Colorado School of Mines researchers use neutrons to study weld-induced stress relief in renewable energy infrastructure
Researchers from the Colorado School of Mines used neutrons at Oak Ridge National Laboratory's High Flux Isotope Reactor to measure residual stress of welds used to make large steel tanks that store molten salts for industrial concentrating solar...
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ORNL has 3D printed a channel bracket to go into reactors at Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant this spring, to demonstrate the viability of pre-qualified additively manufactured reactor components.
19-Oct-2020 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Momentum Technologies Inc., a Dallas, Texas-based materials science company that is focused on extracting critical metals from electronic waste, has licensed an Oak Ridge National Laboratory process for recovering cobalt and other metals from spent...
14-Oct-2020 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Tony Schmitz, joint faculty researcher in machining and machine tools at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and mechanical, aerospace and biomedical engineering professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been elected to the College of...
9-Oct-2020 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites
ORNL story tips: Remote population counting, slowing corrosion and turning down the heat
6-Oct-2020 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, a study of a solar-energy material with a bright future revealed a way to slow phonons, the waves that transport heat.
5-Oct-2020 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Neutron scattering at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has shown that cholesterol stiffens simple lipid membranes, a finding that may help us better understand the functioning of human cells.
28-Sep-2020 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Department of Energy officials dedicated the launch of two clean energy research initiatives that focus on the recycling and recovery of advanced manufacturing materials and on connected and autonomous vehicle...
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As a computational hydrologist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Ethan Coon combines his talent for math with his love of coding to solve big science questions about water quality, water availability for energy production, climate change, and the...
19-Sep-2019 3:40 PM EDT
As a researcher at ORNL’s Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, a DOE Nanoscience User Facility, Nina Balke explores avenues for fine-tuning materials’ physical properties to solve energy challenges and expands fundamental research...
26-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
National lab tech to help locate people & power outages during Hurricane Irma; helps prep for Jose & Katia
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Researchers with Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) have developed technology to squeeze materials with a million times the pressure of the earth’s atmosphere while studying them with neutrons. When they...
13-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT
Ada Yonath, a pioneer in using crystallographic techniques to visualize ribosome structure, was the most recent Eugene P. Wigner Distinguished Lecturer at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Her work continues to contribute to...
12-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST