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July 3, 2014
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Playing Pool with Carbon Atoms

UA physicists have discovered how to change the crystal structure of graphene. The finding could lead to smaller and faster microprocessors. A University of Arizona-led team of physicists has discovered how to change the crystal structure of graphene, more commonly … Continue reading

November 10, 2012
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Crystals for Efficient Refrigeration

Washington, D.C.-– Researchers at the Carnegie Institution have discovered a new efficient way to pump heat using crystals. The crystals can pump or extract heat, even on the nanoscale, so they could be used on computer chips to prevent overheating … Continue reading

September 24, 2012
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A Clock that Will Last Forever

Berkeley Lab Researchers Propose a Way to Build the First Space-Time Crystal Imagine a clock that will keep perfect time forever, even after the heat-death of the universe. This is the “wow” factor behind a device known as a “space-time … Continue reading

September 3, 2012
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Storm-chasing Spacecraft

A U-led experiment flies on a NASA mission to Earth’s radiation belts The story goes that when Earth’s Van Allen Radiation Belts were first discovered, scientists were so amazed by the intensity of radiation, they thought they’d stumbled onto a … Continue reading

July 29, 2012
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Photovoltaics from Any Semiconductor

Berkeley Lab Technology Could Open Door to More Widespread Solar Energy Devices A technology that would enable low-cost, high efficiency solar cells to be made from virtually any semiconductor material has been developed by researchers with the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

May 28, 2012
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The Search for Dark Matter Goes Deeper Underground

With LUX ZEPLIN Berkeley Lab researchers seek to increase the sensitivity of LUX, the most sensitive search for dark matter yet, by orders of magnitude Although it’s invisible, dark matter accounts for at least 80 percent of the matter in … Continue reading

February 1, 2012
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Ferroelectric Switching Discovered For First Time in Soft Biological Tissue

The heart’s inner workings are mysterious, perhaps even more so with a new finding. Engineers at the University of Washington have discovered an electrical property in arteries not seen before in mammalian tissues. The researchers found that the wall of … Continue reading