August 5th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Materials’ surfaces are really important because they influence how something interacts with the rest of the world—and big advances in the understanding and fabrication of surfaces mean big advances in how those surfaces can function.
July 1st, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Oak Ridge National Laboratory recently announced the launch of the Institute for Functional Imaging of Materials, which will unite experts in imaging instrumentation, fundamentals in physical and chemical imaging processes, and data analytics.
June 26th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
ORNL launches imaging institute, Corning supplies NASA, construction jobs are up, Samena considers RAK liquidation, and Morgan Advanced Materials finds its niche.
May 19th, 2014 | by Peter Wray
Ceramics: The Building Blocks of Construction Ceramic products like floor, wall and roofing tile, cement, brick, gypsum, sewer pipe, …
May 7th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
ORNL researchers have developed a battery that not only can be made as small as a coin, but can also last for a decade
March 30th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Google's vice president of energy believes the work of scientists and engineers will be key in finding solutions to global energy challenges
February 24th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a new “low-cost superhydrophobic coating” that counteracts sun-blocking contaminates that settle on photovoltaic surfaces
August 27th, 2012 | by Peter Wray
These color-enhanced scanning electron microscope images show nanosheets resembling tiny rose petals. The nanosheets are key components of a new …
August 2nd, 2012 | by Peter Wray
DOE/ARPA-E has given the green light to 19 new projects related to energy storage with an emphasis on electric vehicle …
November 4th, 2011 | by Peter Wray
Kristin Persson is one of the experts behind the Materials Project, the new computational tool aimed at taking the guesswork …