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.

December 4, 2020

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The Room-Temperature Superconductor Arrives at Last

A new room-temperature superconductor could spark a revolution.

November 30, 2020

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Laser-Driven “Chirp” Powers High-Resolution Materials Imaging

Harnessing the intensity of a terahertz laser pulse brings the resolution of electron scattering closer to the scale of electron and proton motion.

November 30, 2020

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New Prototype Advances Particle Accelerators for Industry and Medicine

Development of new particle accelerator components can make this niche research technology practical for industrial and medical applications.

November 30, 2020

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Decorating Semiconductors at the Atomic Scale

Crystals grown from layers of atoms arrange themselves on semiconductor surfaces to add new capabilities.