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Kansas State University 04.06.16University Research

A Movie of the Microworld: Physicists Create Nanoparticle Picture SeriesExternal link

Kansas State University physicists collaboratively have developed a method for taking X-ray images that show the explosion of superheated nanoparticles at the femtosecond level. Read More »

University of Nebraska-Lincoln 04.06.16University Research

Physicists Use Electrons to Record More ‘Frames’ of Atomic MotionExternal link

By firing laser-triggered electrons fast enough to make one second seem like 150,000 years, physicists from UNL and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have advanced efforts to record the molecular reactions that drive countless chemical and biological processes. Read More »

Julia Hu (third from left) with her teammates after winning the 2001 DOE National Science Bowl®.04.05.16Profile

Champions in Science Whose Stars are Still Rising: Profile of Julia Hu

For the run-up to the 2016 National Science Bowl® Finals April 28th to May 2nd, this is the first in a series on previous NSB competitors. Read More »

04.05.16From the Labs

Scientists Study the Insulator-Superconductor Transition of Copper-Oxide Compound in Fine DetailExternal link

Using a highly controlled deposition technique, scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have synthesized ultrathin films containing multiple samples of a copper-oxide compound to study the compound's electronic behavior at near absolute zero, or minus 459 degrees Fahrenheit. Read More »

Rice University 04.04.16University Research

Nanotubes Line Up to Form FilmsExternal link

Rice University researchers, with support from Los Alamos National Laboratory, have discovered a way to make highly aligned, wafer-scale films. Read More »

04.04.16From the Labs

NREL Reveals Potential for Capturing Waste Heat via NanotubesExternal link

A finely tuned carbon nanotube thin film has the potential to act as a thermoelectric power generator that captures and uses waste heat, according to researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Read More »

04.04.16From the Labs

Tiny Tubes Move Into the Fast LaneExternal link

For the first time, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have shown that carbon nanotubes as small as eight-tenths of a nanometer in diameter can transport protons faster than bulk water, by an order of magnitude. Read More »

Illustration of an electron beam traveling through a niobium cavity – a key component of SLAC’s future LCLS-II X-ray laser. 04.04.16From the Labs

Major Upgrade Will Boost Power of World’s Brightest X-ray LaserExternal link

LCLS-II promises never-before-seen views of nature at work. Read More »

04.04.16From the Labs

Boosting Production of Radioisotopes for Diagnostics and TherapeuticsExternal link

The DOE Office of Science’s Nuclear Physics Isotope Development and Production for Research and Applications program (DOE Isotope Program) seeks to make critical isotopes more readily available for energy, medical, and national security applications and for basic research. Read More »

Michigan Tech University 04.04.16University Research

A Noble Calling: Ruthenium Nanoframes Open the Doors to Better CatalystsExternal link

Using a two-part process, a team of chemists, led by Xiaohu Xia from Michigan Technological University, has found a way to turn ruthenium into a nanoframe, a promising metal catalyst. Read More »

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