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Artificial Intelligence supercomputer

Leading-Edge AI Computing System Now at Home with Brookhaven Lab’s Computational...

The Computational Science Initiative (CSI) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory now hosts one of the newest computing systems aimed at...
face recognition

From Face Recognition to Phase Recognition

If you want to understand how a material changes from one atomic-level configuration to another, it’s not enough to capture snapshots of before-and-after structures....
batteries

Surprising Discovery Could Lead to Better Batteries

A collaboration led by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has observed an unexpected phenomenon in lithium-ion batteries—the most...
Superconductors

Breaking Electron Waves Provide New Clues to High-Temperature Superconductivity

Superconductors carry electricity with perfect efficiency, unlike the inevitable waste inherent in traditional conductors like copper. But that perfection comes at the price of...
data acquisition

Software Developed at Brookhaven Lab Could Advance Synchrotron Science Worldwide

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed new software to streamline data acquisition (DAQ) at the National Synchrotron...
beam-intercepting devicesvideo

New Devices to Control X-rays are Less Expensive, Faster to Make

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a less expensive and more efficient way of controlling x-ray beams...
storage system

Brookhaven Lab’s Scientific Data and Computing Center Reaches 100 Petabytes of...

Imagine storing approximately 1300 years’ worth of HDTV video, nearly six million movies, or the entire written works of humankind in all languages since...
catalyst

New Efficient, Low-Temperature Catalyst for Converting Water and CO to Hydrogen...

Scientists have developed a new low-temperature catalyst for producing high-purity hydrogen gas while simultaneously using up carbon monoxide (CO). The discovery—described in a paper...
molecular vibrations

X-ray Study Reveals Way to Control Molecular Vibrations that Transmit Heat

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a new way to track dynamic molecular features in soft materials,...
brain scanner

A ‘Wearable’ Brain Scanner Inspired by Brookhaven Technology

Patients undergoing a positron emission tomography (PET) scan in today’s bulky, donut-shaped machines must lie completely still. Because of this, scientists cannot use the...
Atmospheric Particles

Amazon Study Reveals that Rainstorms Transport Atmospheric Particles Essential for Cloud...

Understanding how tiny particles emitted by cars and factories affect Earth's climate requires accurate climate modeling and the ability to quantify the effects of...
Superconductivity

Scientists Uncover the Origin of High-Temperature Superconductivity in Copper-Oxide Compound

Since the 1986 discovery of high-temperature superconductivity in copper-oxide compounds called cuprates, scientists have been trying to understand how these materials can conduct electricity...
Nanotechnology

Smarter Self-assembly Opens New Pathways for Nanotechnology

Brookhaven Lab scientists discover a way to create billionth-of-a-meter structures that snap together in complex patterns with unprecedented efficiency
gluon

Scientists Model the “Flicker” of Gluons in Subatomic Smashups

Model identifies fluctuations in the glue-like particles that bind quarks within protons as essential to explaining experimental data on proton structure
nanocluster

Discovery of Gold Nanocluster “Double” Hints at Other Shape-Changing Particles

New analysis approach brings two unique atomic structures into focus
Magnetic Excitations

Scientists Find Surprising Magnetic Excitations in a Metallic Compound

Findings could lead to new ways of harnessing magnetism for computer components
nanoparticles

Brookhaven’s Oleg Gang Named a Battelle ‘Inventor of the Year’

Recognized for work using DNA to guide and regulate the self-assembly of nanoparticles into clusters and arrays with controllable properties
Beamline

Brookhaven Lab Facilities Team Up to Offer Beamline for Cutting-Edge Science

The Coherent Soft X-ray Scattering and Spectroscopy (CSX-2) beamline at the National Synchrotron Light Source II, which hosted its first users in February, was...
Antimatter

Force that Makes Antimatter Stick Together Measured

Antiproton pairs generated in high-energy heavy-ion collisions interact with a strong attractive force.
graphene

Graphene Leans on Glass to Advance Electronics

Scientists' use of common glass to optimize graphene's electronic properties could improve technologies from flat screens to solar cells