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The Best of Both Worlds: How to Solve Real Problems on Modern Quantum Computers
Argonne combines quantum and classical approaches to overcome limitations in current quantum computing hardware.
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3 Sky Surveys Completed in Preparation for Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument
The new project will create the largest 3D map of the universe’s galaxies and glean new insights about the universe’s accelerating expansion.
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SLAC Makes ‘Electron Camera,’ a World-class Tool for Ultrafast Science, Available to Scientists Worldwide
Combined with the lab’s LCLS X-ray laser, it’ll provide unprecedented atomic views of some of nature’s speediest processes.
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'The Golden Age of Heavy Ion Collisions'
RHIC & AGS Annual Users' Meeting attendees celebrate scientific and technological successes and plan for the future.
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Light Dark Matter is a Thousand Times Less Likely to Bump Into Regular Matter Than Previous Astrophysical Analyses Allowed
A SLAC/Stanford study of the population of satellite galaxies orbiting the Milky Way provides new clues about the particle nature of dark matter.
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DIII-D Scientists Develop Technology to Improve Feasibility of Fusion Reactors
New small angle slot (SAS) divertor offers a promising solution for power exhaust in future fusion power plants.
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Discovered: A New Way to Measure the Stability of Next-generation Magnetic Fusion Devices
Researchers have proposed a new measurement technique to avoid problems expected when mapping the fields on large and powerful future tokamaks.
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Designer Proteins Form Wires and Lattices on Mineral Surface
Findings lay foundation for engineered nano-scale circuits, sensors and filters.
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Giving Nanowires a DNA-like Twist
Argonne National Laboratory played a critical role in the discovery of a DNA-like twisted crystal structure created with a germanium sulfide nanowire.
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Who’s Using the User Facilities?
Users come from academia and industry, the United States and abroad to access Argonne User Facility resources.
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University Research News

Experiments Show Dramatic Increase in Solar Cell Output
Method for collecting two electrons from each photon could break through theoretical solar-cell efficiency limit.
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New Imaging Method Aids in Water Decontamination
A breakthrough imaging technique developed by Cornell researchers shows promise in decontaminating water.
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Chicago Quantum Exchange Partners with Leading Companies to Advance Research and Education
Boeing, Applied Materials and others join new corporate partnership program.
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How Common Elements Can Make a More Energy-secure Future
An international team of researchers have devised a way to make optoelectronic materials from cheaper, more abundant elements.
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Creating Molecular Movies of Thin Film Growth
New x-ray technique allows UVM researcher and team to produce more accurate observations of thin film growth in real time.
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A New Way of Making Complex Structures in Thin Films
Self-assembling materials can form patterns that might be useful in optical devices.
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WVU Researchers Map Crystals to Advance Treatments for Stroke, Diabetes, Dementia
Researchers have mapped the crystal structure of a protein that resides in our cells and determined—for the first time—how a drug latches onto it.
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When Kinetics and Thermodynamics Should Play Together
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have pioneered cutting edge methods to study the formation of calcium carbonate in saline water.
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Modeling Earth’s chemistry: Making the Invisible Visible
Professor Kate Maher discusses how researchers use computer modeling to better understand the chemical reactions in Earth’s subsurface.
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Relieving Two Headaches With One Process
Researchers have developed a new method to synthesize a popular pain-relieving medication from plants rather than fossil fuels.
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