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Understanding Silicon Failure Opens Up Research Path for Higher-Capacity Lithium-Ion Batteries

In silicon-wire lithium-ion batteries, electrolytes carve away the silicon, blocking electron pathways and greatly diminishing the charging capacity of these promising devices.
29-Jul-2021 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Quantum Research Gives Insights Into How Quantum Light Can Be Mastered

A team of scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory propose that modulated quantum metasurfaces can control all properties of photonic qubits, a breakthrough that could impact the fields of quantum information, communications, sensing and...
21-Jul-2021 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Energy Secretary recognizes exceptional project management at Los Alamos

The team responsible for managing the Exascale Class Computing Cooling Equipment (ECCCE) project at Los Alamos National Laboratory was recognized by the Secretary of Energy with an Achievement Award last week. Construction of the project was...
20-Jul-2021 8:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Emergent Magnetic Monopoles Isolated Using Quantum-Annealing Computer

Using a D-Wave quantum-annealing computer as a testbed, scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory have shown that it is possible to isolate so-called emergent magnetic monopoles, a class of quasiparticles, creating a new approach to developing...
15-Jul-2021 6:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Laboratory, Partners Secure $4.7 Million in DOE Funding

Los Alamos National Laboratory and private-sector partners have secured a total of $4.7 million in Technology Commercialization Funds from the Department of Energy (DOE) to accelerate bringing cutting-edge energy technologies and solutions to the...
14-Jul-2021 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Neutron-clustering Effect in Nuclear Reactors Demonstrated for First Time

For the first time, the long-theorized neutron-clustering effect in nuclear reactors has been demonstrated, which could improve reactor safety and create more accurate simulations, according to a new study recently published in the journal Nature...
12-Jul-2021 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Software Evaluates Qubits, Characterizes Noise in Quantum Annealers

High-performance computer users in the market for a quantum annealing machine or looking for ways to get the most out of one they already have will benefit from a new, open-source software tool for evaluating these emerging platforms at the...
2-Jul-2021 11:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Bahran honored with Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Service

Rian Bahran, a Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist on assignment in Washington, D.C, has received the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service for his exemplary performance.
22-Jun-2021 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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