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09.10.18User Facility

Synthesis Studies Transform Waste Sugar for Sustainable Energy Storage ApplicationsExternal link

A research team at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory has now discovered a way to create functional materials from the impure waste sugars produced in the biorefining processes. Read More »

09.07.18User Facility

How SLAC's 'Electronics Artists' Enable Cutting-edge ScienceExternal link

A team of electrical designers develops specialized microchips for a broad range of scientific applications, including X-ray science and particle physics. Read More »

09.06.18User Facility

NERSC, Intel, Cray Harness the Power of Deep Learning to Better Understand the UniverseExternal link

A Big Data Center collaboration between computational scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s (Berkeley Lab) National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) and engineers at Intel and Cray has yielded another first in the quest to apply deep learning to data-intensive science: CosmoFlow, the first large-scale science application to use the TensorFlow framework on a CPU-based high performance computing platform with synchronous training. Read More »

09.05.18User Facility

Topology, Physics & Machine Learning Take on Climate Research Data ChallengesExternal link

Two PhD students who first came to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) as summer interns in 2016 are spending six months a year at the lab through 2020 developing new data analytics tools that could dramatically impact climate research and other large-scale science data projects. Read More »

09.04.18User Facility

Cannibalistic Materials Feed on Themselves to Grow New NanostructuresExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory induced a two-dimensional material to cannibalize itself for atomic “building blocks” from which stable structures formed. Read More »

08.30.18User Facility

SmartTruck Steps Up Simulations for Certification by ComputationExternal link

SmartTruck, a small business in Greenville, SC, recently completed its first detailed unsteady analysis using modeling and simulation at the OLCF and became the first company to request certification from the EPA through CFD. Read More »

08.29.18User Facility

All Aboard the Neutron Train: Mapping Residual Stresses for More Robust RailsExternal link

Researchers from Transportation Technology Center Inc. (TTCI) are analyzing new and used rail segments with neutrons at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Read More »

08.28.18User Facility

Q&A: Shining X-ray Light on Perovskites for Better Solar CellsExternal link

Four scientists discuss X-ray experiments at SLAC’s synchrotron that reveal new insights into how a promising solar cell material forms. Read More »

08.28.18User Facility

LHC Scientists Detect Most Favored Higgs DecayExternal link

Today at CERN, the Large Hadron Collider collaborations ATLAS and CMS jointly announced the discovery of the Higgs boson transforming into bottom quarks as it decays. Read More »

08.27.18User Facility

Getting a Charge Out of MOFsExternal link

A team led by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and UC Berkeley has developed a technique for making an electrically conductive MOF that could also be used to improve the conductivity of other MOFs. Read More »

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