Latest Brookhaven National Laboratory Stories

2012-05-03 19:56:23

By measuring how strongly electrons are bound together to form Cooper pairs in an iron-based superconductor, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, Cornell University, St. Andrews University, and collaborators provide direct evidence supporting theories in which magnetism holds the key to this material's ability to carry current with no resistance.

2012-04-24 22:44:28

Detailed studies of one of the best-performing organic photovoltaic materials reveal an unusual bilayer lamellar structure that may help explain the material's superior performance at converting sunlight to electricity and guide the synthesis of new materials with even better properties.

2012-03-29 21:50:19

An international collaboration of scientists has reported a landmark calculation of the decay process of a kaon into two pions, using breakthrough techniques on some of the world's fastest supercomputers.

Liquid-like Materials May Pave Way For New Thermoelectric Devices
2012-03-24 02:49:43

In the continual quest for better thermoelectric materials—which convert heat into electricity and vice versa—researchers have identified a liquid-like compound whose properties give it the potential to be even more efficient than traditional thermoelectrics.

2012-01-30 08:00:00

Brookhaven National Laboratory completes Phase I of a major renovation to science laboratories in an effort to modernize their existing research facilities, including materials science and fuel

2011-07-27 09:20:02

Computational studies aim to increase use of plant oils as renewable resource.

2011-07-26 08:11:58

New multiferroic mechanism could lead to next-generation memory and sensing devices.

2011-07-11 18:57:41

Researchers have built optical nanostructures that enable them to slow photons down and fully control light dispersion.

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