Science Highlights

A Large Electromagnetic Calorimeter Super Module (8 tons) inside its lifting and installation tool (yellow frame) ready for installation in the ALICE Detector in its deep underground cavern at the Large Hadron Collider.

Reaching Back Towards the Big Bang

US-led experiments at the LHC recreate the brightest, most dense quark gluon plasma. Read More »

Assembly of high gradient SC cavities and SC solenoids in the clean room.

Advances in High Power Compact Accelerators

Argonne superconducting radiofrequency technology boosts a variety of applications. Read More »

The Penning trap was used to precisely measure the masses of isotopes provided by CARIBU.

Modeling Cosmic Nucleosynthesis

First measurements of isotopes produced by Argonne’s new CARIBU facility provide insight into the creation of the elements in the universe. Read More »

A toroid SMES system consisting of a number of high field coils made with the High Temperature Superconductors (HTS).

Massive Energy Storage in Superconductors (SMES)

Novel high temperature superconductor magnet technology charts new territory. Read More »

Hot cells used to purify highly radioactive materials for medical use.

Flexible Medical Radioisotope Production

Brookhaven’s large proton linear accelerator is able to produce medically useful radioisotopes not available elsewhere. Read More »

Daya Bay

The Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment Sees Evidence that Electron Neutrinos Turn into Muon Neutrinos

Surprisingly large effect greatly increases the probability that new neutrino experiments will be able to see the differences between matter and antimatter. Read More »

Jefferson Lab's K20 supercomputer.

Supercomputing on a Budget

The optimization of commercial hardware and specialized software enables cost-effective supercomputing. Read More »

Silicon photomultiplier array.

Advanced 3D Detectors for Research

Gamma-ray detectors built with silicon photomultiplier arrays provide high-resolution 3D imaging for research. Read More »

NASA Chamber A

Space Chamber Reaches Cold Target at Unprecedented Efficiency

Thomas Jefferson Laboratory lends expertise in cryogenics developments. Read More »

Tuning the ATTA magneto-optic atom trap at Argonne National laboratory.

Sleuthing the Fate of Water in Ancient Aquifers and Ice Cores

Precision analytical techniques developed for fundamental experiments in nuclear physics now enable routine measurements of ultra-low concentrations of Krypton radioisotopes in samples of water, ice, and gas. Read More »