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CFN User Spotlight: Nik Singh Seeks Better Battery Materials

Since 2011, Nikhilendra (Nik) Singh has been a senior scientist in the Materials Research Department at the Toyota Research Institute of North America. His quest to find alternatives to lithium-ion batteries has brought him to Brookhaven Lab's...
10-Feb-2020 8:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Great Neck South Wins Long Island Regional Science Bowls

UPTON, NY—On Thursday, Jan. 30 and Friday, Jan. 31, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory held two back-to-back installments of the Long Island Science Bowl, a regional branch of DOE’s 30th annual National...
7-Feb-2020 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Cathode 'Defects' Improve Battery Performance

Chemists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have made a new finding about battery performance that points to a different strategy for optimizing cathode materials. Their research, published in Chemistry of...
5-Feb-2020 9:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Making High-Temperature Superconductivity Disappear to Understand Its Origin

Purely electronic interactions could be behind copper-oxygen compounds conducting electricity without resistance at relatively high temperatures.
3-Feb-2020 1:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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CFN Staff Spotlight: Xiaohui Qu Bridges the Data Science-Materials Science Gap

As a staff member in the Theory and Computation Group at Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Qu applies various approaches in artificial intelligence to analyze experimental and computational nanoscience data.
31-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Monitoring Intermediates in CO2 Conversion to Formate by Metal Catalyst

The production of formate from CO2 is considered an attractive strategy for the long-term storage of solar renewable energy in chemical form.
29-Jan-2020 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Theoretical Study Points to Jade-Like Materials as Quantum Spin Liquids

Materials that can host this exotic liquid-like magnetic state could be harnessed for next-generation energy and computing applications.
28-Jan-2020 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Meet Liguo Wang, Scientific Operations Director of LBMS

This spring, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory will open its new cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) center, the Laboratory for BioMolecular Structure (LBMS). A state-of-the-art research center for life sciences...
22-Jan-2020 8:05 AM 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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