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PhysOrg
Team uses nuclear forensics to solve mysteries and safeguard materialsOak Ridge National Laboratory’s Joe Giaquinto investigates chemical clues for t
Team uses nuclear forensics to solve mysteries and safeguard materials
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Joe Giaquinto investigates chemical clues for trace-level radioactivity. Giaquinto leads ORNL’s Nuclear Analytical Chemistry and Isotopics Laboratory, which makes critical contributions to nuclear forensics and... Read more
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Science Daily
Researchers use neutrons to gain insight into battery inefficiencyScientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are impr
Researchers use neutrons to gain insight into battery inefficiency
Science Daily / Posted 17 days ago
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are improving the lifetimes of rechargeable batteries that run on lithium, a small atom that can pack tightly into graphite anode materials. The valuable ions are depleted as a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers use neutrons to gain insight into battery inefficiencyIn a Fluid Interface Reactions, Structures and Transport Center project to prob
Researchers use neutrons to gain insight into battery inefficiency
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
In a Fluid Interface Reactions, Structures and Transport Center project to probe a battery’s atomic activity during its first charging cycle, Robert Sacci and colleagues used the Spallation Neutron Source’s vibrational spectrometer to gain chemical... Read more
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PhysOrg
ORNL's thermal cameras snoop beneath surfaces to reveal materials' secretsORNL’s Ralph Dinwiddie uses infrared cameras to create heat maps of working mat
ORNL's thermal cameras snoop beneath surfaces to reveal materials' secrets
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
ORNL’s Ralph Dinwiddie uses infrared cameras to create heat maps of working materials that reveal their thermal properties and subsurface structure. This 1998 image of an aging aircraft’s engine cowling revealed severe subsurface corrosion. Credit:... Read more

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