from large-area perovskite crystals. Read More »

01.30.15USER FACILITIES

Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing Scheduled for August 2-14, 2015External link

Computational scientists now have the opportunity to apply for the upcoming Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC), to take place from August 2-14, 2015. Read More »

01.28.15FROM THE LABS

Nanoscale Mirrored Cavities Amplify, Connect Quantum MemoriesExternal link

The idea of computing systems based on controlling atomic spins just got a boost from new research performed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory. Read More »

01.28.15USER FACILITIES

ORNL Researchers Tune Friction in Ionic Solids at the NanoscaleExternal link

Experiments conducted by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have uncovered a way of controlling friction on ionic surfaces at the nanoscale using electrical stimulation and ambient water vapor. Read More »

01.27.15FROM THE LABS

New Pathway of ValleytronicsExternal link

A potential avenue to quantum computing currently generating quite the buzz in the high-tech industry is “valleytronics,” in which information is coded based on the wavelike motion of electrons moving through certain two-dimensional (2D) semiconductors. Read More »

01.26.15FROM THE LABS

How Ionic: Scaffolding is in Charge of Calcium Carbonate CrystalsExternal link

Using a powerful microscope that lets researchers see the formation of crystals in real time, a team led by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that negatively charged molecules — such as carbohydrates found in the shells of mollusks — control where, when, and how calcium carbonate forms. Read More »

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