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Building a Printing Press for New Quantum Materials

Scientists at Brookhaven's Center for Functional Nanomaterials are building a robotic system to accelerate quantum materials discovery.
22-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Catalyst Renders Nerve Agents Harmless

A team of scientists including researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has studied a catalyst that decomposes nerve agents, eliminating their harmful and lethal effects. The research was published...
22-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Optimizing Network Software to Advance Scientific Discovery

A team optimized software for Intel’s high-speed communication network to accelerate particle physics and machine learning codes.
16-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Meet Diane Hatton: Project Planning, Tracking, and Team Building—the Secrets to Success

Diane Hatton helped navigate the winding path to success for the National Synchrotron Light Source II project at Brookhaven Lab, and will bring her experience to new endeavors at the Lab.
15-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Brookhaven Joins the IBM Q Network Hub at Oak Ridge National Lab

Brookhaven National Lab has joined the IBM Q Network Hub at Oak Ridge National Lab. This hub is part of an international community of Fortune 500 companies, startups, universities, and research labs working with IBM to advance quantum computing and...
10-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


'Electron Shuttle' Protein Plays Key Role in Plant Cell-Wall Construction

Scientists studying plant cell walls have discovered mechanistic details of a protein involved in the assembly of lignin, a key cell-wall component. The protein acts as a targeted "electron shuttle," delivering the "fuel" that drives the...
5-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Samantha Nowak: From CFN User to CFN Postdoc

The chemist was a PhD student user of the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) and is now a CFN postdoc researching polymer self-assembly.
5-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Putting a New Spin on Majorana Fermions

Scientists have proposed a new method for producing more robust Majorana fermions, a kind of quasiparticle that could act as stable bits of information in next-generation quantum computers.
1-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT 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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