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October 27, 2020
IBM Investigates Microelectronics at NSLS-II
IBM researchers used the Hard X-ray Nanoprobe at NSLS-II to visualize strain in a new architecture for next-generation microelectronics.
October 27, 2020
Solid-State Technology for Big Data in Particle Physics
Physicists are experimenting with the use of NVMe, or nonvolatile memory express technology, to determine the best way to access stored files.
October 27, 2020
On-Surface Synthesis of Graphene Nanoribbons Could Advance Quantum Devices
Researchers developed a “bottom-up” approach — building the graphene nanoribbon directly at the atomic level for specific applications.
October 26, 2020
DIII-D Scientists to Work with PPPL to Find a Path to Sustained Fusion Energy
The scientists will perform research on physics and instrumentation with the NSTX-U facility’s staff to restart operations late next year.
October 23, 2020
Flexing Our Research Muscle: Scientists Use APS to Better Understand Muscle Form, Function
A research team uses powerful X-rays to uncover the structure and behavior of proteins regulating tarantula muscle movement.
October 22, 2020
A Day in the Life of a SLAC Machine Maker
At the Machine Shop, Pete Franco crafts beautiful, intricate and precise parts for the lab’s latest scientific tools.
October 21, 2020
Chasing Their Tails but Getting Somewhere: Reimagining the Shape of Noise Leads to Improved Molecular Models
A Berkeley Lab intern and his mentor develop an algorithm that will extract better structures from low-quality diffraction data.
October 20, 2020
The High-Tech Evolution of Scientific Computing: A Slight Return
Argonne is combining simulation, data science and machine learning approaches to help realize the promise of exascale computing.
October 20, 2020
Pinning Down the Ampere with a Supersensitive Particle Detector
A device called the skipper CCD, developed by Fermi and Berkeley laboratories scientists, could spark an advance in measurement science.
October 19, 2020
Berkeley Lab Scientists Contribute to New Exploration of Higgs Boson Interactions
Team uses NERSC supercomputer simulations to achieve high-sensitivity analysis of Higgs bosons decaying into pairs of muons.
October 19, 2020
Preparing for Science in the Exascale Era
Argonne National Laboratory has been ramping up efforts to ready the Aurora supercomputer and its future users for science in the exascale era.
October 16, 2020
A First-of-its-Kind Catalyst Mimics Natural Processes to Break Down Plastic and Produce Valuable New Products
A team led by Ames Lab developed a catalyst that is able to process the types of polymers used in plastic bags, milk jugs, and food containers.
October 16, 2020
Adele Igel: Investigator of Arctic Clouds and Their Elusive Microphysics
During a three-year ASR project, a California researcher is doing foundational work that will improve models of cloud cover in polar regions.
October 15, 2020
Creating the Software That Will Unlock the Power of Exascale
Leading research organizations & computer manufacturers in the U.S. are collaborating on construction of some of the world’s fastest supercomputers.
October 15, 2020
DOE Under Secretary for Science Dabbar Celebrates Progress on MPEX Fusion Materials Device
The linear plasma device will support the study of the long-term effects of plasma interactions on the materials necessary for future fusion reactors.
October 15, 2020
Opening the Black Box of Neural Networks
PNNL researchers peer into water clusters database, train network to predict energy landscapes.
October 14, 2020
SLAC Starts Up New Facility to Revolutionize Particle Accelerators
FACET-II will pave the way for a future generation of particle colliders and powerful light sources.
October 14, 2020
Epic Arctic Mission Ends
Scientists on the MOSAiC mission said they will spend years, possibly even decades studying the data they collected from the ice during the last year.
October 13, 2020
New Algorithm Sharpens Focus of World’s Most Powerful Microscopes
Scientists develop a technique that improves the resolution of cryo-electron microscopy.
October 9, 2020
An Electrical Trigger Fires Single, Identical Photons
The precisely controlled photon source, made from an atomically thin semiconducting material, could aid development of advanced quantum communication.
October 9, 2020
Steady Progress in the Battle Against COVID-19
Update on research efforts aimed at thwarting and mitigating the spread of the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus responsible for a global pandemic.
October 8, 2020
First Detailed Look at How a Molecular Ferris Wheel Delivers Protons to Cellular Factories
No human cell can function without these tiny machines, which cause disease when they go haywire and offer potential targets for therapeutic drugs.
October 8, 2020
Study Finds ‘Missing Link’ in the Evolutionary History of Carbon-Fixing Protein Rubisco
Researchers identify a unique version of a photosynthetic enzyme that has been in use for billions of years.
October 8, 2020
DOE's Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program Selects 52 Outstanding U.S. Graduate Students
The SCGSR Program provides supplemental funds for graduate awardees to conduct part of their thesis research at a host DOE laboratory.
October 7, 2020
Advanced Computing Lab Expands its Mission
Growing compute capabilities expand new collaborations within Brookhaven Lab and beyond.