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Machine Learning Enhances Light-Beam Performance at the Advanced Light Source
Successful demonstration of algorithm by Berkeley Lab-UC Berkeley team shows technique could be viable for scientific light sources around the globe.
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Machine Learning Analyses Help Unlock Secrets of Stable 'Supercrystal'
A team of university and national lab researchers applied an optical field to reorganize the atoms in a superlattice into a stable supercrystal.
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From Afghanistan to Alaska, With Atmosphere in Between
Military service supports Sandia contractors working at remote research station in Alaska.
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Gotta Catch ’Em All: New NOvA Results with Neutrinos and Antineutrinos
The latest results from the Fermilab NOvA experiment are taking us closer to describing the most basic properties of the mysterious neutrino.
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New Measurement Yields Smaller Proton Radius
Physicists get closer to solving the proton radius puzzle with unique new measurement of the charge radius of the proton.
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A Game-Changing Test for Prion, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s Diseases is on the Horizon
Synthetic molecules made at Berkeley Lab can be used to diagnose numerous devastating illnesses.
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X-rays of Human Skull to Improve Military Helmets
The human skull is extremely complex. To build helmets that protect it well, we need a detailed understanding of its structure and behavior.
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Fermilab Scientist Xingchen Xu Receives Prestigious DOE Award to Develop Superconductors
Xu has received a $2.5 million award to advance research on superconducting magnets for the next generation of particle colliders.
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Going Cold: The Future of Electron Microscopy
Researchers use electron microscopy to produce high-res images at the atomic scale of everything from composite nanomaterials to single proteins.
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Target Practice: Perfecting the Mu2e Production Target
The evolution of the Mu2e production target is a testament to the strength of the team putting it together.
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University Research News

John Price Receives Fifth DOE Grant to Continue Proton Research
Price recently received a three-year, $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to expand “Nuclear Physics with Short-Lived Beams.”
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Overlap Allows Nanoparticles to Enhance Light-based Detection
Rice University scientists have found revealing information where light from a molecule meets light from a nanoparticle.
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Scientists Discover Method to Create and Trap Trions at Room Temperature
A UMD-led team chemically engineered carbon nanotubes to synthesize and trap trions.
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Notre Dame Radiation Laboratory Conducts Radiation, Photochemistry Research
The lab has continued to perform research on the fundamental properties of radiation, as well as photochemical research.
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Building a Better Fluorescence Estimation of Electron Transport in Plants
In a letter published in the journal New Phytologist, researchers suggest a correction for fluorescent measurements of electron transport.
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Rochester Recognized as Leader in High-energy-density Physics
Three of eight national research grants recently awarded by the Department of Energy were given to researchers at the University of Rochester.
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ATLAS Phase I Upgrade Set to Advance High-Energy Particle Physics
Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Laboratory are leading a significant upgrade to the experiment.
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Johns Hopkins Researchers Discover Superconducting Material That Could Someday Power Quantum Computer
Researchers found that a certain superconducting material contains special properties that could be the building blocks for technology of the future.
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FSU Physics Researchers Break New Ground, Explore Unknown Energy Regions
Florida State University physicists are using photon-proton collisions to capture particles in an unexplored energy region.
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Getting to the Root: Finzi Lab Team at the Illinois Energy Farm
This past summer, the Illinois Energy Farm hosted a research team hailing from Boston University (BU) working in CABBI Co-PI Adrien Finzi’s lab.
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