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ORNL Microscopy Pencils Patterns in Polymers at the Nanoscale


Scientists have used advanced microscopy to carve out nanoscale designs on the surface of a new class of ionic polymer materials for the first time.
17-Dec-2014 2:25 PM EST

Story Tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, December 2014

Better brain imaging; ecosystem research; computer modeling explains IPCC item; better electronics; ORNL partnership with Julich.
2-Dec-2014 3:00 PM EST

ORNL Researchers Buchanan, Liang, Mayes Named AAAS Fellows


Three staff members from Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
24-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

Spiraling Back in Time


Using a code developed for GPU supercomputing architectures, including that of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Cray XK7 Titan, to simulate the evolution of the Milky Way galaxy, a team of researchers from the...
17-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST

Oak Ridge to Acquire Next Generation Supercomputer


The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility has signed a contract with IBM to bring a next-generation supercomputer to Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
14-Nov-2014 11:10 AM EST

Good Vibrations Give Electrons Excitations That Rock an Insulator to Go Metallic


A team led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has made an important advancement in understanding a classic transition-metal oxide, vanadium dioxide, by quantifying the thermodynamic forces driving the transformation. The...
7-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

ORNL Materials Researchers Get First Look at Atom-Thin Boundaries


Scientists have made the first direct observations of a one-dimensional boundary separating two different, atom-thin materials, enabling studies of long-theorized phenomena at these interfaces.
10-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

ORNL Thermomagnetic Processing Method Provides Path to New Materials


For much the same reason LCD televisions offer eye-popping performance, a thermomagnetic processing method can advance the performance of polymers.
6-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

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