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DOE NATIONAL LABORATORY:
OAK RIDGE
NATIONAL LABORATORY

ORNL is a multiprogram science and technology laboratory managed for the U.S. Department of Energy by UT-Battelle, LLC. Scientists and engineers at ORNL conduct basic and applied research and development to create scientific knowledge solutions that strengthen the nation's leadership in key areas of science; increase the availability of clean, abundant energy; restore and protect the environment; and contribute to national security.

ORNL also performs other work for the Department of Energy, including isotope production, information management, and technical program management, and provides research and technical assistance to other organizations.

www.ornl.gov


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Shape-shifting plastic

Shape-shifting plastic

Researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Washington State University and the University of Idaho have developed a process to make a thermoset that can be reshaped and reused. The new plastic is a shape-memory polymer, so named because the material can 'remember' its original shape and return to it after being deformed with heat or other forces.

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One of HFIR's YounOne of HFIR's youngest usergest Users Impresses Staff with School Research Project

Cameron Roberts, a recent High Flux Isotope Reactor visiting research user, stands out from the usual queue of university academics, industry R&D staff, and DOE scientists -- this user is a junior in high school.

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One of HFIR's YounOne of HFIR's youngest usergest Users Impresses Staff with School Research Project

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Lab Contact Info

Contact: Ron Walli
Phone: 865-576-0226
Email: wallira@ornl.gov
Location: Oak Ridge, TN

Lab Publications

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Lab News Releases
14-May-2015
ORNL demonstrates first large-scale graphene fabrication
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

11-May-2015
ORNL superhydrophobic glass coating offers clear benefits
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

4-May-2015
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, May 2015
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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