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Revolutionizing Data Access Through Tiled

UPTON, NY–Every time scientists study a new material, they must wade through an ocean of data. Today, a whole ecosystem of scientific tools creates a wild variety of data to be explored. This exploration will now get a lot easier thanks to...
24-Nov-2021 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Brookhaven Lab and Small Business Partner to Advance Characterization Tools

Center for Functional Nanomaterials scientists are developing environmental cells for imaging and spectroscopy instruments.
10-Nov-2021 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Converting Methane to Methanol -- With and Without Water

UPTON, NY -- Chemists have been searching for efficient catalysts to convert methane -- a major component of abundant natural gas -- into methanol, an easily transported liquid fuel and building block for making other valuable chemicals. Adding...
8-Nov-2021 10:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Next-Gen Semiconductor Manufacturing Tech Wins DOE National Pitch Competition

A process for making hybrid organic-inorganic materials (photoresists) sensitive to extreme-ultraviolet (EUV) light is one of two technologies that won the 2021 National Labs Accelerator Pitch Event. This technology—developed at the Center for...
1-Nov-2021 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Imaging the Chemical Fingerprints of Molecules

Experiment, theory, and simulation show basic chemical properties are imprinted in atomic force microscope images and may help ID unknown molecules.
29-Oct-2021 4:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists Spot Rare Neutrino Signal for Big Physics Finding

Scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory developed a software toolkit that reconstructs and isolates neutrino data in 3D. This software directly enabled the long-awaited findings from the MicroBooNE experiment released today by Fermilab in four...
27-Oct-2021 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Zhongwei Dai: Exploring the Strange Quantum World of 2D Materials

Zhongwei Dai, a researcher in the Interface Science and Catalysis Group of the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, probes the properties of atomically thin materials to identify promising candidates for quantum information science applications
21-Oct-2021 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Two Brookhaven Lab Physicists Named APS Fellows

The American Physical Society (APS) has elected two scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory as 2021 APS fellows. The awardees are Kétévi Adiklè Assamagan and Swagato Mukherjee.
18-Oct-2021 12:25 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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