User Facility News

08.01.17User Facility

A Semiconductor That Can Beat the HeatExternal link

A team led by scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) discovered these exotic traits in a class of materials known as halide perovskites, which are also considered promising candidates for next-generation solar panels, nanoscale lasers, electronic cooling, and electronic displays.

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08.01.17User Facility

Scientists Watch ‘Artificial Atoms’ Assemble into Perfect Lattices with Many UsesExternal link

Scientists from the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have made the first observation of these nanocrystals rapidly forming superlattices while they are themselves still growing.

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07.31.17User Facility

Critical Materials Institute Manufactures Magnets Entirely from U.S.-Sourced Rare EarthsExternal link

The ability to produce rare-earth magnets domestically could provide positive support to American manufacturing and security interests.

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07.31.17User Facility

Argonne Goes Deep to Crack Cancer CodeExternal link

Rick Stevens, an Associate Laboratory Director for Computing, Environment and Life Sciences at Argonne National Lab, is helping to develop the CANDLE computer architecture on the patient level which is meant to help guide drug treatment choices for tumors based on a much wider assortment of data than currently used.

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07.28.17User Facility

EMSL Celebrates 20 Years of Scientific AchievementExternal link

Scientists, community leaders and others will gather Aug. 3-4 to celebrate the achievements of the first 20 years of EMSL, the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility located at DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash.

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07.27.17User Facility

Neutrons Peer into a Running EngineExternal link

Researchers used neutrons to probe a running engine at ORNL’s Spallation Neutron Source, giving them the opportunity to test an aluminum-cerium alloy under operating conditions.
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07.26.17User Facility

DOE User Facilities Join Forces to Tackle Biology’s Big DataExternal link

Six proposals have been selected to participate in a new partnership between two U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) user facilities through the “Facilities Integrating Collaborations for User Science” (FICUS) initiative.
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07.25.17User Facility

'Hindcasting' Study Investigates the Extreme 2013 Colorado FloodExternal link

Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley who specialize in studying extreme weather used supercomputers at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center to “hindcast” the conditions that led to the 2013 flooding around Boulder, Colorado.
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07.25.17User Facility

Making Polymer Chemistry ‘Click’External link

Scientists using Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry have developed a faster and easier way to make sulfur-containing polymers that will lower the cost of large-scale production.
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07.20.17User Facility

Scientists Design Promising New Cathode for Sodium-based BatteriesExternal link

In a collaborative effort between researchers at the Institute of Chemistry (IOC) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have designed a new type of cathode that could make the mass production of sodium batteries more feasible.
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