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MIT University 06.17.16University Research

New Approach to MicrolasersExternal link

Researchers at MIT and Sandia National Laboratories describe a new way to build terahertz lasers that could significantly reduce their power consumption and size, while also enabling them to emit tighter beams, a crucial requirement for most practical applications. Read More »

06.16.16User Facility

New X-ray Method Allows Scientists to Probe Molecular ExplosionsExternal link

A team led by researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory used the high-intensity, quick-burst X-rays provided by the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to look at how the atoms in a molecule change when the molecule is bombarded with X-rays. Read More »

06.16.16From the Labs

With Spiraling Light, SLAC X-ray Laser Offers New Glimpses of MoleculesExternal link

A new device at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory allows researchers to explore the properties and dynamics of molecules with circularly polarized, or spiraling, light. Read More »

University California Riverside 06.16.16University Research

CWRU Physicists Deploy Magnetic Vortex to Control Electron SpinExternal link

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a way to swiftly and precisely control electron spins at room temperature. Read More »

06.15.16User Facility

Opening Neurotransmission’s GatekeepersExternal link

Cornell University researchers used the Titan supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to produce the first end-to-end simulation of a sodium ion, the fuel that powers NSS, moving from the synapse into the cell via the dopamine transporter (DAT), the gatekeeper for the neurotransmitter dopamine that is associated with reward-motivated behavior. Read More »

Columbia University 06.15.16University Research

Discovery of Gold Nanocluster “Double” Hints at Other Shape Changing ParticlesExternal link

Polymorphs, or materials with the same composition but different structures, are common in bulk materials, and now researchers at Columbia University confirm they exist in nanomaterials, too. Read More »

Chicago University 06.15.16University Research

UChicago Physicists First to See Behavior of Quantum Materials in Curved SpaceExternal link

Interplay of light and matter is of potential technological interest. Read More »

06.15.16User Facility

Introducing…sPHENIX!External link

A new collaboration of nuclear physicists takes aim at understanding how the ultra-hot, ultra-dense plasma that formed our early universe gets its intriguing properties. Read More »

06.14.16User Facility

DNA Shaping Up to be Ideal Framework for Rationally Designed NanostructuresExternal link

A cube, an octahedron, a prism—these are among the polyhedral structures, or frames, made of DNA that scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have designed to connect nanoparticles into a variety of precisely structured three-dimensional (3D) lattices. Read More »

06.14.16From the Labs

Researchers Gear Up Galaxy-Seeking Robots for a Test RunExternal link

A prototype system, designed as a test for a planned array of 5,000 galaxy-seeking robots wielding fiber-optic cables, is taking shape at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Read More »

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