Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Another high-definition plasma

(PhysOrg.com) -- The sight of an aurora evokes feelings of mystery and awe in the weekend star gazer and scientist alike. The stargazer may ponder the vastness of our universe or how such vivid color can be created in space, ...

dateFeb 24, 2011 in General Physics
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Laser technology aids CO2 storage capabilities

DOE's National Energy Technology Laboratory is attracting private industry attention and winning innovation awards for harnessing the power of lasers to monitor the safe and permanent underground storage of CO2 resulting ...

dateDec 23, 2014 in Engineering
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The Spin Doctor

An electron spin can be compared to the needle of a compass that points either north or south. Some electrons in a full shell point up, canceling out the electromagnetic fields of an equal number of electrons that point down.

dateJan 13, 2011 in General Physics
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Polymer synthesis could aid future electronics

(PhysOrg.com) -- Tomorrow's television and computer screens could be brighter, clearer and more energy-efficient as a result of a process developed by a team of researchers from Canada and the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge ...

dateJul 19, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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