Science Highlights

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The consequences of disruptions to inland waterway systems

In a collaborative partnership with the Illinois Terrorism Task Force, multiple Federal agencies and Archer Daniels Midland Co., Argonne developed an end-to-end systems analys

March 1, 2011
Tuning collective properties of artificial nanoparticle "supercrystals"

Researchers utilizing the U.S.

April 1, 2011
Lithium-ion electrolyte material process scale-up

Scientists at Argonne have recently developed an improved, scalable process for the synthesis of the lithium-ion battery overcharge protection redox shuttle (ANL-RS2) and have successfully generate

April 1, 2011
Argonne researcher Misun Min recognized for top paper

A paper by Argonne assistant computer scientist Misun Min and her collaborator Taehun Lee at the City College of City University of New York has been recognized as one of the "Top 25 Hottest Articl

April 1, 2011
The molecular mechanics of hearing and deafness

With the help of X-ray light sources at two DOE Office of Science national laboratories, including the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne, researchers have resolved the molecular structure of one ke

April 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
Superconducting cavity for ATLAS upgrade achieves world-record accelerating field

The prototype superconducting (SC) cavity for the ARRA-funded efficiency and intensity upgrade of the ATLAS facility has undergone first testing.

May 1, 2011