Science Highlights

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High-dielectric-constant capacitors for hybrid electric vehicles

The DC bus capacitors are currently the largest component of inverters in hybrid electric vehicles.

June 1, 2010
Coulomb dissociation: A new tool for nuclear astrophysics

The stars shine because of nuclear reactions and nucleosynthesis processes.

June 1, 2010
Argonne achieves dramatic improvement in low-temperature engine combustion

Argonne engineers in the Center for Transportation Research are developing an advanced combustion system that achieves high efficiency (diesel-like)

June 1, 2010
Performing operational assessments to create enduring national security outcomes

The Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (COE-DMHA) is a part of the United States Pacific Command (PACOM) and is the principal agency to promote disaster prepar

July 1, 2010
Argonne scientists lead award-winning team in protein crystallography breakthrough

GM/CA-CAT Beamline Scientists Robert Fischetti and Shenglan Xu, both of the Argonne Biosciences Division, led a team of researchers that won an R&D 100 awa

July 1, 2010
Performing operational assessments to create enduring outcomes

The Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (COE-DMHA) is a part of the United States Pacific Command (PACOM) and is the principal agency to promote disaster prepar

July 1, 2010
New ARM mobile facility completes its first test at sea, will study climate

The second ARM Mobile Facility, AMF2, is facing its first test on the open seas off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

July 1, 2010
Squeezing information from materials under extreme pressure

By compressing tiny amounts of material between two diamond anvils, scientists have for more than three decades been able to achieve pressures of over 1 million atmospheres.

July 1, 2010
Key parameters for high-efficiency plastic solar sells revealed

Since their discovery about fifteen years ago, plastic solar cells made from semiconducting polymers and fullerene derivatives ("buckyballs") have shown promise for future commercialization due to

August 1, 2010
Better infrastructure risk and resilience

Argonne National Laboratory has provided key technical support to a U.S.

August 1, 2010