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    New round of DOE awards bolsters quantum information science at SLAC

    New round of DOE awards bolsters quantum information science at SLAC

    Researchers at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have received two DOE awards to explore how quantum information can be passed from one quantum device to another. The goal: develop ways to link quantum devices into quantum computing networks that are much more powerful than today's technology and into innovative photon detectors that could open up new areas of research, such as novel searches for dark matter.

    DOE awards ORNL researchers more than $11 million to advance quantum technologies

    DOE awards ORNL researchers more than $11 million to advance quantum technologies

    Three researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory will lead or participate in collaborative research projects aimed at harnessing the power of quantum mechanics to advance a range of technologies including computing, fiber optics and network communication.

    Volker Burkert Named Virginia Outstanding Scientist

    Volker Burkert Named Virginia Outstanding Scientist

    Volker Burkert has been named a Virginia Outstanding Scientist for 2019.

    Brookhaven Lab, Suffolk Girl Scouts Launch Patch Program

    Brookhaven Lab, Suffolk Girl Scouts Launch Patch Program

    UPTON, NY--The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has collaborated with the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County to organize a new patch program that encourages Girl Scouts of all ages to delve into the world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Starting today, Suffolk County Girl Scouts can earn three new Brookhaven Lab patches.

    Chain Reaction Innovations announces expanded call for applications to join its 4th Cohort of innovators at Argonne

    Chain Reaction Innovations announces expanded call for applications to join its 4th Cohort of innovators at Argonne

    Chain Reaction Innovations, the entrepreneurship program at Argonne National Laboratory, is expanding beyond advanced manufacturing and now open to any technology area that can be accelerated to market by leveraging resources available at Argonne.

    DOE announces funding for Argonne projects on better materials and chemistry through data science

    DOE announces funding for Argonne projects on better materials and chemistry through data science

    The Department of Energy has announced Argonne National Laboratory will be receiving funding for two new projects in data science to accelerate discovery in chemistry and material sciences.

    Fermilab achieves world-record field strength for accelerator magnet

    Fermilab achieves world-record field strength for accelerator magnet

    Scientists at the Department of Energy's Fermilab have announced that they achieved the highest magnetic field strength ever recorded for an accelerator steering magnet, setting a world record of 14.1 teslas, with the magnet cooled to 4.5 kelvins or minus 450 degrees Fahrenheit.

    Mainz University, Fermilab agree to joint appointment in support of Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment

    Mainz University, Fermilab agree to joint appointment in support of Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment

    Fermilab and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in Germany have signed an agreement for a joint appointment to work on the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.

    New national facility will explore low-temperature plasma, a dynamic source of innovation for modern technologies

    New national facility will explore low-temperature plasma, a dynamic source of innovation for modern technologies

    Feature describes new collaborative facility hosted by PPPL and Princeton University to advance understanding and control of low-temperature plasma

     Innovators in Argonne's entrepreneurship program amass millions in investments to aid their energy startups

    Innovators in Argonne's entrepreneurship program amass millions in investments to aid their energy startups

    The Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI) program is demonstrating impact in moving energy innovation tech to market as its first cohort leaves Argonne. CRI innovators have raised more than $12.5 million in funding since the program began.

    New funding awarded to two early career scientists

    New funding awarded to two early career scientists

    Two scientists from Argonne National Laboratory have earned prestigious Early Career Research Program awards from the Department of Energy's Office of Science. The award is $2.5 million over five years for early career scientists to advance their research.

    DOE Announces $60.7 Million to Advance Quantum Computing and Networking

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $60.7 million in funding to advance the development of quantum computing and networking.

    DOE to Provide $50 Million for Fusion Energy and Plasma Science Research

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced it will provide $50 million to U.S. universities, private industry and national laboratories for a range of research projects in fusion energy and plasma science.

    DOE Announces $21.4 Million for Quantum Information Science Research

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $21.4 million in funding for research in Quantum Information Science (QIS) related to both particle physics and fusion energy sciences.

    Argonne brings on acclaimed researcher to serve as lead water strategist for the lab

    Argonne brings on acclaimed researcher to serve as lead water strategist for the lab

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory has hired acclaimed researcher Junhong Chen to serve as Lead Water Strategist for the laboratory.

    DOE Announces $64 Million for Research on Plants and Microbes

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $64 million in funding for 25 university-led genomics research projects on plants and microbes for bioenergy and bioproducts.

    DOE Issues Small Business Research and Development Funding Opportunity Announcement

    The Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs issued its first Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for Fiscal Year 2020.

    Bioenergy startup licenses ORNL food-waste-to-fuel system

    Bioenergy startup licenses ORNL food-waste-to-fuel system

    Electro-Active Technologies, Inc., of Knoxville, Tenn., has exclusively licensed two biorefinery technologies invented and patented by the startup's co-founders while working at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The technologies work as a system that converts organic waste into renewable hydrogen gas for use as a biofuel.

    DOE to Provide $27.6 Million for Data Science Research in Chemical and Materials Sciences

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $27.6 million in funding over the next three years for targeted research in data science to accelerate discovery in chemistry and material sciences.

    Explore the Site of a New Telescope Survey That Will Map the Universe in 3-D

    Explore the Site of a New Telescope Survey That Will Map the Universe in 3-D

    For a special sneak preview before the official start of observations in early 2020, join scientists, engineers, and others who are working on the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) for an exclusive day of access. DESI, under installation at Kitt Peak National Observatory, will capture the light from tens of millions of distant galaxies to better understand the accelerating expansion of the universe.

    A Community-Driven Data Science System to Advance Microbiome Research

    A Community-Driven Data Science System to Advance Microbiome Research

    The National Microbiome Data Collaborative (NMDC), a new initiative aimed at empowering microbiome research, is gearing up its pilot phase after receiving $10 million from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science.

    Brookhaven Lab and University of Delaware Begin Joint Initiative

    Brookhaven Lab and University of Delaware Begin Joint Initiative

    The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and the University of Delaware (UD) have begun a two-year joint initiative to promote collaborative research in new areas of complementary strength and strategic importance.

    IDEMIA Identity & Security USA licenses ORNL advanced optical array

    IDEMIA Identity & Security USA licenses ORNL advanced optical array

    IDEMIA Identity & Security USA has licensed an advanced optical array developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The portable technology can be used to help identify individuals in challenging outdoor conditions.

    Jefferson Lab Welcomes New Director of Accelerator Operations

    Jefferson Lab Welcomes New Director of Accelerator Operations

    After an extensive search, Camille Ginsburg has been selected as the director of accelerator operations at DOE's Jefferson Lab.