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Understanding the Generation of Light-Induced Electrical Current in Atomically Thin Nanomaterials

Scientists added an imaging capability to Brookhaven Lab’s Center for Functional Nanomaterials that could provide the optoelectronic information needed to improve the performance of devices for power generation, communications, data storage, and...
23-May-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CFN User Spotlight: Laura Fabris Develops Nanoparticle-Based Tags to Detect Cancer and Viruses at the Single-Cell Level

Physical chemist Laura Fabris—an associate professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department at Rutgers University and principal investigator of the Fabris NanoBio Group—uses the transmission electron microscopes at Brookhaven...
22-May-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Teaming Up to Help Solve Complex Problems in Biology

Brookhaven Lab software engineer Arfath Pasha is helping build out the infrastructure for a web-based bioinformatics platform designed to ultimately help scientists optimize sustainable energy production and improve the environment.
18-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New Technique Reveals Details of Forest Fire Recovery

UPTON, NY—Do you know someone who’s so caught up in the details of a problem that they “can’t see the forest for the trees?” Scientists seeking to understand how forests recover from wildfires sometimes have the opposite problem....
16-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Producing Beneficial Propylene While Consuming a Major Greenhouse Gas

Chemists have identified a catalyst to drive the reaction of carbon dioxide and propane to produce propylene, a globally needed chemical building block used to manufacture many everyday items.
15-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CFN Scientist Spotlight: Ashley Head Brings Surface Studies out of the Realm of Physics into Chemistry

Chemist Ashley Head of the Interface Science and Catalysis Group at the CFN studies the interesting chemical processes and phenomena that take place on surfaces—an understanding relevant to designing efficient catalysts, developing more...
9-May-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Introducing Graduate Students Across the Globe to Photon Science

Brookhaven Lab recently started an online course to teach graduate students about the advanced material characterization techniques available at the National Synchrotron Light Source II.
7-May-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Brookhaven Lab's Matthew Sfeir Named a Battelle "Inventor of the Year"

Matthew Sfeir--a chemical physicist at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials--is being recognized for his research to develop enabling technologies for next-generation electronic devices, particularly in the areas of thin-film optics and solar...
3-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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