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ORNL Microscopy Pencils Patterns in Polymers at the Nanoscale

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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