Laboratory News

07.14.17From the Labs

New Berkeley Lab Algorithms Extract 3-D Biological Structure From Limited DataExternal link

A team of researchers from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has developed a new algorithmic framework that utilizes advanced mathematical techniques to determine 3-D molecular structure from very sparse sets of noisy, single-particle data, allowing them to extract more information from experiments with limited data.
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07.14.17From the Labs

Machine learning technique offers insight into plasma behaviorExternal link

A researcher at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory has applied machine learning to help stabilize the plasma within doughnut-shaped fusion devices known as tokamaks.
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07.11.17From the Labs

Scientists can now locate oxygen in the structure of catalysts with a precision of one-trillionth of a meterExternal link

A major new application of Dynamic Nuclear Polarization NMR technology at Ames Laboratory has led to the ability to examine the chemical structure of catalysts with a spatial resolution of less than a picometer, or one-trillionth of a meter.
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07.10.17From the Labs

Brookhaven Lab Hosts "Brookathon," a Five-Day GPU HackathonExternal link

From June 5 through 9, Brookhaven Lab's Computational Science Initiative hosted "Brookathon"—a hackathon (a combination of the words "hack" and "marathon" that describes the nonstop and exploratory nature of the programming event) focused on graphics processing units (GPUs).
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07.07.17From the Labs

Electron Orbitals May Hold Key to Unifying Concept of High-Temperature SuperconductivityExternal link

A team of scientists has found evidence for a new type of electron pairing that may broaden the search for new high-temperature superconductors.
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07.06.17From the Labs

PPPL Researchers Demonstrate First Hot Plasma Edge in a Fusion FacilityExternal link

Recent experiments on the Lithium Tokamak Experiment (LTX), the first facility to fully surround plasma with liquid lithium, showed that lithium coatings can produce temperatures that stay constant all the way from the hot central core of the plasma to the normally cool outer edge.
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07.05.17From the Labs

Brookhaven Scientists Study Role of 'Electrolyte Gating' in Functional Oxide MaterialsExternal link

Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered a previously unknown mechanism involved in “electrolyte gating,” a method for increasing electrical conductivity in materials and potentially inducing superconductivity. Read More »

06.28.17From the Labs

New Class of ‘Soft’ Semiconductors Could Transform HD DisplaysExternal link

A new type of semiconductor may be coming to a high-definition display near you. Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have shown that a class of semiconductor called halide perovskites is capable of emitting multiple, bright colors from a single nanowire at resolutions as small as 500 nanometers.
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06.27.17From the Labs

Ames Lab Scientists’ Surprising Discovery: Making Ferromagnets Stronger by Adding Non-Magnetic ElementExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory discovered that they could functionalize magnetic materials through a thoroughly unlikely method, by adding amounts of the virtually non-magnetic element scandium to a gadolinium-germanium alloy.
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06.23.17From the Labs

New Efficient, Low-Temperature Catalyst for Converting Water and CO to Hydrogen Gas and CO2External link

An international team of researchers that included Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists has developed a new low-temperature catalyst for producing high-purity hydrogen gas while simultaneously using up carbon monoxide.
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