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January 19, 2021
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Dan Kasen Honored with E.O. Lawrence Award
Dan Kasen is a physicist in Berkeley Lab’s Nuclear Science Division focusing on theoretical and computational astrophysics.
January 19, 2021
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Dustin H. Froula Recipient of E. O. Lawrence Award
The award recognizes his seminal and creative contributions in fundamental laser–matter interaction physics and laser-driven plasma accelerators.
January 19, 2021
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Professor Walton Wins DoE’s Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award
Walton was honored for her interdisciplinary and pioneering research of porous material stability, advancing separation science.
January 15, 2021
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Hasan Receives Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award
The U.S. Department of Energy will award the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award to M. Zahid Hasan, Princeton’s Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics.
January 15, 2021
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Researchers Break Magnetic Memory Speed Record
Researchers have created a new technique for magnetization switching that is nearly 100 times faster than state-of-the-art spintronic devices.
January 15, 2021
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New Materials Structures Promise Faster, Smaller and More Efficient Spintronics
Researchers have designed a new structure that leverages a little-studied class of materials called antiperovskites to manipulate spin states.
January 14, 2021
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Patricia Vahle Named APS Fellow for Innovative Neutrino-Oscillation Research
Vahle is the most recent member of the William & Mary Department of Physics to be named a Fellow of the American Physical Society.
January 14, 2021
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CABBI Team Sequences Miscanthus Genome
­An international research team has sequenced the full genome of an ornamental variety of miscanthus.
January 14, 2021
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Nebraska Part of $18M National Laser Network Grant
DOE has committed $18 million to continue LaserNetUS, a high-power laser consortium that includes the Extreme Light Laboratory.
January 13, 2021
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Department of Energy Invests in High-Power Laser Network, Including UT Austin
The LaserNetUS initiative includes the most powerful lasers in the US and Canada, some of which have powers approaching or exceeding a petawatt.
January 13, 2021
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How Did Red Algae Survive in Extreme Environments?
A Rutgers-led team will study algae from hot springs worldwide, including in Yellowstone National Park.
January 13, 2021
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MSU Faculty Member Researching Fusion Energy Science With DOE Grant
Professor Chuji Wang’s proposal, “Optical trapping and manipulation of single particles for MDP,” received a 24-month, $214,000 grant.
January 12, 2021
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Topology Gets Magnetic: The New Wave Of Topological Magnetic Materials
Researchers demonstrate a new high-throughput method for discovering magnetic topology.
January 12, 2021
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Two More SCGSR Awards for UT Physics
Trevor Keen and Kavish Imam are part of the most recent cohort of 52 graduate students across the country to win the award.
January 12, 2021
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KU Joins ALICE Project at Large Hadron Collider with New Funding from Department of Energy
A new research team at KU will exploit the unique opportunities to research physics at high energies available at the ALICE experiment at the LHC.
January 11, 2021
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Physics Graduate Student Selected for Prestigious Department of Energy Program
Casey Cartwright was selected as one of 52 national awardees of the DOE's Office of Science Graduate Student Research program.
January 11, 2021
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Grad Student Selected for Prestigious National Program, Will Research Nuclear Waste Component
University of Oregon graduate student Hazel Fargher was one of 52 applicants selected for the DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program.
January 11, 2021
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New Atomic Layer Deposition Process Invented by UAH Researchers
A new way to deposit thin layers of atoms as a coating onto a substrate material at near room temperatures has been invented at UAH.
January 8, 2021
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Tailoring 2D Materials to Improve Electronic and Optical Devices
Researchers led by Shengxi Huang, an assistant professor at Penn State, have altered 2D materials to enhance light emission & increase signal strength
January 8, 2021
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Study Shows How Tiny Compartments Could Have Preceded Cells
Researchers used Argonne’s Advanced Photon Source to study membraneless compartments called complex coacervates as they underwent wet-dry cycles.
January 8, 2021
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Closing the Plastic Loop
Researchers develop an efficient, low-energy method for upcycling polyethylene plastic waste into molecules that can be repurposed for further use.
January 7, 2021
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FSU Researchers Investigate Material Properties for Longer-Lasting, More Efficient Solar Cells
Adding a small amount of cesium to the perovskite film increases the stability of the material under light and elevated temperatures.
January 7, 2021
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COVID-19: Dexamethasone Discovery Carries Treatment Implications
UVA researchers were part of a team that discovered that low albumin levels may make it difficult for patients to get the benefits of dexamethasone.
January 7, 2021
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Celebrating an MSU Milestone in Nuclear Science
MSU professor B. Alex Brown has published over 800 papers during his career, including a pivotal paper still central to nuclear physics research.
January 6, 2021
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This Beetle Can Survive Getting Run Over by a Car. Engineers Are Figuring Out How.
A new study shows how the ironclad beetle survives could inspire the development of new materials with the same herculean toughness.