Laboratory News

10.16.17From the Labs

PPPL Takes Detailed Look at 2-D Structure of Turbulence in TokamaksExternal link

At the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), scientists have assembled a large database of detailed measurements of the two dimensional (2-D) structure of edge plasma turbulence made visible by a diagnostic technique known as gas puff imaging. Read More »

10.16.17From the Labs

Injecting Electrons Jolts 2-D Structure Into New Atomic PatternExternal link

The same electrostatic charge that can make hair stand on end and attach balloons to clothing could be an efficient way to drive atomically thin electronic memory devices of the future, according to a new study led by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Read More »

10.12.17From the Labs

Exploring the Exotic World of Quarks and Gluons at the Dawn of the ExascaleExternal link

A new research effort led by theorists at DOE’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) is now preparing for the next big leap forward in their studies thanks to funding under the 2017 SciDAC Awards for Computational Nuclear Physics. Read More »

10.10.17From the Labs

PPPL and General Atomics Team Up to Make TRANSP Code Widely AvailableExternal link

Plasma transport analysis, the study of how plasma particles, heat and momentum drift across magnetic field lines, is a necessary first step for understanding how well fusion reactors are performing. Teams of scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and General Atomics (GA) have joined forces to bring PPPL’s premier transport code, TRANSP, to beginning users and experts alike. Read More »

10.05.17From the Labs

SLAC Invention Could Lead to Novel Terahertz Light Sources That Help Us See the World with Different EyesExternal link

A new device could open new avenues for the generation of high-frequency radiation with applications in science, radar, communications, security and medical imaging. Read More »

10.04.17From the Labs

Surrounded by Potential: New Science in Converting BiomassExternal link

Ames Laboratory scientists are working to develop a method to deconstruct lignin in a way that is economically feasible and into stable, readily useful components. Read More »

10.03.17From the Labs

New Efficient Catalyst for Key Step in Artificial PhotosynthesisExternal link

Chemists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have designed a new catalyst that speeds up the rate of a key step in “artificial photosynthesis”—an effort to mimic how plants, algae, and some bacteria harness sunlight to convert water and carbon dioxide into energy-rich fuels. Read More »

09.29.17From the Labs

Research led by PPPL provides reassurance that heat flux will be manageable in ITERExternal link

New findings from an international team led by Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) indicate that the width of the heat flux in ITER could be well within the capacity of the divertor plates to tolerate. Read More »

09.29.17From the Labs

Bringing Diversity into Computational Science Through Student OutreachExternal link

Students from underrepresented groups joined Brookhaven Lab's Computational Science Initiative this summer to perform data science research. Read More »

09.28.17From the Labs

Quantum Computation to Tackle Fundamental Science ProblemsExternal link

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will receive funding from DOE to continue to explore a drastically different kind of computing architecture based on quantum mechanics to solve some of science’s hardest problems. Read More »

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