A UC Berkeley-led research team in collaboration with Berkeley Lab has discovered a way to simplify the removal of toxic metals, like mercury and boron, during desalination to produce clean water, while at the same time potentially capturing valuable metals, such as gold.
A research team led by UCLA, in collaboration with Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry, a nanoscience user facility, has reported the first-ever determination of the 3D atomic structure of an amorphous solid – in this case, a material called metallic glass.
Scientists at Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley have developed an atomically thin device that could turn your smartphone into a supersmart gas sensor.
A new material called “avalanching nanoparticles” co-designed by Berkeley Lab could lead to simple, high-resolution bioimaging in real time.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society, today announced that 489 of its members, among them nine scientists at Berkeley Lab, have been named Fellows. This lifetime honor, which follows a nomination and review process, recognizes scientists, engineers, and innovators for their distinguished achievements in research and other disciplines toward the advancement or applications of science.
In this video, Molecular Foundry Director Kristin Persson explains nanotechnology at 4 different levels so that anyone – from a kindergartner to a graduate student – can learn about this exciting field.
Scientists at Berkeley Lab have demonstrated a new technique that could improve the performance of atomically thin semiconductors for next-generation electronics such as optoelectronics, thermoelectrics, and sensors.
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.
A research team including scientists from Berkeley Lab has developed a technique that produces atomic-scale 3D images of nanoparticles tumbling in liquid between sheets of graphene, the thinnest material possible.
Researchers at Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley have developed an ultrathin switch for computer memory and processing applications. Their findings have implications for further miniaturizing computing devices and personal electronics without loss of performance.