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  1. ALSNews Archive

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    ALSNews Archive ALSNews Archive Print Monday, 31 October 1994 00:00 2013 --- Vol. 338 (January 30, 2013) Vol. 339 (February 27,...

  2. ALSNews Archive

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    Archive ALSNews Archive Print Monday, 31 October 1994 00:00 2016 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 369 (January 27, 2016) Vol. 370 (February 24, 2016) 2013 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 338 (January 30, 2013) Vol. 339 (February 27, 2013) Vol. 340 (March 27, 2013) Vol. 341 (April 24, 2013) Vol. 342 (May 29, 2013) Vol. 343 (June 26, 2013) Vol. 344 (July 31, 2013) Vol. 345 (August 28, 2013) Vol. 346 (September 25, 2013) Vol. 347 (October 30, 2013)

  3. ALSNews Archive

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    ALSNews Archive Print 2016 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 369 (January 27, 2016) Vol. 370 (February 24, 2016) 2013 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 338 (January 30, 2013) Vol. 339 (February 27, 2013) Vol. 340 (March 27, 2013) Vol. 341 (April 24, 2013) Vol. 342 (May 29, 2013) Vol. 343 (June 26, 2013) Vol. 344 (July 31, 2013) Vol. 345 (August 28, 2013) Vol. 346 (September 25, 2013) Vol. 347 (October 30, 2013) Vol. 348 (December 4, 2013) 2014

  4. ALSNews Archive

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    ALSNews Archive Print 2016 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 369 (January 27, 2016) Vol. 370 (February 24, 2016) 2013 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 338 (January 30, 2013) Vol. 339 (February 27, 2013) Vol. 340 (March 27, 2013) Vol. 341 (April 24, 2013) Vol. 342 (May 29, 2013) Vol. 343 (June 26, 2013) Vol. 344 (July 31, 2013) Vol. 345 (August 28, 2013) Vol. 346 (September 25, 2013) Vol. 347 (October 30, 2013) Vol. 348 (December 4, 2013) 2014

  5. ALSNews Archive

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    ALSNews Archive Print 2016 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 369 (January 27, 2016) Vol. 370 (February 24, 2016) 2013 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 338 (January 30, 2013) Vol. 339 (February 27, 2013) Vol. 340 (March 27, 2013) Vol. 341 (April 24, 2013) Vol. 342 (May 29, 2013) Vol. 343 (June 26, 2013) Vol. 344 (July 31, 2013) Vol. 345 (August 28, 2013) Vol. 346 (September 25, 2013) Vol. 347 (October 30, 2013) Vol. 348 (December 4, 2013) 2014

  6. ALSNews Archive

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    Archive Print 2013 --- Vol. 338 (January 30, 2013) Vol. 339 (February 27, 2013) Vol. 340 (March 27, 2013) Vol. 341 (April 24, 2013)...

  7. ALSNews Archive

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    Archive Print 2016 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 369 (January 27, 2016) Vol. 370 (February 24, 2016) 2013 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 338 (January 30, 2013) Vol. 339 (February 27, 2013) Vol. 340 (March 27, 2013) Vol. 341 (April 24, 2013) Vol. 342 (May 29, 2013) Vol. 343 (June 26, 2013) Vol. 344 (July 31, 2013) Vol. 345 (August 28, 2013) Vol. 346 (September 25, 2013) Vol. 347 (October 30, 2013) Vol. 348 (December 4, 2013) 2014

  8. ALSNews Archive

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    Archive Print 2016 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 369 (January 27, 2016) Vol. 370 (February 24, 2016) 2013 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 338 (January 30, 2013) Vol. 339 (February 27, 2013) Vol. 340 (March 27, 2013) Vol. 341 (April 24, 2013) Vol. 342 (May 29, 2013) Vol. 343 (June 26, 2013) Vol. 344 (July 31, 2013) Vol. 345 (August 28, 2013) Vol. 346 (September 25, 2013) Vol. 347 (October 30, 2013) Vol. 348 (December 4, 2013) 2014

  9. ALSNews Archive

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    Archive Print 2016 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 369 (January 27, 2016) Vol. 370 (February 24, 2016) 2013 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 338 (January 30, 2013) Vol. 339 (February 27, 2013) Vol. 340 (March 27, 2013) Vol. 341 (April 24, 2013) Vol. 342 (May 29, 2013) Vol. 343 (June 26, 2013) Vol. 344 (July 31, 2013) Vol. 345 (August 28, 2013) Vol. 346 (September 25, 2013) Vol. 347 (October 30, 2013) Vol. 348 (December 4, 2013) 2014

  10. ALSNews Archive

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    Archive Print 2016 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 369 (January 27, 2016) Vol. 370 (February 24, 2016) 2013 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 338 (January 30, 2013) Vol. 339 (February 27, 2013) Vol. 340 (March 27, 2013) Vol. 341 (April 24, 2013) Vol. 342 (May 29, 2013) Vol. 343 (June 26, 2013) Vol. 344 (July 31, 2013) Vol. 345 (August 28, 2013) Vol. 346 (September 25, 2013) Vol. 347 (October 30, 2013) Vol. 348 (December 4, 2013) 2014

  11. ALSNews Archive

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    Archive Print 2016 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 369 (January 27, 2016) Vol. 370 (February 24, 2016) 2013 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 338 (January 30, 2013) Vol. 339 (February 27, 2013) Vol. 340 (March 27, 2013) Vol. 341 (April 24, 2013) Vol. 342 (May 29, 2013) Vol. 343 (June 26, 2013) Vol. 344 (July 31, 2013) Vol. 345 (August 28, 2013) Vol. 346 (September 25, 2013) Vol. 347 (October 30, 2013) Vol. 348 (December 4, 2013) 2014

  12. ALSNews Archive

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    Archive Print 2016 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 369 (January 27, 2016) Vol. 370 (February 24, 2016) 2013 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 338 (January 30, 2013) Vol. 339 (February 27, 2013) Vol. 340 (March 27, 2013) Vol. 341 (April 24, 2013) Vol. 342 (May 29, 2013) Vol. 343 (June 26, 2013) Vol. 344 (July 31, 2013) Vol. 345 (August 28, 2013) Vol. 346 (September 25, 2013) Vol. 347 (October 30, 2013) Vol. 348 (December 4, 2013) 2014

  13. ALSNews Archive

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    Archive Print 2016 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 369 (January 27, 2016) Vol. 370 (February 24, 2016) 2013 --------------------------------------------------- Vol. 338 (January 30, 2013) Vol. 339 (February 27, 2013) Vol. 340 (March 27, 2013) Vol. 341 (April 24, 2013) Vol. 342 (May 29, 2013) Vol. 343 (June 26, 2013) Vol. 344 (July 31, 2013) Vol. 345 (August 28, 2013) Vol. 346 (September 25, 2013) Vol. 347 (October 30, 2013) Vol. 348 (December 4, 2013) 2014

  14. ALSNews

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    feed-image Digg: ALSBerkeleyLab Facebook Page: 208064938929 Flickr: advancedlightsource Twitter: AdvLightSource YouTube: AdvancedLightSource Home News & Publications ALSNews ALSNews Vol. 370 Print Wednesday, 24 February 2016 00:00 Aerosol Oxidation Speeds Up in Smoggy Air To better understand the effects of organic aerosols on climate, pollution, and health, researchers measured aerosol reaction rates at ALS Beamline 9.0.2. They discovered an unexpectedly large acceleration in aerosol

  15. ALSNews Vol. 319

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    Tool" That's Helping Repair Your DNA AFRD's Leemans Surfs the Ether in a Scientists' Soccer Match Subscribe to ALSNews Email: Go Email Us ALSNews Archive DOE Office of Science...

  16. About ALSNews

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    About ALSNews About ALSNews Print Friday, 28 October 1994 00:00 ALSNews is a monthly electronic newsletter to keep users and other interested parties informed about developments at...

  17. ALSNews Vol. 296

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    6 Print In This Issue Experimental Test of Self-Shielding in VUV Photodissociation of CO Self-Assembly of Polymer Nano-Elements on Sapphire New Responsibilities for Falcone, Schoenlein, Oddone Positive Report from DOE Health, Safety, and Security Audit UEC Corner: Save the Dates for 2009 ALS Users' Meeting Operations News Links Berkeley Lab to Receive $115.8 Million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funding More Information About ALSNews ALSNews Archive To subscribe/unsubscribe, email

  18. ALSNews Vol. 296

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    6 Print In This Issue Experimental Test of Self-Shielding in VUV Photodissociation of CO Self-Assembly of Polymer Nano-Elements on Sapphire New Responsibilities for Falcone, Schoenlein, Oddone Positive Report from DOE Health, Safety, and Security Audit UEC Corner: Save the Dates for 2009 ALS Users' Meeting Operations News Links Berkeley Lab to Receive $115.8 Million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funding More Information About ALSNews ALSNews Archive To subscribe/unsubscribe, email

  19. ALSNews Vol. 345

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    ALSNews Vol. 345 ALSNews Vol. 345 Print Monday, 26 August 2013 16:27 A Spintronic Semiconductor with Selectable Charge Carriers 278 thumb Researchers found a semiconductor with two ...

  20. ALSNews Vol. 282

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    2 ALSNews Vol. 282 Print Wednesday, 28 November 2007 00:00 Contents Diamondoid monolayers as monochromatic electron source A first look at yeast fatty acid synthase UEC Corner: The votes are in! ALS scientists honored ALSNews survey results Call for general user proposals: Due January 15, 2008 The 2006 ALS Activity Report is now available ALSNews holiday schedule News Links Brightening science's future University of Colorado solves the structure of a neuronal calcium sensor protein using the

  1. ALSNews Vol. 321

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    ALSNews Vol. 321 Print Direct-Write of Silicon and Germanium Nanostructures A new strategy to "write" electronic silicon and germanium nanostructures could simplify nanomaterial...

  2. ALSNews Vol. 345

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    ALSNews Vol. 345 Print A Spintronic Semiconductor with Selectable Charge Carriers 278 thumb Researchers found a semiconductor with two properties crucial for spintronics: a large ...

  3. ALSNews Vol. 367

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    7 ALSNews Vol. 367 Print Monday, 26 October 2015 10:17 A Designed Protein Maps Brain Activity Scientists designed and validated via crystallographic studies a fluorescent protein...

  4. ALSNews Vol. 367

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    Vol. 367 ALSNews Vol. 367 Print Monday, 26 October 2015 10:17 A Designed Protein Maps Brain Activity Scientists designed and validated via crystallographic studies a fluorescent...

  5. ALSNews Vol. 367

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    ALSNews Vol. 367 Print A Designed Protein Maps Brain Activity Scientists designed and validated via crystallographic studies a fluorescent protein that allows the permanent marking...

  6. ALSNews Vol. 353

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    ALSNews Vol. 353 Print Covalent Bonding in Actinide Sandwich Molecules STXM studies have revealed unexpected bonding interactions in two key organometallic actinide "sandwich"...

  7. ALSNews Vol. 327

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    7 ALSNews Vol. 327 Print Wednesday, 25 January 2012 00:00 Direct Kinetic Measurements of a Criegee Intermediate "Criegee intermediates" are elusive molecules that play a pivotal...

  8. ALSNews Vol. 327

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    ALSNews Vol. 327 Print Direct Kinetic Measurements of a Criegee Intermediate "Criegee intermediates" are elusive molecules that play a pivotal role in atmospheric chemistry and are...

  9. ALSNews Vol. 324

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    4 ALSNews Vol. 324 Print Wednesday, 28 September 2011 00:00 Bioactive Glass Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration Natural materials are renowned for their unique combination of...

  10. ALSNews Vol. 320

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    Terracotta Warriors (transcript) Researchers map out the switching location of a memristor Berkeley Lab - Bringing Science Solutions to the World Subscribe to ALSNews Email:...

  11. ALSNews Vol. 319

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    ALSNews Vol. 319 Print Heterogeneous Morphology Found in Organic Solar Cells Organic solar cell models traditionally assume a morphology with discrete interfaces between pure...

  12. ALSNews Vol. 329

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    ALSNews Vol. 329 Print A Better Anode Design to Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries A new kind ... In This Issue A Better Anode Design to Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries Lensless Imaging of ...

  13. ALSNews Vol. 312

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    ALSNews Vol. 312 Print Wednesday, 25 August 2010 00:00 Real-Time Chemical Imaging of ... Friday. A Web page showing the ring status in real time can be found at http:...

  14. ALSNews Vol. 312

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    ALSNews Vol. 312 Print Real-Time Chemical Imaging of Bacterial Biofilm Development Almost ... Friday. A Web page showing the ring status in real time can be found at http:...

  15. ALSNews Vol. 307

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    7 ALSNews Vol. 307 Print Wednesday, 31 March 2010 00:00 In This Issue ALS Social Media is Here Structures of the Ribosome in Intermediate States of Ratcheting Structure Illuminates...

  16. ALSNews Vol. 346

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    6 ALSNews Vol. 346 Print Tuesday, 24 September 2013 13:37 Countdown to 2013 ALS User Meeting: October 7-9 user meeting logo There is still time to register online for this year's...

  17. ALSNews Vol. 346

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    ALSNews Vol. 346 Print Countdown to 2013 ALS User Meeting: October 7-9 user meeting logo There is still time to register online for this year's ALS User Meeting. With 4 keynote...

  18. ALSNews Vol. 360

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    ALSNews Vol. 360 Print ALS Director's Update: Reflections on Our Past, Present, and Future falcone We are looking forward to an exciting and productive year at the ALS, with plans...

  19. ALSNews Vol. 300

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    0 ALSNews Vol. 300 Print Wednesday, 29 July 2009 00:00 In This Issue Towards Heavy Fermions in Europium Intermetallic Compounds Stochastic Domain-Wall Depinning in Magnetic...

  20. ALSNews Vol. 360

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    Imaging ALSNews Vol. 360 Print ALS Director's Update: Reflections on Our Past, Present, and Future falcone We are looking forward to an exciting and productive year at the ALS,...

  1. ALSNews Vol. 360

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    60 ALSNews Vol. 360 Print Tuesday, 27 January 2015 16:23 ALS Director's Update: Reflections on Our Past, Present, and Future falcone We are looking forward to an exciting and...

  2. ALSNews Vol. 318

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    to see a list of all Berkeley Lab's papers published by Nature in 2010. Send Us Your Science ALSNews has a readership of over 5,000, including members of the synchrotron...

  3. ALSNews Vol. 336

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    ALSNews Vol. 336 Print Molecular Alignment in Printed Electronics A new scattering method uses polarized x-rays to reveal the orientations of polymer chains in organic films. The...

  4. ALSNews Vol. 337

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    7 ALSNews Vol. 337 Print Tuesday, 27 November 2012 14:20 Guided Self-Assembly of Gold Thin Films A team of UC Berkeley and Berkeley Lab researchers have developed a relatively...

  5. ALSNews Vol. 337

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    ALSNews Vol. 337 Print Guided Self-Assembly of Gold Thin Films A team of UC Berkeley and Berkeley Lab researchers have developed a relatively easy, inexpensive, and scalable...

  6. ALSNews Vol. 303

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    3 ALSNews Vol. 303 Print Wednesday, 28 October 2009 00:00 In This Issue ALS Users' Meeting 2009: Haiku, Top-Off, Nobel, Oh My Protein Bridges DNA Base and Nucleotide Excision...

  7. ALSNews Vol. 303

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    ALSNews Vol. 303 Print In This Issue ALS Users' Meeting 2009: Haiku, Top-Off, Nobel, Oh My Protein Bridges DNA Base and Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathways Robust, High-Throughput...

  8. ALSNews Vol. 366

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    ALSNews Vol. 366 ALSNews Vol. 366 Print Thursday, 24 September 2015 12:26 Signal Speed in Nanomagnetic Logic Chains A time-resolved x-ray imaging technique directly observes signal propagation dynamics in nanomagnetic logic (NML) chains. The technique can assess NML reliability on fast timescales and help optimize chain engineering for this promising ultralow-power computing architecture. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to

  9. ALSNews Vol. 282

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    2 Print Contents Diamondoid monolayers as monochromatic electron source A first look at yeast fatty acid synthase UEC Corner: The votes are in! ALS scientists honored ALSNews survey results Call for general user proposals: Due January 15, 2008 The 2006 ALS Activity Report is now available ALSNews holiday schedule News Links Brightening science's future University of Colorado solves the structure of a neuronal calcium sensor protein using the Fluidigm TOPAZ System Measles structure offers drug

  10. ALSNews Vol. 282

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    2 Print Contents Diamondoid monolayers as monochromatic electron source A first look at yeast fatty acid synthase UEC Corner: The votes are in! ALS scientists honored ALSNews survey results Call for general user proposals: Due January 15, 2008 The 2006 ALS Activity Report is now available ALSNews holiday schedule News Links Brightening science's future University of Colorado solves the structure of a neuronal calcium sensor protein using the Fluidigm TOPAZ System Measles structure offers drug

  11. ALSNews Vol. 296

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    6 ALSNews Vol. 296 Print Wednesday, 25 March 2009 00:00 In This Issue Experimental Test of Self-Shielding in VUV Photodissociation of CO Self-Assembly of Polymer Nano-Elements on Sapphire New Responsibilities for Falcone, Schoenlein, Oddone Positive Report from DOE Health, Safety, and Security Audit UEC Corner: Save the Dates for 2009 ALS Users' Meeting Operations News Links Berkeley Lab to Receive $115.8 Million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funding More Information About ALSNews

  12. ALSNews Vol. 305

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    5 ALSNews Vol. 305 Print Wednesday, 27 January 2010 00:00 Welcome to the new ALSNews layout! Give us your feedback here! In This Issue Director's Update Structures of Three Membrane Transport Proteins Yield Functional Insights Using Light to Control How X Rays Interact with Matter Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Solving Structures with Collaborative Crystallography A User Support Building Tour This Month's Polls Announcements: Science Café Friday 1/29 and

  13. ALSNews Vol. 305

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    ALSNews Vol. 305 Print Welcome to the new ALSNews layout! Give us your feedback here! In This Issue Director's Update Structures of Three Membrane Transport Proteins Yield Functional Insights Using Light to Control How X Rays Interact with Matter Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Solving Structures with Collaborative Crystallography A User Support Building Tour This Month's Polls Announcements: Science Café Friday 1/29 and Guest House Special Operations Update

  14. ALSNews Vol. 370

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    ALSNews Vol. 370 ALSNews Vol. 370 Print Wednesday, 24 February 2016 00:00 Aerosol Oxidation Speeds Up in Smoggy Air To better understand the effects of organic aerosols on climate, pollution, and health, researchers measured aerosol reaction rates at ALS Beamline 9.0.2. They discovered an unexpectedly large acceleration in aerosol oxidation in the presence of anthropogenic pollutants commonly found in smoggy air, a result that could help bring models closer in line with observations. Read

  15. ALSNews Vol. 328

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    ALSNews Vol. 328 Print A Microscopic Double-Slit Experiment In a new twist on Young's classic double-slit experiment, researchers have shown that the double slits can be replaced by electron-emitting diatomic molecules and that traces of electron-wave interference can be directly observed in measurements of the vibrationally resolved photoionization spectra. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Signal Recognition

  16. ALSNews Vol. 330

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    ALSNews Vol. 330 Print Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Warm Dense Matter So-called "warm dense matter" (neither solid, liquid, gas, nor plasma) tends to be drastically transient and difficult to study in the laboratory. Researchers have now demonstrated that, at the ALS, fast-changing electron temperatures of matter under extreme conditions can be determined with picosecond resolution. Read more... Contact: Byoung-Ick Cho Genome Engineering with TAL Effector Nucleases In genome engineering,

  17. ALSNews Vol. 332

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    2 ALSNews Vol. 332 Print Tuesday, 26 June 2012 11:06 Hidden Rotational Symmetries in Magnetic Domain Patterns rotational symmetries While ubiquitous in nature, symmetry is not always evident. The first observation of hidden rotational symmetries in a magnetic system gives scientists a toolbox for discovering hidden symmetries in diverse material systems. Read more... Contact: Keoki Seu Borrowing from Nature to Produce Highly Structured Biomimetic Materials biomemetic materials Researchers have

  18. ALSNews Vol. 332

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    ALSNews Vol. 332 Print Hidden Rotational Symmetries in Magnetic Domain Patterns rotational symmetries While ubiquitous in nature, symmetry is not always evident. The first observation of hidden rotational symmetries in a magnetic system gives scientists a toolbox for discovering hidden symmetries in diverse material systems. Read more... Contact: Keoki Seu Borrowing from Nature to Produce Highly Structured Biomimetic Materials biomemetic materials Researchers have turned a benign virus into an

  19. ALSNews Vol. 333

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    3 ALSNews Vol. 333 Print Tuesday, 24 July 2012 09:07 A Surprising Path for Proton Transfer Without Hydrogen Bonds proton transtfer Scientists working at the ALS have discovered a new route for proton movement from one molecule to another--a basic step in countless chemical and biological reactions--thereby opening new avenues for research in biology, environmental science, and green chemistry. Read more... Contact: Musa Ahmed New Crystal Structures Lift Fog around Protein Folding new crystal

  20. ALSNews Vol. 333

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    ALSNews Vol. 333 Print A Surprising Path for Proton Transfer Without Hydrogen Bonds proton transtfer Scientists working at the ALS have discovered a new route for proton movement from one molecule to another--a basic step in countless chemical and biological reactions--thereby opening new avenues for research in biology, environmental science, and green chemistry. Read more... Contact: Musa Ahmed New Crystal Structures Lift Fog around Protein Folding new crystal thumb At the ALS, researchers

  1. ALSNews Vol. 339

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    9 ALSNews Vol. 339 Print Wednesday, 27 February 2013 10:30 Two Studies Reveal Details of Lithium-Battery Function Our way of life is deeply intertwined with battery technologies that have enabled a mobile revolution. In two studies at the ALS, researchers studied lithium batteries, obtaining detailed information about the evolution of electronic and chemical states that will be indispensable for building better batteries. Read more... Contact: Wanli Yang and Zhi Liu Chemistry of Cobalt-Platinum

  2. ALSNews Vol. 340

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    ALSNews Vol. 340 Print Studying the Solar System's Chemical Recipe To study the origins of different isotope ratios among the elements that make up today's smorgasbord of planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and interplanetary ice and dust, a team of scientists from the University of California, San Diego is using ALS Chemical Dynamics Beamline 9.0.2 to mimic radiation from the protosun when the solar system was forming. Read more... Contact: Subrata Chakraborty The Importance of Domain Size and

  3. ALSNews Vol. 343

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    ALSNews Vol. 343 Print Iron Availability in the Southern Ocean A study by scientists from South Africa's Stellenbosch University, Princeton University, and the ALS looks at the reduced abundance of sea life and phytoplankton in the photic zone of the Southern Ocean, suggesting that a lack of iron in an easy-to-use form is affecting the ecosystems. Read more... Contact: Satish C. Myneni and A.N. Roychoundhury Shedding Light on Nanocrystal Defects Nanocrystals have attracted much scientific

  4. ALSNews Vol. 343

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    ALSNews Vol. 343 Print Iron Availability in the Southern Ocean A study by scientists from South Africa's Stellenbosch University, Princeton University, and the ALS looks at the reduced abundance of sea life and phytoplankton in the photic zone of the Southern Ocean, suggesting that a lack of iron in an easy-to-use form is affecting the ecosystems. Read more... Contact: Satish C. Myneni and A.N. Roychoundhury Shedding Light on Nanocrystal Defects Nanocrystals have attracted much scientific

  5. ALSNews Vol. 346

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    ALSNews Vol. 346 Print Countdown to 2013 ALS User Meeting: October 7-9 user meeting logo There is still time to register online for this year's ALS User Meeting. With 4 keynote talks [James Murphy (DOE), Michael Eisen (UC Berkeley), James Krupnick (LBNL), and Jamie Cate (UC Berkeley)], 6 science highlights, 13 workshops, and 27 exhibitors, we are breaking all sorts of meeting records. View the finalized agenda and workshops, and register now! Contact: ALS User Office Learning from Roman Concrete

  6. ALSNews Vol. 349

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    9 ALSNews Vol. 349 Print Wednesday, 29 January 2014 00:00 Celebrating Success and Looking Forward in Challenging Times 2014 falcone ALS Director Roger Falcone took some time recently to reflect on the scientific and engineering accomplishments at the ALS while facing up to some of the challenges of the coming year. A difficult fiscal environment that features significant cuts in national scientific funding means that the ALS will have to reprioritize its programs and activities this year. Read

  7. ALSNews Vol. 349

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    ALSNews Vol. 349 Print Celebrating Success and Looking Forward in Challenging Times 2014 falcone ALS Director Roger Falcone took some time recently to reflect on the scientific and engineering accomplishments at the ALS while facing up to some of the challenges of the coming year. A difficult fiscal environment that features significant cuts in national scientific funding means that the ALS will have to reprioritize its programs and activities this year. Read more... Contact: Roger Falcone

  8. ALSNews Vol. 350

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    ALSNews Vol. 350 Print High-Pressure MOF Research Yields Structural Insights 285 thumb mofs Metal-organic frameworks have shown promise in a variety of applications ranging from gas storage to ion exchange. Accurate structural knowledge is key to the understanding of the applicability of these materials; to learn more, researchers used ALS Beamline 11.3.1 to perform in situ, high-pressure, single-crystal x-ray diffraction. Read more... Contact: Kevin Gagnon Industry @ ALS: IBM Probes Unique

  9. ALSNews Vol. 351

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    1 ALSNews Vol. 351 Print Tuesday, 25 March 2014 11:38 Twist Solves Bilayer Graphene Mystery 285 graphene thumb Researchers have discovered a new twist to the story of bilayer graphene, solving a mystery that has held back device development. In stacking graphene monolayers, subtle misalignments create an almost imperceptible twist between the layers that can have surprisingly strong effects on electronic properties. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You

  10. ALSNews Vol. 351

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    ALSNews Vol. 351 Print Twist Solves Bilayer Graphene Mystery 285 graphene thumb Researchers have discovered a new twist to the story of bilayer graphene, solving a mystery that has held back device development. In stacking graphene monolayers, subtle misalignments create an almost imperceptible twist between the layers that can have surprisingly strong effects on electronic properties. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view

  11. ALSNews Vol. 353

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    ALSNews Vol. 353 Print Covalent Bonding in Actinide Sandwich Molecules STXM studies have revealed unexpected bonding interactions in two key organometallic actinide "sandwich" complexes, which are vital as industrial or bioinorganic catalysts and as precursors for nanomaterial synthesis. Differences in their covalent bonding could profoundly affect their chemical and physical properties. Read more... Contact: Stefan Minasian New ALS Technique Gives Nanoscale Views of Complex Systems

  12. ALSNews Vol. 354

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    4 ALSNews Vol. 354 Print Tuesday, 24 June 2014 08:51 ALS Capabilities Reveal Multiple Functions of Ebola Virus ebola Researchers at the ALS have demonstrated that a protein of Ebola virus, termedVP40, undergoes dramatic refolding rearrangements to achieve three entirely different structures for three entirely separate functions in the virus life cycle. Read more... Contact: Erica Saphire An Inside Look at a MOF in Action mof Researchers have recorded the first in situ electronic-structure

  13. ALSNews Vol. 354

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    ALSNews Vol. 354 Print ALS Capabilities Reveal Multiple Functions of Ebola Virus ebola Researchers at the ALS have demonstrated that a protein of Ebola virus, termedVP40, undergoes dramatic refolding rearrangements to achieve three entirely different structures for three entirely separate functions in the virus life cycle. Read more... Contact: Erica Saphire An Inside Look at a MOF in Action mof Researchers have recorded the first in situ electronic-structure observations of the adsorption of

  14. ALSNews Vol. 357

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    7 ALSNews Vol. 357 Print Tuesday, 23 September 2014 10:50 Skyrmion Behavior Revealed by Two X-Ray Studies Two research groups have recently published separate studies in which soft x-rays reveal how skyrmions-quasiparticles made up of spin vortices-react to external fields. Their work lays the foundation for understanding these fascinating constructs and eventually utilizing them in spintronic applications. Read more... Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need

  15. ALSNews Vol. 357

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    Geoscience/Environment ALSNews Vol. 357 Print Skyrmion Behavior Revealed by Two X-Ray Studies Two research groups have recently published separate studies in which soft x-rays reveal how skyrmions-quasiparticles made up of spin vortices-react to external fields. Their work lays the foundation for understanding these fascinating constructs and eventually utilizing them in spintronic applications. Read more... Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript

  16. ALSNews Vol. 357

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    ALSNews Vol. 357 Print Skyrmion Behavior Revealed by Two X-Ray Studies Two research groups have recently published separate studies in which soft x-rays reveal how skyrmions-quasiparticles made up of spin vortices-react to external fields. Their work lays the foundation for understanding these fascinating constructs and eventually utilizing them in spintronic applications. Read more... Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and This

  17. ALSNews Vol. 362

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    2 ALSNews Vol. 362 Print Tuesday, 24 March 2015 14:29 Protein Instability and Lou Gehrig's Disease 309 thumb A new study uses small-angle x-ray scattering as well as several advanced biophysical techniques to link protein instability to the progression of a lethal degenerative disease: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Read more... Contact: Elizabeth Getzoff and John Tainer Molecular Structure of Water at Gold Electrodes Revealed ALS researchers have now

  18. ALSNews Vol. 362

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    Bioscience ALSNews Vol. 362 Print Protein Instability and Lou Gehrig's Disease 309 thumb A new study uses small-angle x-ray scattering as well as several advanced biophysical techniques to link protein instability to the progression of a lethal degenerative disease: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Read more... Contact: Elizabeth Getzoff and John Tainer Molecular Structure of Water at Gold Electrodes Revealed ALS researchers have now made a first-ever

  19. ALSNews Vol. 362

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    ALSNews Vol. 362 Print Protein Instability and Lou Gehrig's Disease 309 thumb A new study uses small-angle x-ray scattering as well as several advanced biophysical techniques to link protein instability to the progression of a lethal degenerative disease: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Read more... Contact: Elizabeth Getzoff and John Tainer Molecular Structure of Water at Gold Electrodes Revealed ALS researchers have now made a first-ever observation of

  20. ALSNews Vol. 363

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    3 ALSNews Vol. 363 Print Thursday, 23 April 2015 17:23 Peptoid Nanosheets Offer a Diversity of Functionalities Researchers at the ALS have recently observed peptoid nanosheets-two-dimensional biomimetic materials with customizable properties-as they self-assemble at an oil-water interface. This new development opens the door to designing peptoid nanosheets of increasing structural complexity and chemical functionality for a broad range of applications, including improved chemical sensors and

  1. ALSNews Vol. 364

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    4 ALSNews Vol. 364 Print Friday, 29 May 2015 11:11 Spectroscopy of Supercapacitor Electrodes In Operando X-ray spectroscopy of graphene supercapacitor electrodes under operating conditions reveals changes in electronic structure and bonding. The research could lead to an improvement in the capacity and efficiency of electrical energy storage systems needed to meet the burgeoning demands of consumer, industrial, and green technologies. Read more... Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected

  2. ALSNews Vol. 365

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    ALSNews Vol. 365 Print Tracking the Elusive QOOH Radical For the first time, researchers directly observed QOOH molecules, a class of highly reactive molecules at the center of the web of ignition chemistry reactions. The data generated will improve the fidelity of combustion models used to create cleaner and more efficient cars and trucks. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Ancient Proteins Help Unravel a Modern

  3. ALSNews Vol. 366

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    ALSNews Vol. 366 Print Signal Speed in Nanomagnetic Logic Chains A time-resolved x-ray imaging technique directly observes signal propagation dynamics in nanomagnetic logic (NML) chains. The technique can assess NML reliability on fast timescales and help optimize chain engineering for this promising ultralow-power computing architecture. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Carotenoid Pigment is the Key to

  4. ALSNews Vol. 366

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    ALSNews Vol. 366 Print Signal Speed in Nanomagnetic Logic Chains A time-resolved x-ray imaging technique directly observes signal propagation dynamics in nanomagnetic logic (NML) chains. The technique can assess NML reliability on fast timescales and help optimize chain engineering for this promising ultralow-power computing architecture. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Carotenoid Pigment is the Key to

  5. ALSNews Vol. 366

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    ALSNews Vol. 366 Print Signal Speed in Nanomagnetic Logic Chains A time-resolved x-ray imaging technique directly observes signal propagation dynamics in nanomagnetic logic (NML) chains. The technique can assess NML reliability on fast timescales and help optimize chain engineering for this promising ultralow-power computing architecture. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Carotenoid Pigment is the Key to

  6. ALSNews Vol. 367

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    Energy Science ALSNews Vol. 367 Print A Designed Protein Maps Brain Activity Scientists designed and validated via crystallographic studies a fluorescent protein that allows the permanent marking of active brain cells. The protein was then used to study live changes via fluorescence in the active nerve cells in brains of fruit flies, zebrafish, and mice. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it X-Ray Microscopy Reveals How

  7. ALSNews Vol. 368

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    8 ALSNews Vol. 368 Print Wednesday, 09 December 2015 00:00 Weyl Fermions Discovered After 85 Years Weyl fermions, elusive massless particles first theorized 85 years ago, have now been detected as emergent quasiparticles in synthetic crystals of the semimetal TaAs. The discovery could allow for the nearly free and efficient flow of electricity, as well as the realization of many fascinating topological quantum phenomena. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots.

  8. ALSNews Vol. 368

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    ALSNews Vol. 368 Print Weyl Fermions Discovered After 85 Years Weyl fermions, elusive massless particles first theorized 85 years ago, have now been detected as emergent quasiparticles in synthetic crystals of the semimetal TaAs. The discovery could allow for the nearly free and efficient flow of electricity, as well as the realization of many fascinating topological quantum phenomena. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view

  9. ALSNews Vol. 369

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    9 ALSNews Vol. 369 Print Wednesday, 27 January 2016 00:00 ALS Director's Update: Reflections on Our Past, Present, and Future We entered the new year on a very positive note with the passage of a federal budget for fiscal year 2016 that will provide a modest increase in funding for ALS operations. Our productivity continues to be excellent, our partnerships are strong, and we are busy adding to our scientific capabilities. Read more... A New Pathway for Radionuclide Uptake Scientists have

  10. ALSNews Vol. 369

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    ALSNews Vol. 369 Print ALS Director's Update: Reflections on Our Past, Present, and Future We entered the new year on a very positive note with the passage of a federal budget for fiscal year 2016 that will provide a modest increase in funding for ALS operations. Our productivity continues to be excellent, our partnerships are strong, and we are busy adding to our scientific capabilities. Read more... A New Pathway for Radionuclide Uptake Scientists have reported a major advance in understanding

  11. ALSNews Vol. 369

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    ALSNews Vol. 369 Print ALS Director's Update: Reflections on Our Past, Present, and Future We entered the new year on a very positive note with the passage of a federal budget for fiscal year 2016 that will provide a modest increase in funding for ALS operations. Our productivity continues to be excellent, our partnerships are strong, and we are busy adding to our scientific capabilities. Read more... A New Pathway for Radionuclide Uptake Scientists have reported a major advance in understanding

  12. ALSNews Vol. 369

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    ALSNews Vol. 369 Print ALS Director's Update: Reflections on Our Past, Present, and Future We entered the new year on a very positive note with the passage of a federal budget for fiscal year 2016 that will provide a modest increase in funding for ALS operations. Our productivity continues to be excellent, our partnerships are strong, and we are busy adding to our scientific capabilities. Read more... A New Pathway for Radionuclide Uptake Scientists have reported a major advance in understanding

  13. ALSNews Vol. 369

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    9 ALSNews Vol. 369 Print Wednesday, 27 January 2016 00:00 ALS Director's Update: Reflections on Our Past, Present, and Future We entered the new year on a very positive note with the passage of a federal budget for fiscal year 2016 that will provide a modest increase in funding for ALS operations. Our productivity continues to be excellent, our partnerships are strong, and we are busy adding to our scientific capabilities. Read more... A New Pathway for Radionuclide Uptake Scientists have

  14. ALSNews Vol. 370

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    ALSNews Vol. 370 Print Aerosol Oxidation Speeds Up in Smoggy Air To better understand the effects of organic aerosols on climate, pollution, and health, researchers measured aerosol reaction rates at ALS Beamline 9.0.2. They discovered an unexpectedly large acceleration in aerosol oxidation in the presence of anthropogenic pollutants commonly found in smoggy air, a result that could help bring models closer in line with observations. Read more... Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected

  15. ALSNews Vol. 370

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    ALSNews Vol. 370 Print Aerosol Oxidation Speeds Up in Smoggy Air To better understand the effects of organic aerosols on climate, pollution, and health, researchers measured aerosol reaction rates at ALS Beamline 9.0.2. They discovered an unexpectedly large acceleration in aerosol oxidation in the presence of anthropogenic pollutants commonly found in smoggy air, a result that could help bring models closer in line with observations. Read more... Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected

  16. ALSNews Vol. 370

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    ALSNews Vol. 370 Print Aerosol Oxidation Speeds Up in Smoggy Air To better understand the effects of organic aerosols on climate, pollution, and health, researchers measured aerosol reaction rates at ALS Beamline 9.0.2. They discovered an unexpectedly large acceleration in aerosol oxidation in the presence of anthropogenic pollutants commonly found in smoggy air, a result that could help bring models closer in line with observations. Read more... Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected

  17. ALSNews Vol. 370

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    ALSNews Vol. 370 Print Aerosol Oxidation Speeds Up in Smoggy Air To better understand the effects of organic aerosols on climate, pollution, and health, researchers measured aerosol reaction rates at ALS Beamline 9.0.2. They discovered an unexpectedly large acceleration in aerosol oxidation in the presence of anthropogenic pollutants commonly found in smoggy air, a result that could help bring models closer in line with observations. Read more... Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected

  18. ALSNews Vol. 279

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    9 ALSNews Vol. 279 Print Wednesday, 29 August 2007 00:00 Contents Unique auxin regulating mechanism discovered Unexpected angular dependence of x-ray magnetic linear dichroism Storage ring rf klystron upgrade ALS hosts high school interns Users' Meeting: Registration and call for abstracts Coherence 2007 Workshop draws record attendance Submit your ALS publications, invited talks, and awards by Wednesday, September 12 News Links Getting a better handle on antidepressant action Cheerful news for

  19. ALSNews Vol. 286

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    6 ALSNews Vol. 286 Print Wednesday, 30 April 2008 00:00 In This Issue Electronic Structure of Cobalt Nanocrystals Suspended in Liquid The Iron Spin Transition in the Earth's Lower Mantle Structure of Synaptic Connectors Solved Status of the User Support Building and Berkeley Lab Guest House Projects UEC Corner: Users' Meeting Update New Pressure Record Set at the ALS Operations Bulletin Board Memorial Service for Daniel Chemla ALS Video Tour Makes It to YouTube Updated Operating Schedule Save

  20. ALSNews Vol. 294

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    4 ALSNews Vol. 294 Print Wednesday, 28 January 2009 00:00 In This Issue Director's Update: A New Year and a New Era Reaction-Driven Restructuring of Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts Nanoscale Chemical Imaging of a Working Catalyst Reminder: Experimental Safety Sheet Procedure UEC Corner: Introducing the 2009 Committee Honors and Awards: Eli Rotenberg and Richard Saykally A Successful SES IV in San Francisco Operations News Links Interview with Paul Adams in PDB Newsletter Finding better

  1. ALSNews Vol. 295

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    ALSNews Vol. 295 Print In This Issue Top-Off Upgrade Completed Successfully Probing Core-Hole Localization in Molecular Nitrogen Enzyme Structure Provides Insights into Cancer and Aging Guest House Survey: Room Layouts and Furnishings Two Important Strategic Documents Now Available Online Wanted: Energy-Related Highlights Operations News Links Next-Generation Lithography: EUVL readiness for pilot line insertion Iron on its Route to the Sea-Floor: A New Path A Zen discovery: Unrusted iron in

  2. ALSNews Vol. 301

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    1 ALSNews Vol. 301 Print Wednesday, 26 August 2009 00:00 In This Issue Safety First: New Personal Protective Equipment Policies Bilayer Graphene Gets a Bandgap Hybrid Rotaxanes: Interlocked Structures for Quantum Computing? UEC Corner: Users' Meeting, Poster Deadline, Awards, and Elections Guest House to Begin Taking Reservations September 1 Energy Research Science Cafe on Thursday, August 27 ALS Mutimedia Stars Help Educate the Public Operations News Links Jet-propelled Imaging for an Ultrafast

  3. ALSNews Vol. 302

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    2 ALSNews Vol. 302 Print Wednesday, 30 September 2009 00:00 In This Issue Berkeley Lab Guest House Officially Opens Safety First: Shielding-Control End Points Established Site Access Tied to GERT Training Starting October 1 Harnessing the Bacterial Production of Nanomagnets Eli Rotenberg Awarded First Kai Seigbahn Prize UEC Corner: In Haiku, by Ken Goldberg ALS Science Cafe Attracts Overflow Crowd Shutdown Features Seismic Retrofit, Air Handler Replacement Operations News Links Boron-based

  4. ALSNews Vol. 304

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    ALSNews Vol. 304 Print In This Issue Proofreading RNA: Structure of RNA Polymerase II's Backtracked State X-Ray Imaging of the Dynamic Magnetic Vortex Core Deformation Call for General User Proposals: Deadline January 15 ALS Job Posting: Deputy Division Director, Operations Light-Source Safety Officials Meet for Two-Day Workshop UEC Corner: New Members for 2010, Survey Results Welcome: Shauna Kanel and Clyde Lewis Around the Ring: Science Cafe, High-Profile Visitors Ring Status Notifications to

  5. ALSNews Vol. 305

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    5 Print Welcome to the new ALSNews layout! Give us your feedback here! In This Issue Director's Update Structures of Three Membrane Transport Proteins Yield Functional Insights Using Light to Control How X Rays Interact with Matter Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Solving Structures with Collaborative Crystallography A User Support Building Tour This Month's Polls Announcements: Science Café Friday 1/29 and Guest House Special Operations Update UEC Corner

  6. ALSNews Vol. 310

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    10 ALSNews Vol. 310 Print Wednesday, 30 June 2010 00:00 In This Issue First Observation of Plasmarons in Graphene Site-Selective Ionization in Nanoclusters Affects Subsequent Fragmentation Call for General User Proposals and Beam Time Requests: Deadline July 15 Core Shell Spectroscopy Conference Ring Leaders: Deputy Director for Science Announcements: Next Science Café Fri 7/9, Join ALS Facebook, Guest House Special Who's in the News Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring

  7. ALSNews Vol. 310

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    ALSNews Vol. 310 Print In This Issue First Observation of Plasmarons in Graphene Site-Selective Ionization in Nanoclusters Affects Subsequent Fragmentation Call for General User Proposals and Beam Time Requests: Deadline July 15 Core Shell Spectroscopy Conference Ring Leaders: Deputy Director for Science Announcements: Next Science Café Fri 7/9, Join ALS Facebook, Guest House Special Who's in the News Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders Deputy Director for Science

  8. ALSNews Vol. 316

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    6 ALSNews Vol. 316 Print Wednesday, 26 January 2011 00:00 Superconducting Topological Insulators ARPES studies show that it's possible to introduce superconductivity into a topological insulator. The resulting novel properties, such as relativistic electrons and quantum memory, may in the future provide the basis for a whole new type of computer. Read more... Contact: Andrew Wray and M. Zahid Hasan ALS Reveals New State of Matter ALS user groups from Princeton and Stanford have been making waves

  9. ALSNews Vol. 316

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    ALSNews Vol. 316 Print Superconducting Topological Insulators ARPES studies show that it's possible to introduce superconductivity into a topological insulator. The resulting novel properties, such as relativistic electrons and quantum memory, may in the future provide the basis for a whole new type of computer. Read more... Contact: Andrew Wray and M. Zahid Hasan ALS Reveals New State of Matter ALS user groups from Princeton and Stanford have been making waves this past year with several

  10. ALSNews Vol. 317

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    7 ALSNews Vol. 317 Print Tuesday, 22 February 2011 14:50 Giant Protease TPP II's Structure, Mechanism Uncovered Tripeptidyl peptidase II, the largest known eukaryotic protease complex, is implicated in numerous cellular processes including the degradation of the endogenous satiety agent cholecystokinin-8, making it a target in the treatment of obesity. To gain insight into this molecular machine's mechanisms of activation and proteolysis, researchers combined single-particle cryo-electron

  11. ALSNews Vol. 317

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    ALSNews Vol. 317 Print Giant Protease TPP II's Structure, Mechanism Uncovered Tripeptidyl peptidase II, the largest known eukaryotic protease complex, is implicated in numerous cellular processes including the degradation of the endogenous satiety agent cholecystokinin-8, making it a target in the treatment of obesity. To gain insight into this molecular machine's mechanisms of activation and proteolysis, researchers combined single-particle cryo-electron microscopy and x-ray crystallography at

  12. ALSNews Vol. 322

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    2 ALSNews Vol. 322 Print Wednesday, 27 July 2011 10:03 ALS Featured as One of Popular Science's 10 Most Epic Projects The Advanced Light Source is featured in Popular Science magazine this month as part of "Big Science: The 10 Most Ambitious Experiments in the Universe Today." The article touts the ALS' scientific utility, citing contributions to the fields of chemistry, astrophysics, biomedicine, material science, and energy research. Other "awe-inspiring science projects"

  13. ALSNews Vol. 322

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    ALSNews Vol. 322 Print ALS Featured as One of Popular Science's 10 Most Epic Projects The Advanced Light Source is featured in Popular Science magazine this month as part of "Big Science: The 10 Most Ambitious Experiments in the Universe Today." The article touts the ALS' scientific utility, citing contributions to the fields of chemistry, astrophysics, biomedicine, material science, and energy research. Other "awe-inspiring science projects" include the International Space

  14. ALSNews Vol. 324

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    ALSNews Vol. 324 Print Bioactive Glass Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration Natural materials are renowned for their unique combination of outstanding mechanical properties and exquisite microstructure. Researchers at Beamline 8.3.2 have created bioactive glass scaffolds that mirror nature's efficient materials and may provide a means for previously problematic bone regeneration in large, load-bearing limbs. Read more... Contact: Q. Fu Direct Imaging of Antiferromagnetic Vortex States Despite

  15. ALSNews Vol. 324

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    ALSNews Vol. 324 Print Bioactive Glass Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration Natural materials are renowned for their unique combination of outstanding mechanical properties and exquisite microstructure. Researchers at Beamline 8.3.2 have created bioactive glass scaffolds that mirror nature's efficient materials and may provide a means for previously problematic bone regeneration in large, load-bearing limbs. Read more... Contact: Q. Fu Direct Imaging of Antiferromagnetic Vortex States Despite

  16. ALSNews Vol. 325

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    ALSNews Vol. 325 Print 2011 ALS User Meeting Draws Record Numbers Siegfried S. Hecker regales the audience with stories from his visits to North Korea, working with plutonium. A record 461 people registered for the 2011 ALS User Meeting, packing the plenary sessions, workshops, and meals. Berkeley Lab Deputy Director Horst Simon welcomed guests to the meeting, touching on the ominous challenge of data storage and processing. ALS Director Roger Falcone gave an in-depth overview of ALS progress

  17. ALSNews Vol. 325

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    ALSNews Vol. 325 Print 2011 ALS User Meeting Draws Record Numbers Siegfried S. Hecker regales the audience with stories from his visits to North Korea, working with plutonium. A record 461 people registered for the 2011 ALS User Meeting, packing the plenary sessions, workshops, and meals. Berkeley Lab Deputy Director Horst Simon welcomed guests to the meeting, touching on the ominous challenge of data storage and processing. ALS Director Roger Falcone gave an in-depth overview of ALS progress

  18. ALSNews Vol. 370

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    Vol. 370 ALSNews Vol. 370 Print Wednesday, 24 February 2016 00:00 Aerosol Oxidation Speeds Up in Smoggy Air To better understand the effects of organic aerosols on climate, pollution, and health, researchers measured aerosol reaction rates at ALS Beamline 9.0.2. They discovered an unexpectedly large acceleration in aerosol oxidation in the presence of anthropogenic pollutants commonly found in smoggy air, a result that could help bring models closer in line with observations. Read more...

  19. ALSNews Vol. 329

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    ALSNews Vol. 329 Print A Better Anode Design to Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries A new kind of anode has been developed for use in lithium-ion batteries that is eight times as absorbent as current designs and has maintained its greatly increased energy capacity after many hundreds of charge-discharge cycles. Read more... Contact: Gao Liu Lensless Imaging of Magnetic Nanostructures The high brightness and coherence of the ALS's soft x-rays have enabled a group of scientists, working at ALS Beamline

  20. ALSNews Vol. 331

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    1 ALSNews Vol. 331 Print Thursday, 24 May 2012 13:05 Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers 248-block copolymers Tri-block copolymers can serve as scaffolds and templates for a vast number of novel and useful nanostructures. Resonant soft x-ray scattering at the ALS, a unique, powerful tool for examining complex, multi-component systems, has revealed a new phase of ABC tri-block copolymer with complicated morphology. Read more... Contact: Cheng Wang Structures of Clamp-Loader

  1. ALSNews Vol. 335

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    5 ALSNews Vol. 335 Print Friday, 28 September 2012 00:00 A Spectacular Sight Over the ALS The space shuttle Endeavor flew past Berkeley Lab and the ALS on Friday, September 21, as it was moved from Edwards Air Force Base in the Mojave Desert to the Los Angeles International Airport. Hundreds gathered outside the ALS to watch as a NASA 747 carried the space shuttle at low altitude on its historic farewell journey. See more photos on the ALS Flickr photostream. (Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, Berkeley

  2. ALSNews Vol. 335

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    ALSNews Vol. 335 Print A Spectacular Sight Over the ALS The space shuttle Endeavor flew past Berkeley Lab and the ALS on Friday, September 21, as it was moved from Edwards Air Force Base in the Mojave Desert to the Los Angeles International Airport. Hundreds gathered outside the ALS to watch as a NASA 747 carried the space shuttle at low altitude on its historic farewell journey. See more photos on the ALS Flickr photostream. (Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, Berkeley Lab.) Tracking Living Cells as

  3. ALSNews Vol. 338

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    8 ALSNews Vol. 338 Print Wednesday, 30 January 2013 13:47 Director's New Year Address: Looking Forward and Celebrating 20 Years 2013-01-falcone We recently sat down with ALS Director Roger Falcone to talk about what 2013 has in store for the ALS. An immediate answer is - a celebration - as the ALS marks its 20th year of operation. We'll spend some time this year looking back at what we've accomplished over the past two decades and forward to how we'll continue to contribute to the future of

  4. ALSNews Vol. 338

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    ALSNews Vol. 338 Print Director's New Year Address: Looking Forward and Celebrating 20 Years 2013-01-falcone We recently sat down with ALS Director Roger Falcone to talk about what 2013 has in store for the ALS. An immediate answer is - a celebration - as the ALS marks its 20th year of operation. We'll spend some time this year looking back at what we've accomplished over the past two decades and forward to how we'll continue to contribute to the future of scientific research. Read more...

  5. ALSNews Vol. 342

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    ALSNews Vol. 342 Print New Staff Photo On May 14, ALS staff gathered in front of the iconic dome to take a new group photo. The new picture is featured in a photo exhibit showcasing ALS people and events over the last 20 years. See the full-sized version and download a copy here. One Vaccine Leads to Another Diphtheria is a potentially lethal respiratory disease that is fairly well controlled by vaccines discovered early last century. These vaccines have been extremely effective; studies on one

  6. ALSNews Vol. 348

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    8 ALSNews Vol. 348 Print Tuesday, 03 December 2013 11:13 The Molecular Ingenuity of a Unique Fish Scale fish scales ALS research has shown how the scales of a freshwater fish found in the Amazon Basin can literally reorient themselves in real time to resist force, in essence creating an adaptable body armor. Read more... Contact: Robert O. Ritchie Ring Leader: Musa Ahmed, Chemical Sciences Division musa ahmed In his 19 years at the ALS, senior scientist Musa Ahmed has seen chemistry grow from a

  7. ALSNews Vol. 352

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    2 ALSNews Vol. 352 Print Friday, 25 April 2014 13:58 Research Finds Vitamin D Deficiency Affects Bone Quality A team of researchers working at the ALS has found that vitamin D deficiency plays a significant role in the bone-aging process, reducing bone quality and increasing fracture susceptibility. Read more... Contact: Bjorn Busse Evidence for a Weak Iron Core at Earth's Center High-pressure x-ray spectroscopy and diffraction provide new evidence that the solid iron core at the center of the

  8. ALSNews Vol. 352

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    ALSNews Vol. 352 Print Research Finds Vitamin D Deficiency Affects Bone Quality A team of researchers working at the ALS has found that vitamin D deficiency plays a significant role in the bone-aging process, reducing bone quality and increasing fracture susceptibility. Read more... Contact: Bjorn Busse Evidence for a Weak Iron Core at Earth's Center High-pressure x-ray spectroscopy and diffraction provide new evidence that the solid iron core at the center of the Earth is more malleable than

  9. ALSNews Vol. 359

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    59 ALSNews Vol. 359 Print Tuesday, 02 December 2014 16:40 From CO2 to Methanol via Novel Nanocatalysts 302 thumb Researchers have found novel nanocatalysts that lower the barrier to converting carbon dioxide-an abundant greenhouse gas-into methanol-a key commodity used to produce numerous industrial chemicals and fuels. In one case, it worked almost 90 times faster than catalysts commonly used for this reaction today. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots.

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    ALSNews Vol. 359 Print From CO2 to Methanol via Novel Nanocatalysts 302 thumb Researchers have found novel nanocatalysts that lower the barrier to converting carbon dioxide-an abundant greenhouse gas-into methanol-a key commodity used to produce numerous industrial chemicals and fuels. In one case, it worked almost 90 times faster than catalysts commonly used for this reaction today. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view

  11. ALSNews Vol. 359

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    ALSNews Vol. 359 Print From CO2 to Methanol via Novel Nanocatalysts 302 thumb Researchers have found novel nanocatalysts that lower the barrier to converting carbon dioxide-an abundant greenhouse gas-into methanol-a key commodity used to produce numerous industrial chemicals and fuels. In one case, it worked almost 90 times faster than catalysts commonly used for this reaction today. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view

  12. ALSNews Vol. 361

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    1 ALSNews Vol. 361 Print Monday, 23 February 2015 15:18 In Situ X-Ray Scattering Helps Optimize Printed Solar Cells 307 printing Printable plastic solar cells are a potential source of inexpensive renewable energy, but the transition from lab to factory results in decreased efficiency. Now, for the first time, a miniature solar-cell printer installed in a beamline allows researchers to use x-ray diffraction and scattering to figure out why. Read more... Contact: Feng Liu New Technique Gives a

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    ALSNews Vol. 361 Print In Situ X-Ray Scattering Helps Optimize Printed Solar Cells 307 printing Printable plastic solar cells are a potential source of inexpensive renewable energy, but the transition from lab to factory results in decreased efficiency. Now, for the first time, a miniature solar-cell printer installed in a beamline allows researchers to use x-ray diffraction and scattering to figure out why. Read more... Contact: Feng Liu New Technique Gives a Deeper Look into the Chemistry of

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    ALSNews Vol. 361 Print In Situ X-Ray Scattering Helps Optimize Printed Solar Cells 307 printing Printable plastic solar cells are a potential source of inexpensive renewable energy, but the transition from lab to factory results in decreased efficiency. Now, for the first time, a miniature solar-cell printer installed in a beamline allows researchers to use x-ray diffraction and scattering to figure out why. Read more... Contact: Feng Liu New Technique Gives a Deeper Look into the Chemistry of

  15. ALSNews Vol. 365

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    5 ALSNews Vol. 365 Print Thursday, 25 June 2015 09:24 Tracking the Elusive QOOH Radical For the first time, researchers directly observed QOOH molecules, a class of highly reactive molecules at the center of the web of ignition chemistry reactions. The data generated will improve the fidelity of combustion models used to create cleaner and more efficient cars and trucks. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Ancient

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    0 ALSNews Vol. 280 Print Wednesday, 26 September 2007 00:00 Contents X-ray imaging current-driven magnetic domain-wall motion in nanowires Extracellular proteins promote zinc sulfide aggregation Upgrades to Beamlines 8.2.1 and 8.2.2 Groundbreaking ceremonies for User Support Building and Guest House UEC Corner: ALS Users' Meeting update Operations BEAM STATUS SCHEDULES For the user runs from August 28 - September 24 (including the first week of two-bunch user operations): Beam reliability*:

  17. ALSNews Vol. 281

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    1 ALSNews Vol. 281 Print Wednesday, 31 October 2007 00:00 Contents The 2007 ALS Users' Meeting: A unique shared event Surprising quasiparticle interactions in graphene Workshop on "Science for a New Class of Soft X-Ray Light Sources": A rousing success The ALS welcomes Sue Bailey as User Services Group Leader UEC Corner: Users' Executive Committee Elections begin November 1 Please submit your publications, invited talks, awards by Wednesday, November 7 Let us hear from you News Links

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    3 ALSNews Vol. 283 Print Wednesday, 30 January 2008 00:00 In This Issue Director's Update: SAC Meeting, the Budget, BES Review, and Beyond The Biological Implications of the PP2A Crystal Structure Important Top-Off Progress UEC Corner: Introducing the 2008 Committee SAC Year-End Review and BES Dry Run News Links How cagey electrons keep hydrated Researchers uncover key trigger for potent cancer-fighting marine product First look at an enzyme target for antibacterial and cancer drugs Falling into

  19. ALSNews Vol. 291

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    1 ALSNews Vol. 291 Print Wednesday, 24 September 2008 00:00 In This Issue Director's Update: Looking to the Future-A Renewed ALS Strategic Plan Isotope and Temperature Effects in Liquid Water Probed by Soft X Rays Characterization of Selective Binding of Alkali Cations with Carboxylate UEC Corner: 2008 Users' Meeting; Washington DC Visit; Become a UEC Member Submit Your Publications as Soon as Possible! Operations Bulletin Board ALS Scientist Simon Morton Part of "First Light" Team at

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    6 ALSNews Vol. 306 Print Wednesday, 24 February 2010 00:00 In This Issue 200th Science Highlight! Imaging Antifungal Drug Molecules with Soft X-Ray Tomography Electron Correlation in Iron-based Superconductors A New Route to Nano Self-Assembly Optical Metrology Lab gets New Funding ALS Winners of Mobile Application Contest Ring Leaders: User Services Announcements: Science Café Wed 3/31, Guest House Special Extended, and Top-off Celebration Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders

  1. ALSNews Vol. 313

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    3 ALSNews Vol. 313 Print Wednesday, 29 September 2010 00:00 Register Now for the ALS Users' Meeting: Agenda Online, Details Here The ALS Users' Meeting is less than one month away, and we have an exciting program this year. In addition to a talk by ALS Director Roger Falcone, we'll get an update on the Department of Energy's Office of Basic Energy Sciences from Dr. Harriet Kung, a discussion of prospects for American science by Michael Lubell of the American Physical Society, a keynote address

  2. ALSNews Vol. 315

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    ALSNews Vol. 315 Print The Surprising Appearance of Nanotubular Fullerene D5h(1)-C90 The previously undetected fullerene D5h(1)-C90--with a distinct nanotubular shape--has been isolated and structurally identified by single crystal X-ray diffraction. The discovery of nanotubular D5h(1)-C90, which is a fullerene with 90 carbon atoms and D5h symmetry, opens a bridge between molecular fullerenes and carbon nanotubes. Read more... Contact: Marilyn Olmstead Molecular Measurements of the Deep-Sea Oil

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    ALSNews Vol. 315 Print The Surprising Appearance of Nanotubular Fullerene D5h(1)-C90 The previously undetected fullerene D5h(1)-C90--with a distinct nanotubular shape--has been isolated and structurally identified by single crystal X-ray diffraction. The discovery of nanotubular D5h(1)-C90, which is a fullerene with 90 carbon atoms and D5h symmetry, opens a bridge between molecular fullerenes and carbon nanotubes. Read more... Contact: Marilyn Olmstead Molecular Measurements of the Deep-Sea Oil

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    20 ALSNews Vol. 320 Print Monday, 23 May 2011 15:39 Cool Magnetic Molecules Certain materials are known to heat up or cool down when they are exposed to a changing magnetic field. This is known as the magnetocaloric effect. All magnetic materials exhibit this effect, but in most cases, it is too small to be technologically useful. Recently, however, an international collaboration of researchers from Spain, Scotland, and the U.S. has utilized ALS Beamline 11.3.1 (small-molecule crystallography)

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    properties of the iron distribution and organic carbon in mine drainage samples. John Turner, from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), was up next with a lively...

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    Ring Leader: Marc Allaire allaire The newest member of the Berkeley Center for Structural Biology team, Marc Allaire came to the ALS from Brookhaven National Laboratory, where he...

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    Links What's One Billion Times Brighter Than the Sun? ALS Helps Develop Promising New Cancer Fighting Drug Berkeley Lab Scientists Unveil an X-ray Technique Called HARPES...

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    could be engineered. Read more... Contact: Paul Adams Industry @ ALS: Structural Biology Helps Drug Discovery scan pretreatment Last year, drug discovery company Plexxikon...

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    conduct both electrons and oxygen ions), potentially valuable for high-temperature electrolysis and synthetic fuel production. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being...

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    will revolutionize the microelectronic and storage industries and perhaps others, such as photovoltaics. Read more... Publication about this research: S. Park, D.H. Lee, J. Xu, B....

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    of charge-carrier mobility in organic transistors and charge separation in organic photovoltaics, leading to improved performance in "printable electronics." Read more... Contact:...

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    spoke about "Using X-Ray Analysis in the development of Nanostructure Organic Photovoltaics." Science highlights presented by beamline scientists include "Correlating...

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    index.phpbeamlinesbeam-status.html. newslinks ALS in the News Organic Photovoltaics Experiments Showcase "Superfacility" Concept A Better Way of Scrubbing CO2 New...

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    has spurred companies to reduce the cost and increase the reliability of their solar photovoltaics (SPVs). But thinner silicon has a higher propensity to stress and crack,...

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    and reduce the cost of photovoltaic power generation by allowing a wide variety of chemical modifications and combinations with inorganic nanocrystals. Read Full Highlight...

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    ... Immediately after the SAC meeting, we held a focused, international workshop on High Average Power Lasers and High Harmonics and explored the state of such lasers for generating ...

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    100 Award, the "Oscars of Invention." ALS user Clemens Heske (UNLV), along with Todd Deutsch (NREL) and Tadashi Ogitsu (LLNL) recently won a 2014 Merit Review Award from the DOE...

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    in the News Awards Visitors newslinks News Links A Whole New Light on Graphene Metamaterials Better Lithium-Ion Batteries Are On The Way From Berkeley Lab Paul Adams...

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    from Spain, Scotland, and the U.S. has utilized ALS Beamline 11.3.1 (small-molecule crystallography) to characterize the design of such "molecular coolers." Read more... ...

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    9 Print A Better Anode Design to Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries A new kind of anode has ... In This Issue A Better Anode Design to Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries Lensless Imaging of ...

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    29 Print A Better Anode Design to Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries A new kind of anode has ... In This Issue A Better Anode Design to Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries Lensless Imaging of ...

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    Tuesday, 27 March 2012 15:29 A Better Anode Design to Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries A new ... In This Issue A Better Anode Design to Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries Lensless Imaging of ...

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    Dr. Jeong-Sun Kim's group turned to the ALS for a little help. From left to right: Jane Tanamachi, Jeong-Sun Kim, Hye-Mi Park, George Meigs, Suk-Youl Park, Jeong-Hoh Park,...

  4. ALSNews Vol. 354

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    proposals, have now made it all the way to the White House. Samuel Schickler and Jane Yarnell, along with their science teacher Christine Mytko, were invited to attend the...

  5. ALSNews Vol. 353

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    the beauty that we get to enjoy daily. Contact: ALS Communications Follow Us on Social Media and Share Our Stories Keep up to date on ALS facility news, recent science highlights,...

  6. ALSNews Vol. 313

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    House on Saturday, October 2 MML2010 Visits Berkeley Lab and the ALS Ring Leaders: Project and Facility Management Announcements: Science Cafs to Return, Guest House Special...

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    research is focused on techniques for capturing carbon dioxide and turning it into a sustainable transportation fuel. Read more... ALS Beamline Scientist Tolek Tyliszczak was...

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    diffraction-limited storage rings (such as the proposed ALS upgrade, ALS-U) and free-electron laser facilites. Read more and watch the video... 2015 ALS User Meeting: October 5-7...

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    59th Denver X-Ray Conference from August 2-6, 2010, at the Denver Marriott Tech Center Hotel in Denver, CO. The conference will feature a special symposium and dinner honoring...

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    staff and the user community. Since 2011, we have published more than 45 Science Briefs, short articles (250 words) that provide a quick snapshot of recently published work. Here...

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    staff and the user community. Since 2011, we have published more than 45 Science Briefs, short articles (250 words) that provide a quick snapshot of recently published work. Here...

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    Science As scientists, we promote our results all the time in the form of journal articles, correspondence with colleagues, and presentations. But how about an entirely...

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    2007 as a graduate student, little did the two women know that the interesting bacterial immune system they were studying would be the subject of news headlines and the basis for...

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    evidence that iron pnictide superconductors discovered in 2008, although with many similarities to cuprate high-temperature superconductors, are not highly correlated systems....

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    facilities, amassing photographs for a new stock photo library. "The UCOP is in the process of rebranding," said Kate Brown, UCOP External Relations Senior Designer, "and we...

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    Access Proposals, Industry, and Director's Discretion beam time, our new RAPIDD proposal process accommodates users who require limited but rapid access to ALS beam time. Read...

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    protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it User Experiment Safety Process Update The ALS has updated its User Experiment Safety Process. The main change...

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    of UC Berkeley spoke about "Using X-Ray Analysis in the development of Nanostructure Organic Photovoltaics." Science highlights presented by beamline scientists include...

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    time can be found on the ALS home page. In This Issue Heterogeneous Morphology Found in Organic Solar Cells A New Light on Disordered Ensembles User Facility Reps Climb the Hill...

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    the circulation from clockwise to counterclockwise. Read more... Contact: Peter Fischer and Vojtch Uhl Mapping Particle Charges in Battery Electrodes Despite the...

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    and atomic structure of matter, they are uniquely positioned to jump-start a global revolution in renewable and carbon-neutral energy technologies. To help raise awareness of...

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    layout Give us your feedback here In This Issue Director's Update Structures of Three Membrane Transport Proteins Yield Functional Insights Using Light to Control How X Rays...

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    ALS. Read the article for more details. NUFO Goes to Capitol Hill ALS representatives Sue Bailey and user Yves Idzerda joined other Berkeley Lab representatives in Washington, D.C....

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    to October 13, the beam reliability (time scheduled - time lost)time scheduled) was 97.2%. For this period, the mean time between failures (MTBF) was 39.4 hours, and the mean...

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    to view it Industry@ALS: Takeda Advances Diabetes Drug Development at the ALS Type 2 diabetes affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide. In the pursuit to better treat...

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    Black Gold: Enabling Bright, High Rep-Rate Electron Beams Searching for the Solar System's Chemical Recipe A Dual Look at Photosystem II Using the World's Most Powerful X-Ray Laser...

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    of DNA-Bound FEN1 Reveals Mechanism of Action Among the legions of proteins required for DNA replication, the "flap endonuclease" FEN1 plays a key role. An international team of...

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    Read more... Contact: Cheng Wang Structures of Clamp-Loader Complexes Are Key to DNA Replication 249-dna clamp loader How a clamp loader, a molecular machine that...

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    perform large-scale manipulations of single-stranded nucleic acids in processes such as DNA replication, DNA repair, and gene expression. To understand how certain hexameric...

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    past Berkeley Lab and the ALS on Friday, September 21, as it was moved from Edwards Air Force Base in the Mojave Desert to the Los Angeles International Airport. Hundreds gathered...

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    fish found in the Amazon Basin can literally reorient themselves in real time to resist force, in essence creating an adaptable body armor. Read more... Contact: Robert O. Ritchie...

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    systems, has revealed a new phase of ABC tri-block copolymer with complicated morphology. Read more... Contact: Cheng Wang Structures of Clamp-Loader Complexes Are Key to...

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    like other granular material systems, and their dynamical behavior mimics the universal characteristics of several jammed systems. Read more... Contact: Sujoy Roy Industry@ALS:...

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    boy who is fascinated with chemistry, has memorized the periodic table, and sports Tom Lehrer glasses when immersed in science. So, how could the request be refused? See...

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    Attendees enjoyed a full program of keynote speakers, science highlights, workshops, a historical overview, facility updates, a student poster competition, and the annual awards...

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    28 Print A Microscopic Double-Slit Experiment In a new twist on Young's classic double-slit experiment, researchers have shown that the double slits can be replaced by electron-emitting diatomic molecules and that traces of electron-wave interference can be directly observed in measurements of the vibrationally resolved photoionization spectra. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Signal Recognition Particle-Receptor

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    8 Print A Microscopic Double-Slit Experiment In a new twist on Young's classic double-slit experiment, researchers have shown that the double slits can be replaced by electron-emitting diatomic molecules and that traces of electron-wave interference can be directly observed in measurements of the vibrationally resolved photoionization spectra. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Signal Recognition Particle-Receptor

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    9 Print A Better Anode Design to Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries A new kind of anode has been developed for use in lithium-ion batteries that is eight times as absorbent as current designs and has maintained its greatly increased energy capacity after many hundreds of charge-discharge cycles. Read more... Contact: Gao Liu Lensless Imaging of Magnetic Nanostructures The high brightness and coherence of the ALS's soft x-rays have enabled a group of scientists, working at ALS Beamline 12.0.2, to use

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    9 Print A Better Anode Design to Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries A new kind of anode has been developed for use in lithium-ion batteries that is eight times as absorbent as current designs and has maintained its greatly increased energy capacity after many hundreds of charge-discharge cycles. Read more... Contact: Gao Liu Lensless Imaging of Magnetic Nanostructures The high brightness and coherence of the ALS's soft x-rays have enabled a group of scientists, working at ALS Beamline 12.0.2, to use

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    9 Print A Better Anode Design to Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries A new kind of anode has been developed for use in lithium-ion batteries that is eight times as absorbent as current designs and has maintained its greatly increased energy capacity after many hundreds of charge-discharge cycles. Read more... Contact: Gao Liu Lensless Imaging of Magnetic Nanostructures The high brightness and coherence of the ALS's soft x-rays have enabled a group of scientists, working at ALS Beamline 12.0.2, to use

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    9 Print A Better Anode Design to Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries A new kind of anode has been developed for use in lithium-ion batteries that is eight times as absorbent as current designs and has maintained its greatly increased energy capacity after many hundreds of charge-discharge cycles. Read more... Contact: Gao Liu Lensless Imaging of Magnetic Nanostructures The high brightness and coherence of the ALS's soft x-rays have enabled a group of scientists, working at ALS Beamline 12.0.2, to use

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    9 Print A Better Anode Design to Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries A new kind of anode has been developed for use in lithium-ion batteries that is eight times as absorbent as current designs and has maintained its greatly increased energy capacity after many hundreds of charge-discharge cycles. Read more... Contact: Gao Liu Lensless Imaging of Magnetic Nanostructures The high brightness and coherence of the ALS's soft x-rays have enabled a group of scientists, working at ALS Beamline 12.0.2, to use

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    2 Print Hidden Rotational Symmetries in Magnetic Domain Patterns rotational symmetries While ubiquitous in nature, symmetry is not always evident. The first observation of hidden rotational symmetries in a magnetic system gives scientists a toolbox for discovering hidden symmetries in diverse material systems. Read more... Contact: Keoki Seu Borrowing from Nature to Produce Highly Structured Biomimetic Materials biomemetic materials Researchers have turned a benign virus into an engineering tool

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    2 Print Hidden Rotational Symmetries in Magnetic Domain Patterns rotational symmetries While ubiquitous in nature, symmetry is not always evident. The first observation of hidden rotational symmetries in a magnetic system gives scientists a toolbox for discovering hidden symmetries in diverse material systems. Read more... Contact: Keoki Seu Borrowing from Nature to Produce Highly Structured Biomimetic Materials biomemetic materials Researchers have turned a benign virus into an engineering tool

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    3 Print A Surprising Path for Proton Transfer Without Hydrogen Bonds proton transtfer Scientists working at the ALS have discovered a new route for proton movement from one molecule to another--a basic step in countless chemical and biological reactions--thereby opening new avenues for research in biology, environmental science, and green chemistry. Read more... Contact: Musa Ahmed New Crystal Structures Lift Fog around Protein Folding new crystal thumb At the ALS, researchers have deciphered

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    3 Print A Surprising Path for Proton Transfer Without Hydrogen Bonds proton transtfer Scientists working at the ALS have discovered a new route for proton movement from one molecule to another--a basic step in countless chemical and biological reactions--thereby opening new avenues for research in biology, environmental science, and green chemistry. Read more... Contact: Musa Ahmed New Crystal Structures Lift Fog around Protein Folding new crystal thumb At the ALS, researchers have deciphered

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    4 Print Not All Nanodisk Magnetic Vortices Are Created Equally Magnetic vortices - hurricanes of magnetism only a few atoms across - have been found to form asymmetrically in ferromagnetic nanodisks. This finding contradicts previous beliefs and poses challenges to using magnetic vortices in random access memory (RAM) data storage systems. Read more... Contact: Mi-Young Im A New Route to Nanoscale Conducting Channels in Insulating Oxides Building on the recent discovery of a highly mobile

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    4 Print Not All Nanodisk Magnetic Vortices Are Created Equally Magnetic vortices - hurricanes of magnetism only a few atoms across - have been found to form asymmetrically in ferromagnetic nanodisks. This finding contradicts previous beliefs and poses challenges to using magnetic vortices in random access memory (RAM) data storage systems. Read more... Contact: Mi-Young Im A New Route to Nanoscale Conducting Channels in Insulating Oxides Building on the recent discovery of a highly mobile

  9. ALSNews Vol. 334

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    4 Print Not All Nanodisk Magnetic Vortices Are Created Equally Magnetic vortices - hurricanes of magnetism only a few atoms across - have been found to form asymmetrically in ferromagnetic nanodisks. This finding contradicts previous beliefs and poses challenges to using magnetic vortices in random access memory (RAM) data storage systems. Read more... Contact: Mi-Young Im A New Route to Nanoscale Conducting Channels in Insulating Oxides Building on the recent discovery of a highly mobile

  10. ALSNews Vol. 334

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    4 Print Not All Nanodisk Magnetic Vortices Are Created Equally Magnetic vortices - hurricanes of magnetism only a few atoms across - have been found to form asymmetrically in ferromagnetic nanodisks. This finding contradicts previous beliefs and poses challenges to using magnetic vortices in random access memory (RAM) data storage systems. Read more... Contact: Mi-Young Im A New Route to Nanoscale Conducting Channels in Insulating Oxides Building on the recent discovery of a highly mobile

  11. ALSNews Vol. 335

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    35 Print A Spectacular Sight Over the ALS The space shuttle Endeavor flew past Berkeley Lab and the ALS on Friday, September 21, as it was moved from Edwards Air Force Base in the Mojave Desert to the Los Angeles International Airport. Hundreds gathered outside the ALS to watch as a NASA 747 carried the space shuttle at low altitude on its historic farewell journey. See more photos on the ALS Flickr photostream. (Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, Berkeley Lab.) Tracking Living Cells as They

  12. ALSNews Vol. 335

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    5 Print A Spectacular Sight Over the ALS The space shuttle Endeavor flew past Berkeley Lab and the ALS on Friday, September 21, as it was moved from Edwards Air Force Base in the Mojave Desert to the Los Angeles International Airport. Hundreds gathered outside the ALS to watch as a NASA 747 carried the space shuttle at low altitude on its historic farewell journey. See more photos on the ALS Flickr photostream. (Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, Berkeley Lab.) Tracking Living Cells as They Differentiate

  13. ALSNews Vol. 336

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    6 Print Molecular Alignment in Printed Electronics A new scattering method uses polarized x-rays to reveal the orientations of polymer chains in organic films. The orientations are relevant to a better understanding of charge-carrier mobility in organic transistors and charge separation in organic photovoltaics, leading to improved performance in "printable electronics." Read more... Contact: Brian Collins Central Activator Keeps the Circadian Clock Ticking Most living organisms have

  14. ALSNews Vol. 336

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    6 Print Molecular Alignment in Printed Electronics A new scattering method uses polarized x-rays to reveal the orientations of polymer chains in organic films. The orientations are relevant to a better understanding of charge-carrier mobility in organic transistors and charge separation in organic photovoltaics, leading to improved performance in "printable electronics." Read more... Contact: Brian Collins Central Activator Keeps the Circadian Clock Ticking Most living organisms have

  15. ALSNews Vol. 336

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    6 Print Molecular Alignment in Printed Electronics A new scattering method uses polarized x-rays to reveal the orientations of polymer chains in organic films. The orientations are relevant to a better understanding of charge-carrier mobility in organic transistors and charge separation in organic photovoltaics, leading to improved performance in "printable electronics." Read more... Contact: Brian Collins Central Activator Keeps the Circadian Clock Ticking Most living organisms have

  16. ALSNews Vol. 337

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    7 Print Guided Self-Assembly of Gold Thin Films A team of UC Berkeley and Berkeley Lab researchers have developed a relatively easy, inexpensive, and scalable technique to direct the self--assembly of gold nanoparticles into device-ready thin films, which have potential applications in fields ranging from energy harvesting to plasmonics. Read more... Contact: TIng Xu Studies Bolster Promise of Topological Insulators Topological insulators are highly promising materials for electronic

  17. ALSNews Vol. 338

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    8 Print Director's New Year Address: Looking Forward and Celebrating 20 Years 2013-01-falcone We recently sat down with ALS Director Roger Falcone to talk about what 2013 has in store for the ALS. An immediate answer is - a celebration - as the ALS marks its 20th year of operation. We'll spend some time this year looking back at what we've accomplished over the past two decades and forward to how we'll continue to contribute to the future of scientific research. Read more... Toward Design of a

  18. ALSNews Vol. 338

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    38 Print Director's New Year Address: Looking Forward and Celebrating 20 Years 2013-01-falcone We recently sat down with ALS Director Roger Falcone to talk about what 2013 has in store for the ALS. An immediate answer is - a celebration - as the ALS marks its 20th year of operation. We'll spend some time this year looking back at what we've accomplished over the past two decades and forward to how we'll continue to contribute to the future of scientific research. Read more... Toward Design of a

  19. ALSNews Vol. 340

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    0 Print Studying the Solar System's Chemical Recipe To study the origins of different isotope ratios among the elements that make up today's smorgasbord of planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and interplanetary ice and dust, a team of scientists from the University of California, San Diego is using ALS Chemical Dynamics Beamline 9.0.2 to mimic radiation from the protosun when the solar system was forming. Read more... Contact: Subrata Chakraborty The Importance of Domain Size and Purity in

  20. ALSNews Vol. 341

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    1 Print Space-Age Ceramics Get Their Toughest Test Advanced ceramic composites can withstand the ultrahigh operating temperatures of jet and gas-turbine engines, but analysis of these materials at such temperatures has been a challenge. Now, a testing facility at Beamline 8.3.2 enables microtomography of ceramic composites under controlled loads at temperatures above 1600°C. Read more and watch a video about this research... Contact: Rob Ritchie Flipping Photoelectron Spins in Topological

  1. ALSNews Vol. 341

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    1 Print Space-Age Ceramics Get Their Toughest Test Advanced ceramic composites can withstand the ultrahigh operating temperatures of jet and gas-turbine engines, but analysis of these materials at such temperatures has been a challenge. Now, a testing facility at Beamline 8.3.2 enables microtomography of ceramic composites under controlled loads at temperatures above 1600°C. Read more and watch a video about this research... Contact: Rob Ritchie Flipping Photoelectron Spins in Topological

  2. ALSNews Vol. 341

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    1 Print Space-Age Ceramics Get Their Toughest Test Advanced ceramic composites can withstand the ultrahigh operating temperatures of jet and gas-turbine engines, but analysis of these materials at such temperatures has been a challenge. Now, a testing facility at Beamline 8.3.2 enables microtomography of ceramic composites under controlled loads at temperatures above 1600°C. Read more and watch a video about this research... Contact: Rob Ritchie Flipping Photoelectron Spins in Topological

  3. ALSNews Vol. 341

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    1 Print Space-Age Ceramics Get Their Toughest Test Advanced ceramic composites can withstand the ultrahigh operating temperatures of jet and gas-turbine engines, but analysis of these materials at such temperatures has been a challenge. Now, a testing facility at Beamline 8.3.2 enables microtomography of ceramic composites under controlled loads at temperatures above 1600°C. Read more and watch a video about this research... Contact: Rob Ritchie Flipping Photoelectron Spins in Topological

  4. ALSNews Vol. 343

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    3 Print Iron Availability in the Southern Ocean A study by scientists from South Africa's Stellenbosch University, Princeton University, and the ALS looks at the reduced abundance of sea life and phytoplankton in the photic zone of the Southern Ocean, suggesting that a lack of iron in an easy-to-use form is affecting the ecosystems. Read more... Contact: Satish C. Myneni and A.N. Roychoundhury Shedding Light on Nanocrystal Defects Nanocrystals have attracted much scientific interest lately, but

  5. ALSNews Vol. 344

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    4 Print Register Now for the 2013 ALS User Meeting! Registration is now open for this year's meeting. A full schedule includes facility reports, recent science highlights, a student poster contest and "slam," and 13 focused workshops. Scheduled keynote speakers include George Crabtree (ANL), Jim Krupnick (LBNL), Michael Eisen, and Jamie Cate (UC Berkeley). Register now! Reversing the Circulation of Magnetic Vortices Recently, magnetic vortices have drawn scientists toward the

  6. ALSNews Vol. 344

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    4 Print Register Now for the 2013 ALS User Meeting! Registration is now open for this year's meeting. A full schedule includes facility reports, recent science highlights, a student poster contest and "slam," and 13 focused workshops. Scheduled keynote speakers include George Crabtree (ANL), Jim Krupnick (LBNL), Michael Eisen, and Jamie Cate (UC Berkeley). Register now! Reversing the Circulation of Magnetic Vortices Recently, magnetic vortices have drawn scientists toward the

  7. ALSNews Vol. 345

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    5 Print A Spintronic Semiconductor with Selectable Charge Carriers 278 thumb Researchers found a semiconductor with two properties crucial for spintronics: a large Rashba effect (splitting of degenerate spin states) and ambipolarity (conduction via electrons and holes). Furthermore, it is possible to control whether the charge carriers are electrons or holes by engineering the surface layer. Read more... Contact: Luca Moreschini From Protein Structure to Function: Ring Cycle for Dilating and

  8. ALSNews Vol. 347

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    7 Print 2013 ALS User Meeting Highlights 2013 user meeting poster session More than 400 users and staff attended this year's User Meeting, which kicked off Monday, October 7, with a welcome from Users' Executive Committee Chair Corie Ralston and Berkeley Lab Director Paul Alivisatos. Attendees enjoyed a full program of keynote speakers, science highlights, workshops, a historical overview, facility updates, a student poster competition, and the annual awards dinner. Read more... New Research on

  9. ALSNews Vol. 347

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    7 Print 2013 ALS User Meeting Highlights 2013 user meeting poster session More than 400 users and staff attended this year's User Meeting, which kicked off Monday, October 7, with a welcome from Users' Executive Committee Chair Corie Ralston and Berkeley Lab Director Paul Alivisatos. Attendees enjoyed a full program of keynote speakers, science highlights, workshops, a historical overview, facility updates, a student poster competition, and the annual awards dinner. Read more... New Research on

  10. ALSNews Vol. 347

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    7 Print 2013 ALS User Meeting Highlights 2013 user meeting poster session More than 400 users and staff attended this year's User Meeting, which kicked off Monday, October 7, with a welcome from Users' Executive Committee Chair Corie Ralston and Berkeley Lab Director Paul Alivisatos. Attendees enjoyed a full program of keynote speakers, science highlights, workshops, a historical overview, facility updates, a student poster competition, and the annual awards dinner. Read more... New Research on

  11. ALSNews Vol. 348

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    8 Print The Molecular Ingenuity of a Unique Fish Scale fish scales ALS research has shown how the scales of a freshwater fish found in the Amazon Basin can literally reorient themselves in real time to resist force, in essence creating an adaptable body armor. Read more... Contact: Robert O. Ritchie Ring Leader: Musa Ahmed, Chemical Sciences Division musa ahmed In his 19 years at the ALS, senior scientist Musa Ahmed has seen chemistry grow from a somewhat obscure synchrotron science focus area

  12. ALSNews Vol. 348

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    48 Print The Molecular Ingenuity of a Unique Fish Scale fish scales ALS research has shown how the scales of a freshwater fish found in the Amazon Basin can literally reorient themselves in real time to resist force, in essence creating an adaptable body armor. Read more... Contact: Robert O. Ritchie Ring Leader: Musa Ahmed, Chemical Sciences Division musa ahmed In his 19 years at the ALS, senior scientist Musa Ahmed has seen chemistry grow from a somewhat obscure synchrotron science focus area

  13. ALSNews Vol. 348

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    8 Print The Molecular Ingenuity of a Unique Fish Scale fish scales ALS research has shown how the scales of a freshwater fish found in the Amazon Basin can literally reorient themselves in real time to resist force, in essence creating an adaptable body armor. Read more... Contact: Robert O. Ritchie Ring Leader: Musa Ahmed, Chemical Sciences Division musa ahmed In his 19 years at the ALS, senior scientist Musa Ahmed has seen chemistry grow from a somewhat obscure synchrotron science focus area

  14. ALSNews Vol. 349

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    9 Print Celebrating Success and Looking Forward in Challenging Times 2014 falcone ALS Director Roger Falcone took some time recently to reflect on the scientific and engineering accomplishments at the ALS while facing up to some of the challenges of the coming year. A difficult fiscal environment that features significant cuts in national scientific funding means that the ALS will have to reprioritize its programs and activities this year. Read more... Contact: Roger Falcone Ultrafast

  15. ALSNews Vol. 349

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    49 Print Celebrating Success and Looking Forward in Challenging Times 2014 falcone ALS Director Roger Falcone took some time recently to reflect on the scientific and engineering accomplishments at the ALS while facing up to some of the challenges of the coming year. A difficult fiscal environment that features significant cuts in national scientific funding means that the ALS will have to reprioritize its programs and activities this year. Read more... Contact: Roger Falcone Ultrafast

  16. ALSNews Vol. 349

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    9 Print Celebrating Success and Looking Forward in Challenging Times 2014 falcone ALS Director Roger Falcone took some time recently to reflect on the scientific and engineering accomplishments at the ALS while facing up to some of the challenges of the coming year. A difficult fiscal environment that features significant cuts in national scientific funding means that the ALS will have to reprioritize its programs and activities this year. Read more... Contact: Roger Falcone Ultrafast

  17. ALSNews Vol. 349

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    49 Print Celebrating Success and Looking Forward in Challenging Times 2014 falcone ALS Director Roger Falcone took some time recently to reflect on the scientific and engineering accomplishments at the ALS while facing up to some of the challenges of the coming year. A difficult fiscal environment that features significant cuts in national scientific funding means that the ALS will have to reprioritize its programs and activities this year. Read more... Contact: Roger Falcone Ultrafast

  18. ALSNews Vol. 351

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    1 Print Twist Solves Bilayer Graphene Mystery 285 graphene thumb Researchers have discovered a new twist to the story of bilayer graphene, solving a mystery that has held back device development. In stacking graphene monolayers, subtle misalignments create an almost imperceptible twist between the layers that can have surprisingly strong effects on electronic properties. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ALS

  19. ALSNews Vol. 351

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    51 Print Twist Solves Bilayer Graphene Mystery 285 graphene thumb Researchers have discovered a new twist to the story of bilayer graphene, solving a mystery that has held back device development. In stacking graphene monolayers, subtle misalignments create an almost imperceptible twist between the layers that can have surprisingly strong effects on electronic properties. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ALS

  20. ALSNews Vol. 352

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    2 Print Research Finds Vitamin D Deficiency Affects Bone Quality A team of researchers working at the ALS has found that vitamin D deficiency plays a significant role in the bone-aging process, reducing bone quality and increasing fracture susceptibility. Read more... Contact: Bjorn Busse Evidence for a Weak Iron Core at Earth's Center High-pressure x-ray spectroscopy and diffraction provide new evidence that the solid iron core at the center of the Earth is more malleable than previously

  1. ALSNews Vol. 352

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    52 Print Research Finds Vitamin D Deficiency Affects Bone Quality A team of researchers working at the ALS has found that vitamin D deficiency plays a significant role in the bone-aging process, reducing bone quality and increasing fracture susceptibility. Read more... Contact: Bjorn Busse Evidence for a Weak Iron Core at Earth's Center High-pressure x-ray spectroscopy and diffraction provide new evidence that the solid iron core at the center of the Earth is more malleable than previously

  2. ALSNews Vol. 353

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    3 Print Covalent Bonding in Actinide Sandwich Molecules STXM studies have revealed unexpected bonding interactions in two key organometallic actinide "sandwich" complexes, which are vital as industrial or bioinorganic catalysts and as precursors for nanomaterial synthesis. Differences in their covalent bonding could profoundly affect their chemical and physical properties. Read more... Contact: Stefan Minasian New ALS Technique Gives Nanoscale Views of Complex Systems ALS researchers

  3. ALSNews Vol. 354

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    4 Print ALS Capabilities Reveal Multiple Functions of Ebola Virus ebola Researchers at the ALS have demonstrated that a protein of Ebola virus, termedVP40, undergoes dramatic refolding rearrangements to achieve three entirely different structures for three entirely separate functions in the virus life cycle. Read more... Contact: Erica Saphire An Inside Look at a MOF in Action mof Researchers have recorded the first in situ electronic-structure observations of the adsorption of carbon dioxide

  4. ALSNews Vol. 354

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    4 Print ALS Capabilities Reveal Multiple Functions of Ebola Virus ebola Researchers at the ALS have demonstrated that a protein of Ebola virus, termedVP40, undergoes dramatic refolding rearrangements to achieve three entirely different structures for three entirely separate functions in the virus life cycle. Read more... Contact: Erica Saphire An Inside Look at a MOF in Action mof Researchers have recorded the first in situ electronic-structure observations of the adsorption of carbon dioxide

  5. ALSNews Vol. 354

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    4 Print ALS Capabilities Reveal Multiple Functions of Ebola Virus ebola Researchers at the ALS have demonstrated that a protein of Ebola virus, termedVP40, undergoes dramatic refolding rearrangements to achieve three entirely different structures for three entirely separate functions in the virus life cycle. Read more... Contact: Erica Saphire An Inside Look at a MOF in Action mof Researchers have recorded the first in situ electronic-structure observations of the adsorption of carbon dioxide

  6. ALSNews Vol. 354

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    4 Print ALS Capabilities Reveal Multiple Functions of Ebola Virus ebola Researchers at the ALS have demonstrated that a protein of Ebola virus, termedVP40, undergoes dramatic refolding rearrangements to achieve three entirely different structures for three entirely separate functions in the virus life cycle. Read more... Contact: Erica Saphire An Inside Look at a MOF in Action mof Researchers have recorded the first in situ electronic-structure observations of the adsorption of carbon dioxide

  7. ALSNews Vol. 355

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    5 Print Intriguing DNA Editor Has a Structural Trigger The molecular structures of two proteins from a family of genome-editing enzymes reveal how they target and cleave DNA. The results point the way to the rational design of new and improved versions of the enzymes for basic research and genetic engineering. Read more... Contacts: Jennifer Doudna and Eva Nogales Graphene's 3D Counterpart ALS researchers have discovered a material that is essentially a 3D version of graphene -- the 2D sheets of

  8. ALSNews Vol. 355

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    5 Print Intriguing DNA Editor Has a Structural Trigger The molecular structures of two proteins from a family of genome-editing enzymes reveal how they target and cleave DNA. The results point the way to the rational design of new and improved versions of the enzymes for basic research and genetic engineering. Read more... Contacts: Jennifer Doudna and Eva Nogales Graphene's 3D Counterpart ALS researchers have discovered a material that is essentially a 3D version of graphene -- the 2D sheets of

  9. ALSNews Vol. 356

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    6 Print Infrared Mapping Helps Optimize Catalytic Reactions 296 thumb A pathway to more effective and efficient synthesis of pharmaceuticals and other flow-reactor chemical products has been opened by a study in which, for the first time, the catalytic reactivity inside a microreactor was mapped in high resolution from start to finish. Read more... Contacts: Gabor Somorjai and Dean Toste Validating Computer-Designed Proteins for Vaccines Computationally designed proteins that accurately mimic

  10. ALSNews Vol. 356

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    56 Print Infrared Mapping Helps Optimize Catalytic Reactions 296 thumb A pathway to more effective and efficient synthesis of pharmaceuticals and other flow-reactor chemical products has been opened by a study in which, for the first time, the catalytic reactivity inside a microreactor was mapped in high resolution from start to finish. Read more... Contacts: Gabor Somorjai and Dean Toste Validating Computer-Designed Proteins for Vaccines Computationally designed proteins that accurately mimic

  11. ALSNews Vol. 356

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    6 Print Infrared Mapping Helps Optimize Catalytic Reactions 296 thumb A pathway to more effective and efficient synthesis of pharmaceuticals and other flow-reactor chemical products has been opened by a study in which, for the first time, the catalytic reactivity inside a microreactor was mapped in high resolution from start to finish. Read more... Contacts: Gabor Somorjai and Dean Toste Validating Computer-Designed Proteins for Vaccines Computationally designed proteins that accurately mimic

  12. ALSNews Vol. 357

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    7 Print Skyrmion Behavior Revealed by Two X-Ray Studies Two research groups have recently published separate studies in which soft x-rays reveal how skyrmions-quasiparticles made up of spin vortices-react to external fields. Their work lays the foundation for understanding these fascinating constructs and eventually utilizing them in spintronic applications. Read more... Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and This e-mail address

  13. ALSNews Vol. 357

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    7 Print Skyrmion Behavior Revealed by Two X-Ray Studies Two research groups have recently published separate studies in which soft x-rays reveal how skyrmions-quasiparticles made up of spin vortices-react to external fields. Their work lays the foundation for understanding these fascinating constructs and eventually utilizing them in spintronic applications. Read more... Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and This e-mail address

  14. ALSNews Vol. 358

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    8 Print An Iridate with Fermi Arcs iridate thumb Researchers have discovered that "Fermi arcs," which are much-debated features found in the electronic structure of high-temperature superconducting (HTSC) cuprates, can also be found in an iridate (iridium oxide) compound-strontium iridate. Read more... Contact: Yeongkwan Kim ALS Evidence Confirms Combustion Theory comustion thumb Researchers recently uncovered the first step in the process that transforms gas-phase molecules into solid

  15. ALSNews Vol. 359

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    59 Print From CO2 to Methanol via Novel Nanocatalysts 302 thumb Researchers have found novel nanocatalysts that lower the barrier to converting carbon dioxide-an abundant greenhouse gas-into methanol-a key commodity used to produce numerous industrial chemicals and fuels. In one case, it worked almost 90 times faster than catalysts commonly used for this reaction today. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Designer

  16. ALSNews Vol. 359

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    59 Print From CO2 to Methanol via Novel Nanocatalysts 302 thumb Researchers have found novel nanocatalysts that lower the barrier to converting carbon dioxide-an abundant greenhouse gas-into methanol-a key commodity used to produce numerous industrial chemicals and fuels. In one case, it worked almost 90 times faster than catalysts commonly used for this reaction today. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Designer

  17. ALSNews Vol. 359

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    59 Print From CO2 to Methanol via Novel Nanocatalysts 302 thumb Researchers have found novel nanocatalysts that lower the barrier to converting carbon dioxide-an abundant greenhouse gas-into methanol-a key commodity used to produce numerous industrial chemicals and fuels. In one case, it worked almost 90 times faster than catalysts commonly used for this reaction today. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Designer

  18. ALSNews Vol. 360

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    60 Print ALS Director's Update: Reflections on Our Past, Present, and Future falcone We are looking forward to an exciting and productive year at the ALS, with plans for new beamlines and capabilities coming online, and more users taking advantage of our technical and scientific expertise to produce a record number publications. At the ALS, we are encouraged by this year's funding and are looking for new ways to focus on our core strengths while expanding partnerships to explore new

  19. ALSNews Vol. 360

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    60 Print ALS Director's Update: Reflections on Our Past, Present, and Future falcone We are looking forward to an exciting and productive year at the ALS, with plans for new beamlines and capabilities coming online, and more users taking advantage of our technical and scientific expertise to produce a record number publications. At the ALS, we are encouraged by this year's funding and are looking for new ways to focus on our core strengths while expanding partnerships to explore new

  20. ALSNews Vol. 361

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    1 Print In Situ X-Ray Scattering Helps Optimize Printed Solar Cells 307 printing Printable plastic solar cells are a potential source of inexpensive renewable energy, but the transition from lab to factory results in decreased efficiency. Now, for the first time, a miniature solar-cell printer installed in a beamline allows researchers to use x-ray diffraction and scattering to figure out why. Read more... Contact: Feng Liu New Technique Gives a Deeper Look into the Chemistry of Interfaces 306

  1. ALSNews Vol. 361

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    1 Print In Situ X-Ray Scattering Helps Optimize Printed Solar Cells 307 printing Printable plastic solar cells are a potential source of inexpensive renewable energy, but the transition from lab to factory results in decreased efficiency. Now, for the first time, a miniature solar-cell printer installed in a beamline allows researchers to use x-ray diffraction and scattering to figure out why. Read more... Contact: Feng Liu New Technique Gives a Deeper Look into the Chemistry of Interfaces 306

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    61 Print In Situ X-Ray Scattering Helps Optimize Printed Solar Cells 307 printing Printable plastic solar cells are a potential source of inexpensive renewable energy, but the transition from lab to factory results in decreased efficiency. Now, for the first time, a miniature solar-cell printer installed in a beamline allows researchers to use x-ray diffraction and scattering to figure out why. Read more... Contact: Feng Liu New Technique Gives a Deeper Look into the Chemistry of Interfaces 306

  3. ALSNews Vol. 362

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    2 Print Protein Instability and Lou Gehrig's Disease 309 thumb A new study uses small-angle x-ray scattering as well as several advanced biophysical techniques to link protein instability to the progression of a lethal degenerative disease: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Read more... Contact: Elizabeth Getzoff and John Tainer Molecular Structure of Water at Gold Electrodes Revealed ALS researchers have now made a first-ever observation of the molecular

  4. ALSNews Vol. 362

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    2 Print Protein Instability and Lou Gehrig's Disease 309 thumb A new study uses small-angle x-ray scattering as well as several advanced biophysical techniques to link protein instability to the progression of a lethal degenerative disease: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Read more... Contact: Elizabeth Getzoff and John Tainer Molecular Structure of Water at Gold Electrodes Revealed ALS researchers have now made a first-ever observation of the molecular

  5. ALSNews Vol. 363

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    3 Print Peptoid Nanosheets Offer a Diversity of Functionalities Researchers at the ALS have recently observed peptoid nanosheets-two-dimensional biomimetic materials with customizable properties-as they self-assemble at an oil-water interface. This new development opens the door to designing peptoid nanosheets of increasing structural complexity and chemical functionality for a broad range of applications, including improved chemical sensors and separators, and safer, more effective drug

  6. ALSNews Vol. 364

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    4 Print Spectroscopy of Supercapacitor Electrodes In Operando X-ray spectroscopy of graphene supercapacitor electrodes under operating conditions reveals changes in electronic structure and bonding. The research could lead to an improvement in the capacity and efficiency of electrical energy storage systems needed to meet the burgeoning demands of consumer, industrial, and green technologies. Read more... Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled

  7. ALSNews Vol. 364

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    4 Print Spectroscopy of Supercapacitor Electrodes In Operando X-ray spectroscopy of graphene supercapacitor electrodes under operating conditions reveals changes in electronic structure and bonding. The research could lead to an improvement in the capacity and efficiency of electrical energy storage systems needed to meet the burgeoning demands of consumer, industrial, and green technologies. Read more... Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled

  8. ALSNews Vol. 365

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    5 Print Tracking the Elusive QOOH Radical For the first time, researchers directly observed QOOH molecules, a class of highly reactive molecules at the center of the web of ignition chemistry reactions. The data generated will improve the fidelity of combustion models used to create cleaner and more efficient cars and trucks. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Ancient Proteins Help Unravel a Modern Cancer Drug's

  9. ALSNews Vol. 365

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    5 Print Tracking the Elusive QOOH Radical For the first time, researchers directly observed QOOH molecules, a class of highly reactive molecules at the center of the web of ignition chemistry reactions. The data generated will improve the fidelity of combustion models used to create cleaner and more efficient cars and trucks. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Ancient Proteins Help Unravel a Modern Cancer Drug's

  10. ALSNews Vol. 366

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    6 Print Signal Speed in Nanomagnetic Logic Chains A time-resolved x-ray imaging technique directly observes signal propagation dynamics in nanomagnetic logic (NML) chains. The technique can assess NML reliability on fast timescales and help optimize chain engineering for this promising ultralow-power computing architecture. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Carotenoid Pigment is the Key to Photoprotection A

  11. ALSNews Vol. 366

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    6 Print Signal Speed in Nanomagnetic Logic Chains A time-resolved x-ray imaging technique directly observes signal propagation dynamics in nanomagnetic logic (NML) chains. The technique can assess NML reliability on fast timescales and help optimize chain engineering for this promising ultralow-power computing architecture. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Carotenoid Pigment is the Key to Photoprotection A

  12. ALSNews Vol. 367

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    7 Print A Designed Protein Maps Brain Activity Scientists designed and validated via crystallographic studies a fluorescent protein that allows the permanent marking of active brain cells. The protein was then used to study live changes via fluorescence in the active nerve cells in brains of fruit flies, zebrafish, and mice. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it X-Ray Microscopy Reveals How Crystal Mechanics Drive

  13. ALSNews Vol. 367

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    7 Print A Designed Protein Maps Brain Activity Scientists designed and validated via crystallographic studies a fluorescent protein that allows the permanent marking of active brain cells. The protein was then used to study live changes via fluorescence in the active nerve cells in brains of fruit flies, zebrafish, and mice. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it X-Ray Microscopy Reveals How Crystal Mechanics Drive

  14. ALSNews Vol. 367

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    7 Print A Designed Protein Maps Brain Activity Scientists designed and validated via crystallographic studies a fluorescent protein that allows the permanent marking of active brain cells. The protein was then used to study live changes via fluorescence in the active nerve cells in brains of fruit flies, zebrafish, and mice. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it X-Ray Microscopy Reveals How Crystal Mechanics Drive

  15. ALSNews Vol. 368

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    8 Print Weyl Fermions Discovered After 85 Years Weyl fermions, elusive massless particles first theorized 85 years ago, have now been detected as emergent quasiparticles in synthetic crystals of the semimetal TaAs. The discovery could allow for the nearly free and efficient flow of electricity, as well as the realization of many fascinating topological quantum phenomena. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Binding

  16. ALSNews Vol. 368

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    8 Print Weyl Fermions Discovered After 85 Years Weyl fermions, elusive massless particles first theorized 85 years ago, have now been detected as emergent quasiparticles in synthetic crystals of the semimetal TaAs. The discovery could allow for the nearly free and efficient flow of electricity, as well as the realization of many fascinating topological quantum phenomena. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Binding

  17. ALSNews Vol. 369

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    9 Print ALS Director's Update: Reflections on Our Past, Present, and Future We entered the new year on a very positive note with the passage of a federal budget for fiscal year 2016 that will provide a modest increase in funding for ALS operations. Our productivity continues to be excellent, our partnerships are strong, and we are busy adding to our scientific capabilities. Read more... A New Pathway for Radionuclide Uptake Scientists have reported a major advance in understanding the biological

  18. ALSNews Vol. 369

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    9 Print ALS Director's Update: Reflections on Our Past, Present, and Future We entered the new year on a very positive note with the passage of a federal budget for fiscal year 2016 that will provide a modest increase in funding for ALS operations. Our productivity continues to be excellent, our partnerships are strong, and we are busy adding to our scientific capabilities. Read more... A New Pathway for Radionuclide Uptake Scientists have reported a major advance in understanding the biological

  19. ALSNews Vol. 369

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    9 Print ALS Director's Update: Reflections on Our Past, Present, and Future We entered the new year on a very positive note with the passage of a federal budget for fiscal year 2016 that will provide a modest increase in funding for ALS operations. Our productivity continues to be excellent, our partnerships are strong, and we are busy adding to our scientific capabilities. Read more... A New Pathway for Radionuclide Uptake Scientists have reported a major advance in understanding the biological

  20. ALSNews Vol. 370

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    70 Print Aerosol Oxidation Speeds Up in Smoggy Air To better understand the effects of organic aerosols on climate, pollution, and health, researchers measured aerosol reaction rates at ALS Beamline 9.0.2. They discovered an unexpectedly large acceleration in aerosol oxidation in the presence of anthropogenic pollutants commonly found in smoggy air, a result that could help bring models closer in line with observations. Read more... Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots.

  1. ALSNews Vol. 370

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    70 Print Aerosol Oxidation Speeds Up in Smoggy Air To better understand the effects of organic aerosols on climate, pollution, and health, researchers measured aerosol reaction rates at ALS Beamline 9.0.2. They discovered an unexpectedly large acceleration in aerosol oxidation in the presence of anthropogenic pollutants commonly found in smoggy air, a result that could help bring models closer in line with observations. Read more... Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots.

  2. ALSNews Vol. 370

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    70 Print Aerosol Oxidation Speeds Up in Smoggy Air To better understand the effects of organic aerosols on climate, pollution, and health, researchers measured aerosol reaction rates at ALS Beamline 9.0.2. They discovered an unexpectedly large acceleration in aerosol oxidation in the presence of anthropogenic pollutants commonly found in smoggy air, a result that could help bring models closer in line with observations. Read more... Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots.

  3. ALSNews Vol. 339

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    the ALS, researchers studied lithium batteries, obtaining detailed information about the evolution of electronic and chemical states that will be indispensable for building better...

  4. ALSNews Vol. 317

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    at the beginning of May to assess the usage of the site and the digital and media needs of the user community. Visit lightsources.org and give us your feedback ueccorner UEC...

  5. ALSNews Vol. 296

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    arrays of nanoscopic elements will revolutionize the microelectronic and storage industries and perhaps others, such as photovoltaics. Read more... Publication about this...

  6. ALSNews Vol. 274

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    4 Print Contents Magnetic vortex core reversal by low-field excitations Optical upgrades increase performance of Sector 5 beamlines Users benefit from restructuring of ALS Beamline Coordination Group Safety First: Be aware of construction site boundaries In Memoriam: The ALS remembers Al Baez and Jim Patel American Physical Society awards go to Franz Himpsel and Sam Bader 9/11 dust analyzed by ALS user Tom Cahill for Esquire magazine Register now for Coherence 2007 News Links Bacterial walls

  7. ALSNews Vol. 275

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    5 Print Contents NIH Director visits the ALS Laser seeding yields high-power coherent terahertz radiation Controlling graphene's electronic structure User Services Office provides seamless link to ALS and Lab Memorial service for Jim Patel Save the date: 2007 Users' Meeting, October 4-6 News Links Building the nuclear pore piece by piece Judges take crash course at Laboratory Operations RING STATUS SCHEDULES For the user runs from March 27 - April 23: Beam reliability*: 94.6% Completion**: 87.4%

  8. ALSNews Vol. 279

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    9 Print Contents Unique auxin regulating mechanism discovered Unexpected angular dependence of x-ray magnetic linear dichroism Storage ring rf klystron upgrade ALS hosts high school interns Users' Meeting: Registration and call for abstracts Coherence 2007 Workshop draws record attendance Submit your ALS publications, invited talks, and awards by Wednesday, September 12 News Links Getting a better handle on antidepressant action Cheerful news for antidepressant research Researchers rely on

  9. ALSNews Vol. 280

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    0 Print Contents X-ray imaging current-driven magnetic domain-wall motion in nanowires Extracellular proteins promote zinc sulfide aggregation Upgrades to Beamlines 8.2.1 and 8.2.2 Groundbreaking ceremonies for User Support Building and Guest House UEC Corner: ALS Users' Meeting update Operations BEAM STATUS SCHEDULES For the user runs from August 28 - September 24 (including the first week of two-bunch user operations): Beam reliability*: 89.1% Completion**: 85.0% Problems with the injection

  10. ALSNews Vol. 283

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    3 Print In This Issue Director's Update: SAC Meeting, the Budget, BES Review, and Beyond The Biological Implications of the PP2A Crystal Structure Important Top-Off Progress UEC Corner: Introducing the 2008 Committee SAC Year-End Review and BES Dry Run News Links How cagey electrons keep hydrated Researchers uncover key trigger for potent cancer-fighting marine product First look at an enzyme target for antibacterial and cancer drugs Falling into the gap: Berkeley Lab researchers take a critical

  11. ALSNews Vol. 284

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    4 Print In This Issue Director's Update: FY08 Budget UEC Corner: Looking Forward to the BES Review and Beyond Topo II: An Enzyme Target For Antibacterial and Cancer Drugs The H2 Double-Slit Experiment: Where Quantum and Classical Physics Meet Register Now for the 2008 Beam Instrumentation Workshop Operations News Links Possible Breakthrough for Sufferers of Huntington's Breaking Down Huntington's Disease One Protein At A Time DOE's Disappointing Budget Makes It Harder to Stick to the Basics More

  12. ALSNews Vol. 294

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    4 Print In This Issue Director's Update: A New Year and a New Era Reaction-Driven Restructuring of Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts Nanoscale Chemical Imaging of a Working Catalyst Reminder: Experimental Safety Sheet Procedure UEC Corner: Introducing the 2009 Committee Honors and Awards: Eli Rotenberg and Richard Saykally A Successful SES IV in San Francisco Operations News Links Interview with Paul Adams in PDB Newsletter Finding better materials for solar cells Obama picks Berkeley Lab

  13. ALSNews Vol. 294

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    294 Print In This Issue Director's Update: A New Year and a New Era Reaction-Driven Restructuring of Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts Nanoscale Chemical Imaging of a Working Catalyst Reminder: Experimental Safety Sheet Procedure UEC Corner: Introducing the 2009 Committee Honors and Awards: Eli Rotenberg and Richard Saykally A Successful SES IV in San Francisco Operations News Links Interview with Paul Adams in PDB Newsletter Finding better materials for solar cells Obama picks Berkeley Lab

  14. ALSNews Vol. 297

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    7 Print In This Issue Preservation of Fe(II) by Carbon-Rich Matrices in Hydrothermal Plumes How Dynein Binds to Microtubules Top-Off Mode Now at Full Current; Congratulations Team! Meet Our New Deputy Director For Science: Bob Schoenlein Funding and User Support Building Updates Guest House Takes Shape on Hillside Operations News Links Scripps Research Scientists Model 3-D Structures of Proteins that Control Human Clock A Research Center for Understanding How to Store CO2 Underground More

  15. ALSNews Vol. 298

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    8 Print In This Issue Observation of a Macroscopically Quantum-Entangled Insulator P-Glycoprotein Structure and Chemotherapy Resistance Molecular-Frame Angular Distributions of Resonant Auger Electrons ALS to Participate in Energy Frontier Research Centers UEC Corner: Mark Your Calendars for the 2009 Users' Meeting Reminder: ALS Fellowship Programs Available BESAC Photon Workshop Report Now Posted Online Operations News Links Researchers Show Electric Fields Can Be Used as ON/OFF Switches in

  16. ALSNews Vol. 298

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    8 Print In This Issue Observation of a Macroscopically Quantum-Entangled Insulator P-Glycoprotein Structure and Chemotherapy Resistance Molecular-Frame Angular Distributions of Resonant Auger Electrons ALS to Participate in Energy Frontier Research Centers UEC Corner: Mark Your Calendars for the 2009 Users' Meeting Reminder: ALS Fellowship Programs Available BESAC Photon Workshop Report Now Posted Online Operations News Links Researchers Show Electric Fields Can Be Used as ON/OFF Switches in

  17. ALSNews Vol. 301

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    1 Print In This Issue Safety First: New Personal Protective Equipment Policies Bilayer Graphene Gets a Bandgap Hybrid Rotaxanes: Interlocked Structures for Quantum Computing? UEC Corner: Users' Meeting, Poster Deadline, Awards, and Elections Guest House to Begin Taking Reservations September 1 Energy Research Science Cafe on Thursday, August 27 ALS Mutimedia Stars Help Educate the Public Operations News Links Jet-propelled Imaging for an Ultrafast Light Source Lab receives an additional $40.3

  18. ALSNews Vol. 302

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    2 Print In This Issue Berkeley Lab Guest House Officially Opens Safety First: Shielding-Control End Points Established Site Access Tied to GERT Training Starting October 1 Harnessing the Bacterial Production of Nanomagnets Eli Rotenberg Awarded First Kai Seigbahn Prize UEC Corner: In Haiku, by Ken Goldberg ALS Science Cafe Attracts Overflow Crowd Shutdown Features Seismic Retrofit, Air Handler Replacement Operations News Links Boron-based compounds trick a biomedical protein Gunning for free

  19. ALSNews Vol. 304

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    Vol. 304 Print In This Issue Proofreading RNA: Structure of RNA Polymerase II's Backtracked State X-Ray Imaging of the Dynamic Magnetic Vortex Core Deformation Call for General User Proposals: Deadline January 15 ALS Job Posting: Deputy Division Director, Operations Light-Source Safety Officials Meet for Two-Day Workshop UEC Corner: New Members for 2010, Survey Results Welcome: Shauna Kanel and Clyde Lewis Around the Ring: Science Cafe, High-Profile Visitors Ring Status Notifications to Cell

  20. ALSNews Vol. 306

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    6 Print In This Issue 200th Science Highlight! Imaging Antifungal Drug Molecules with Soft X-Ray Tomography Electron Correlation in Iron-based Superconductors A New Route to Nano Self-Assembly Optical Metrology Lab gets New Funding ALS Winners of Mobile Application Contest Ring Leaders: User Services Announcements: Science Café Wed 3/31, Guest House Special Extended, and Top-off Celebration Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders User Services User Services Group Leader

  1. ALSNews Vol. 306

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    6 Print In This Issue 200th Science Highlight! Imaging Antifungal Drug Molecules with Soft X-Ray Tomography Electron Correlation in Iron-based Superconductors A New Route to Nano Self-Assembly Optical Metrology Lab gets New Funding ALS Winners of Mobile Application Contest Ring Leaders: User Services Announcements: Science Café Wed 3/31, Guest House Special Extended, and Top-off Celebration Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders User Services User Services Group Leader

  2. ALSNews Vol. 306

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    6 Print In This Issue 200th Science Highlight! Imaging Antifungal Drug Molecules with Soft X-Ray Tomography Electron Correlation in Iron-based Superconductors A New Route to Nano Self-Assembly Optical Metrology Lab gets New Funding ALS Winners of Mobile Application Contest Ring Leaders: User Services Announcements: Science Café Wed 3/31, Guest House Special Extended, and Top-off Celebration Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders User Services User Services Group Leader

  3. ALSNews Vol. 306

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    6 Print In This Issue 200th Science Highlight! Imaging Antifungal Drug Molecules with Soft X-Ray Tomography Electron Correlation in Iron-based Superconductors A New Route to Nano Self-Assembly Optical Metrology Lab gets New Funding ALS Winners of Mobile Application Contest Ring Leaders: User Services Announcements: Science Café Wed 3/31, Guest House Special Extended, and Top-off Celebration Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders User Services User Services Group Leader

  4. ALSNews Vol. 306

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    6 Print In This Issue 200th Science Highlight! Imaging Antifungal Drug Molecules with Soft X-Ray Tomography Electron Correlation in Iron-based Superconductors A New Route to Nano Self-Assembly Optical Metrology Lab gets New Funding ALS Winners of Mobile Application Contest Ring Leaders: User Services Announcements: Science Café Wed 3/31, Guest House Special Extended, and Top-off Celebration Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders User Services User Services Group Leader

  5. ALSNews Vol. 306

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    06 Print In This Issue 200th Science Highlight! Imaging Antifungal Drug Molecules with Soft X-Ray Tomography Electron Correlation in Iron-based Superconductors A New Route to Nano Self-Assembly Optical Metrology Lab gets New Funding ALS Winners of Mobile Application Contest Ring Leaders: User Services Announcements: Science Café Wed 3/31, Guest House Special Extended, and Top-off Celebration Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders User Services User Services Group

  6. ALSNews Vol. 306

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    06 Print In This Issue 200th Science Highlight! Imaging Antifungal Drug Molecules with Soft X-Ray Tomography Electron Correlation in Iron-based Superconductors A New Route to Nano Self-Assembly Optical Metrology Lab gets New Funding ALS Winners of Mobile Application Contest Ring Leaders: User Services Announcements: Science Café Wed 3/31, Guest House Special Extended, and Top-off Celebration Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders User Services User Services Group

  7. ALSNews Vol. 307

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    7 Print In This Issue ALS Social Media is Here Structures of the Ribosome in Intermediate States of Ratcheting Structure Illuminates Mechanism of Fungal Polyketide Cyclization New Infrared Beamline 5.4, BSISB Facility Open ALS Controls Upgrade: Meeting the Needs of a Growing Facility Ring Leaders: Accelerator Operations and Development Announcements: Guest House Special Extended, and VUVX 2010 Who's in the News Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders Accelerator

  8. ALSNews Vol. 307

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    7 Print In This Issue ALS Social Media is Here Structures of the Ribosome in Intermediate States of Ratcheting Structure Illuminates Mechanism of Fungal Polyketide Cyclization New Infrared Beamline 5.4, BSISB Facility Open ALS Controls Upgrade: Meeting the Needs of a Growing Facility Ring Leaders: Accelerator Operations and Development Announcements: Guest House Special Extended, and VUVX 2010 Who's in the News Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders Accelerator

  9. ALSNews Vol. 308

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    8 Print In This Issue Rotary Firing in Ring-Shaped Protein Explains Unidirectionality Biomimetic Dye Molecules for Solar Cells Photon Science for Renewable Energy: A News ALS Brochure Everything You Wanted To Know About ALS Proposals, Beam Time Allocations ALS Science Cafés Successful, Continue VUVX 2010 Conference Update Ring Leaders: Scientific Support Group Announcements: Vogue Shines Light on the ALS, ALS Facebook Flourishing, Guest House Special Extended Who's in the News Operations Update

  10. ALSNews Vol. 308

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    8 Print In This Issue Rotary Firing in Ring-Shaped Protein Explains Unidirectionality Biomimetic Dye Molecules for Solar Cells Photon Science for Renewable Energy: A News ALS Brochure Everything You Wanted To Know About ALS Proposals, Beam Time Allocations ALS Science Cafés Successful, Continue VUVX 2010 Conference Update Ring Leaders: Scientific Support Group Announcements: Vogue Shines Light on the ALS, ALS Facebook Flourishing, Guest House Special Extended Who's in the News Operations Update

  11. ALSNews Vol. 308

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    8 Print In This Issue Rotary Firing in Ring-Shaped Protein Explains Unidirectionality Biomimetic Dye Molecules for Solar Cells Photon Science for Renewable Energy: A News ALS Brochure Everything You Wanted To Know About ALS Proposals, Beam Time Allocations ALS Science Cafés Successful, Continue VUVX 2010 Conference Update Ring Leaders: Scientific Support Group Announcements: Vogue Shines Light on the ALS, ALS Facebook Flourishing, Guest House Special Extended Who's in the News Operations Update

  12. ALSNews Vol. 309

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    09 Print In This Issue Lensless Imaging of Whole Biological Cells with Soft X-Rays Mechanical Behavior of Indium Nanostructures Meet New Division Deputy for Operations, Michael Banda Students in Uruguay Collect Protein Crystallography Data at the ALS Roger Falcone Attends Prague Workshop via Skype Ring Leaders: Experimental Systems Announcements: Next Science Café Fri 6/25, Guest House Special Who's in the News Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders Experimental

  13. ALSNews Vol. 309

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    09 Print In This Issue Lensless Imaging of Whole Biological Cells with Soft X-Rays Mechanical Behavior of Indium Nanostructures Meet New Division Deputy for Operations, Michael Banda Students in Uruguay Collect Protein Crystallography Data at the ALS Roger Falcone Attends Prague Workshop via Skype Ring Leaders: Experimental Systems Announcements: Next Science Café Fri 6/25, Guest House Special Who's in the News Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders Experimental

  14. ALSNews Vol. 309

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    9 Print In This Issue Lensless Imaging of Whole Biological Cells with Soft X-Rays Mechanical Behavior of Indium Nanostructures Meet New Division Deputy for Operations, Michael Banda Students in Uruguay Collect Protein Crystallography Data at the ALS Roger Falcone Attends Prague Workshop via Skype Ring Leaders: Experimental Systems Announcements: Next Science Café Fri 6/25, Guest House Special Who's in the News Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders Experimental Systems

  15. ALSNews Vol. 309

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    9 Print In This Issue Lensless Imaging of Whole Biological Cells with Soft X-Rays Mechanical Behavior of Indium Nanostructures Meet New Division Deputy for Operations, Michael Banda Students in Uruguay Collect Protein Crystallography Data at the ALS Roger Falcone Attends Prague Workshop via Skype Ring Leaders: Experimental Systems Announcements: Next Science Café Fri 6/25, Guest House Special Who's in the News Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders Experimental Systems

  16. ALSNews Vol. 309

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    09 Print In This Issue Lensless Imaging of Whole Biological Cells with Soft X-Rays Mechanical Behavior of Indium Nanostructures Meet New Division Deputy for Operations, Michael Banda Students in Uruguay Collect Protein Crystallography Data at the ALS Roger Falcone Attends Prague Workshop via Skype Ring Leaders: Experimental Systems Announcements: Next Science Café Fri 6/25, Guest House Special Who's in the News Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders Experimental

  17. ALSNews Vol. 310

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    10 Print In This Issue First Observation of Plasmarons in Graphene Site-Selective Ionization in Nanoclusters Affects Subsequent Fragmentation Call for General User Proposals and Beam Time Requests: Deadline July 15 Core Shell Spectroscopy Conference Ring Leaders: Deputy Director for Science Announcements: Next Science Café Fri 7/9, Join ALS Facebook, Guest House Special Who's in the News Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders Deputy Director for Science Bob Schoenlein

  18. ALSNews Vol. 310

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    10 Print In This Issue First Observation of Plasmarons in Graphene Site-Selective Ionization in Nanoclusters Affects Subsequent Fragmentation Call for General User Proposals and Beam Time Requests: Deadline July 15 Core Shell Spectroscopy Conference Ring Leaders: Deputy Director for Science Announcements: Next Science Café Fri 7/9, Join ALS Facebook, Guest House Special Who's in the News Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders Deputy Director for Science Bob Schoenlein

  19. ALSNews Vol. 310

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    10 Print In This Issue First Observation of Plasmarons in Graphene Site-Selective Ionization in Nanoclusters Affects Subsequent Fragmentation Call for General User Proposals and Beam Time Requests: Deadline July 15 Core Shell Spectroscopy Conference Ring Leaders: Deputy Director for Science Announcements: Next Science Café Fri 7/9, Join ALS Facebook, Guest House Special Who's in the News Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders Deputy Director for Science Bob Schoenlein

  20. ALSNews Vol. 310

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    0 Print In This Issue First Observation of Plasmarons in Graphene Site-Selective Ionization in Nanoclusters Affects Subsequent Fragmentation Call for General User Proposals and Beam Time Requests: Deadline July 15 Core Shell Spectroscopy Conference Ring Leaders: Deputy Director for Science Announcements: Next Science Café Fri 7/9, Join ALS Facebook, Guest House Special Who's in the News Operations Update UEC Corner News Links RingLeaders Ring Leaders Deputy Director for Science Bob Schoenlein

  1. ALSNews Vol. 311

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    1 Print Irradiation Effects on Human Cortical Bone Fracture Behavior The role irradiation plays in high-exposure bone fracturing experiments, and how it affects the properties of bone tissue, are not fully understood. To better predict fracturing in bone, researchers must understand the role of sustained irradiation damage at different size scales within bone. Using synchrotron radiation microtomography at ALS Beamline 8.3.2, researchers investigated changes in crack path and toughening

  2. ALSNews Vol. 311

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    1 Print Irradiation Effects on Human Cortical Bone Fracture Behavior The role irradiation plays in high-exposure bone fracturing experiments, and how it affects the properties of bone tissue, are not fully understood. To better predict fracturing in bone, researchers must understand the role of sustained irradiation damage at different size scales within bone. Using synchrotron radiation microtomography at ALS Beamline 8.3.2, researchers investigated changes in crack path and toughening

  3. ALSNews Vol. 312

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    2 Print Real-Time Chemical Imaging of Bacterial Biofilm Development Almost all bacteria can form biofilms--dynamic communities of cells enclosed in self-produced matrices of polymers. Coordinated collectively, these bacteria defend against antagonists, break down recalcitrant materials, and produce biofuels. Researchers from Berkeley Lab, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, and UC Berkeley have developed a robust and label-free method to probe the chemical underpinnings of developing bacterial

  4. ALSNews Vol. 312

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    2 Print Real-Time Chemical Imaging of Bacterial Biofilm Development Almost all bacteria can form biofilms--dynamic communities of cells enclosed in self-produced matrices of polymers. Coordinated collectively, these bacteria defend against antagonists, break down recalcitrant materials, and produce biofuels. Researchers from Berkeley Lab, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, and UC Berkeley have developed a robust and label-free method to probe the chemical underpinnings of developing bacterial

  5. ALSNews Vol. 313

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    3 Print Register Now for the ALS Users' Meeting: Agenda Online, Details Here The ALS Users' Meeting is less than one month away, and we have an exciting program this year. In addition to a talk by ALS Director Roger Falcone, we'll get an update on the Department of Energy's Office of Basic Energy Sciences from Dr. Harriet Kung, a discussion of prospects for American science by Michael Lubell of the American Physical Society, a keynote address by the Honorable Vern Ehlers (R-MI), and a discussion

  6. ALSNews Vol. 315

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    5 Print The Surprising Appearance of Nanotubular Fullerene D5h(1)-C90 The previously undetected fullerene D5h(1)-C90--with a distinct nanotubular shape--has been isolated and structurally identified by single crystal X-ray diffraction. The discovery of nanotubular D5h(1)-C90, which is a fullerene with 90 carbon atoms and D5h symmetry, opens a bridge between molecular fullerenes and carbon nanotubes. Read more... Contact: Marilyn Olmstead Molecular Measurements of the Deep-Sea Oil Plume in the

  7. ALSNews Vol. 315

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    5 Print The Surprising Appearance of Nanotubular Fullerene D5h(1)-C90 The previously undetected fullerene D5h(1)-C90--with a distinct nanotubular shape--has been isolated and structurally identified by single crystal X-ray diffraction. The discovery of nanotubular D5h(1)-C90, which is a fullerene with 90 carbon atoms and D5h symmetry, opens a bridge between molecular fullerenes and carbon nanotubes. Read more... Contact: Marilyn Olmstead Molecular Measurements of the Deep-Sea Oil Plume in the

  8. ALSNews Vol. 315

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    5 Print The Surprising Appearance of Nanotubular Fullerene D5h(1)-C90 The previously undetected fullerene D5h(1)-C90--with a distinct nanotubular shape--has been isolated and structurally identified by single crystal X-ray diffraction. The discovery of nanotubular D5h(1)-C90, which is a fullerene with 90 carbon atoms and D5h symmetry, opens a bridge between molecular fullerenes and carbon nanotubes. Read more... Contact: Marilyn Olmstead Molecular Measurements of the Deep-Sea Oil Plume in the

  9. ALSNews Vol. 315

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    5 Print The Surprising Appearance of Nanotubular Fullerene D5h(1)-C90 The previously undetected fullerene D5h(1)-C90--with a distinct nanotubular shape--has been isolated and structurally identified by single crystal X-ray diffraction. The discovery of nanotubular D5h(1)-C90, which is a fullerene with 90 carbon atoms and D5h symmetry, opens a bridge between molecular fullerenes and carbon nanotubes. Read more... Contact: Marilyn Olmstead Molecular Measurements of the Deep-Sea Oil Plume in the

  10. ALSNews Vol. 316

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    6 Print Superconducting Topological Insulators ARPES studies show that it's possible to introduce superconductivity into a topological insulator. The resulting novel properties, such as relativistic electrons and quantum memory, may in the future provide the basis for a whole new type of computer. Read more... Contact: Andrew Wray and M. Zahid Hasan ALS Reveals New State of Matter ALS user groups from Princeton and Stanford have been making waves this past year with several high-profile papers

  11. ALSNews Vol. 317

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    7 Print Giant Protease TPP II's Structure, Mechanism Uncovered Tripeptidyl peptidase II, the largest known eukaryotic protease complex, is implicated in numerous cellular processes including the degradation of the endogenous satiety agent cholecystokinin-8, making it a target in the treatment of obesity. To gain insight into this molecular machine's mechanisms of activation and proteolysis, researchers combined single-particle cryo-electron microscopy and x-ray crystallography at ALS Beamline

  12. ALSNews Vol. 317

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    7 Print Giant Protease TPP II's Structure, Mechanism Uncovered Tripeptidyl peptidase II, the largest known eukaryotic protease complex, is implicated in numerous cellular processes including the degradation of the endogenous satiety agent cholecystokinin-8, making it a target in the treatment of obesity. To gain insight into this molecular machine's mechanisms of activation and proteolysis, researchers combined single-particle cryo-electron microscopy and x-ray crystallography at ALS Beamline

  13. ALSNews Vol. 318

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    8 Print Probing Strain-Induced Changes in Electronic Structure with XMCD The difference in the lattice constant of a substrate compared to a thin film deposited on top of it or a matrix compared to a nanocolumn embedded in it induces a lattice distortion-i.e., strain-in the nanostructure as compared to the bulk. The strong coupling of electronic properties with structural parameters in transition-metal oxides then allows tuning and ultimately controlling the physical characteristics of

  14. ALSNews Vol. 318

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    8 Print Probing Strain-Induced Changes in Electronic Structure with XMCD The difference in the lattice constant of a substrate compared to a thin film deposited on top of it or a matrix compared to a nanocolumn embedded in it induces a lattice distortion-i.e., strain-in the nanostructure as compared to the bulk. The strong coupling of electronic properties with structural parameters in transition-metal oxides then allows tuning and ultimately controlling the physical characteristics of

  15. ALSNews Vol. 318

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    8 Print Probing Strain-Induced Changes in Electronic Structure with XMCD The difference in the lattice constant of a substrate compared to a thin film deposited on top of it or a matrix compared to a nanocolumn embedded in it induces a lattice distortion-i.e., strain-in the nanostructure as compared to the bulk. The strong coupling of electronic properties with structural parameters in transition-metal oxides then allows tuning and ultimately controlling the physical characteristics of

  16. ALSNews Vol. 318

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    8 Print Probing Strain-Induced Changes in Electronic Structure with XMCD The difference in the lattice constant of a substrate compared to a thin film deposited on top of it or a matrix compared to a nanocolumn embedded in it induces a lattice distortion-i.e., strain-in the nanostructure as compared to the bulk. The strong coupling of electronic properties with structural parameters in transition-metal oxides then allows tuning and ultimately controlling the physical characteristics of

  17. ALSNews Vol. 319

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    19 Print Heterogeneous Morphology Found in Organic Solar Cells Organic solar cell models traditionally assume a morphology with discrete interfaces between pure electron donor and acceptor materials, but recent studies found a substantial amount of molecular mixing between model materials. To uncover organic solar cells' maximum potential, the paradigm of device operation may need to be refined. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript

  18. ALSNews Vol. 319

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    9 Print Heterogeneous Morphology Found in Organic Solar Cells Organic solar cell models traditionally assume a morphology with discrete interfaces between pure electron donor and acceptor materials, but recent studies found a substantial amount of molecular mixing between model materials. To uncover organic solar cells' maximum potential, the paradigm of device operation may need to be refined. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript

  19. ALSNews Vol. 319

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    19 Print Heterogeneous Morphology Found in Organic Solar Cells Organic solar cell models traditionally assume a morphology with discrete interfaces between pure electron donor and acceptor materials, but recent studies found a substantial amount of molecular mixing between model materials. To uncover organic solar cells' maximum potential, the paradigm of device operation may need to be refined. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript

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    19 Print Heterogeneous Morphology Found in Organic Solar Cells Organic solar cell models traditionally assume a morphology with discrete interfaces between pure electron donor and acceptor materials, but recent studies found a substantial amount of molecular mixing between model materials. To uncover organic solar cells' maximum potential, the paradigm of device operation may need to be refined. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript

  1. ALSNews Vol. 320

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    20 Print Cool Magnetic Molecules Certain materials are known to heat up or cool down when they are exposed to a changing magnetic field. This is known as the magnetocaloric effect. All magnetic materials exhibit this effect, but in most cases, it is too small to be technologically useful. Recently, however, an international collaboration of researchers from Spain, Scotland, and the U.S. has utilized ALS Beamline 11.3.1 (small-molecule crystallography) to characterize the design of such

  2. ALSNews Vol. 320

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    20 Print Cool Magnetic Molecules Certain materials are known to heat up or cool down when they are exposed to a changing magnetic field. This is known as the magnetocaloric effect. All magnetic materials exhibit this effect, but in most cases, it is too small to be technologically useful. Recently, however, an international collaboration of researchers from Spain, Scotland, and the U.S. has utilized ALS Beamline 11.3.1 (small-molecule crystallography) to characterize the design of such

  3. ALSNews Vol. 320

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    20 Print Cool Magnetic Molecules Certain materials are known to heat up or cool down when they are exposed to a changing magnetic field. This is known as the magnetocaloric effect. All magnetic materials exhibit this effect, but in most cases, it is too small to be technologically useful. Recently, however, an international collaboration of researchers from Spain, Scotland, and the U.S. has utilized ALS Beamline 11.3.1 (small-molecule crystallography) to characterize the design of such

  4. ALSNews Vol. 320

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    20 Print Cool Magnetic Molecules Certain materials are known to heat up or cool down when they are exposed to a changing magnetic field. This is known as the magnetocaloric effect. All magnetic materials exhibit this effect, but in most cases, it is too small to be technologically useful. Recently, however, an international collaboration of researchers from Spain, Scotland, and the U.S. has utilized ALS Beamline 11.3.1 (small-molecule crystallography) to characterize the design of such

  5. ALSNews Vol. 321

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    1 Print Direct-Write of Silicon and Germanium Nanostructures A new strategy to "write" electronic silicon and germanium nanostructures could simplify nanomaterial electronic circuit fabrication by circumventing the difficult assembly step. PEEM-2 and PEEM-3 confirm the quality of the written nanostructures. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Two Novel Ultra-Incompressible Materials Materials that are

  6. ALSNews Vol. 322

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    2 Print ALS Featured as One of Popular Science's 10 Most Epic Projects The Advanced Light Source is featured in Popular Science magazine this month as part of "Big Science: The 10 Most Ambitious Experiments in the Universe Today." The article touts the ALS' scientific utility, citing contributions to the fields of chemistry, astrophysics, biomedicine, material science, and energy research. Other "awe-inspiring science projects" include the International Space Station, the

  7. ALSNews Vol. 322

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    2 Print ALS Featured as One of Popular Science's 10 Most Epic Projects The Advanced Light Source is featured in Popular Science magazine this month as part of "Big Science: The 10 Most Ambitious Experiments in the Universe Today." The article touts the ALS' scientific utility, citing contributions to the fields of chemistry, astrophysics, biomedicine, material science, and energy research. Other "awe-inspiring science projects" include the International Space Station, the

  8. ALSNews Vol. 322

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    2 Print ALS Featured as One of Popular Science's 10 Most Epic Projects The Advanced Light Source is featured in Popular Science magazine this month as part of "Big Science: The 10 Most Ambitious Experiments in the Universe Today." The article touts the ALS' scientific utility, citing contributions to the fields of chemistry, astrophysics, biomedicine, material science, and energy research. Other "awe-inspiring science projects" include the International Space Station, the

  9. ALSNews Vol. 322

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    2 Print ALS Featured as One of Popular Science's 10 Most Epic Projects The Advanced Light Source is featured in Popular Science magazine this month as part of "Big Science: The 10 Most Ambitious Experiments in the Universe Today." The article touts the ALS' scientific utility, citing contributions to the fields of chemistry, astrophysics, biomedicine, material science, and energy research. Other "awe-inspiring science projects" include the International Space Station, the

  10. ALSNews Vol. 323

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    3 Print Large Magnetization at Carbon Surfaces From organic matter to pencil lead, carbon is a versatile element. Now, another use has been found: magnets. Researchers studying the effects of protons on the electronic structure of graphite found very strong magnetization when hydrogen atoms are incorporated at the surface of graphite. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Mineral Deformation at Earth's Core-Mantle

  11. ALSNews Vol. 323

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    3 Print Large Magnetization at Carbon Surfaces From organic matter to pencil lead, carbon is a versatile element. Now, another use has been found: magnets. Researchers studying the effects of protons on the electronic structure of graphite found very strong magnetization when hydrogen atoms are incorporated at the surface of graphite. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Mineral Deformation at Earth's Core-Mantle

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    5 Print 2011 ALS User Meeting Draws Record Numbers Siegfried S. Hecker regales the audience with stories from his visits to North Korea, working with plutonium. A record 461 people registered for the 2011 ALS User Meeting, packing the plenary sessions, workshops, and meals. Berkeley Lab Deputy Director Horst Simon welcomed guests to the meeting, touching on the ominous challenge of data storage and processing. ALS Director Roger Falcone gave an in-depth overview of ALS progress and prospects,

  13. ALSNews Vol. 326

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    6 Print Dynein's Motor Domain Shows Ring-Shaped Motor, Buttress Following a previous study that revealed the structure of dynein's microtubule binding domain, a new study from ALS Beamline 8.3.1 now shows details of dynein's motor domain. In addition to defining a large, ring-shaped motor, researchers found an intriguing and unanticipated feature called the buttress which may be critical in coupling ATP hydrolysis to dynein's movement along microtubule tracks. Read more... Contact: Andrew Carter

  14. ALSNews Vol. 326

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    6 Print Dynein's Motor Domain Shows Ring-Shaped Motor, Buttress Following a previous study that revealed the structure of dynein's microtubule binding domain, a new study from ALS Beamline 8.3.1 now shows details of dynein's motor domain. In addition to defining a large, ring-shaped motor, researchers found an intriguing and unanticipated feature called the buttress which may be critical in coupling ATP hydrolysis to dynein's movement along microtubule tracks. Read more... Contact: Andrew Carter

  15. ALSNews Vol. 327

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    7 Print Direct Kinetic Measurements of a Criegee Intermediate "Criegee intermediates" are elusive molecules that play a pivotal role in atmospheric chemistry and are also byproducts of key combustion reactions. At the Chemical Dynamics Beamline, the reaction rates of one form of Criegee intermediate was directly measured for the first time, with some surprising results. Read more... Contacts: David Osborn, Craig Taatjes Structure of DNA-Bound FEN1 Reveals Mechanism of Action Among the

  16. ALSNews Vol. 312

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    2 Print Real-Time Chemical Imaging of Bacterial Biofilm Development Almost all bacteria ... Friday. A Web page showing the ring status in real time can be found at http:...

  17. ALSNews Vol. 288

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    Looking at Transistor Gate Oxide Formation In Real Time Facilities Feature: A Swiss Army ... Looking at Transistor Gate Oxide Formation In Real Time This e-mail address is being ...

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    information, read the shutdown update page. In This Issue Studying the Solar System's Chemical Recipe The Importance of Domain Size and Purity in High-Efficiency Organic Solar...

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    its history, he was also known for his kindness, enthusiasm, and his twinkling sense of humor. See photos and read reminiscences from his former colleagues Ben Feinberg and Jim...

  20. ALSNews Vol. 302

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    new place to sleep Berkeley Lab Guest House Housing UEC Corner: Chairman squints at LCD. Do people read this? ALSUEC.org I'm looking forward to seeing you at the meeting ALS...

  1. ALSNews Vol. 339

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    will be indispensable for building better batteries. Read more... Contact: Wanli Yang and Zhi Liu Chemistry of Cobalt-Platinum Nanocatalysts Bimetallic cobalt-platinum (CoPt)...

  2. ALSNews Vol. 324

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    Thomas Cahill's research is the focus of the first section of a special episode of the Discovery Channel Canada program "Daily Planet," marking the anniversary of the September...

  3. ALSNews Vol. 322

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    the meeting. More information about the contest, and how to enter, is available online. Discovery Channel Canada Films at ALS Beamline 10.3.1 The Discovery Channel Canada filmed...

  4. ALSNews Vol. 356

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    Student UEC Member Goes Above and Beyond As the student representative to the ALS Users' Executive Committee (UEC) for the past two years, Mahati Chintapalli has gained a better...

  5. ALSNews Vol. 353

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    intrepid students who conducted experiments at the ALS and recreated their results using 3D printing. They took their work and demonstrations to the Maker Faire and wowed the...

  6. ALSNews Vol. 309

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    Perseverance Hall. Guest House Special Visiting Berkeley Lab? Book accommodations at the new Berkeley Lab Guest House located on site. The current special features discounted...

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    Hall. Guest House Special Visiting Berkeley Lab? Book your accommodations at the new Berkeley Lab Guest House, located on site. Through June 2010 there will be discounted...

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    reporters. After presentations about climate change research from Margaret Torn, Billy Collins, and others, the groups toured the ALS with Director Roger Falcone and stopped by...

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    with the possibility of renewal for a second or third year, contingent on satisfactory annual performance reviews and funding availability. A monthly salary will be paid at a...

  10. ALSNews Vol. 298

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    The protein, called P-glycoprotein, or P-gp for short, is one of the main reasons cancer cells are resistant to chemotherapy drugs. Understanding its structure may help...

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    Conference on Synchrotron Radiation in Materials Science July 2010 A Speedy CAT Scan for Cells LDRD: FY2010 Allocations Announced Special Event: Workshop on Ultrafast...

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    A short (one paragraph) description of the topical area, why it is timely, and the target audience 4) A list of possible speakers, with their affiliation and topic, and whether...

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    respectively. Highlights included a photo tour of the USB, and updates on the water-cooling tower, controls, and brightness upgrades in progress. Zahid Hussain updated users on...

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    (PBD-LBNL) Research opportunities offers by a diffraction-limited upgrade of the ALS. Steve Kevan (ALS-LBNL), Christoph Steier (ALS-LBNL) X-ray studies of ultrafast phase...

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    newslinks ALS in the News ALS User Develops Drug to Help Save Lives of Ebola Victims Peptoid Nanosheets at the OilWater Interface National Labs play unique role...

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    "Race Track Memory" Technologies Mysteries of Space Dust Revealed ALS Research on Ebola Featured in BBC News Story Can US 'secret serum' stop Ebola outbreak? Subscribe to...

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    The complete list can be found online. AWARDS: Nominations for the Shirley (Science), Halbach (Instrumentation), and Renner (Service) Awards will be accepted until September 15,...

  18. ALSNews Vol. 314

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    Peter Fischer, Tolek Tyliszczak, David Kilcoyne, and Tony Warwick) that won the Klaus Halbach Award for Innovative Instrumentation at the ALS for "hitting the 10-nm resolution...

  19. ALSNews Vol. 323

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    User Meeting. Nominations are open for the Shirley Award for Outstanding Science, the Halbach Award for Innovative Instrumentation, and the Renner Award for Outstanding Support to...

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    1989. He was instrumental in building the ALS. He is now retired from the lab. Klaus Halbach Award for Innovative Instrumentation at the ALS Klaus Halbach was a senior staff...

  1. ALSNews Vol. 325

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    Gyorgy Snell and Jeffrey Kortright, UEC chair David Osborn went on to give the Klaus Halbach Award for Innovative Instrumentation at the ALS to Yi-De Chuang for "world-leading...

  2. ALSNews Vol. 309

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    be found at http:www-als.lbl.govalsstatus. UECCorner UEC Corner Nominate Shirley, Halbach and Renner Awardees The ALS Users' Meeting is less than five months away. Now is a...

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    of the ALS this year. The UEC is also currently accepting nominations for the Shirley, Halbach, and Renner awards. The deadline is August 30, so send those nominations in now...

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    the 10nm resolution milestone with soft X-ray microscopy" he shared the ALS's Klaus Halbach Award in 2010. ueccorner UEC Corner New UEC Members in 2011 The New Year has begun...

  5. ALSNews Vol. 333

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    1989. He was instrumental in building the ALS. He is now retired from the lab. Klaus Halbach Award for Innovative Instrumentation at the ALS Klaus Halbach was a senior staff...

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    from The Molecular Foundry (TBD). AWARDS: Nominations for the Shirley (Science), Halbach (Instrumentation), and Renner (Service) awards will be accepted until Monday, August...

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    Fill out the online nomination forms for the David A. Shirley (Science), the Klaus Halbach (Instrumentation), and the Tim Renner (Service) Awards. The nomination deadline is...

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    talks, workshops, poster sessions, the student poster competition, and the annual Halbach, Renner, and Shirley Awards ceremony. Thank you to Corie Ralston, our new vice chair,...

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    It's not too early to start thinking about nominations for the Shirley, Renner, and Halbach awards. These three awards are given out annually at the User Meeting. Nomination...

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    of the: David A. Shirley Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement at the ALS Klaus Halbach Award for Innovative Instrumentation at the ALS Tim Renner User Services Award for...

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    tailored materials; and polymers. AWARDS: Nominations for the Shirley (Science), Halbach (Instrumentation), and Renner (Service) Awards will accepted until Monday, August 31,...

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    to Alessandra Lanzara and Eli Rotenberg for their pioneering work on graphene. The Halbach Award for innovative instrumentation was won by Senajith Rekawa and Paul Denham for...

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    XRM 2008 a Rousing Success CXRO Scientist and ALS User Anne Sakdinawat Wins 2008 Werner Meyer-Ilse Award UEC Corner: 2008 Users' Meeting; the UEC Needs New Members Compass Students...

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    recent science highlights, and future plans. Educational Outreach: From Superheroes to Synchrotrons kate-feature ALS Beamline Scientist Kate Jenkins recently spent an...

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    ... What has now been discovered is that the core of the initiator is not the closed-ring ... in one of the storage-ring radio frequency (rf) cavities, and preparations for the ...

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    useful. Recently, however, an international collaboration of researchers from Spain, Scotland, and the U.S. has utilized ALS Beamline 11.3.1 (small-molecule...

  17. ALSNews Vol. 321

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    1 Print Direct-Write of Silicon and Germanium Nanostructures A new strategy to "write" electronic silicon and germanium nanostructures could simplify nanomaterial electronic...

  18. ALSNews Vol. 335

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    from Edwards Air Force Base in the Mojave Desert to the Los Angeles International Airport. Hundreds gathered outside the ALS to watch as a NASA 747 carried the space shuttle...

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    second floor conference room. Bring your lunch and enjoy caf-style snacks while listening to these speakers present their research: Hendrik Ohldag - "Doesn't a magnetic...

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    period over the next year, Bob will be working together with ALS Science Advisor Janos Kirz. Finally, Paul Alivisatos has asked ALS Special Assistant for Strategic...

  1. ALSNews Vol. 313

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    also celebrate the opening of the User Support Building and honor the contributions of Janos Kirz to the ALS. We'll elect new members to the Users' Executive Committee and vote on...

  2. ALSNews Vol. 307

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    7 Print In This Issue ALS Social Media is Here Structures of the Ribosome in Intermediate States of Ratcheting Structure Illuminates Mechanism of Fungal Polyketide Cyclization New...

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    honoring former ALS Acting Director Janos Kirz. Weilun Chao, representing the team (Erik Anderson, Weilun Chao, Peter Fischer, Tolek Tyliszczak, David Kilcoyne, and Tony Warwick)...

  4. ALSNews Vol. 363

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    The ALS Users' Executive Committee (UEC) and meeting organizers are currently having an open call for proposals to host workshops during the meeting and invite all interested...

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    at 2014 ALS User Meeting . In Memory: Bob Miller and Dennis Lindle The ALS community lost two long-term contributors to the success of the facility this month, Bob Miller and...

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    of charge-carrier mobility in organic transistors and charge separation in organic photovoltaics, leading to improved performance in "printable electronics." Read more......

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    www-als.lbl.govindex.phpbeamlinesbeam-status.html. newslinks ALS in the News Organic Photovoltaics Experiments Showcase "Superfacility" Concept A Better Way of Scrubbing CO2...

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    layer. Read more... Contact: Luca Moreschini From Protein Structure to Function: Ring Cycle for Dilating and Constricting the Nuclear Pore 277thumb Nuclear pore complexes (NPCs)...

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    on the technique, which allows scientists to evaluate the 3D buried features inside a film. The ALS is currently the only place in the world that has such capability. Read...

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    ALS users. *Reminder: General User Proposals are due Wednesday, September 4 Industry@ALS: TE Connectivity Finds Answers in Tomography TE Connectivity is a world leader in...

  11. ALSNews Vol. 276

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    magnetized portions. At ALS Beamline 7.0.1, a team led by Eli Rotenberg characterized the electronic structure of and controlled the band gap in a bilayer of graphene. ALS Beamline...

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    5 Print A Spintronic Semiconductor with Selectable Charge Carriers 278 thumb Researchers found a semiconductor with two properties crucial for spintronics: a large Rashba effect ...

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    You need JavaScript enabled to view it ALS Science Briefs Discovery of Weyl Semimetals May Lead to Novel Future Spintronic Applications A team of researchers using angle-resolved ...

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    Their work lays the foundation for understanding these fascinating constructs and eventually utilizing them in spintronic applications. Read more... Contacts: This e-mail address ...

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    IBM researchers from the company's forward-thinking Spintronic Science and Applications Center recently used the ALS to gain greater insight into vanadium dioxide's unusual phase ...

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    ... The results have important implications for the tantalizing possibility of spintronic or superconducting devices combining ferroelectric and ferromagnetic properties. Read more... ...

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    Field, Short Wavelength Atomic and Molecular Processes July 20-22, 2013; Xi'an, China American Crystallograhpic Association Annual Meeting June 20-24, 2013; Honolulu, HI, USA SPIE...

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    who has served as EHS Program Manager at the ALS since 2006, will be moving into a new role this July: Berkeley Lab Director Alivisatos recently appointed him Director of the...

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    other ALS users in the growing field of ultrafast x-ray science. In addition to his new role as Deputy Director for Science, Bob plans to remain active as a researcher within...

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    for Biosciences and chair of the ALS Biosciences Council, in addition to his ongoing duties as Deputy Division Director of Berkeley Lab's Physical Biosciences Division. He is...

  1. ALSNews Vol. 333

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    Industry @ ALS: Structural Biology Helps Drug Discovery scan pretreatment Last year, drug discovery company Plexxikon made front-page news with its highly successful...

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    envelope of every beamline, and our excellent floor operations staff administer this policy. At the same time, our scientists do need free access to their soft x-ray...

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    aid in the eventual development of a universal vaccine, protecting against all types of influenza viruses and eliminating the guesswork that limits vaccine effectiveness. Read...

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    watch a video of a dendrite as it grows through a polymer membrane... Contact: Katherine Harry New See a list of all the summary slides for Industry @ ALS stories. The ALS...

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    reliability of over 99%--something without precedent, according to Dave Richardson. ALS performance is tracked on three 12-week running-average charts: reliability,...

  6. ALSNews Vol. 334

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    Mike Martin The ALS infrared beamlines help a diverse array of scientists perform FTIR spectroscopy on biological samples and will soon be offering nanoscale and 3D imaging....

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    observations of the adsorption of carbon dioxide inside Mg-MOF-74, an open-metal-site MOF that has emerged as one of the most promising materials for capturing and...

  8. ALSNews Vol. 311

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    block of rooms has been reserved at the Berkeley Lab Guest House 510-486-8000. UEC ELECTIONS: The ALS Users' Executive Committee will be electing four new members this fall....

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    Several members will be leaving the UEC at the end of this year, and we will hold elections for new members starting at the ALS User Meeting (October 7-9). Please consider...

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    newslinks News Links CRISPR Critters: Scientists identify key enzyme in microbial immune system ALS User Support Building Opens This Month Researchers say microbes likely...

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    Activator Keeps the Circadian Clock Ticking Most living organisms have adapted their physiology and behavior to match the daily cycle of light and dark generated by the rotation of...

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    during the Users' Meeting. As Berkeley Lab's newest building, the USB received rave reviews during the ceremony from ALS Director Roger Falcone, Vern Ehlers (R-MI), Dr. Harriet...

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    fullerene with a heptagonal ring in the cage. This new molecule changes the definition of a classical fullerene and expands the range of structural possibilities for...

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    (video) Iowa State University researchers discover structure of key Ebola protein E. coli persists against antibiotics through HipA-induced dormancy University of California...

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    structure of a hexameric helicase, the Rho transcription termination factor (from E. coli), bound to both ATP mimics and an RNA substrate. The results showed that Rho functions...

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    joined ALS staff within the last few months. From left to right: Michal Zarrouk, Jared Wong, Xumin Chen, Josep Roque-Rosell, and Jorge Miguel Soriano. Events Science Cafe ALS...

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    prize sponsored by JEMA Science. A group of judges selected Gregory Su (UCSB) and David Wong (UCB) as the poster prize winners. Attendees also enjoyed tours of the LCLS (SLAC) and...

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    Concrete Innovative K-State scientist elected to commission chair of international soil science organization newslinks ALS Science Briefs The Butterfly Effect on Magnetic...

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    Beamlines ALS in the News: Keep Up with Our News Releases, and Let Us Keep Up with Yours Winter 2012 Shutdown Update Ring Leaders: Director's Address Announcements: Science...

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    to users and staff around the ALS, was credited with "Accomplishments and leadership in promoting a safety culture." View other award recipients or visit the ALS Awards page for...

  1. ALSNews Vol. 274

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    remembers Al Baez and Jim Patel American Physical Society awards go to Franz Himpsel and Sam Bader 911 dust analyzed by ALS user Tom Cahill for Esquire magazine Register now for...

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    say microbes likely consuming the oil from BP spill Scientists unveil structure of adenovirus, the largest high-resolution complex ever found High pressure experiments reproduce...

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    Director for Operations There are many aspects to operating the ALS, from balancing finances to overseeing personnel to scheduling repairs, upgrades, and maintenance. Michael...

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    video series) Engineering Division Upgrades the ALS without Downsizing Safety X-ray diffraction microscopy peers into tiny cells Research: Tuning Bilayer Graphene to Create New...

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    Visitors newslinks News Links Atomic-scale Structures of Ribosome Could Help Improve Antibiotics China's Terracotta Warriors (video featuring Z. Liu, N. Tamura at 44:20) China's...

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    Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You...

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    more... Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You...

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    Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Carotenoid Pigment is the Key to Photoprotection A technique...

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    to Dave Richardson ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). Requests for special operations use of the "scrubbing" shift...

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    Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Ancient Proteins Help Unravel a Modern Cancer Drug's Mechanism...

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    Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Signal Recognition Particle-Receptor Complex Structure Solved The...

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    Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Binding Behavior of Dopamine Transporter Key to Understanding...

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    unsubscribe, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Preservation of Fe(II) by Carbon-Rich Matrices in Hydrothermal...

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    to Dave Richardson ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). Requests for special operations use of the "scrubbing" shift...

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    Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it A Fullerene that Breaks the Rules Scientists used small-molecule...

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    Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Two Novel Ultra-Incompressible Materials Materials that are...

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    unsubscribe, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Experimental Test of Self-Shielding in VUV Photodissociation of...

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    to Dave Richardson ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). Requests for special operations use of the "scrubbing" shift...

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    to Dave Richardson ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). Requests for special operations use of the "scrubbing" shift...

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    to Dave Richardson ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). Requests for special operations use of the "scrubbing" shift...

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    to Dave Richardson ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). Requests for special operations use of the "scrubbing" shift...

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    to Dave Richardson ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). Requests for special operations use of the "scrubbing" shift...

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    unsubscribe, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Towards Heavy Fermions in Europium Intermetallic Compounds This...

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    disease. Read more... Contact: Elizabeth Getzoff and John Tainer Molecular Structure of Water at Gold Electrodes Revealed ALS researchers have now made a first-ever observation...

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    from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it falcone As you have heard, the fiscal year (FY08) federal budget for science is considerably lower than was originally...

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    carbon atoms and D5h symmetry, opens a bridge between molecular fullerenes and carbon nanotubes. Read more... Contact: Marilyn Olmstead Molecular Measurements of the Deep-Sea Oil...

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    Binding Behavior of Dopamine Transporter Key to Understanding Chemical Reactions in the Brain Scientists working at the ALS recently solved the crystallographic structures of...

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    7 Print A Designed Protein Maps Brain Activity Scientists designed and validated via crystallographic studies a fluorescent protein that allows the permanent marking of active...

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    Research Understanding "whisker" growth--the spontaneous growth of long filament-like grains on the leads, or "legs," of electronic components--is key to manufacturing reliable...

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    genetic engineering. Read more... Contacts: Jennifer Doudna and Eva Nogales Graphene's 3D Counterpart ALS researchers have discovered a material that is essentially a 3D version...

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    3D Counterpart ALS researchers have discovered a material that is essentially a 3D version of graphene -- the 2D sheets of carbon through which electrons race at many...

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    enabled to view it Recent Berkeley Lab News Releases Featuring ALS Soaking Up Carbon Dioxide and Turning it into Valuable Products Berkeley Lab researchers double down on...

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    1 Print Space-Age Ceramics Get Their Toughest Test Advanced ceramic composites can withstand the ultrahigh operating temperatures of jet and gas-turbine engines, but analysis of...

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    5 Print Intriguing DNA Editor Has a Structural Trigger The molecular structures of two proteins from a family of genome-editing enzymes reveal how they target and cleave DNA. The...

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    drugs, caught in action Berkeley study shows ozone and nicotine a bad combination for asthma Dancing in the dark: Scientists shed new light on protein-salt interactions Silicon...

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    Dye Molecules for Solar Cells Pressing energy problems provide opportunities for solid-state physicists and chemists to solve a major challenge: solar cell adoption....

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    in the 2013 Intel Science Talent Search. Chloe Wang, a 16-year-old Dobbs Ferry High School student, spent six weeks in the CSD and at the ALS preparing experiments. Read...

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    McKean, Hiroshi Nishimura, Bill Kelius. Row 5: Ryan Sprague, Tom Scarvie, Mike Kritscher, Max Vinco, Fernando Sannibale. Row 6: Warren Byrne, Mike Chin. Row 7: Jonathan Elkins,...

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    T. Osipov, S. Lee, M.H. Prior, A. Belkacem, A.L. Landers, H. Schmidt-Bcking, Th. Weber, and R. Drner; "Ultrafast probing of core hole localization in N2," Science 320, 920...

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    Meets Classical Publication about this research: D. Akoury, K. Kreidi, T. Jahnke, Th. Weber, A. Staudte, M. Schffler, N. Neumann, J. Titze, L. Ph. H. Schmidt, A. Czasch, O....

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    Read more... Biogenic ZnS Spheroids Publication about this research: J.W. Moreau, P.K. Weber, M.C. Martin, B. Gilbert, I.D. Hutcheon, and J.F. Banfield, "Extracellular proteins...

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    for Quantum Computing? UEC Corner: Users' Meeting, Poster Deadline, Awards, and Elections Guest House to Begin Taking Reservations September 1 Energy Research Science...

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    four new members this fall. Nominations will be accepted until October 13, 2010, and voting will begin on the second day of the meeting, October 14, 2010. Nomination...

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    Such materials could be used as solid-state electrolytes for novel batteries or in resistive switching devices. Read more... Contact: Aaron Lindberg New Spectroscopic...

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    Read more... Contact: Alexei Fedorov Ring Leader: Steve Rossi, Project and Facility Management Around this time of year, Steve Rossi, project and facility management group...

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    cancer. Read more... Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Ringleader: Scott Taylor, ALS-EHS Program...

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    of AMBER: demonstrations and perspectives. Jinghua Guo, Zahid Hussain, Zhi Liu, Wanli Yang (ALS-LBNL) In-situ synchrotron studies of the dynamics of nanostructured,...

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    safety stand-down. The day-long event started off with group meetings, which included reviews of training, Job Hazard Questionnaires, and Integrated Safety Management; safety...

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    have determined the structures of antibodies that protect against broad classes of influenza strains. Greater understanding of these structures may aid in the eventual...

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    from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it To date, the H5N1 avian influenza viruses, which are currently circulating in domestic and wild birds on three...

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    development of this strategy for a variety of vaccine targets, including HIV and influenza. Read more... Contact: William Schief Iron is Key to Preserving Dinosaur Soft Tissue...

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    a broad spectrum of other issues, including detectors; x-ray diffraction; graphene; influenza; nanomagnetism; next-generation light sources; numerical modeling; quantum systems,...

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    a broad spectrum of other issues, including detectors; x-ray diffraction; graphene; influenza; nanomagnetism; next generation light sources; numerical modeling; quantum systems,...

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    6 Print Countdown to 2013 ALS User Meeting: October 7-9 user meeting logo There is still time to register online for this year's ALS User Meeting. With 4 keynote talks James...

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    60 Print ALS Director's Update: Reflections on Our Past, Present, and Future falcone We are looking forward to an exciting and productive year at the ALS, with plans for new...

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    0 Print ALS Director's Update: Reflections on Our Past, Present, and Future falcone We are looking forward to an exciting and productive year at the ALS, with plans for new...

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    In Situ X-Ray Scattering Helps Optimize Printed Solar Cells 307 printing Printable plastic solar cells are a potential source of inexpensive renewable energy, but the...

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    of the American Physical Society will give an update on what the public and congress are thinking about science funding in the U.S. Our plenary lectures will cover a wide range of...

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    York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Reuters, and other news outlets attended the workshop. A journalist from San Francisco's...

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    films, which have potential applications in fields ranging from energy harvesting to plasmonics. Read more... Contact: TIng Xu Studies Bolster Promise of Topological Insulators...