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Brookhaven and Forge Nano to Mature Noble Gas-Trapping Technology

Through DOE’s Technology Commercialization Fund, the national lab-startup team will develop “nanocages” for nuclear applications.
9-Jul-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Drones Help Calibrate Radio Telescope at Brookhaven Lab

Cosmologists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory are experimenting with a prototype radio telescope, called the Baryon Mapping Experiment (BMX). Built at the Lab in 2017, the prototype serves as a testbed for...
25-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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At the Interface of Organic Chemistry and Nanotechnology with Adam Braunschweig

Adam Braunschweig—a CUNY ASRC associate professor—is a user at Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) studying how molecules in organic semiconductor thin films pack together.
24-Jun-2020 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Effort to Link Plant Genes to Functions in Bioenergy Crops

A new Quantitative Plant Science Initiative led by Brookhaven Lab aims to decode the functions of genes and their impacts on productivity to guide efforts to develop sustainable bioenergy crops.
19-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Celebrating 20 Years of Smashing Success at RHIC

Let’s wind back the clock and take a look at the lead-up to RHIC’s first collisions with these excerpts from the Brookhaven Bulletin. As you’ll see, getting a complicated particle collider up and running takes a lot of teamwork and coordinated...
12-Jun-2020 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Brookhaven Lab Names Project Director for Electron-Ion Collider

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory has named Jim Yeck as Project Director for the Electron-Ion Collider (EIC), a one-of-a-kind nuclear physics research facility to be built at the Laboratory over the next decade in...
8-Jun-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Peering into Functioning Batteries with Sooyeon Hwang

Using electron microscopes, Hwang—a materials scientist at Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN)—characterizes the structure and chemistry of operating battery electrode materials.
1-Jun-2020 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Experimenting with Laser Wakefield Acceleration

Brookhaven Lab intern Prabhjot Kaur is working on an experiment to accelerate particles to greater energies in smaller spaces.
27-May-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Allison McComiskey: An Observer of the Natural World

McComiskey is chair of Brookhaven’s Environmental and Climate Sciences Department.
21-Oct-2019 2:20 PM EDT

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CFN Staff Spotlight: Esther Tsai Brings Expertise in X-ray Imaging

In addition to conducting her own research, Esther Tsai—a staff member in the CFN Electronic Nanomaterials Group—provides user support at two x-ray scattering beamlines that the CFN operates in partnership with NSLS-II.
24-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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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

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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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