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AI Expo Showcases Lab’s Diversity of Machine Learning and Deep Learning Research
ORNL hosted its first AI Expo on Monday, July 29 to showcase the diverse portfolio of AI research taking place across the Laboratory.
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A Glimpse into the Future: Accelerated Computing for Accelerated Particles
Fermilab scientists and other collaborators successfully tested a prototype machine-learning technology that speeds up processing by 30 to 175 times.
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Fermilab's Newest Accelerator Delivers First Results
The Integrable Optics Test Accelerator, designed to be versatile and flexible, is enabling researchers to push the frontiers of accelerator science.
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PPPL Physicist Stoltzfus-Dueck Will Explore the Performance of Fusion Plasma with an Early Career Research Award
Stoltzfus-Dueck will use the five-year, approximately $500,000 per year award to develop and test models essential to the confinement of plasma.
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For Superconductors, Discovery Comes from Disorder
Scientists explain the ways in which two such arrangements compete w/ each other & affect the temperature at which a material becomes superconducting.
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Fermilab Scientist Pedro Machado Receives Prestigious DOE Award to Develop New Theories for Neutrino Research
Machado will receive $2.5 million for five years so he can develop new theories & methods to interpret the results of Fermilab neutrino experiments.
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Scientists Discover Potential Path to Improving Samarium-cobalt Magnets
Scientists have discovered a potential tool to enhance magnetization and magnetic anisotropy.
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Cool Roofs Can Help Shield California’s Cities Against Heat Waves
New Berkeley Lab study finds that in reducing air temperatures, cool roofs could protect urbanites from heat waves.
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Spearheaded by Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, A Community-Driven Data Science System to Advance Microbiome Research
The National Microbiome Data Collaborative will develop an open-access framework for harnessing microbiome data to accelerate discoveries.
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Fermilab Scientist Nhan Tran Receives Prestigious DOE Award to Expand Particle Collider Research Capabilities Using Artificial Intelligence
Fermilab scientist Nhan Tran is developing computer systems to cope with the increasing amounts of data that particle colliders produce.
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University Research News

Jeff Thompson recognized by Department of Energy with Early Career Award
Thompson, an assistant professor of electrical engineering at Princeton, uses optical circuits to isolate and manipulate individual atoms in crystals.
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Antineutrino Detection Could Help Remotely Monitor Nuclear Reactors
Measuring the flow of subatomic particles from nuclear reactors could allow continuous remote monitoring designed to detect fueling changes.
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Surprising Discovery Could Change the Way Industry Uses Nickel
A team of researchers at Texas A&M University has found that nickel not only corrodes, but does so in a way that scientists least expected.
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OU Professor Recipient of DOE Early Career Research Program Funding
Bin Wang is the recipient of a five-year, $750,869 grant from DOE's Office of Science as part of the DOE Early Career Research Program.
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Toward a Better Battery
Materials scientists at UC Santa Barbara uncover source of degradation in sodium batteries.
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Three on Faculty Awarded DOE Early Career Grants
Three Cornell faculty members were awarded grants by the U.S. Department of Energy as part of its Office of Science Early Career Research Program.
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Carnegie Mellon's Jyoti Katoch Receives DOE Early Career Grant to Probe Quantum Matter
Katoch's research focuses on understanding the properties of two-dimensional quantum materials.
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Scientists Create Artificial Catalysts Inspired by Living Enzymes
Researchers have made a significant advance in the development of artificial catalysts for making cleaner chemicals and fuels at an industrial scale.
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Unique Electrical Properties in Quantum Materials Can be Controlled Using Light
New research on Weyl semimetals unlocks unique quantum properties that can be used to create light-controlled electronic devices in the future.
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Quantum Entanglement in Chemical Reactions? Now There’s a Way to Find Out
Purdue researchers have modified a popular theorem for identifying quantum entanglement and applied it to chemical reactions.
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