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DOE NATIONAL LABORATORY:
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Ames Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science national laboratory operated by Iowa State University. Ames Laboratory creates innovative materials, technologies and energy solutions. We use our expertise, unique capabilities and interdisciplinary collaborations to solve global problems.

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Breakthrough: Nanote creates more electron beam than large laser system

Breakthrough: Nanote creates more electron beam than large laser system

A collaboration led by RadiaBeam Technologies, a California-based technology firm actively involved in accelerator R&D, is designing an electron beam source that doesn't need a laser. The team led by Luigi Faillace, a scientist at RadiaBeam, is testing a carbon nanotube cathode -- about the size of a nickel -- in Fermilab's High-Brightness Electron Source Lab that completely eliminates the need for a room-sized laser system currently used to generate the electron beam.

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Ames Laboratory 3-D printing technology research taking shape

Scientists at the US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory see amazing potential in 3-D printing and additive manufacturing, and are focusing research toward further advances in the technology. Ames Lab researchers have at their command four experimental 3-D printers that cover a range of unique capabilities.

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Ames Laboratory 3-D printing technology research taking shape

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Contact: Steve Karsjen
Phone: 515-294-5643
Email: karsjen@ameslab.gov
Location: Ames, IA

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21-Oct-2014
Ames Laboratory scientist receives award for advancing diversity
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21-Oct-2014
Could I squeeze by you?
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28-Aug-2014
Ames Laboratory scientists named 'Most Influential Scientific Minds'
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