Stories with the tag: Catalysis
A material called mayenite can be turned from an insulator to a transparent conductor and back with a tiny change in its chemical composition. It turns out components called electron anions help to transform crystalline mayenite into semiconducting glass.
Release Date: 8/29/2016
Understanding how methane is made will help researchers produce methane as a fuel source.
Release Date: 5/20/2016
PNNL will help three small businesses reduce the cost of hydropower, cut building energy use, and make adhesives from plants through new projects announced today by DOE’s Small Business Vouchers program.
Release Date: 3/10/2016
Researchers from PNNL will be honored and present new work at the 250th American Chemical Society national meeting, Aug. 16-20.
Release Date: 8/17/2015
Three PNNL researchers have been elected to membership in the Washington State Academy of Sciences.
Release Date: 7/22/2015
When aluminum atoms bunch up, zeolites lose their ability to convert oil to gasoline. An international team of scientists created the first 3-D atomic map of a zeolite in order to find out how to improve catalysts used to produce fuel, biofuel and other chemicals.
Release Date: 7/6/2015
Fundamental science research leader named to new partnership development post.
Release Date: 6/1/2015
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has been selected to receive the first-ever team win for the American Chemical Society’s Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science.
Release Date: 3/24/2015
DGR*Grant Construction of Richland was awarded a bid this week to build a new 16,000 square foot chemistry laboratory building on the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory campus.
Release Date: 3/19/2015
Researchers have determined how key chemicals reactions that turn bio-oil (shown) into gasoline or diesel can be sabotaged by water. The underlying principles can be applied to other processes in biofuels development.
Release Date: 8/20/2014