University Research

09.12.18University Research

ASU Research Finds Better Predictors of Metal Structure FailuresExternal link

An Arizona State University research team has released new insights about intergranular stress-corrosion cracking (SCC), an environmental cause of premature failure in engineered structures, including bridges, aircraft and nuclear power generating plants. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.12.18University Research

University of Richmond Professor Jerry Gilfoyle Awarded $275,000 U.S. Department of Energy Grant for Nuclear Physics ResearchExternal link

This renewal grant supports the University’s electromagnetic nuclear physics program at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator facility (JLab). Located in Newport News, JLab is the newest U.S. national laboratory and recently completed a $340 million upgrade. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.11.18University Research

Next-gen Camera for South Pole Telescope Takes Data on Early UniverseExternal link

The South Pole Telescope, specially designed to measure the cosmic microwave background, is using its third-generation camera to carry out a multi-year survey to observe the earliest instants of the universe. University of Chicago professor Bradford Benson headed the effort to develop and manufacture new sensors at multiple collaborating universities around the country to build this new, ultra-sensitive camera. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.11.18University Research

Heat Transfer Surprise Could Lead to Thermal TransistorsExternal link

As much as 100 times more heat than predicted by the standard radiation theory can flow between two nanoscale objects, even at bigger-than-nanoscale distances, researchers at the University of Michigan and the College of William and Mary have reported in the journal Nature. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.11.18University Research

Xu Earns Early Career Award to Advance Next-gen ElectronicsExternal link

Xiaoshan Xu, assistant professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, is using a $750,000 award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program to develop a novel approach that could advance the field of spintronics. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.10.18University Research

Sunsetting of PARCExternal link

After nine years of building an international community of talented scientists and investing in the enrichment of science education for St. Louis schools, the Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC) – a Department of Energy (DOE) funded Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) at Washington University – has officially ceased operations. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.07.18University Research

A Big Spark for Energy ResearchExternal link

The University of Delaware has won a $12.8 million, four-year funding renewal from the U.S. Department of Energy for the continued operation of the Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation (CCEI). Read MoreExternal linkage

09.07.18University Research

MIT Fusion Collaboration Receives Renewed FundingExternal link

As part of an initiative to support the development of nuclear fusion as a future practical energy source, the U. S. Department of Energy is renewing three-year funding for two Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC) projects on the Wendelstein7-X (W7-X) stellarator at the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics in Greifswald, Germany. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.06.18University Research

ODU Leads International Collaboration for Neutron Study in Scientific JournalExternal link

A new study, conducted at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, confirmed that increasing the number of neutrons as compared to protons in an atom's nucleus also increases the average momentum of its protons. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.06.18University Research

An Unexpected Gray Area Could Help Bring About Long-lasting Solar CellsExternal link

UW-Madison engineers found a way to dramatically extend the lifespan of solar energy-harvesting devices, which use energy from sunlight to generate hydrogen from water. Read MoreExternal linkage

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