News Archive 2005-2015

News Archive 2005-2015

“ORNL Microscopy Finds Evidence of High-Temperature Superconductivity in Single Layer,” Newswise (September 30, 2015)

"Alloy engineering addresses long-standing problem of semiconductor defects," PhysOrg (September 28, 2015)

"EECS Doctoral Student Earns Trio of Recognitions," Tennessee Today (September 16, 2015)

"Eyes on the Prize," ORNL News (August 11, 2015)

"Semiconductor-less Transistors the Goal," EE Times (August 5, 2015)

"Scalable 'Building Blocks' May Pave The Way For Thinner Electronic Devices," Tech Times (July 24, 2015)

“ORNL Researchers Make Scalable Arrays of 'Building Blocks' for Ultrathin Electronics,” ScienceNewsline (July 22, 2015)

“Helium ‘balloons’ offer new path to control complex materials,” Science Daily (June 26, 2015)

“Silica ‘spiky screws’ enhance industrial coatings,” New Materials News (June 25, 2015)

“ORNL Researchers Develop Temperature-Controlled Shape-Memory Polymer,” AZO Materials (May 22, 2015)

“ORNL team demonstrates first large-scale graphene composite fabrication,” Green Car Congress (May 15, 2015)

“Superhydrophobic glass coating offers clear benefits,” ScienceDaily (May 11, 2015)

“Researchers probe chemistry, topography and mechanics with one instrument,” R&D Magazine (May 4, 2015)

“Mixing up a batch of stronger metals,” PhysOrg (April 14, 2015)

“Methane To The Rescue! New Energy Efficient Graphene Desalination Membrane For The 99%,” Clean Technica(April 3, 2015)

“Materials science duo advances next wave of alloys; work conducted at ORNL, UT,” Oak Ridge Today (March 24, 2015)

“ORNL microscopy directly images lithium dendrite formation in batteries; new technique for studying electrochemical processes,” Green Car Congress (March 6, 2015)

“Now You See It … UT, Vanderbilt scientists are taking the science fiction out of invisibility,” Memphis Daily News(February 28, 2015)

CNMS research on photothermal excitation AFM featured in ACS Nano podcast (basic or enhanced version; link tojournal article)

“ORNL researchers tune friction in ionic solids at the nanoscale,” Science and Technology Research News (January 28, 2015)

“More absorbent 2D stacks through layer transfer rather than epitaxy,” Semiconductor Today (December 29, 2014)

“Crown Ethers Flatten in Graphene for Strong, Specific Binding,” Lab Manager (December 23, 2014)

“Microscopy pencils patterns in polymers at the nanoscale,” Science Daily (December 17, 2014)

“US lab advocates tyre pyrolysis to supply EV batteries,” Tyrepress (December 10, 2014)

“Discovery by UT Engineers Makes Invisibility Tantalizingly Close,” Tennessee Today (November 25, 2014)

“Vanderbilt/ORNL team discovers new form of crystalline order that could be attractive for thermoelectric applications,” Green Car Congress (November 17, 2014)

“ORNL materials researchers get first look at atom-thin boundaries,” Space Daily (November 11, 2014)

“UT, ORNL Team Up in Possible Spintronics Advancement,” Tennessee Today (November 7, 2014)

“New material could lead to longer-lasting batteries,” PC World (October 24, 2014)

“Super stable garnet ceramics may be ideal for high-energy lithium batteries,” ChemEurope (October 23, 2014)

“Novel approach to magnetic measurements atom-by-atom,” Uppsala University (October 1, 2014)

“Pixel Engineered Electronics Have Growth Potential,” Rice University (September 29, 2014)

“Interface surprises may motivate novel oxide electronic devices,” Science Daily (September 23, 2014)

“Materials scientists play atomic Jenga,”  R&D Magazine (September 4, 2014)

“Scientists learn to control reactions with the shape of a rare-earth catalyst,” Phys.Org (August 28, 2014)

“Rubber meets the road with new carbon, battery technologies,” ScienceDaily (August 27, 2014)

“Scientists develop low-voltage water splitter that uses abundant materials,” ORNL Press Release (August 25, 2014)

“Catalytic gold nanoclusters promise rich chemical yields,” Phys.Org (August 25, 2014)

“New research to develop next-generation ‘race track memory’ technology,” R&D Magazine (August 13, 2014)

“Racetrack Memory to Beat Hard Drives & Flash,” EE Times (August 12, 2014)

“ORNL study reveals new characteristics of complex oxide surfaces,”  eScience News (July 25, 2014)

“Oak Ridge National Laboratory Launches Imaging Institute,” ORNL Press Release (June 23, 2014)

“A new look at the solid-liquid interface,” Phys.Org (May 22, 2014)
   -highlighting research by CNMS users from University College Dublin

“Visualizing an electrode,” Nanowerk (May 18, 2014)

“MIT and Oak Ridge Scientists Develop New Methods to Harvest Fresh Water from Fog,” International Business Times (May 16, 2014)

“Scientists Create Three-Atom Wide Wires Using Electron Beams,” Nature World News (April 29, 2014)- includes video

“Graduate Student Creates a Nanowire Just Three Atoms Wide Using an Electron Beam,” Time (April 29, 2014)- includes video

“Double-duty electrolyte enables new chemistry for longer-lived batteries,” R&D Magazine (April 24, 2014)

“New technique lets scientists examine the quirks of lithium-ion batteries in real time,” ClimateWire (March 11, 2014)

“SOLAR SURPRISE 'Multidisciplinary ORNL team discovers unexpected effect of heavy hydrogen in organic solar cells'” ORNL Press Release (March 5, 2014)

“Real-time view of battery electrochemistry,” Science Daily (February 19, 2014)

“Ballistic Transport in Graphene Suggests New Type of Electronic Device,” Georgia Tech Press Release (February 5, 2014)

“New Capability Helps Overcome Limitations in the Study of Energy and Materials Applications,” The National Institute for Computational Sciences (January 15, 2014)

“New Twist on Epitaxial Growth Opens New Possibilities for Two-Dimensional Materials,” IEEE Spectrum (January 13, 2014)

“Researchers Invent ‘Sideways’ Approach to 2-D Hybrid Materials,” Lab Manager (January 13, 2014)

“How to build a ‘memcomputer,’” Physics World (November 19, 2013)

“Oxygen ‘sponge’ presents path to better catalysts, energy materials,” R&D Magazine (August 29, 2013)

“Breakthrough Energy-Dense Battery Uses Lithium and Sulfur,” Scientific American (June 6, 2013)

“Opening the Eye Popping Possibilities of the Smallest Scales,” DOE Office of Science website (May 23, 2013)

“Hands-on CNMS school delivers '10 years of literature in four days'," ORNL Press Release (March 12, 2013)

“Battery Material Prevents Fires, Stores Five Times the Energy,” MIT Technology Review (January 25, 2013)

“ORNL's Sean Smith elected AAAS Fellow,” Atomic City Underground at (November 30, 2012)

“ORNL develops lignin-based thermoplastic conversion process,” Newswise (November 30, 2012)

“Catching Lithium Ions in Action in a Battery Electrode,” US DOE Office of Science, BES Highlights (October 2012)

“ORNL Research Uncovers Path to Defect-free Thin Films,” Wireless Design & Development (September 24, 2012)

“Researchers explore Li-air battery reversibility on the nanoscale,” Phys.Org (August 8, 2012)

“Small equals sensitive for MEMS-based antenna,” R&D Magazine (August 7, 2012)

“Nanotube 'sponge' has potential in oil spill cleanup,” Oak Ridger (May 10, 2012)

“Boundary Between Electronics and Biology Is Blurring: First Proof of Ferroelectricity in Simplest Amino Acid,”Science Daily (April 19, 2012)

“Oil Spill Clean-Up May be Made Easier by Carbon-Nanotube Tech,” Gant Daily (April 17, 2012)

“Technique Creates Piezoelectric Ferroelectric Nanostructures,” Newswise (February 21, 2012)

“ORNL microscopy explores nanowires' weakest link,” (February 13, 2012)

“Cummings appointed to two NSF advisory boards,” (February 2012)

“Coatings Influence Nanoparticle Toxicity,” Chemical & Engineering News (January 12, 2012)

“Nanoscale Metallic Conductivity Demonstrated in Ferroelectrics,” Science Daily (January 9, 2012)

“Describing reactions in a fuel cell on the nanoscale,” Nanowerk News (December 28, 2011)

“Cummings to receive Touloukian Award,” (December 2011)

“Two UT–ORNL Scientists, Bredesen Center Leaders Elected AAAS Fellows,” Tennessee Today (December 8, 2011)

“What a double at ORNL! Maksymovych wins Young Scientist & Top Scientist awards,” Atomic City Underground(November 15, 2011)

“Imaging the electrochemical reaction in solid oxide fuel cells,” Ceramic Tech Today (August 25, 2011)

“Asylum Research Win MT-10 Award for Electrochemical Strain Microscopy,” AZoNano- the A to Z of Nanotechnology(August 18, 2011)

“ORNL microscopy generates new view of fuel cells,” Materials Views (August 18, 2011)

“Growing Straight Nanofibers,” Laboratory Equipment (August 17, 2011)
   - see also “Ions Control Shape of Nanofibers Grown on Clear Substrate,” 
      nanotimes (click here then jump to page 66)

“Three at ORNL get early-career awards,” Atomic City Underground (May 17, 2011)

“Nanotechnologists Must Take Lessons from Nature,” Nanotechnology Now (April 30, 2011)

“New pixel technology could pave way for next generation of consumer electronics,” Nanowerk News (April 28, 2011)

“New microscopy technique could advance battery performance,” Medill Reports (January 13, 2011)

“Australian to lead ORNL's nanoscience center,” Knoxville News-Sentinel (December 27, 2010)

“ORNL scientists crack materials mystery in vanadium dioxide,” Science Blog (November 23, 2010)

“Battery behavior at the nanoscale,” Nano Magazine (September 15, 2010)

“Synthetic Biology Research on Biofuels Has a Mathematical Angle,” University at Buffalo News (September 9, 2010)

“Scientists explain graphene mystery,” (August 23, 2010)

“ORNL and Asylum Research Receive Microscopy Today Innovation Award for New Band Excitation SPM Technology,” Nanowerk News (August 13, 2010)

“Nanoscale Inhomogeneities in Superconductors Explained,” ScienceDaily (August 9, 2010)

“Unprecedented look at oxide interfaces reveals unexpected structures on atomic scale,” (August 4, 2010)

“Polymer synthesis could aid future electronics,” Nanowerk News (July 19, 2010)

“Thin-Film Material Increases Power Production in Fuel Cells,” AZoNano- the A to Z of Nanotechnology (June 22, 2010)

ORNL’s Ian Anderson and Ilia Ivanov talk about novel applications of CNMS nanoscience on WBIR-TV.
Video Merging Man with Machine- Nanomaterials for artificial skin (May 24, 2010)

“Band Excitiation Technique Provides Insight into Unique Properties of Materials,” AZoM- the A to Z of Materials(May 13, 2010)

“ORNL Guest House construction underway,” Atomic City Underground (April 23, 2010)

“Carbon nanotube composite holds promise for bionics,” Nanowerk News (April 22, 2010)

“Lab-on-a-Chip with Moveable Channels,” Science Daily (March 24, 2010)

“Sensor exploits traditional weakness of nano devices,” R&D Magazine (February 16, 2010)

“Smart Coating Improves Biocompatibility of Implants and Reduces Infection,” R&D Magazine (February 3, 2010)

“Researchers develop 'self-healing' polymers at the nanoscale,” (November 6, 2009)

“Researchers can precisely manipulate polarization in nanostructures,” (October 23, 2009)

“ORNL finding could help electronics industry enter new phase,” Nanotechnology Now (June 25, 2009)

“Scientists demonstrate for the first time a giant intrinsic electroresistance in conventional ferroelectric films,”Nanowerk News (June 16, 2009)

“Electronics Could Become Smaller, Faster, More Powerful and Use Less Energy,” AZoM™-The A to Z of Materials(June 16, 2009)

"Sergei V. Kalinin Wins ACerS Robert L. Coble Award for Young Scholars," (April 2009)

“Using (really) fast computers to simulate materials,” Atomic City Underground at (January 22, 2009)

“Gerhardt Completes Sabbatical at CNMS/ORNL,” Georgia Tech MSE News 2008

“Flawed nanotubes could be perfect silicon replacement,” New Scientist (December 15, 2008)

“Asylum Research and ORNL Offer New Monograph on Piezoresponse Force Microscopy for Electromechanical Studies,” Nanotechnology Now (December 13, 2008)

“ORNL supercomputer simulation wins Gordon Bell Prize,” ORNL News Release (November 20, 2008)
     -- team members from CNMS include Thomas Schulthess, Thomas Maier, 
        Michael Summers, and Gonzalo Alvarez

"ORNL researchers win six R&D 100 awards," ORNL News Release (July 1, 2008)
    -- winners include Adaptive Band Excitation Spectroscopy which was developed 
        for scanning probe microscopy instruments at the CNMS and is now offered as 
        an advanced capability for CNMS users

"The Next Small Thing: A problem found in one lab is solved in another," ORNL Review (May 2008)

"Nano center tightens focus to build on early success," KnoxNews (January 9, 2008)

"Couple explores polymers at nanoscience center," DOE Pulse (December 3, 2007)

"Nanofibres under control," NanotechWeb-Technology Update (November 2007)

"Simpson elected as IEEE Fellow" (November 2007)

"Cummings elected as AAAS Fellow" (November 2007) "Carbon nanotubes’ non-volatile memory elements,"NanotechWeb-Lab Talk (October 26, 2007)

"Carbon nanofibres: On the brain," Nature Nanotechnology (August 2007)

"Cummings to receive 2007 AIChE Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum Award" (August 2007)

"Next-generation LEDs will be developed with nanotechnology," Nanowerk News (March 20, 2007)

"A&M-Commerce student gains 'valuable' insight at top lab," North Texas e-News (February 21, 2007)

"Designing new materials with nanostructures as building blocks," Nanowerk Spotlight (January 4, 2007)

"Scientifically Super Sites," KnoxNews (November 6, 2006)

"Nano competition debuts at Oak Ridge National Laboratory," ORNL News Release (October 11, 2006)

"Flipping the spin...," Nanowerk Spotlight (September 27, 2006)

"ORNL nanoscience center officially complete," ORNL News Release (September 25, 2006)

"Virginia Tech Researchers Design Polymer Macromolecules As Gene Transfer Agents," Medical News Today(September 17, 2006)

"Small and Strong," Editor's Choice, Science (November 24, 2006)

"The Next Small Thing," Oak Ridge National Laboratory REVIEW (November 3, 2005)

"Audio Spot: ORNL to be leader in nanotechnology," ORNL News Release (June 28, 2005)