Scientists Pinpoint Cause of Harmful Dendrites and Whiskers in Lithium BatteriesLearn More
Team modifies electrolyte chemistry to prevent the piercing structures.
Shaping Nanoparticles for Improved Quantum Information TechnologyLearn More
Breaking of rotational symmetry in ring-shaped nanoparticle leads to surprising quantum property when illuminated with laser.
New Princeton Supercomputer Advances Fusion Research at PPPLLearn More
Princeton’s new supercomputer, Traverse, will enhance research to develop the science to bring to Earth the fusion that powers the sun & stars.
Nobel Winners’ Ongoing Research Benefits from ORNL Neutron ScienceLearn More
Goodenough and Whittingham made even more discoveries using neutron scattering at the High Flux Isotope Reactor and the Spallation Neutron Source.
New Electrolyte Stops Rapid Performance Decline of Next-generation Lithium BatteryLearn More
Researchers have developed a new electrolyte mixture and a simple additive that could have a place in the next generation of lithium-ion batteries.
Researchers Get Most Comprehensive View Yet of Lithium-ion Battery Electrode DamageLearn More
What they learned could help manufacturers design more reliable and longer-lasting batteries for smartphones and cars.
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Paramagnetic Spins Take Electrons for a Ride, Produce Electricity from HeatLearn More
A team of researchers have observed that local thermal perturbations of spins in a solid can convert heat to energy even in a paramagnetic material.
University of Oregon Microscope Points to More Efficient Solar Fuels DevicesLearn More
A fundamental discovery is pointing toward a new design strategy for devices that can produce hydrogen from sunlight.
Princeton Researchers Explore How a Carbon-fixing Organelle Forms Via Phase SeparationLearn More
A new study lead by Princeton researchers enhances our understanding of an essential component of the global carbon cycle.
Researchers Seek to Revolutionize Catalyst Design with Machine LearningLearn More
Researchers have received a $1.2 million grant from DOE to use machine learning to design more effective catalysts for chemical processing.
Stanford Physicists Funded to Pursue ‘Tabletop’ Physics ExperimentsLearn More
Stanford theorists are exploring the use of smaller, more precise “tabletop” experiments to investigate fundamental questions in physics.
Finding (Microbial) Pillars of the Bioenergy CommunityLearn More
Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center scientists at MSU are studying the phyllosphere, the plant regions above the soil where microbes live.
Binghamton University Professor Wins Nobel Prize in ChemistryLearn More
M. Stanley Whittingham won the prize for pioneering research leading to the development of the lithium-ion battery.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry Goes to John Goodenough of The University of Texas at AustinLearn More
John B. Goodenough, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize.