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Qubitekk Licenses ORNL Single-Photon Source Approach for Quantum Encryption


Qubitekk has non-exclusively licensed an Oak Ridge National Laboratory-developed method to produce quantum light particles, known as photons, in a controlled, deterministic manner that promises improved speed and security when sharing encrypted...
25-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Buchanan Named Deputy for Science and Technology at Oak Ridge National Laboratory


Michelle Buchanan, an accomplished scientific leader and researcher, has been appointed Deputy for Science and Technology at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory by new Lab Director Thomas Zacharia.
20-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gu and Paranthaman Named ORNL Corporate Fellows


Researchers Baohua Gu and Parans Paranthaman have been named Corporate Fellows of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
19-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Leading the Way: ORNL Builds More Reliable, Longer-Lasting Targets for High-Powered Neutron Scattering


The Spallation Neutron Source at ORNL was the first neutron facility to use a liquid mercury target for neutron production when it came online in 2006. The SNS is now a world leader in understanding how mercury targets perform at up to 1.4 megawatts...
18-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

3-D Models Help Scientists Gauge Flood Impact


Using one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers—Titan, the 27-petaflop Cray XK7 at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)—a University of Iowa team performed one of the first highly resolved, 3-D, volume-of-fluid...
18-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Titan Simulations Show Importance of Close 2-Way Coupling Between Human and Earth Systems


A new integrated climate model developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory and other institutions is designed to reduce uncertainties in future climate predictions as it bridges Earth systems with energy and economic models and large-scale human...
18-Jul-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DOE Funds Center for Bioenergy Innovation at ORNL to Accelerate Biofuels, Bioproducts Research


The DOE has announced funding for new research centers to accelerate the development of specialty plants and processes for a new generation of biofuels and bioproducts.
17-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ORNL Researchers Apply Imaging, Computational Expertise to St. Jude Research

In the quest to better understand and cure childhood diseases, scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital accumulate enormous amounts of data from powerful video microscopes. To help St. Jude scientists mine that trove of data,...
6-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Pressure Is on


Researchers with Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) have developed technology to squeeze materials with a million times the pressure of the earth’s atmosphere while studying them with neutrons. When they...
13-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Yonath Discusses Visualizing Ribosomes and Antibiotic Resistance


Ada Yonath, a pioneer in using crystallographic techniques to visualize ribosome structure, was the most recent Eugene P. Wigner Distinguished Lecturer at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Her work continues to contribute to...
12-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

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