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DOE SCIENCE NEWS BY TOPIC: Engineering and Technology

DOE laboratories operate many of the nation’s most sophisticated research facilities, including the nation’s largest high performance computing centers, the world’s highest energy proton collider, third-generation synchrotron light sources and high-flux neutron sources as well as specialized facilities for microcharacterization, materials synthesis, combustion research, ion beam studies, and fusion energy research. The agency’s research facilities have an enormous impact on science and technology ranging from the most fundamental constituents of matter to superconductor structure and the production of unique isotopes for defense applications.

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Rigors of the road: ORNL invention will support licensing and transport of spent nuclear fuel

Rigors of the road: ORNL invention will support licensing and transport of spent nuclear fuel

With support from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have devised the Cyclic Integrated Reversible-bending Fatigue Tester. Combined with ongoing fuel transportation research, data from the CIRFT system will help facilitate cask designs and transportation protocols that ensure safe transportation of spent nuclear fuel.

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Robert Harrison leads new center to consolidate and showcase Brookhaven Lab's computing capabilities

As leader of the new Center for Data-Driven Discovery (C3D) at the US Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, Robert Harrison aims to consolidate and capitalize on the Lab's existing world-leading capabilities in big data to advance science initiatives across the Lab and to foster increased collaboration with academia and industry.

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Robert Harrison leads new center to consolidate and showcase Brookhaven Lab's computing capabilities

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Short wavelength plasmons observed in nanotubes
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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Unlocking the rice immune system
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

23-Jul-2015
Young scientist discovers magnetic material unnecessary to create spin current
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

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