Each year, scientists with the Office of Science, at our national laboratories, and supported by the Office of Science at the nation’s colleges and universities, publish thousands of research findings in the scientific literature. About 200 of these are selected annually by their respective program areas in the Office of Science as publication highlights of special note.

For the archive of past publication highlights, click here.

January 15, 2021

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Dynamic Duos: How Particles Attach

A new quantitative understanding of how, at what distance, and in what shape zinc oxide nanoparticles come together while separated by liquid.

December 23, 2020

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Machine Learning Trims Tuning Time for Electron Beam by 65 Percent

Scientists use a machine learning algorithm to reduce tuning time of a dozen instruments at once.

December 23, 2020

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Tiny Tunable Terahertz Lasers Ready to Fly in Space

A novel terahertz laser achieves the performance goals critical for new applications in sensing and imaging.

December 23, 2020

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New X-Ray Camera Achieves New Heights of Precision and Accuracy for Better Experiments

An X-ray image taken with a novel X-ray wavefront imager results in high precision measurements of intensity and direction of the X-ray beam.