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Control of the synthesis results in a diversity of self-assembled structures formed by sticky colloidal particles:  array of “mushrooms” (left), wavy colloidal “fur”, dense fiber network, and three-dimensional reconstruction of the network (right).06.01.14Science Highlight

Growing Nano “Hair” for Electrodes - From the Bottom Up

Electric fields control growth of “sticky” polymer particles. Read More »

The Q-weak experiment at Jefferson Lab precisely measured the weak force's hold on the proton.05.01.14Science Highlight

Q-weak Experiment Determines Proton's Weak Charge

Scientists make the first experimental determination of the weak charge of the proton and extract the weak charges of the neutron and up and down quarks. Read More »

Image of simulated soot particle courtesy of N. D. Loh and A. Freeberg, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.05.01.14Science Highlight

More Than Meets the Eye: X-ray Vision Exposes Aerosol Structures

Soot particle diversity and complexity discovered using ultrafast x-rays at the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS). Read More »

Difference between calculated and experimentally measured masses of oxygen isotopes as a function of mass number.05.01.14Science Highlight

Streamlining the Nuclear Force

An optimized nuclear force model yields a high-precision interaction with an unexpected descriptive power. Read More »

Assembly of high gradient SC cavities and SC solenoids in the clean room.04.01.14Science Highlight

Advances in High Power Compact Accelerators

Argonne superconducting radiofrequency technology boosts a variety of applications. Read More »

String of seven superconducting resonators and four superconducting solenoid magnets for the new cryostat.04.01.14Science Highlight

Advances in Ion Accelerators Boost Argonne’s ATLAS User Facility

Argonne’s new superconducting cryomodule enhances its ATLAS heavy-ion accelerator. Read More »

A visual model of how particles emerging from heavy ion collisions flow from the point of impact depending on the viscosity of the matter produced.04.01.14Science Highlight

Shades of Perfection in Perfect Liquids

Particles flowing from heavy ion collisions at RHIC and LHC reveal properties of new form of matter. Read More »

The Penning trap was used to precisely measure the masses of isotopes provided by CARIBU.12.01.13Science Highlight

Modeling Cosmic Nucleosynthesis

First measurements of isotopes produced by Argonne’s new CARIBU facility provide insight into the creation of the elements in the universe. Read More »

Image shows the “stripes” (the alternating yellow and blue regions) of electronic charge alignment found in a ferroelectric thin film.09.01.13Science Highlight

Towards Understanding Electronic Switching in Magnets

Researchers have invented a new x-ray imaging technique that could reveal key atomic-scale properties in ferroelectric magnetic materials. Read More »

Data points indicating the strength of long-range charge order (top) show that the static stripe order disappears at 240 K, while the data related to short-range dynamic correlations (bottom) show a gradual decay at much higher temperatures.09.01.13Science Highlight

The Role of Stripes in Superconducting Behavior

Using neutron diffraction, movement of charged atoms arranged as “stripes” was captured for the first time. Read More »

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