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Brookhaven Lab Mobilizes Resources in Fight Against COVID-19

Scientists and staff at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory are marshalling their expertise, unique facilities, and other key resources in the battle against COVID-19.
6-Apr-2020 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists See Energy Gap Modulations in a Cuprate Superconductor

Scientists studying high-Tc superconductors at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have definitive evidence for the existence of a state of matter known as a pair density wave--first predicted by theorists some 50 years...
30-Mar-2020 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Quantum Effect Triggers Unusual Material Expansion

New research conducted in part at Brookhaven Laboratory may bring a whole new class of chemical elements into a materials science balancing act for designing alloys for aviation and other applications.
26-Mar-2020 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Upgrading Biomass with Selective Surface-Modified Catalysts

Loading single platinum atoms on titanium dioxide promotes the conversion of a plant derivative into a potential biofuel.
26-Mar-2020 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Brookhaven Lab's Lijun Wu Receives 2020 Chuck Fiori Award

For the past 20 years, Wu has been advancing quantitative electron diffraction to study batteries, catalysts, and other energy materials.
25-Mar-2020 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Atomic Defect Lines Suppress Deactivation of Iron Oxide Catalysts

A structure based on the low-cost, earth-abundant metal iron may be active enough to promote desired reactions without becoming “poisoned.”
20-Mar-2020 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chasing Lithium Ions on the Move in a Fast-Charging Battery

Atomic distortions emerging in the electrode during operation provide a “fast lane” for the transport of lithium ions.
12-Mar-2020 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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'Strange' Glimpse into Neutron Stars and Symmetry Violation

New results from precision particle detectors at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) offer a fresh glimpse of the particle interactions that take place in the cores of neutron stars and give nuclear physicists a new way to search for...
6-Mar-2020 12:40 PM EST 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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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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