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12.07.18From the Labs

Berkeley Lab Takes a Quantum Leap in MicroelectronicsExternal link

Ramamoorthy Ramesh, a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) scientist in the Materials Sciences Division, leads a major Lab research initiative called “Beyond Moore’s Law,” which aims to develop next-generation microelectronics and computing architectures. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.07.18User Facility

Reflecting Antiferromagnetic ArrangementsExternal link

An x-ray imaging technique developed at Brookhaven Lab's National Synchrotron Light Source II could help scientists understand—and ultimately control—the magnetic structure of promising materials for the development of electronic devices that exploit electron spin. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.07.18User Facility

LHC Ends Second Season of Data-takingExternal link

On December 3rd, operators guided this year's last beam of particles out of circulation at the Large Hadron Collider, the world’s most powerful particle accelerator at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.06.18From the Labs

Borophene Advances as 2-D Materials PlatformExternal link

Physicists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and Yale University have synthesized borophene on copper substrates with large-area (ranging in size from 10 to 100 micrometers) single-crystal domains. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.06.18From the Labs

Topping Off a Telescope with New Tools to Explore Dark EnergyExternal link

Key components for the sky-mapping Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI), weighing about 12 tons, were hoisted atop the Mayall Telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO) near Tucson, Arizona, and bolted into place, marking a major project milestone. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.06.18User Facility

To Curb Maternal Deaths in Developing Countries, Researchers Use X-rays to Map a Lifesaving Drug in ActionExternal link

Using SLAC’s Linac Coherent Light Source, new research will help in the quest to design low-cost drugs that can tackle postpartum bleeding and other conditions without severe side effects. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.04.18User Facility

Matthew Ryder: Understanding the Stability of Next-Generation MaterialsExternal link

Early career scientist Matthew R. Ryder, a Clifford G. Shull Fellow at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), is using neutron science to research how next-generation porous materials known as metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and covalent-organic frameworks (COFs) could be used to meet those challenges.
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12.04.18User Facility

A New ARM Pilot Signs UpExternal link

Combat veteran, pilot, athlete, aircraft entrepreneur and executive Jennifer Armstrong is the first woman to fly ARM’s Gulfstream-159 research aircraft.
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U.S. Department of Energy and Italy’s Ministry of Education, Universities, and Research to Collaborate on Particle Accelerator ConstructionExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Italy’s Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR) signed an agreement to collaborate on the development and production of technical components for PIP-II, a major U.S. particle accelerator project to be located at DOE’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois. The signing took place at the Embassy of Italy in Washington.
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12.03.18User Facility

Using Hydrogen Ions to Manipulate Magnetism on the Molecular ScaleExternal link

A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has determined how to use hydrogen ions, “pumped” from water in the air at room temperature, to electrically control magnetism within a very thin sample of a magnetic material.
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