Stories with the tag: EMSL
More American homes could be powered by the earth’s natural underground heat with a nontoxic fluid that could cut in half the amount of water needed for a new power generation method called enhanced geothermal systems.
Release Date: 4/15/2015
Using a powerful microscope to watch multiple cycles of charging and discharging under real battery conditions, researchers have gained insight into the chemistry that clogs rechargeable lithium batteries.
Release Date: 4/9/2015
A suite of analytical innovations used to detect and measure very low levels of compounds and elements has topped $10 million in licensing income for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and its operator Battelle. It’s the first time that income tied to a specific technology developed at PNNL has reached this level, and most of the money has been directly reinvested in the laboratory.
Release Date: 4/2/2015
Out of the lab and into the world, two innovations from PNNL are making a splash in communities that produce biofuel from wet algae and analyze complex liquids.
Release Date: 1/30/2015
PNNL scientists David Asner, Don Baer, and Chris Mundy elected Fellows in the American Physical Society.
Release Date: 1/15/2015
Internationally known radiochemist hired to lead new initiative in Nuclear Process Science.
Release Date: 12/15/2014
A rubber-like coating on silicon nanoparticles improves their performance as electrodes in rechargeable batteries. Taking a peek inside while they charge shows us why.
Release Date: 12/2/2014
In an attempt to create a metal oxide with the properties of metal, researchers have created a semiconducting material that could enable fuel cells to operate at a temperature that can lead to much greater efficiency.
Release Date: 9/10/2014
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
Three PNNL scientists selected for membership in the Washington State Academy of Sciences.
Release Date: 7/21/2014