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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 »

08.27.18User Facility

Two Steps Ahead: Neutrons Help Explore Future HIV TreatmentsExternal link

University of Pennsylvania researcher Kushol Gupta is using the Bio-SANS instrument at ORNL’s High Flux Isotope Reactor to study the defense mechanisms of HIV in hopes of improving antiviral drug applications. Read More »

08.27.18User Facility

Meet Jasmine Hatcher and Trishelle Copeland-JohnsonExternal link

Graduate students reflect on launching their research careers at national laboratories.
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08.24.18User Facility

Infrared Beams Show Cell Types in a Different LightExternal link

By shining highly focused infrared light on living cells, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) hope to unmask individual cell identities, and to diagnose whether the cells are diseased or healthy. Read More »

08.24.18User Facility

Novel X-Ray Optics Boost Imaging Capabilities at NSLS-IIExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a new approach to 3-D x-ray imaging that can visualize bulky materials in great detail—an impossible task with conventional imaging methods. The novel technique could help scientists unlock clues about the structural information of countless materials, from batteries to biological systems. Read More »

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