Oak Ridge National Laboratory

ITER diagnostics heat up across the US

ITER, the world's largest tokamak now under construction in France, will have over 60 diagnostic systems installed to enable plasma control, optimize plasma performance, and support machine protection. Princeton Plasma Physics ...

dateNov 02, 2015 in Plasma Physics
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New equation bolsters multiphase modeling code

While designing models for the Multiphase Flow with Interphase Exchanges (MFiX) code, one of the National Energy Technology Laboratory's most robust computational tools, Physical Research Scientist Jordan Musser realized ...

dateOct 20, 2015 in General Physics
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Solvents save steps in solar cell manufacturing

Advances in ultrathin films have made solar panels and semiconductor devices more efficient and less costly, and researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory say they've found a way to manufacture ...

dateOct 19, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Flowing toward red blood cell breakthroughs

A team of researchers from Brown University and ETH Zurich the Universita da Svizzera Italiana (USI) and Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) is using America's largest, most powerful supercomputer to help understand ...

dateOct 14, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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