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SEPTEMBER 13, 2019
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Charting the Frontier of Electron Microscopy

A gathering of international experts in Portland, Oregon, explored the future of electron microscopy and surfaced potential solutions in areas including new instrument designs, high-speed detectors, and data analytics capabilities.
AUGUST 12, 2019
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A Window into the Hidden Nuclear World

A multi-institute team develops an imaging method that reveals how uranium dioxide (UO2) reacts with air. This could improve nuclear fuel development and opens a new domain for imaging the group of radioactive elements known as actinides.
JUNE 26, 2019
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Tough Materials for Tough Environments

Researchers apply numerical simulations to understand more about a sturdy material and how its basic structure responds to and resists radiation. The outcomes could help guide development of the resilient materials of the future.
JUNE 19, 2019
Staff Accomplishment

PNNL Fellow Wins Medard W. Welch Award

His research is dedicated to the development of experimental tools and expertise critical for controlled synthesis and characterization of complex oxides, and gaining deep understanding of structure-composition-function relationships.
MAY 6, 2019
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Designer Defects in Diamonds

Researchers have come up with a new method for creating synthetic “colored” nanodiamonds, a step on the path to realization of quantum computing, which promises to solve problems far beyond the abilities of current supercomputers.
MAY 3, 2019
Staff Accomplishment

Simmons Recognized at DOE Merit Review

PNNL materials scientist Kevin Simmons is part of a collaboration that was recognized for work in hydrogen safety, codes and standards recently at the DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program annual merit review and peer evaluation.
MAY 1, 2019
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Modeling Nanomaterials on Modern Earth

A study co-led by PNNL and reviewed in Science investigates how nanomaterials—both ancient and modern—cycle through the Earth’s air, water, and land, and calls for a better understanding of how they affect the environment and human health.