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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 »

A toroid SMES system consisting of a number of high field coils made with the High Temperature Superconductors (HTS).08.01.13Science Highlight

Massive Energy Storage in Superconductors (SMES)

Novel high temperature superconductor magnet technology charts new territory. Read More »

Scanning electron micrograph of a new solid electrolyte material (lithium thiophosphate) showing its surface morphology and the nanoscale porosity which are responsible for its high ionic conductivity; Inset shows its crystal structure.07.01.13Science Highlight

New Materials for High-Energy, Long-Life Rechargeable Batteries

Using sulfur-rich, highly ionic compounds as cathodes and electrolytes enables solid-state lithium-sulfur rechargeable batteries. Read More »

Jefferson Lab's K20 supercomputer.06.01.13Science Highlight

Supercomputing on a Budget

The optimization of commercial hardware and specialized software enables cost-effective supercomputing. Read More »

Hot cells used to purify highly radioactive materials for medical use.06.01.13Science Highlight

Flexible Medical Radioisotope Production

Brookhaven’s large proton linear accelerator is able to produce medically useful radioisotopes not available elsewhere. Read More »

Protons and x-rays permit direct, nondestructive imaging of melting and solidification of metal alloys.06.01.13Science Highlight

Using Protons to Peer into Metal Solidification

Proton radiography is a new tool for imaging melting and solidification of metals. Read More »

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