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Surprising Result Shocks Scientists Studying Spin

Scientists analyzing results of spinning protons striking different sized atomic nuclei at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) found an odd directional preference in the production of neutrons that switches sides as the size of the nuclei...
8-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

CFN Scientist Spotlight: Gregory Doerk Guides the Self-Assembly of Materials to Make Diverse Nanoscale Patterns


Some materials have the unique ability to self-assemble into organized molecular patterns and structures. Materials scientist Gregory Doerk of the Electronic Nanomaterials Group at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN)—a U.S. Department of...
3-Jan-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Q&A with CFN User Xiaowei Teng


Teng of the University of New Hampshire brings his research to design new types of nanostructured materials for energy conversion and storage applications to Brookhaven Lab’s Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN).
21-Dec-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Theorists Propose Conditions Needed to Search for New Form of Matter


UPTON, NY— As scientists have explored the structure and properties of matter at ever deeper levels they’ve discovered many exotic new materials, including superconductors that carry electric current with no resistance, liquid crystals that...
18-Dec-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Accelerating the Self-Assembly of Nanoscale Patterns for Next-Generation Materials


Scientists have come up with a way to massively speed up the ordering process for self-assembling materials. The resulting ultra-small, well-ordered patterns could be used in the fabrication of microelectronics, antireflective surfaces, magnetic...
13-Dec-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Final Check as Instruments Set Sail to Track Aerosols Over Southern Ocean


Imagine spending several weeks aboard a ship traversing the stormiest ocean on Earth, climbing each day to the highest deck to check on scientific instruments mounted inside a windowless, 20-foot shipping container. As you steady yourself against...
7-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

High-Performance Computing Cuts Particle Collision Data Prep Time


For the first time, scientists have used high-performance computing (HPC) to reconstruct the data collected by a nuclear physics experiment—an advance that could dramatically reduce the time it takes to make detailed data available for scientific...
28-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Shantenu Jha Named Chair of Brookhaven Lab's Center for Data-Driven Discovery


Jha—a computational scientist who holds a joint appointment as an associate professor at Rutgers University—will lead a center that provides the focal point for data science research and development.
27-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Brookhaven Lab Construction Technology Poised for Commercialization


Long Island start-up company SulfCrete, Inc. has been exploring commercialization of sulfur polymer, a unique and affordable construction material developed at Brookhaven National Lab that has a very small carbon footprint compared to the existing...
24-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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