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Avoiding Disruptions that Halt Fusion Reactions

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New supercomputing capabilities help understand how to cope with large-scale instabilities in tokamaks.

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Extreme-Scale Code Models Extremely Hot Plasma to Explain Spontaneous Transition

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For the first time, scientists modeled the spontaneous bifurcation of turbulence to high-confinement mode, solving a 35-year-old mystery.

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Supercomputers, exascale computing, National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science

Launching a Supercomputer: How to Set Up Some of the World’s Fastest Computers

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Setting up a supercomputer is far more complicated than just bringing it home from the electronics store. Staff members of the Department of Energy’s supercomputing user facilities spend years on the process, from laying out requirements through troubleshooting. In the end, they run some of the most powerful computers in the world to help solve some of science’s biggest problems.

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Chemistry, Chemical Science, chemical sciences, Plutonium, oxidation state, Oxidations, molecular plutonium, Actinide, actinides, Radionuclide, Radionuclides, Jacs, Journal Of The American Chemical Society, heavy element, heavy elements, Elements, UCI, LANL, Los Alamos National Laboratory, University Of California, university of california at irvine, Radioactive Elements, orbital , Materials, Nuclear Science

A New Oxidation State for Plutonium

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Plutonium has more verified and accessible oxidation states than any other actinide element, an important insight for energy and security applications.

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A Traffic Cop for Molecules

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Easily manufactured, rigid membranes with ultra-small pores provides to be ultra-selective in separating chemicals.

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Creating a Molecular Super Sponge, From the Ground Up

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A new uranium-based metal-organic framework, NU-1301, could aid energy producers and industry.

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Physicists Move Closer to Listening in on Sub-Atomic Conversation

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Calculations of a subatomic particle called the sigma provide insight into the communication between subatomic particles deep inside the heart of matter.

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DOE Office of Science, nano, nano assembly, Nanomaterials, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, self-assembly

Meet the Director: Chuck Black

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This is a continuing profile series on the directors of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facilities. These scientists lead a variety of research institutions that provide researchers with the most advanced tools of modern science including accelerators, colliders, supercomputers, light sources and neutron sources, as well as facilities for studying the nano world, the environment, and the atmosphere.

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Making an Ultra-small Silicon "Chip"

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A new polymer, created with a structure inspired by crystalline silicon, may make it easier to build better computers and solar cells.

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Nuclear Physics, Nuclear Science, Isotopes, Los Alamos National Laboratory, LANL, Nuclear Medicine, Journal of Chromatography A, Nuclear Medicine and Biology, Titanium, titanium isotopes, scandium, isotope generators, isotope harvesting, Isotope, Chromatography, Radiochemistry, BNL, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Brookhaven Nat'l Laboratory, Brookhaven National Lab, Pet Scan, Pet Scans, Medical Imaging, Imaging, Imaging and Diagnostics, Proton Beam, Radioisotope, Radioisotopes, Astrophysics, Astrophysics/Biology, Positron Emission Tomography, Positron Emission Tomography (Pet), Positron Emission

How to Keep a Vital Diagnostic Isotope in Stock

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Researchers succeed in producing larger quantities of a long-lived radioisotope, titanium-44, that generates a needed isotope, scandium-44g, on demand.







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