User Facility News

10.04.18User Facility

Peering Into 36-Million-Degree Plasma with SLAC’s X-ray LaserExternal link

In a first, researchers measure extremely small and fast changes that occur in plasma when it’s zapped with a laser. Their technique will have applications in astrophysics, medicine and fusion energy. Read More »

10.02.18User Facility

Single Atoms Break Carbon's Strongest BondExternal link

An international team of scientists including researchers at Yale University and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a new catalyst for breaking carbon-fluorine bonds, one of the strongest chemical bonds known. Read More »

10.02.18User Facility

Superstars' SecretsExternal link

Supercomputing power and algorithms are helping astrophysicists untangle giant stars’ brightness, temperature and chemical variations. Read More »

10.01.18User Facility

Supercomputing for Better Commuting: In Pursuit of Fuel Economy and MobilityExternal link

In a project leveraging computer vision, machine learning, and sensors, Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists are working with private company GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. to demonstrate how stop lights can be programmed to improve fuel economy and reduce emissions while facilitating the smooth flow of traffic. Read More »

10.01.18User Facility

The 'Drama of It All'External link

Modeler and observationalist Adam Varble tells how he got into atmospheric science by falling in love with storms. Read More »

09.28.18User Facility

Overcoming ResistanceExternal link

To revive antibiotics and devise new drug designs, Georgia Tech researchers team up with Oak Ridge’s Titan supercomputer. Read More »

09.28.18User Facility

Argonne Team Brings Leadership Computing to CERN's Large Hadron ColliderExternal link

A team of collaborators from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory is exploring the use of ALCF supercomputers to help meet the growing computing demands of the ATLAS experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider. The team has used ALCF computing resources for multiple projects aimed at expediting the processing and simulation of data produced by the ATLAS experiment. Read More »

09.26.18User Facility

Multimodal Imaging Shows Strain Can Drive Chemistry in a Photovoltaic MaterialExternal link

A unique combination of imaging tools and atomic-level simulations has allowed a team led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to solve a longstanding debate about the properties of a promising material that can harvest energy from light. Read More »

09.26.18User Facility

Toward a New Light: Advanced Light Source Upgrade Project Moves ForwardExternal link

The Advanced Light Source (ALS), a scientific user facility at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), has received federal approval to proceed with preliminary design, planning and R&D work for a major upgrade project that will boost the brightness of its X-ray beams at least a hundredfold. Read More »

09.26.18User Facility

National Clean Energy Week: The Quest for Longer-lasting Solar CellsExternal link

Maria Chan, nanoscientist at Argonne’s Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM), and Ji-Sang Park, a CNM facility user from the Imperial College London, are studying the causes of silicon solar cell degradation in an effort to make solar power more affordable. Read More »

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