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2D nanosheets of sodium cobalt oxide made from a novel new process.January 2012Science Highlights

Metal Oxide Nanosheets: Graphene's Inorganic Cousin

New, scalable manufacturing technique grows metal oxide nanosheets with astronomical aspect-ratios, opening the door to intriguing material properties. Read More »

Atomic force microscope (AFM) micrograph of arrays niobium islands (red) on gold underlayer (yellow)January 2012Science Highlights

Tailored Materials Containing Superconductor Islands May Lead to Improved Electronic Materials

Arrays of superconducting islands open up the possibility for tailor-made properties and functionality. Read More »

Quaternary ammonium oxidative demethylation: X-ray crystallographic, resonance Raman, and UV-Visible spectroscopic analysis of a Rieske-type demethylase.January 2012Science Highlights

Combining Tools to Understand Enzyme Function

New insights into metal ions at an enzyme’s active site. Read More »

Atomic tomography image showing precipitates in an aluminum alloy.December 2011Science Highlights

New Aluminum Alloys for Energy-Efficient Transportation

High resolution imaging of atomic structure results in improved design of aluminum alloys. Read More »

The composite image shows some of the chemical species measured in a flat premixed flame at the Advanced Light Source.December 2011Science Highlights

Peering into the Flame

New insights from synchrotron-based studies are helping to assess the potential of new biofuels. Read More »

Movement and coalescence of catalyst particles in response to aging in fuel cells.December 2011Science Highlights

Fuel Cell Catalysts Caught in the Act of Aging

Researchers have captured the first three-dimensional images of changes in shape, composition, and position of individual catalyst particles during electrochemical cycling. Read More »

Doping Co2ZnO4 with nickel (Ni)November 2011Science Highlights

Holes Are a Positive Thing: Designing Conductors for Solar Photovoltaics

Predicted by theory, and confirmed by experiments, novel materials are being discovered to improve photovoltaic efficiency. Read More »

Hierarchically porous electrode made of self-assembled functionalized graphene sheets.October 2011Science Highlights

Graphene-based Electrode Leads to Highest Capacity Lithium-Air Batteries

New approach to molecular self-assembly produces porous, thin films of carbon (aka graphene), enabling high-capacity electrodes for lithium-air batteries. Read More »

A transmission electron micrograph of a grain boundary junction and associated defects following superplastic forming.September 2001Science Highlights

Super Stretchy Metal Reduces Vehicle Weight

New understanding of how to form metals leads to improved materials and manufacturing advances for lightweight aluminum car parts. Read More »

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