Laboratory News

04.06.18From the Labs

Accelerating Scientific Discovery Through Code Optimization on Many-Core ProcessorsExternal link

Brookhaven Lab hosted a hackathon for research and computational scientists, code developers, and computing hardware experts to optimize scientific application codes for high-performance computing. Read More »

03.30.18From the Labs

PPPL-led Research Enhances Performance of Germany’s New Fusion DeviceExternal link

A team of U.S. and German scientists has used a system of large magnetic “trim” coils designed and delivered by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) to achieve high performance in the latest round of experiments on the Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) stellarator. Read More »

03.30.18From the Labs

Lawrence Livermore to Lead United States-United Kingdom Consortium for Demonstrating Remote Monitoring of Nuclear ReactorsExternal link

Harnessing the unusual characteristics of the elusive subatomic particles known as antineutrinos, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will lead a new international multi-laboratory and university collaboration for nonproliferation research. Read More »

03.29.18From the Labs

Putting Quantum Scientists in the Driver’s SeatExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are conducting fundamental physics research that will lead to more control over mercurial quantum systems and materials. Their studies will enable advancements in quantum computing, sensing, simulation, and materials development. Read More »

03.29.18From the Labs

Berkeley Lab Scientists Print All-Liquid 3-D StructuresExternal link

Reconfigurable material could be used for liquid electronics and chemical synthesis, among other applications. Read More »

03.28.18From the Labs

Self-Assembling, Tunable Interfaces Found in Quantum MaterialsExternal link

A potential revolution in device engineering could be underway, thanks to the discovery of functional electronic interfaces in quantum materials that can self-assemble spontaneously. Read More »

03.28.18From the Labs

DOE Under Secretary Paul Dabbar Visits Ames LaboratoryExternal link

The tours and meetings highlighted the breadth and depth of Ames Laboratory’s specialization in materials science and engineering, including high-purity metals preparation, advanced powder synthesis, condensed matter physics, quantum materials, exascale computational development, catalysis, and chemical sciences research. Read More »

03.26.18From the Labs

Despite Devastation, They—and Their Science—Go OnExternal link

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, five students from the University of Puerto Rico continued their research at a national laboratory 1,600 miles to the north—thanks to Brookhaven Lab's Office of Educational Programs, mentors, and a scholarship fund created in honor of a late Brookhaven biologist. Read More »

03.23.18From the Labs

Halos Look Good on Angels, but Could Damage Fusion Energy DevicesExternal link

Halo currents — electrical currents that flow from the hot, charged plasma that fuels fusion reactions and strike the walls of fusion facilities — could damage the walls of fusion devices like ITER, the international experiment under construction in France to demonstrate the feasibility of fusion power. Read More »

03.22.18From the Labs

Weird Superconductor Leads Double LifeExternal link

A research team, led by scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University, are working to understand strontium titanate’s odd behavior that will aid efforts to develop materials that conduct electricity with 100 percent efficiency at higher temperatures. Read More »

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