Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Could computers reach light speed?

Light waves trapped on a metal's surface travel nearly as fast as light through the air, and new research at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory shows these waves, called surface plasmons, travel far enough to possibly ...

dateMay 28, 2015 in Nanophysics
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A Search for Stability for Platinum Catalysts

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new carbon support that greatly increases the durability of proton-exchange membrane fuel cells has been developed by scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Princeton University. This new ...

dateDec 17, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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Hot and Cold Moves of Cyanide and Water

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have long known that molecules dance about as the temperature rises, but now researchers know the exact steps that water takes with a certain molecule. Results with small, electrically charged ...

dateSep 08, 2009 in Materials Science
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