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Meet Cliff Brutus: Mechanical Engineer, Project Manager, and Life-Long Learner

Jean Clifford (Cliff) Brutus, an engineer at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, has a cool job--literally. He’s developing components to keep particle beams circulating in the Lab's Relativistic Heavy Ion...
11-Aug-2022 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Simons Foundation Announces New Collaboration on Confinement and QCD Strings

The Simons Foundation has announced a new research collaboration to explore the "glue" that holds the visible matter of the universe together. This team will delve into the details of quantum chromodynamics (QCD) -- the theory that describes the...
28-Jul-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Brookhaven Lab's Visiting Faculty Program Fosters New Nano Center at SUNY – Buffalo State

In a successful pilot extension of the Visiting Faculty Program, Saquib Ahmed leveraged the program’s resources to build out a nanoscience center at his home institution.
21-Jul-2022 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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National Quantum Information Science Research Centers to Host Virtual Career Fair Sept. 14

UPTON, NY– After a successful first event, the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science’s National Quantum Information Science (QIS) Research Centers are preparing for their second virtual QIS Career Fair, to be held on Sept. 14, 2022. The...
19-Jul-2022 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Meet Kayla Hernandez: Electrical Engineer Helps Send Particle Beams Into RHIC

Meet Kayla Hernandez: Electrical Engineer Helps Send Particle Beams Into RHIC
18-Jul-2022 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Statistics Unlock Secrets of Particles, Pandemics, and More

What do physicists exploring the fundamental particles that make up our universe and doctors tracking COVID-19 cases have in common? Statistics! Both sift through enormous amounts of data looking for patterns. Now members of this not-so-unlikely...
12-Jul-2022 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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10 Years Later, Higgs Boson Discoverers Publish Refined Measurements

Particle physics changed forever on July 4, 2012. That was the day the two major physics experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC), CMS and ATLAS, jointly announced the discovery of a particle that matched the properties of the Higgs...
6-Jul-2022 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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RHIC/AGS Users' Meeting Emphasizes Diverse Workforce Opportunities

Many of the nuclear physicists tuning in to the 2022 Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) & AGS (Alternating Gradient Synchrotron) Users' Meeting participated in a half-day workshop on June 8 dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and...
30-Jun-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Observing Oxidation at the Atomic Level with Guangwen Zhou

The Binghamton University professor uses facilities at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials to study surface and interface reactions in real time and under reaction conditions.
14-Oct-2021 2:35 PM EDT

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Making High-Quality Materials with Mingzhao Liu

The Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) staff scientist fabricates thin-film materials for applications in solar energy conversion and quantum information science.
4-Oct-2021 11:15 AM EDT

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Automating 2-D Material Exfoliation with Suji Park

Park, a staff researcher at Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials, is designing and building an automated system to generate high-quality ultrathin "flakes," which can be stacked into layered structures that are essentially new...
16-Oct-2020 12:25 PM EDT

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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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