Science Highlights

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Metallic Glass: A Crystal at Heart

Researchers squeezed samples of a metallic glass between the tips of two diamonds in a diamond anvil cell at X-ray beamline 16-ID-B of the High Pressure Collaborative Access Team at the U.S.

August 1, 2011
Coherent Diffractive Imaging in Living Color

Exactly 150 years after the first color photograph was produced, scientists have devised a way of employing the full spectrum of colors from synchrotron and free-electron laser x radiation to image

August 1, 2011
Brain Iron as an Early Predictor of Alzheimer's Disease

New scientific information relevant to Alzheimer's disease, obtained by researchers utilizing the U. S.

August 1, 2011
Lithium-Ion Battery Electrolyte Material Scale-Up

Scientists at Argonne have recently developed an improved, scalable process for the synthesis of the lithium-ion battery solvent (ANL-1NM3) and have successfully generated 3,357g of high purity (&g

June 1, 2011
Argonne studies used to develop new SAE testing procedures for hybrid vehicles

Plug-In Hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) are undergoing intense development and will be mass-produced within the next year.

June 1, 2011
Building a better battery

Researchers utilizing a suite of advanced techniques, including the resources of the U.S.

May 1, 2011
Direct determination of electron injection barrier at metal/organic interfaces

Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory have developed a technique to directly measure the energy barrier that electrical charges encounter when they move across the interface between metals and

May 1, 2011
Comparing photosynthetic and photovoltaic efficiencies and recognizing the potential for improvement

Comparing photosynthetic and photovoltaic efficiencies is not a simple issue.

May 1, 2011
Wastewater technologies for advanced metals removal

Researchers from Argonne and the Purdue University Calumet Water Institute have revealed promising technologies aimed at reducing mercury and vanadium in refinery wastewater going into the Great La

May 1, 2011
Scientists see reduction in radiation damage to proteins when a micron-sized X-ray beam is used to collect data

Radiation-induced damage to protein crystals limits the maximum achievable spatial resolution, even for cryo-cooled protein crystals.

May 1, 2011