User Facility News

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 »

09.25.18User Facility

National Clean Energy Week: Converting CO2 into Usable EnergyExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory are part of a scientific collaboration that has identified a new electrocatalyst that efficiently converts CO2 to carbon monoxide (CO), a highly energetic molecule. Read More »

09.25.18User Facility

How a Molecular Signal Helps Plant Cells Decide When to Make OilExternal link

A study at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory identifies new details of how a sugar-signaling molecule helps regulate oil production in plant cells. Read More »

09.24.18User Facility

Neutrons Produce First Direct 3D Maps of Water During Cell Membrane FusionExternal link

New 3D maps of water distribution during cellular membrane fusion are accelerating scientific understanding of cell development, which could lead to new treatments for diseases associated with cell fusion. Using neutron diffraction at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, researchers have made the first direct observations of water in lipid bilayers used to model cell membrane fusion. Read More »

09.24.18User Facility

Heat of the MomentExternal link

The addition of a new infrared camera at Argonne’s Advanced Photon Source narrows the gap between basic and applied research in additive manufacturing. Read More »

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