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Scientists Dive Deep Into Hidden World of Quantum States

July 8th, 2020

A Berkeley Lab-led research team’s surprising discovery could lead to new electronic materials that surpass the limitations imposed by Moore’s Law, which predicted in 1975 that the number of transistors packed into a silicon computer chip would double every two years.

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Paul Alivisatos Wins Priestley Award­

July 2nd, 2020

Paul Alivisatos, an internationally renowned chemist who holds joint appointments with Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley, has been awarded the 2021 Priestley Medal, the highest honor of the American Chemical Society.

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VIDEOS: Science Collaborations Find a Way During COVID-19 Pandemic

July 2nd, 2020

Even an underground experiment 4,600 feet below a mountain in Central Italy, and a telescope instrument more than a mile high atop an Arizona mountaintop could not escape the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. In these videos, a Berkeley Lab scientist and two Berkeley Lab-affiliated researchers share their experiences of working in international collaborations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dance, Electron, Dance: Scientists Use Light to Choreograph Electronic Motion in 2D Materials

June 26th, 2020

A team of scientists led by Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley has demonstrated a powerful new technique that uses light to measure how electrons move and interact within 2D materials. Their finding could lead to new approaches for quantum devices.

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Introducing a New Isotope: Mendelevium-244

June 23rd, 2020

A team of scientists working at Berkeley Lab’s 88-Inch Cyclotron has discovered a new form of the human-made element mendelevium. The newly created isotope, mendelevium-244, is the 17th and lightest form of the element, which was first discovered in 1955 by a Berkeley Lab team.

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Berkeley Lab Researchers Receive DOE Early Career Research Awards

June 23rd, 2020

Three scientists at Berkeley Lab have been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science to receive significant funding for research through its Early Career Research Program (ECRP). In addition, three faculty scientists with joint appointments at Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley will receive ECRP funding through their UC Berkeley affiliations.