Laboratory News

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 »

03.21.18From the Labs

Study Reveals New Insights into How Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells WorkExternal link

Scientists at Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have gained new insights into a fundamental mystery about hybrid perovskites, low-cost materials that could enhance or even replace conventional solar cells made of silicon. Read More »

03.19.18From the Labs

ORNL Researchers Design Novel Method for Energy-Efficient Deep Neural NetworksExternal link

An Oak Ridge National Laboratory method to improve the energy efficiency of scientific artificial intelligence is showing early promise in efforts to parse insights from volumes of cancer data. Read More »

03.16.18From the Labs

Diamonds From the Deep: Study Suggests Water May Exist in Earth’s Lower MantleExternal link

Research performed at Argonne Lab’s Advanced Photon Source and Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source suggests that water may be more common than expected in the Earth’s lower mantle, at extreme depths approaching 400 miles and possibly beyond. Read More »

03.15.18From the Labs

The Element of SurpriseExternal link

In a new study from Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Lille in France, chemists have explored protactinium’s multiple resemblances to more completely understand the relationship between the transition metals and the complex chemistry of the early actinide elements. Read More »

03.14.18From the Labs

Painting a Clear Picture of how Nitrogen Oxides are FormedExternal link

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and the Technical University of Denmark synthesized more than a decade’s worth of combustion studies to create a new overarching model of how nitrogen oxides are produced. Read More »

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