Thin-walled diamond shells carry payloads of boron dust; the dust mitigates destructive plasma disruptions in fusion confinement systems.
Scientists discover an unexpected source of new materials, with potential for energy applications.
A flowing magnetically responsive liquid seamlessly regulates the shape and properties of solids, letting them perform an array of jobs.
Researchers demonstrated record accelerating cavity performance using a technique that could lead to significant cost savings.
Beam chopper cuts accelerator-generated ion beams under highly demanding conditions.
Successful models of the fraught dynamics of two particle beams in close contact lead to smoother sailing in an area of particle acceleration.
American ingenuity is providing radical productivity improvements from advanced materials and robotic systems developed at the Department of Energy's Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Particles act in a way that justifies extrapolating simulation results to astrophysical scales.
Engineers can model heat distribution in reactor designs with fewer or no approximations.
A first-of-its-kind computer simulation reveals self-healing cement for geothermal and oil and gas wells performs better than originally thought.
Researchers use advanced nuclear models to explain 50-year mystery surrounding the process stars use to transform elements.
The radii of three proton-rich calcium isotopes are smaller than previously predicted because models didn't account for two nuclear interactions.
The behavior of active magnetic liquids suggests new pathways to transport particles across surfaces and build materials that self-heal.
Discovery of new boron-containing phase opens the door for resilient flexible electronics.
Materials prevent battery failure by inhibiting tree-like growths.
Titan supercomputer tells origin story of nanoparticle size distributions with large-scale simulations.
Production of actinium-227 ramps up for use in a drug to fight prostate cancer that has spread to bone.
Scientists use software to "develop" images that trace neutrinos' interactions in a bath of cold liquid argon.
Insight about energy flow in copper-based material could aid in creating efficient molecular electronics.
First measurements of heat flux in plasmas experientially sheds light on models relying on classical thermal transport.
Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Accelerate Efforts to Develop Clean, Virtually Limitless Fusion Energy
The Fusion Recurrent Neural Network reliably forecasts disruptive and destructive events in tokamaks.
The spin direction of protons was reversed, for the first time, using a nine-magnet device, potentially helping tease out details about protons that affect medical imaging and more.
Design principles lead to a catalyst that splits water in a low pH environment, vital for generating solar fuels.
Antiquark spin contribution to proton spin depends on flavor, which could help unlock secrets about the nuclear structure of atoms that make up nearly all visible matter in our universe.
A precision measurement of the proton's weak charge narrows the search for new physics.