Tag Archives: Chemistry

Molecular Processes, Global Effects

Streamlined proposal call focuses on aerosol sampling at DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Climate Research Facility site with analysis at Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory. Continue reading

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Defects Through the Looking Glass

Berkeley Lab researchers characterize individual defects inside a bulk insulator using scanning tunneling microscopy. Continue reading

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From the Bottom Up: Manipulating Nanoribbons at the Molecular Level

Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley team engineers the shape and properties of nanoscale strips of graphene. Continue reading

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Berkeley Lab Study Reveals Molecular Structure of Water at Gold Electrodes

Berkeley Lab researchers have developed a method not only to look at the molecules next to the electrode surface, but to determine their arrangement changes depending on the voltage. Continue reading

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Producing Hyperpolarized Xenon Gas on a Microfluidic Chip

While big machines were once the stuff that scientific dreams are made of, analytical spectroscopy instrumentation has trended to smaller products that are portable, affordable, and fit into locations far removed from a standard laboratory. Continue reading

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Unexpected Water Explains Surface Chemistry of Nanocrystals

Berkeley Lab scientists answer questions of how charged ligands balance on surface of colloidal nanoparticles Continue reading

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Probing dopant distribution: Finding by Berkeley Lab Researchers Opens the Door to Better Doping of Semiconductor Nanocrystals

The icing on the cake for semiconductor nanocrystals that provide a non-damped optoelectronic effect may exist as a layer of tin that segregates near the surface. Continue reading

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Flying High on Biomass

Jet fuel must be free of oxygen and remain liquid at 45°C. Making it from plant matter is difficult. Continue reading

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Plant-inspired Catalysts Smooth the Route to Cleaner Energy

When it comes to generating energy from sunlight, Mother Nature knows best—and scientists are taking clues from her. Continue reading

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Two Columns of Air, Two Seasons, and Two Aircraft

Airborne and ground-based atmospheric research facilities measure aerosol chemical and radiative properties over land and sea. Continue reading

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