|5/19/2011 1:05:19 PM | Nanoparticles | 0 comments|
Nanoparticles help scientists harvest light with solar fuels|
The humble alga, hated by boaters and pool owners, may someday help provide us with the raw machinery to power our appliances.
|4/6/2011 11:26:17 PM | Industry | 0 comments|
Argonne Researcher named top-5 materials scientist of 2000s|
Led the invention of two unique processes for the creation of nanocrystals
|3/20/2011 6:18:39 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
Scientists use light to join nanoparticles into new materials|
Researchers found that the carbon nanoparticles decomposed or deformed to create a kind of "glue" that enabled the creation of long gold and carbon chains that assembled continuously wherever the laser was pointed.
|1/27/2011 8:33:06 PM | Partnership | 0 comments|
Argonne, Envia strike deal to license advanced battery technology|
Argonne National Laboratory has licensed its cathode technology to Envia Systems, based in Newark, Calif. The deal marks the fifth licensing agreement for the Argonne-developed cathode technology.
|1/12/2011 4:24:17 PM | Energy | 0 comments|
Argonne battery technology helps power Chevy Volt|
The battery's chemistry is based in part on a revolutionary breakthrough pioneered by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.
|11/18/2010 4:58:59 PM | Nanoparticles | 0 comments|
DNA can act like Velcro for nanoparticles|
DNA can do more than direct how bodies our made — it can also direct the composition of many kinds of materials, according to a new study from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory.
|11/16/2010 1:10:00 PM | Energy | 0 comments|
Molecular "stencils" open up new possibilities for solar energy|
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have begun to use molecular “stencils” to pave the way to new materials that could potentially find their way into future generations of solar cells, catalysts and photonic crystals.
|11/10/2010 11:27:55 AM | Industry | 0 comments|
Argonne materials and nanotechnology researchers receive Presidential honors|
Argonne materials scientist Dillon Fong and nanoscientist Elena Shevchenko were selected by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy for their contributions to meeting America’s scientific and technological missions and the country’s economic, energy, health and security needs.
|11/2/2010 9:17:35 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Argonne Distinguished Fellow receives Buckley Prize for physics research|
Campuzano, who hails from Paraguay and now lives in Oak Park, Ill., was nominated for his innovations in angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy, an experimental technique used to observe electrons within solids.
|9/30/2010 11:11:34 AM | Partnership | 0 comments|
NCKU and ANL Hoped to Expand Bilateral Cooperation on Existing Grounds|
2nd Taiwan-Argonne Workshop on Nano-Structured Materials
|9/29/2010 8:03:20 AM | Research | 0 comments|
New technique allows 3-D visualization of quantum property|
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have developed a new technique that maps the magnetic vector potential — one of the most important electromagnetic quantities and a foundation of quantum mechanics — in three dimensions.
|8/10/2010 11:06:02 AM | Energy | 0 comments|
Kentucky surges ahead in efforts to help build domestic battery industry|
Industry veteran Ralph Brodd to lead manufacturing R&D center
|5/28/2010 2:43:26 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
Los Alamos-Argonne partnership will aid understanding of complex materials|
An intimate understanding of complex materials that lie at the heart of pharmaceuticals or even nuclear weapons can occur more quickly and efficiently thanks to an agreement between Los Alamos and Argonne national laboratories.
|5/15/2010 12:10:57 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Argonne scientists reveal secret of nanoparticle crystallization in real time|
A collaboration between the Advanced Photon Source and Center for Nanoscale Materials at U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has "seen" the crystallization of nanoparticles in unprecedented detail.
|4/13/2010 7:17:30 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Scientists develop green method to produce propylene oxide|
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have identified a new class of silver-based catalysts for the production of the industrially useful chemical propylene oxide that is both environmentally friendly and less expensive.
|4/8/2010 8:07:51 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
Scientists develop environmentally friendly way to produce propylene oxide using silver nanoclusters|
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have identified a new class of silver-based catalysts for the production of the industrially useful chemical propylene oxide that is both environmentally friendly and less expensive.
|2/3/2010 12:28:57 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Argonne scientists awarded supercomputing time to accelerate discoveries|
Five researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory will lead projects that have been awarded a total of 80 million hours of computing time on Argonne’s energy-efficient Blue Gene/P.
|2/3/2010 12:27:11 AM | Energy | 0 comments|
Funding to push battery technology from Argonne Laboratory to marketplace|
After more than a decade of experience in lithium-ion battery research, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory know well the challenges of getting manufacturers interested in advanced materials for their batteries.
|1/14/2010 5:54:25 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Argonne scientists squeeze more out of metal-organic framework|
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have discovered a new route to transform the structure of porous materials at industrially-accessible high pressures.
|12/22/2009 1:21:17 AM | Energy | 0 comments|
Argonne advanced battery research driving to displace gasoline|
As scientists race to find environmentally sound solutions to fuel the world’s ever-growing transportation needs, battery researchers are exploring the promise of lithium-air battery technology.
|12/14/2009 6:48:41 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Argonne scientists discover mechanism behind superinsulation|
Discovery may lead to new types of electronics
|12/12/2009 11:03:53 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Argonne scientists to control attractive force for nanoelectromechanical systems|
DARPA to provide funding to quell Casimir force
|11/20/2009 7:56:07 AM | Nanoparticles | 0 comments|
Damping of acoustic vibrations in gold nanoparticles|
Vibrations in nanostructures offer applications in molecular-scale biological sensing and ultrasensitive mass detection.
|11/18/2009 1:09:43 AM | Energy | 0 comments|
Argonne to construct $95 million energy research facility|
Federally-funded project part of long-range lab modernization plan
|10/22/2009 4:34:31 PM | Energy | 0 comments|
Argonne dedicates new microscopy facility at Center for Nanoscale Materials|
Research may lead to energy-efficient engines, advanced medical therapy
|10/19/2009 6:05:58 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
Argonne scientists find new set of multiferroic materials|
The trail to a new multiferroic started with the theories of a U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory scientist and ended with a multidisciplinary collaboration that created a material with potential impact on next generation electronics.
|10/13/2009 5:21:08 PM | Industry | 0 comments|
Nanonex at CNM User Meeting at Argonne National Laboratory|
Nanonex Corp. was invited by Argonne National laboratory to introduce its low-cost, high-throughput, large-area patterning of 3D nanostructures with sub-10 nm resolution and accurate overlay alignment nanoimprint lithography (NIL) solution at Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) Users Meeting in October 2009.
|10/8/2009 12:50:33 PM | Partnership | 0 comments|
NCKU and Argonne National Laboratory Sign MOU|
Both institutes will together make great efforts in promoting joint research and developments in energy technology and nanotechnology.
|10/1/2009 5:01:57 PM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Ti nanoparticles target brain cancer cells|
Scientists from the DOE's Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago's Brain Tumor Center have developed a way to target brain cancer cells using inorganic titanium dioxide nanoparticles bonded to soft biological material.
|9/24/2009 4:24:06 PM | Nanoparticles | 0 comments|
Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Catalyze Brain Tumor Death|
Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago Medical Center’s Brain Tumor Center have developed a way to target brain cancer cells using inorganic titanium dioxide nanoparticles bonded to antibodies.
|8/26/2009 12:12:07 PM | Grants | 0 comments|
Argonne receives $29 million in additional Recovery Act funds for major facilities upgrades, research|
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has received an additional $29.1 million in DOE Office of Science (SC) funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for a range of improvements and upgrades to major scientific facilities and other projects.
|8/23/2009 1:38:48 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Argonne scientist named one of the world's top innovators|
Elena Shevchenko, nanoscientist at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, has joined a select list of the world's youngest top innovators chosen by Technology Review magazine for her work at Argonne's Center for Nanoscale Materials.
|8/20/2009 10:21:33 AM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Argonne, University of Chicago scientists develop targeted cancer treatment using nanomaterials|
Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago's Brain Tumor Center have developed a way to target brain cancer cells using inorganic titanium dioxide nanoparticles bonded to soft biological material.
|8/13/2009 2:29:01 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Mechanical energy dissipation in ultrananocrystalline diamond microresonators|
Researchers in the Nanofabrication and Devices group, in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania, Advanced Diamond Technologies Inc., and Innovative Micro Technology, have discovered that defects at the grain boundary in ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD) hold primary responsibility for the fundamental mechanism of energy dissipation.
|7/21/2009 7:13:03 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Argonne chemist wins AWIS Innovator Award for nanoparticle research|
The Chicago chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) granted its third annual Innovator Award to Tijana Rajh, group leader of the Nanobio Interfaces research group at Argonne National Laboratory’s Center for Nanoscale Materials.
|5/9/2009 10:38:31 AM | Industry | 0 comments|
Argonne scientists receive tech transfer award for battery R&D|
The nanophased lithium titanium oxide spinel anode system is made for use in high-power lithium-ion batteries for hybrid electric vehicles (HEV).
|4/12/2009 10:55:36 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Leading-edge data analytics and visualization enable breakthrough science on Argonne's Blue Gene/P|
The ALCF's Intrepid provides resources for the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program, which supports computationally intensive projects from industry, scientific researchers and research organizations.
|3/15/2009 8:12:31 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Argonne scientists discover new platinum catalysts for the dehydrogenation of propane|
Discovery may lead to new strategies for industrial catalysts
|3/2/2009 12:34:38 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Seeing the small picture: X-ray nanoprobe pushes observation to ever smaller frontiers|
The unparalleled access to state-of-the-art tools and high-intensity X-rays gives researchers at Argonne's Advanced Photon Source the capability to see structural details of cells and materials at smaller scales than ever before.
|3/2/2009 12:30:39 PM | Electronics | 0 comments|
Argonne scientists pinpoint mechanism to increase magnetic response of ferromagnetic semiconductor under high pressure|
Europium oxide may help usher in next generation of microelectronics
|1/31/2009 12:14:11 PM | Research | 0 comments|
New control of nanoscale 'magnetic tornadoes' holds promise for data storage|
At the human scale, the tightly wrapped spinning columns of air in a tornado contain terrifying destructive power that ravages communities. At the nanoscale, however, closely coiled magnetic vortices hold the promise of a new generation of computers.
|1/6/2009 11:34:47 PM | Industry | 0 comments|
Argonne scientist Orlando Auciello named AAAS fellow for contributions in materials science|
As part of the Materials Science Division and the Center for Nanoscale Materials at the laboratory, Auciello was elected as an AAAS Fellow for outstanding technical accomplishments in the science and technology of thin films and for distinguished service to the materials research profession.
|12/24/2008 12:34:00 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Argonne scientists receive presidential award for advancement of science|
Assistant chemist Yugang Sun and physicist Robin Santra of the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory today received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) to recognize their contribution to the advancement of science.
|11/30/2008 4:48:46 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Argonne scientists discover possible mechanism for creating 'handedness' in biological molecules|
The creation of chirality from the elementary building blocks of matter is one of the great mysteries of the origin of life. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have discovered a way to induce this handedness in pre-biological molecules.
|8/5/2008 12:54:28 AM | Nanoparticles | 0 comments|
Argonne scientists discover networks of metal nanoparticles are culprits in alloy corrosion|
New alloy composition could cut costs for petrochemical industry
|7/21/2008 7:22:36 AM | Industry | 0 comments|
Ener1 Earns Prestigious R&D 100 Award for Innovative Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Battery Technology|
The award is shared by Ener1 and its research partner, the U.S. Department of Energy and University of Chicago's Argonne National Laboratory.
|6/24/2008 12:52:00 AM | Defense | 0 comments|
DARPA funds Argonne-led project to develop technology for advanced radar, communications systems|
To develop high-performance integrated diamond microelectro-mechanical system (MEMS) and complementary metal-oxide-semiconductors devices (CMOS) for radar and mobile communications using an Argonne developed and patented Ultrananocrystalline Diamond (UNCDTM) film technology.
|6/6/2008 7:08:46 PM | Nanoparticles | 0 comments|
Argonne research unveiling the secrets of nanoparticle haloing|
A glass of milk, a gallon of paint and a bottle of salad dressing all look to the naked eye like liquids. But when viewed under a microscope these everyday liquids, called "colloids," actually contain small globules or particles that stay suspended in solution.
|5/13/2008 11:26:53 PM | Bio/Medicine | 0 comments|
Biochips can detect cancers before symptoms develop|
In their fight against cancer, doctors have just gained an impressive new weapon to add to their arsenal. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have developed a chip that can save lives by diagnosing certain cancers even before patients become symptomatic.
|4/18/2008 1:15:14 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Argonne National Laboratory Discover How Nanocluster Contaminants Increase Risk Of Spreading Through Groundwater|
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Notre Dame, were able to use high-energy X-rays from the Argonne Advanced Photon Source to finally discover and study the structure of plutonium nanoclusters.
|4/17/2008 5:41:52 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Argonne scientists develop techniques for creating molecular movies|
They may never win an Oscar, but scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have developed techniques for creating accurate movies of biological and chemical molecules, a feat only theorized up until now.
|4/9/2008 10:02:58 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Newly discovered 'superinsulators' promise to transform materials research, electronics design |
Superinsulation may sound like a marketing gimmick for a drafty attic or winter coat. But it is actually a newly discovered fundamental state of matter created by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory in collaboration with several European institutions. This discovery opens new directions of inquiry in condensed matter physics and breaks ground for a new generation of microelectronics
|12/20/2007 7:03:18 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Hybrid semiconductors show zero thermal expansion|
Could lead to hardier electronics and optoelectronics
|12/6/2007 4:22:06 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Gov. Blagojevich announces $70 million financing for new world-class supercomputing facility at Argonne National Laboratory|
Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today announced a significant investment that will enable the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory to house the world's most advanced supercomputers.
|11/23/2007 3:37:11 PM | Research | 0 comments|
A new high-performance computer cluster at the Center for Nanoscale Materials is number 150 on the list of the world's 500 fastest computers|
New Argonne supercomputer makes 'Top 500' list
|11/5/2007 6:57:54 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Heavier hydrogen on the atomic scale reduces friction|
Scientists may be one step closer to understanding the atomic forces that cause friction, thanks to a recently published study by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Houston and the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.
|11/3/2007 11:34:19 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Research predicts size-induced transition to nanoscale half-metallicity|
How big does a cluster of metal atoms actually have to be before it starts acting like a metal: ductile, malleable and a conductor?
|10/4/2007 11:00:58 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Argonne's Center for Nanoscale Materials is fully operational|
The Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) at the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, one of the premier nanoscience research facilities in the world, has been declared fully operational.
|9/13/2007 5:51:52 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Researchers improve ability to write and store information on electronic devices|
New research led by the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory physicist Matthias Bode provides a more thorough understanding of new mechanisms, which makes it possible to switch a magnetic nanoparticle without any magnetic field and may enable computers to more accurately write and store information.
|9/13/2007 5:19:42 PM | Industry | 0 comments|
New Scientists Join Argonne's Center for Nanoscale Materials|
Argonne's Center for Nanoscale Materials is a national resource for the
US to foster new research capabilities in nanoscale synthesis and
processing, and it plays a key role in the DOE's participation in the
interagency National Nanotechnology Initiative.
|7/31/2007 7:39:42 PM | Energy | 0 comments|
Nanotechnology helps scientists make bendy sensors for hydrogen vehicles|
In recent years, Americans have been intrigued by the promise of hydrogen-powered vehicles. But experts have judged that several technology problems must be resolved before they are more than a novelty.
|7/23/2007 6:55:28 AM | Nanoparticles | 0 comments|
Tightly packed molecules lend unexpected strength to nanothin sheet of material|
Scientists at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory have discovered the surprising strength of a sheet of nanoparticles that measures just 50 atoms in thickness.
|6/30/2007 9:34:59 PM | Products | 0 comments|
Xradia Delivers Hard X-ray Nanoprobe Microscope to Argonne National Laboratory|
The hard x-ray Nanoprobe (NPI) delivers an unprecedented high resolution better than 30nm for elemental and structural analysis using scanning probe and full-field transmission x-ray microscopy.
|6/26/2007 10:52:53 PM | Research | 0 comments|
World's first hard X-ray free-electron laser is on course to completion|
It will be the first X-ray laser to combine the brilliance of laser sources with the penetrating power and atomic sensitivity of X-rays.
|6/19/2007 3:11:57 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Practical on-board hydrogen storage is goal of new Argonne research project|
The Argonne research will investigate nanostructured polymeric materials as hydrogen storage adsorbents
|5/29/2007 11:37:44 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Magnetic 'handedness' could lead to better magnetic storage devices|
Better magnetic storage devices for computers and other electronics could result from new work by researchers in the United States and Germany
|5/12/2007 4:35:27 PM | Research | 0 comments|
New '1/f noise' discovery promises to improve semiconductor-based sensors|
More sensitive sensors and detectors based on semiconductor electronics could result from new findings by researchers from the United States, Norway and Russia
|5/8/2007 6:26:21 PM | Research | 0 comments|
New 'layered-layered' materials promise to improve rechargeable lithium batteries|
The technology is based on a new material for the positive electrode made of a unique nano-crystalline, layered-composite structure
|4/2/2007 8:32:47 PM | Electronics | 0 comments|
Flexible electronics could find applications as sensors, artificial muscles|
Flexible electronic structures with the potential to bend, expand and manipulate electronic devices are being developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
|3/6/2007 6:30:47 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Solar energy conversion offers a solution to help mitigate global warming|
Solar energy has the power to reduce greenhouse gases and provide increased energy efficiency, says a scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, in a report published in the March issue of Physics Today.
|3/6/2007 6:25:05 PM | Energy | 0 comments|
New nanoscale engineering breakthrough points to hydrogen-powered vehicles|
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have developed an advanced concept in nanoscale catalyst engineering – a combination of experiments and simulations that will bring polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells for hydrogen-powered vehicles closer to massive commercialization.
|11/14/2006 12:44:41 AM | Optics | 0 comments|
Breaking the Nanometer Barrier in X-ray Microscopy|
Argonne National Laboratory scientists in collaboration with Xradia have created a new X-ray microscope technique capable of observing molecular-scale features, measuring less than a nanometer in height. Improving our understanding of interactions at the nanoscale holds promise to help us cure the sick, protect our environment and make us more secure
|10/24/2006 1:10:14 AM | Research | 0 comments|
Biodegradable nanospheres offer novel approach for treatment of toxin exposure, drug delivery|
A new technology to clean the blood of victims of radiological, chemical and biological terrorist attacks is being developed jointly by Argonne National Laboratory, the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute and The University of Chicago Hospitals
|8/8/2006 6:15:14 PM | Partnership | 0 comments|
Diamond technology to revolutionize mobile communications|
Argonne National Laboratory partners with Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc., Innovative Micro Technology, Inc., and the University of Wisconsin-Madison to develop high-performance telecommunication devices using Ultrananocrystalline Diamond
|7/8/2006 2:03:05 AM | Materials | 0 comments|
Liquid alloy shows solid-like crystal structure at surface|
A substance used in nanotechnology contains unusual structures at its surface, a team of researchers led by Oleg Shpyrko, Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory has learned.
|7/5/2006 11:22:52 PM | Nanotubes | 0 comments|
Carbon nanotube building blocks open up possibilities for advanced electronics|
A new method to systematically modify the structure of single-walled carbon nanotubes could expand their electronic properties and open the path to nano-electronics.
|4/11/2006 12:40:32 AM | Research | 0 comments|
New environmental chamber aids nano-studies of metal oxides|
The first experiment in the new chamber revealed intriguing information about how copper oxidizes at the nano-level and established a new basic model for understanding oxidation
|1/19/2006 10:21:24 PM | Research | 0 comments|
New nano-finding points to new computer technologies based on magnetic spin|
An unusual pool of scientific talent at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, combined with new nanofabrication and nanocharacterization instruments, is helping to open a new frontier in electronics, to be made up of very small and very fast devices.
|1/4/2006 5:05:16 PM | Research | 0 comments|
Study of nanoscale gold could lead to optical chips|
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have found that gold "shines" in a different way at the nanoscale, and the insights may lead to new optical chips for computers or for switches and routers in fiber networks.
|8/31/2005 11:54:31 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
Argonne researchers create new diamond-nanotube composite material|
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have combined the world's hardest known material – diamond – with the world's strongest structural form – carbon nanotubes
|8/5/2005 5:16:03 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
Diamond nanotubes and new insight into the nature of nanodiamond|
Diamond nanotube technology promises new electronics products
|6/12/2005 11:01:25 PM | Nanotubes | 0 comments|
Nanotube water doesn't freeze — even at hundreds of degrees below zero|
A new form of water has been discovered by physicists in Argonne's Intense Pulsed Neutron Source (IPNS) Division. Called nanotube water, these molecules contain two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom but do not turn into ice — even at temperatures near absolute zero.
|5/27/2005 3:02:04 PM | Grants | 0 comments|
Argonne to receive $3 million for basic research on fuel cell catalysts|
The high-intensity X-rays from the Advanced Photon Source and nanoscale science at the Center for Nanoscale Materials are key enabling resources
|5/5/2005 4:06:04 PM | Research | 0 comments|
The nano-revolution continues at Argonne|
Federal and state officials will visit Argonne National Laboratory May 6 to participate in a cornerstone-laying ceremony for the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM).
|5/5/2005 3:48:06 PM | Research | 0 comments|
New materials provide insight into radioactivity in the environment, self-assembling nanostructures|
Called actinyl peroxide compounds, these materials self-assemble into nano-sized, hollow cages that could have useful new electronic, magnetic and structural properties important to the emerging world of nanotechnology.
|12/7/2004 12:49:22 PM | Optics | 0 comments|
World's highest resolution microscope will assist researchers studying the enhanced properties of nanomaterials|
TEAM designs world's highest resolution microscope
|10/4/2004 2:46:50 PM | Materials | 0 comments|
Nanomaterials break out of laboratory into marketplace|
Miniature medical machines that can bring sight to the blind and computers that work at the speed of light are no longer the stuff of futuristic novels.
|7/19/2004 4:26:25 PM | Defense | 0 comments|
Engineered nanoparticles used as a clean-up system for buildings and monuments exposed to radioactive materials|
Having this system available will allow the nation to be more prepared in case of a terrorist attack with a “dirty bomb” or other radioactive dispersal device.