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Cause of Cathode Degradation Identified for Nickel-rich Materials

A team of scientists including researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have identified the causes of degradation in a cathode material for lithium-ion batteries, as...
15-Mar-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Sea Quark Surprise Reveals Deeper Complexity in Proton Spin Puzzle

New data from the STAR experiment at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) add detail and complexity to an intriguing puzzle that scientists have been seeking to solve: how the building blocks that make up a proton contribute to its spin. The...
14-Mar-2019 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Quantum Information Science Effort Expands at Brookhaven Lab

An emerging and exciting research field known as quantum information science (QIS) is ramping up in the Computational Science Initiative (CSI) at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
19-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


James Wishart Awarded Maria Skłodowska-Curie Medal

James Wishart, a chemist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, has been awarded the Maria Skłodowska-Curie Medal by the Polish Radiation Research Society (PRRS). The award recognizes his distinguished...
15-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


CFN User Spotlight: Morgan Huse Measures the Mechanical Forces Generated by Immune Cells

Immunologist Morgan Huse of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center takes advantage of the microfabrication tools and electron microscopes at the CFN to generate micropatterned elastic surfaces composed of flexible micropillars that he then uses to...
8-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Three Brookhaven Scientists Named Highly Cited Researchers

Three scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have been named to the 2018 Highly Cited Researchers List, which recognizes influential researchers whose work ranks in the top one percent of the world’s...
5-Feb-2019 7:30 AM EST Add to Favorites


Predicting Urban and Coastal Microclimates

Brookhaven Lab recently deployed a mobile atmospheric laboratory in urban and coastal areas to improve microclimate forecasting.
29-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Building a Cybersecurity Workforce

Five college teams came to Brookhaven to participate in the annual U.S. Department of Energy cyberdefense competition hosted in December 2018.
24-Jan-2019 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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CFN Staff Spotlight: Priscilla Antunez Guides Partnerships that Advance Nanoscience to Impact Society

Priscilla Antunes, the new assistant director for strategic partnerships at Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN), is helping scientists establish partnerships with universities, other research labs, and industry to increase the...
6-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST


Brookhaven Lab Construction Technology Poised for Commercialization

Long Island start-up company SulfCrete, Inc. has been exploring commercialization of sulfur polymer, a unique and affordable construction material developed at Brookhaven National Lab that has a very small carbon footprint compared to the existing...
24-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory conducts research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, as well as in energy technologies and national security. Brookhaven Lab also builds and operates major scientific facilities available to university, industry, and government researchers.

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Established in 1947 on Long Island, Upton, New York, Brookhaven is a multi-program national laboratory operated by Brookhaven Science Associates for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science. Seven Nobel Prizes have been awarded for discoveries made at the Lab.

Brookhaven has a staff of approximately 3,000 scientists, engineers, technicians, and support staff, and hosts more than 4,000 guest researchers annually.


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