Rare earth elements are the “secret sauce” of numerous advanced materials for energy, transportation, defense and communications applications.
Bruce Moyer, leader of the Chemical Separations group in the Chemical Sciences Division at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has won the 2019 Glenn T.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory has teamed with Cornell College and the University of Tennessee to study ways to repurpose waste soft drinks for carbon capture that could help cut carbon dioxide emissions.
A team of researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated that designed synthetic polymers can serve as a high-performance binding material for next-generation lithium-ion batteries.
An organic chemist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Santa Jansone-Popova focuses on the fundamental challenges of chemical separations that translate to world-changing solutions for clean water and sustainable energy.
Scientists have demonstrated a new bio-inspired material for an eco-friendly and cost-effective approach to recovering uranium from seawater.
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Washington State University teamed up to investigate the complex dynamics of low-water liquids that challenge nuclear waste pr
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 1, 2019 – Sheng Dai, a researcher at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS).
Ionic conduction involves the movement of ions from one location to another inside a material. The ions travel through point defects, which are irregularities in the otherwise consistent arrangement of atoms known as the crystal lattice.