Laboratory News

10.06.16From the Labs

A Cooperative Way to Make AmmoniaExternal link

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are gaining a better understanding of how bacteria fix nitrogen molecules into ammonia that could lead to energy savings in industrial processes such as those that produce fertilizer. Read More »

09.29.16From the Labs

Brookhaven Lab's National Synchrotron Light Source II Wins Project Management Institute 2016 Project of the Year AwardExternal link

The National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) project at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has been awarded the Project Management Institute's (PMI) prestigious Project of the Year Award. Read More »

09.27.16From the Labs

Construction of World’s Most Sensitive Dark Matter Detector Moves ForwardExternal link

LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ), a next-generation dark matter detector that will be at least 100 times more sensitive than its predecessor, has cleared another approval milestone and is on schedule to begin its deep-underground hunt for theoretical particles known as WIMPs, or weakly interacting massive particles, in 2020. Read More »

09.26.16From the Labs

GreenWood Resources Licenses ORNL Invention to Boost Biofuel YieldExternal link

GreenWood, a global timberland investment and asset management company based in Oregon, plans to commercialize the technology to select and breed better varieties of poplar with less lignin content, which simplifies the conversion process and ultimately lowers the overall costs of biofuel production. Read More »

09.22.16From the Labs

Ames Laboratory Discovers Way to Make Alane a Better Hydrogen Fuel Option for VehiclesExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, in collaboration with several partners, have discovered a less-expensive, more energy-efficient way to produce alane – aluminum trihydride – a hydrogen source widely considered to be a technological dead-end for use in automotive vehicles. Read More »

09.21.16From the Labs

A Conscious Coupling of Magnetic and Electric MaterialsExternal link

Scientists at Berkeley Lab and Cornell University have successfully paired ferroelectric and ferrimagnetic materials so that their alignment can be controlled with a small electric field at near room temperatures, an achievement that could open doors to ultra low-power microprocessors, storage devices and next-generation electronics. Read More »

09.16.16From the Labs

Jefferson Lab Becomes an Intel® Parallel Computing Center and Deploys Newest Parallel Computing ClusterExternal link

Work on computing the behaviors of the smallest bits of matter in the universe at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has just gotten a nod from Intel®, as the laboratory becomes the newest Intel® Parallel Computing Center. Read More »

09.15.16From the Labs

Complex materials can self-organize into circuits, may form basis for multifunction chipsExternal link

Researchers studying the behavior of nanoscale materials at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have shown that a single crystal complex oxide material can act like a multi-component electrical circuit that could advance microprocessors beyond today’s silicon-based chips. Read More »

09.12.16From the Labs

Developing Scientific Computing Capabilities for the Workforce of TomorrowExternal link

This summer's Scientific Computing 102 internship prepared college students for the big data challenges facing researchers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Read More »

09.12.16From the Labs

PPPL Researchers Successfully Test New Device that Analyzes the Surfaces of Tokamak Components within a VacuumExternal link

Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have successfully tested a new device that will lead to a better understanding of the interactions between ultrahot plasma contained within fusion facilities and the materials inside those facilities. Read More »

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