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  1. Molecular Foundry

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - all webpages (Extended Search)

    Mike Brady ed_barnard Joint Molecular Foundry/ALS Project Scientist mabrady@lbl.gov 510.486.6548

  2. Molecular Foundry

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    Meg Holm Meg Senior Administrator mcholm@lbl.gov 510.486.5135 Biography Meg is the Molecular Foundry's Senior Administrator. In this role, she supervises the Foundry budget...

  3. Molecular Foundry

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    Alison Hatt allison User Program Director ajhatt@lbl.gov 510.486.7154 Biography Alison Hatt is the Director of the User Program at the Molecular Foundry and a former Foundry...

  4. Molecular Foundry

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    Gil Torres Gil Torres gjtorres@lbl.gov 510.486.4395 Biography Gil is the Building Manager for MSD in buildings 62, 66, 2, 30, JCAP and the Molecular Foundry. Gil supports Foundry...

  5. Molecular Foundry

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    Foundry Molecular Foundry HOME REGISTRATION AGENDA SYMPOSIA POSTERS EXHIBITOR INFO TRAVEL & LODGING Molecular Foundry User Meeting: August 11-12, 2016 This conference focuses on frontier research topics in nanoscale science, providing a forum for discussion and development of new results and ideas. Whether you are a returning user, a prospective user, or someone who is curious about the Foundry, you are encouraged to attend the User Meeting. Participants are invited to submit abstracts for

  6. Molecular Foundry

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    EVENTS ARCHIVE The Molecular Foundry regularly offers seminars and events that feature compelling research and information for those who investigate at the nanoscale. Seminars occur on Tuesdays at 11:00 am, in Building 67, Room 3111 unless otherwise noted. < seminars and events Molecular Foundry Annual User Meeting The Molecular Foundry is hosting its annual onsite nanoscience conference on August 11-12, 2016. Past, present and prospective users, as well as anyone curious about the

  7. Molecular Foundry

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    Flatter and Faster: Transition Metal Dichalcogendies at the Molecular Foundry (Part II) Brain Imaging and Optical Manipulation Active Nanointerfaces for Electrochemistry SAXS-WAXS...

  8. Molecular Foundry

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    ... Discovery Could Dramatically Boost Efficiency of Perovskite Solar Cells Nanoscale images by researchers at the Molecular Foundry yield surprise that could push efficiency to 31 ...

  9. Molecular Foundry

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    Dmitry Soustin dmitry User Program Administrator dsoustin@lbl.gov 510.486.7687 Biography Dmitry Soustin is the Molecular Foundry's User Program Administrator. In this role, Dmitry...

  10. Molecular Foundry

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    Theory of Nanostructured Materials jbneaton@lbl.gov 510.486.4527 personal website Biography Jeffrey B. Neaton is Director of the Molecular Foundry, a Department of Energy...

  11. Molecular Foundry

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    Media and Resources MEDIA Molecular Foundry Youtube Channel Berkeley Lab Youtube Channel Berkeley Lab Photo Archive Webcam The Molecular Foundry and its users benefit from its location at Berkeley Lab within the Bay Area's vibrant scientific ecosystem. The expansive views serve to fuel the imagination and build connections among the Foundry's diverse research community. Baycam Click here for a full screen view from our webcam. RESOURCES Style Guide PDF 308 KB Logos Signature Preferred 41 KB ZIP

  12. Molecular Foundry

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    Publications Advanced Materials Special Issue » The Molecular Foundry publication database lists peer-reviewed work that has resulted from internal and user research. New publications can be added to the database here. All published work resulting from the use of this facility must acknowledge the Molecular Foundry, regardless of whether Foundry staff are included as authors. Proper acknowledgement text can be found here. Citation Year Facility User Loading data from server

  13. Molecular Foundry

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    Molecular Foundry Advanced Materials Special Issue Advanced Materials Cover Art The multidisciplinary science that is central to the Molecular Foundry's mission is well represented throughout the October 14, 2015 special issue of Advanced Materials. In three Review articles, we highlight recent areas of particular innovation and promise at the Foundry: the development of advanced electron tomography for both hard and soft materials with near-atomic resolution, the creation of designer biomimetic

  14. Molecular Foundry

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    Branden Brough Branden Deputy Director (acting) Director of Strategy and External Relations bbrough@lbl.gov 510.486.4206 Biography Branden Brough is the Molecular Foundry's Acting Deputy Director. In this role, Dr. Brough is responsible for the development and implementation of strategies, goals and objectives that ensure the efficient and effective support of the Molecular Foundry's mission, and assists the Director in all aspects of the management of Foundry scientific operations. Dr. Brough

  15. Molecular Foundry

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    See the Foundry's full equipment list Research Themes Discovering the Future, Atom by Atom The six-story, 94,000 square-foot Molecular Foundry building at LBNL overlooks the UC Berkeley campus and, from a distance, the San Francisco Bay. Directly adjacent to the Foundry is the NCEM complex that was established in 1983 to maintain a forefront research center for electron microscopy with state-of-the-art instrumentation and expertise. Merged with the Molecular Foundry in 2014 to take advantage of

  16. Molecular Foundry

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    and Dinner On March 24, 2016, the Molecular Foundry celebrated the 10th anniversary of the dedication of its iconic building with a full day scientific symposium and dinner event. This celebration recognized the Foundry's major scientific and operational milestones and looked forward to the promising future of nanoscience. Leaders from Congress, DOE, academia, industry, and Berkeley Lab joined prominent Foundry users and staff, both past and present, to participate in this celebration.

  17. Molecular Foundry

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    User Guide Download the complete Users' Guide (PDF) Submit a Proposal Learn about the Molecular Foundry and its user program Explore Foundry capabilities and plan your proposal Prepare responses to proposal questions Create and submit your proposal through the online proposal portal After your proposal is approved* Complete secondary safety screening Become a badged LBNL "affiliate" Contact your assigned Foundry scientist When you arrive* Go to your appointment with the Affiliate

  18. Molecular Foundry

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    Agenda March 24, 2016 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory AGENDA Registration 8:30 am - 9:00 am The Molecular Foundry's History and Impact 9:00 am - 10:30 am Jeff Neaton, Molecular Foundry Welcome Paul Alivisatos, Berkeley Lab/UC Berkeley The Creation of the Molecular Foundry Michael Witherell, Berkeley Lab Berkeley Lab Impact Brian Schowengerdt, Magic Leap Industry Impact Representative Mike Honda (D-CA) National Impact Break 10:30 am - 11:00 am Session 1: Functional Nanointerfaces 11:00 am -

  19. Molecular Foundry

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    ... silicon solar cells by applying a new mix of materials to a standard design. MORE Molecular Foundry and ALS Users, aBeam Technologies, Make Metrology History The research ...

  20. Molecular Foundry

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    Seminars occur on Tuesdays at 11:00 am, in Building 67, Room 3111 unless otherwise noted. To be added to the Molecular Foundry's seminar mailing list, please email Jason Sweet. ...

  1. Molecular Foundry

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    One of the World's Premier Nanoscience Research Institutions Supported by the Department of Energy Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) through their Nanoscale Science Research Center (NSRC) program, the Molecular Foundry is a national User Facility for nanoscale science serving hundreds of academic, industrial and government scientists around the world each year. Users come to the Foundry to perform multidisciplinary research beyond the scope of an individual's own laboratory. By taking

  2. Molecular Foundry

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    See the Foundry's full equipment list Nanofabrication Capabilities & Tools Instrument Scheduler Major Capabilities: Instruments and Labs Zeiss Crossbeam 1540 EsB The Molecular Foundry Zeiss Cross-beam is one of the most versatile lithographic and inspection tools allowing fabrication of complex prototypes for nanoelectronics, nano-optical antenna, modifying scanning probe tips, rapid electrical contacting and many other applications. The 1500XB Cross Beam combines the Gemini field emission

  3. Molecular Foundry

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    Emory Chan Brand Staff Scientist, Inorganic Nanostructures EMChan@lbl.gov 510.486.7874 personal website Biography Education Postdoctoral fellow, Molecular Foundry with Dr. Delia Milliron Ph. D., Chemistry, UC Berkeley with Prof. Paul Alivisatos and Prof. Richard Mathies, B. S., Chemistry, Stanford University with Prof. Hongjie Dai Expertise Dr. Chan's expertise lies in the combinatorial and high-throughput synthesis of colloidal inorganic nanoparticles. As part of the Foundry's Combinatorial

  4. Molecular Foundry

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    See the Foundry's full equipment list Organic and Macromolecular Synthesis Capabilities & Tools Instrument Scheduler Major Instruments and Capabilities AB SCIEX TF4800 MALDI TOF-TOF Mass Spectrometer This instrument is the tandem time-of-flight mass spectrometer systems, providing the excellent level of molecular mass coverage in the range of molecular masses 500 and 150,000 Da, high throughput, and confidence in both qualitative and quantitative analyses. The analyzer combines all of the

  5. Molecular Foundry

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    Behzad Rad Rad Senior Scientific Engineering Associate, Biological Nanostructures BRad@lbl.gov 510.486.5795 Biography Education Postdoctoral Fellow Molecular Foundry Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Ph.D. in Biophysics University of California at Davis Dissertation Title: "The Unwinding Mechanism of the E. coli RecQ helicase" Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Stephen C. Kowalczykowski Bachelor's in Molecular and Cellular Biology University of California at Berkeley Expertise Behzad's interests

  6. Molecular Foundry

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    Theory of Nanostructured Materials The Theory of Nanostructured Materials Facility at the Molecular Foundry is focused on expanding our understanding of materials at the nanoscale. Our research connects the structural and dynamical properties of materials to their functions, such as electrical conductivity and storage, light-harvesting for electricity and fuel, or gas separation and sequestration. We develop and employ a broad range of tools, including advanced electronic-structure theory,

  7. Molecular Foundry

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    POLICIES AND DEFINITIONS PROPOSAL GUIDE USER GUIDE USER PROGRAM SUBMIT A PROPOSAL » Reviewer Login » Proposal Deadline March 31, 2017 Instrument Scheduler Nanofabrication Instrument Scheduler User Program The Molecular Foundry user program gives researchers access to expertise and equipment for cutting-edge nanoscience in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment. The program is open to scientists from academia, industry, and research institutes worldwide. These users join a vibrant

  8. Molecular Foundry

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    SEMINARS ARCHIVE The Molecular Foundry regularly offers seminars and events that feature compelling research and information for those who investigate at the nanoscale. Seminars occur on Tuesdays at 11:00 am, in Building 67, Room 3111 unless otherwise noted. < seminars and events Monday, November 14, 2016 at 11am Thiophene Rust in Single-Molecule Electronics and Singlet Fission Luis Campos, Columbia University [MORE] Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 11am Nanoscale Investigations of Solar Cell

  9. Molecular Foundry

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    Nate Hohman Nate Hohman Staff Scientist, Inorganic Nanostructures JNHohman@lbl.gov 510.486.6155 Biography Education Staff Scientist in Inorganic Nanomaterials, The Molecular Foundry, 2015- Postdoc in Material Science, Stanford University, 2012-2014 Ph.D in Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, 2011 B.S. in Chemistry, Butler University, 2004 Research Interests Blending organic and inorganic components into a hybrid system unlocks a wider range of structural variety than would be

  10. Molecular Foundry

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    Sarah Gutierrez Meg Senior Resource Analyst SMGutierrez@lbl.gov 510.486.6419 Biography Sarah Gutierrez is the Molecular Foundry's Senior Resource Analyst. In this role, she is responsible for providing financial consultation and guidance, complex program/project budget management, advanced budget planning and analysis, and broad-based forecasting and long range contingency planning for Strategic Partnership Projects and DOE non-Core projects. Sarah started her finance and grants administration

  11. Molecular Foundry

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    Tracy Mattox TMMattox Principal Scientific Engineering Associate, Inorganic Nanostructures TMMattox@lbl.gov 510.495.2649 Biography Education M.S. in Chemistry, Miami University, 2006 B.S. in Chemistry, University of Portland, 2003 Tracy Mattox has been a member of the Inorganic Facility at the Molecular Foundry as a Scientific Engineering Associate since 2007. Expertise Tracy's main focus is assisting users with their research projects (helping design reactions and analyze results). She is well

  12. Molecular Foundry

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    Molecular Foundry User Policies and Definitions Download the complete User Policies and Definitions (PDF) Guiding principles Safety Costs 50/50 staff time model User proposal types Proposal questions and evaluation criteria Proposal Review Board (PRB) and review process User agreements with Berkeley Lab Access to other user facilities at LBNL Final project report Publications and acknowledgement User feedback and end-of-project survey Users' Executive Committee (UEC) Scientific Advisory Board

  13. Molecular Foundry

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    Caroline M. Ajo-Franklin Ajo-Franklin Staff Scientist, Biological Nanostructures cajo-franklin@lbl.gov 510.486.4299 personal website Biography Dr. Ajo-Franklin has been a Staff Scientist at the Molecular Foundry since 2007. Before that, she received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Stanford University with Prof. Steve Boxer and was a post-doctoral fellow with Prof. Pam Silver in the Department of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ajo-Franklin is fascinated by the incredible, diverse

  14. Molecular Foundry

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    See the Foundry's full equipment list Inorganic Nanostructures Capabilities & Tools Instrument Scheduler Major Capabilities, Instruments and Labs OLIVER The Online Library of Internally Validated Experimental Recipes (OLIVER) is a free database of common lab processes, synthetic recipes and science tutorials provided by Foundry users and staff. The website contains notes and details that may not be well described in the literature yet are common knowledge to those routinely working in a

  15. Molecular Foundry

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    NEWS ARCHIVE < News and Highlights Research Performed by Foundry Industrial Users Honored by Nanotechnology Journal User work on printable photonics was selected as a Highlight of the Year by Nanotechnology in the area of "patterning and nano fabrication". [MORE] Outsmarting Thermodynamics in Self-assembly of Nanostructures Foundry user - and Materials Sciences Division Director - reports method for symmetry-breaking in feedback-driven self-assembly of optical metamaterials. [MORE]

  16. Molecular Foundry

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    See the Foundry's full equipment list Biological Nanostructures Capabilities & Tools Instrument Scheduler Major Capabilities: Instruments and Labs AAPPTec Apex 396 Peptide Synthesizer The Aapptec is a robotic multiple peptide synthesizer, capable of synthesizing up to 40 peptides and or peptoids in parallel via solid-phase synthesis. Jobin Yvon Fluoromax Fluorometer The fluorometer is a quality spectrophotometer used to characterize the fluorescent properties of

  17. Molecular Foundry

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    See the Foundry's full equipment list Imaging Capabilities & Tools Instrument Scheduler Major Capabilities: Instruments and Labs JEOL 2100-F 200 kV Field-Emission Analytical Transmission Electron Microscope This instrument is equipped with an analytical pole piece, a high solid-angle EDS (energy dispersive spectroscopy) system for elemental x-ray analysis, a Gatan Tridiem spectrometer for energy-filtered imaging and spatially-resolved EELS (electron energy loss spectroscopy), a HAADF

  18. Molecular Foundry

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    See the Foundry's full equipment list NCEM Capabilities & Tools NCEM operates an array of state-of-the art electron microscopes, offering a wide range of capabilities for materials characterization at high resolution. Several of these instruments, most notably the TEAM suite of microscopes, are unique and of world class. Others are at the state of the art, or offer forefront capabilities and techniques such as in-situ nanoindentation, spin-polarized low-energy microscopy, or tomography.

  19. Molecular Foundry

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    See the Foundry's full equipment list Theory of Nanostructured Materials Capabilities & Tools Major Capabilities: Instruments and Labs Charge transport We study the linear-response and out-of-equilibrium transport properties of nanoscale junctions and interfaces using in-house scattering-state and Green's function frameworks in synchrony with density-functional theory and many-body perturbation theory. The combination of scattering-state approaches with high-level electronic structure

  20. Molecular Foundry

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    HIGHLIGHTS ARCHIVE < News and Highlights March 2013 Size Doesn't Matter Large volume changes which occur in electrode materials as a result of the electrochemical alloying reactions in batteries lead to severe mechanical deformation of electrode materials and eventual failure. [MORE] March 2013 Keeping Lithography Current Foundry researchers have discovered how to improve current optical lithography techniques by reducing pitch gratings. [MORE] bacteria March 2013 Bacteria Power A team led by

  1. Molecular Foundry

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    Teresa Williams Williams Principal Scientific Engineering Associate, Organic and Macromolecular Synthesis TEWilliams@lbl.gov 510.486.6671 Biography Teresa Williams received a BS in Chemistry from UC Davis in 2001 and earned an MS in Applied Science and Technology from UC Berkeley in 2014 while she continues to work towards her PhD. Teresa joined the Organic Facility at the Foundry in 2007 after spending six years as a medicinal chemist working on oncology targets at Chiron/Novartis in

  2. Molecular Foundry

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    Yi Liu Liu Facility Director, Organic and Macromolecular Synthesis YLiu@lbl.gov 510.486.6287 personal website Biography Yi Liu is the Director (acting) of the Organic and Macromolecular Synthesis Facility. He obtained a Ph.D. in Chemistry in 2004 from the University of California, Los Angeles under the direction of Sir. J. Fraser Stoddart. After his postdoctoral research with Professor K. Barry Sharpless at the Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, he joined the Foundry in 2006 as an

  3. Molecular Foundry

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    Proposal Writing Guide What makes a good proposal? A good proposal... Is likely to advance the scientific or technological field and produce impactful publications. Describes work that can be accomplished in one year and contributes to ongoing research at the user's home institution. Takes advantage of unique Foundry capabilities and/or expertise, and justifies the resources requested. Provides evidence that the researchers have a productive research record and are sufficiently experienced to

  4. Molecular Foundry

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    David Prendergast David Prendergast Director, Theory of Nanostructured Materials dgprendergast@lbl.gov 510.486.4948 personal website Biography Education 2002 Ph.D., Physics, University College Cork, Ireland 1999 B.Sc., Physics and Mathematics, University College Cork, Ireland Research Interests My research focuses on employing and developing first-principles electronic structure theory and molecular dynamics simulations on high-performance computing infrastructure to reveal energy relevant

  5. Molecular Foundry

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    Rita Garcia Brand Principal Research Associate, Biological Nanostructures Facility RLGarcia@lbl.gov 510.486.4125 Biography Education B.A. Molecular Biology, Scripps College, Claremont, CA, 2005 Previous Professional Positions Principal Research Associate, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, CA, May 2009 - present Office Manager, Microsoft, San Francisco, CA, August 2008 - December 2008 Office Manager, Powerset, Inc., San Francisco, CA, January 2007 - July 2008 Post-Baccalaureate Intramural

  6. Molecular Foundry Bay Cam

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    Baycam The Molecular Foundry is a Department of Energy-funded nanoscience research facility at Berkeley Lab that provides users from around the world with access to cutting-edge expertise and instrumentation in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment. twitter instagram facebook

  7. Molecular Foundry User Meeting - JCAP

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    Molecular Foundry User Meeting Molecular Foundry User Meeting Thu, Aug 11, 2016 5:00pm 17:00 Fri, Aug 12, 2016 6:00pm 18:00 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley, CA USA The Molecular Foundry is hosting its annual Users' Meeting - a nanoscience conference at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab - on August 11-12, 2016. The Molecular Foundry is a Department of Energy user facility for academic, national laboratory and industrial researchers. Whether you are a returning user, a prospective

  8. Elaine Chan Fosters ALS/Molecular Foundry Collaboration

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    and the Molecular Foundry to a new role as joint ALSFoundry project scientist. Chan's mission will be to foster collaborations between the two facility's users and to communicate...

  9. The Molecular Foundry (TMF) | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC...

    Office of Science (SC)

    Foundry is fully equipped with state-of-the-art, sometimes one-of-a-kind instruments providing laborites for materials science, physics, chemistry, biology, and molecular biology. ...

  10. MECS 2006- Foundries

    Energy.gov [DOE]

    Manufacturing Energy and Carbon Footprint for Foundries (NAICS 3315) Sector with Total Energy Input, October 2012 (MECS 2006)

  11. Foundries (2010 MECS)

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    Manufacturing Energy and Carbon Footprint for Foundries Sector (NAICS 3315) Energy use data source: 2010 EIA MECS (with adjustments) Footprint Last Revised: February 2014

  12. Laboratories for the 21st Century: Case Studies, Molecular Foundry, Berkeley, California

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    2010-11-01

    This case study provides information on the Molecular Foundry, which incorporates Labs21 principles in its design and construction. The design includes many of the strategies researched at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory for energy efficient cleanroom and data centers.

  13. Laboratories for the 21st Century: Case Studies, Molecular Foundry, Berkeley, California

    SciTech Connect

    2010-11-29

    This case study provides information on the Molecular Foundry, which incorporates Labs21 principles in its design and construction. The design includes many of the strategies researched at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory for energy efficient cleanroom and data centers.

  14. Foundry energy conservation workbook

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    1990-01-01

    The foundry industry is a significant user of energy, and therefore, a natural candidate for efforts to save energy and improve efficiency by both governmental agencies and technical/trade associations. These efforts are designed to both improve the national energy position and improve the industry's efficiency and profitability. Increased energy cost and the reduced availability of fossil fuels at certain times have provided the incentive to curb waste and to utilize purchased energy wisely. Energy costs now approach and sometimes exceed 10% of the sales dollar of many foundries. Although energy use by foundries has gradually decreased on a per/ton basis in recent years, the foundry industry must continue to find ways to utilize energy more efficiently. This workbook provides ways to achieve this goal.

  15. Foundry energy conservation workbook

    SciTech Connect

    1990-10-01

    This report discusses methods for promoting energy conservation in foundries. Use of electric power, natural gas, and coke are evaluated. Waste heat recovery systems are considered. Energy consumption in the specific processes of electric melting, natural gas melting, heat treatments, ladle melting, and coke fuel melting is described. An example energy analysis is included. (GHH)

  16. Foundry energy conservation workbook

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    Not Available

    1990-12-31

    This report discusses methods for promoting energy conservation in foundries. Use of electric power, natural gas, and coke are evaluated. Waste heat recovery systems are considered. Energy consumption in the specific processes of electric melting, natural gas melting, heat treatments, ladle melting, and coke fuel melting is described. An example energy analysis is included. (GHH)

  17. Liancheng Huafu Foundry Ltd | Open Energy Information

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    Liancheng Huafu Foundry Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name: Liancheng Huafu Foundry Ltd Place: Liancheng, Fujian Province, China Zip: 366211 Product: A Chinese polysilicon...

  18. Cognitive Foundry 2.0

    Energy Science and Technology Software Center

    2007-12-18

    Cognitive Foundry is a software framework designed for cognitive modeling, machine learning, and pattern recognition. This software has a graphical user interface that can be used to visualize graphical structures and build models graphically. Cognitive Foundry models are created using with a collection of application-specific modules, which can be reused from previous applcations or designed for a particular algorithm to incorporate.

  19. Molecular Foundry

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    Electrocatalyst Nikolay Kornienko, UC Berkeley Iterative Synthesis of Nanoporous Palladium David Robinson, Sandia National Lab Engineering metal-insulator transitions in 1d...

  20. Molecular Foundry

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    Biological Nanostructures This facility studies the synthesis, analysis and mimicry of biological nanostructures. Expertise and capabilities are available to develop new materials based on the folding and assembly of sequence-defined, bioinspired polymers (including peptides,,nucleic acids, and peptoids). New biocompatible imaging probes based on organic dyes and functionalized inorganic nanocrystals are being developed and are available to facilitate state-of-the-art bioimaging studies.

  1. Molecular Foundry

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    Imaging and Manipulation of Nanostructures This Facility's staff applies and develops techniques to characterize and manipulate a broad variety of nanostructures, from hard to very soft matter, including liquid structures. Imaging methods span electron, optical and scanning probe microscopy, including combined electron-scanning probe and near-field optical-scanning probe instruments. In situ experiments are performed by combining microscopy with manipulation tools and controlled environments.

  2. Molecular Foundry

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    Inorganic Nanostructures This Facility's expertise lies in the areas of synthesis and characterization of nanocrystals, nanotubes and nanowires, including the preparation, characterization and applications of novel inorganic nanomaterials. Facility staff study the science of optimally preparing, characterizing and utilizing inorganic nanostructures, with an emphasis on semiconductor nanocrystals and nanowires, as well as carbon nanostructures, with controlled size, shape, connectivity and

  3. Molecular Foundry

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    Nanofabrication Our facility strives to gain insight into fundamental nanofabrication processes, as well as the generation of structures that control light, electron, or energy flow, and how those, and other, nanoscale structures interact with light on ultrafast time scales. Measuring plasmonic structures High yield and performance optical transformers are fabricated by nanoimprint lithography for near-field probe and ultra-resolution sub-surface imaging (a). The new ultrafast laser lab uses

  4. Molecular Foundry

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    Organic and Macromolecular Synthesis Significant staff effort and facility instrumentation is devoted to the chemical synthesis and application of porous soft, hard and hybrid materials as bulk solids, thin films, or in confined geometries. User collaborations with staff generally involve new materials for gas and liquid phase separations, membranes, high capacity sorbates, electrochemical energy storage, catalysis, superhydrophobic/ superhydrophilic surface modification, etc. Nanoporous

  5. Molecular Foundry

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    Strategy and External Relations Branden Brough email 510.486.4206 Senior Administrator Meg Holm email 510.486.5135 User Program Director Alison Hatt email 510.486.7154 User...

  6. Molecular Foundry

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    ... email 510.486.4224 Suksham Barun, Facility Support email 510.486.6716 Jason Sweet, Facility Support email 510.486.6137 Safety & Building Management Michael Wisherop, EHS ...

  7. molecular foundry

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    Energy Conversion Efficiency Solar Energy Wind Energy Water Power Supercritical CO2 Geothermal Natural Gas Safety, Security & Resilience of the Energy Infrastructure Energy Storage ...

  8. Molecular Foundry

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    ... Deep absorbing porphyrin molecules and their applications in organic solar cells Ke Gao, South China University of Technology Theory of Nanostructured Materials Facility High ...

  9. Molecular Foundry

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    Lab; Professor of Physics UC Berkeley 66 Auditorium 9:30 am Keynote Address The BRAIN Initiative and Nanoscience abstract Ralph Greenspan Director, Center for Brain...

  10. Molecular Foundry

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    Ralph J. Greenspan, Director, Center for Brain Activity Mapping; Professor of BiologyNeurobiology Section and of Cognitive Science, UC San Diego; Co-Director, Cal-BRAIN. Roger ...

  11. Molecular Foundry

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    is devoted to the science of semiconductor, carbon and hybrid nanostructures-including design, synthesis, and combinatorial discovery of nanocrystals, nanowires, and nanotubes...

  12. Molecular Foundry

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    is focused on the synthesis, characterization, and testing of novel materials geared towards the study of organic field effect transistors and organic photovoltaic devices. ...

  13. Molecular Foundry

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    University Distinguished Teaching Award. Research Interests Organic, Bioorganic, and Materials Chemistry - Self-assembling networks of inorganic nanocrystals from modified...

  14. Molecular Foundry

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    Dinner March 24, 2016 Hotel Shattuck Plaza AGENDA Reception 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm Dinner 7:15 pm Special Presentation 7:30 pm Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) Panel Discussion 7:45 pm Moderated by Jeff Neaton Paul Alivisatos, Berkeley Lab/UC Berkeley Vikram Bajaj, Google[x] Life Sciences Ambika Bumb, Bikanta Steve Chu, Stanford University MEDIA Group Anniversary Highlights Video [VIDEO] Group Dinner

  15. Molecular Foundry

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    Biological Nanostructures Staff Ron Zuckerman Ron Zuckermann Facility Director rnzuckermann@lbl.gov 510.486.7091 Caroline Ajo-Franklin Caroline Ajo-Franklin Staff Scientist cajo-franklin@lbl.gov 510.486.4299 Bruce Cohen Bruce Cohen Staff Scientist becohen@lbl.gov 510.486.6640 Connolly Michael Connolly Principal Scientific Engineering Associate mdconnolly@lbl.gov 510.486.6388 Rad Behzad Rad Senior Scientific Engineering Associate brad@lbl.gov 510.486.5795 Rita Rita Garcia Principal Research

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    Imaging Staff Jim Schuck Jim Schuck Facility Director pjschuck@lbl.gov 510.486.4822 Paul Ashby Paul Ashby Staff Scientist pdashby@lbl.gov 510.486.7081 D. Frank Ogletree D. Frank Ogletree Staff Engineer dfogletree@lbl.gov 510.486.4862 Gang Ren Gang (Gary) Ren Staff Scientist gren@lbl.gov 510.495.2375 Alex Weber-Bargioni Alex Weber-Bargioni Staff Scientist afweber-bargioni@lbl.gov 510.486.4026 Shaul Aloni Staff Engineer saloni@lbl.gov 510.486.7452 Virginia Altoe Principal Scientific Engineering

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    Inorganic Nanostructures Synthesis Staff Jeff Urban Jeff Urban Facility Director jjurban@lbl.gov 510.486.4526 Emory Chan Staff Scientist emchan@lbl.gov 510.486.7874 Nate Hohman Staff Scientist jnhohman@lbl.gov 510.486.6155 Shaul Aloni Staff Engineer saloni@lbl.gov 510.486.7452 Tevye Kuykendall Senior Scientific Engineering Associate trkuykendall@lbl.gov 510.495.2649 Tracy Mattox Principal Scientific Engineering Associate tmmattox@lbl.gov 510.495.2649 Anne Pham Senior Research Associate

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    Nanofabrication Synthesis Staff Stefano Cabrini Stefano Cabrini Facility Director scabrini@lbl.gov 510.486.7339 Deirdre Olynick Deirdre Olynick Staff Scientist dlolynick@lbl.gov 510.495.2893 Adam Schwartzberg Staff Engineer amschwartzberg@lbl.gov 510.495.2270 Scott Dhuey Principal Scientific Engineering Associate sddhuey@lbl.gov 510.486.4946 Simone Sassolini Senior Scientific Engineering Associate ssassolini@lbl.gov 510.486.4820 Michael Elowson Senior Research Technician melowson@lbl.gov

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    NCEM Staff Andrew Minor Facility Director aminor@lbl.gov 510.495.2749 Jim Ciston Staff Scientist jciston@lbl.gov 510.495.8072 Peter Ercius Staff Scientist percius@lbl.gov 510.486.4634 Christian Kisielowski Staff Scientist cfkisielowski@lbl.gov 510.486.4716 Andreas Schmid Staff Scientist akschmid@lbl.gov 510.486.4564 Colin Ophus Research Scientist clophus@lbl.gov 510.486.5663 Karen Bustillo Senior Scientific Engineering Associate kbustillo@lbl.gov 510.486.4324 Chengyu Song Senior Scientific

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    Organic and Macromolecular Synthesis Staff Yi Liu Yi Liu Facility Director yliu@lbl.gov 510.486.6287 Brett Helms Brett Helms Staff Scientist BAHelms@lbl.gov 510.486.7729 Teresa Williams Principal Scientific Engineering Associate tewilliams@lbl.gov 510.486.6671 Liana Klivansky Principal Scientific Engineering Associate lmklivansky@lbl.gov 510.486.4199 Teresa Chen Senior Scientific Engineering Associate tlchen@lbl.gov 510.495.2805

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    Theory of Nanostructured Materials Staff David Prendergast David Prendergast Facility Director dgprendergast@lbl.gov 510.486.4948 Steve Whitelam Steve Whitelam Staff Scientist swhitelam@lbl.gov 510.495.2769

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    Adam Schwartzberg SSchwartzberg Staff Engineer, Nanofabrication AMSchwartzberg@lbl.gov 831.247.4932 Biography Dr. Schwartzberg is a Bay Area and California native, growing up in the East Bay Area. He performed both his undergraduate and Ph.D. work at UC Santa Cruz under Professor Jin Z. Zhang in Physical Chemistry. While at Santa Cruz, he also worked at Lawrence Livermore National Labs as a graduate research fellow under Professor Thomas Huser. In graduate school, his work focused on metal

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    Alex Weber-Bargioni Weber-Bargioni Staff Scientist, Imaging and Manipulation of Nanostructures afweber-bargioni@lbl.gov 510.486.4026 personal website Biography Education University of Konstanz, Germany Physics B.S., 2001 Portland State University Physics M.S., 2003 University of British Columbia Physics Ph.D., 2007 Lawrence Berkeley Nat. Lab Material Science PostDoc 2008-2010 Research Interests Dr. Weber-Bargioni's research revolves around understanding fundamental opto electronic processes at

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    Andreas Schmid Staff Scientist, NCEM akschmid@lbl.gov 510.486.4564 Research Interests SPLEEM (Spin Polarized Low Energy Electron Microscopy) for the study of surface and thin film magnetic microstructures and their dynamic behavior. In-situ investigations of growth and structure of thin films, effect of environmental factors (sample temperature, deposition flux, applied magnetic fields, etc.). Nanostructure self-assembly at surfaces. Development of new techniques and instrumentation. All

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    Andrew Minor Facility Director, NCEM aminor@lbl.gov 510.495.2749 personal website Biography Andrew Minor is the Director of NCEM and an Associate Professor of Materials Science & Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. He received a B.A. in Mechanical Engineering and Economics from Yale University, and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from UC Berkeley. Research Interests Dr. Minor's research group focuses on the development of new techniques and methods to

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    Anne Pham APham Senior Research Associate, Inorganic Nanostructures ALPham@lbl.gov 510.486.5526 Biography Education B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, 2015 Expertise Anne provides research support to users and staff as one of the Inorganic Nanostructures Facility lab managers. Anne maintains and assists users with multiple analytical tools such as the thermogravimetric analyzer/ mass spectrometer and dynamic light scattering. Anne also maintains and assists

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    Bruce Cohen Cohen Staff Scientist, Biological Nanostructures becohen@lbl.gov 510.486.6640 personal website Biography Dr. Cohen was a postdoctoral fellow with Lily Y. Jan at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Department of Physiology at the University of California San Francisco. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Chemistry at the University of California Berkeley and his A.B. from Princeton University's Department of Chemistry, where he graduated cum laude. Research Interests

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    Chengyu Song Senior Scientific Engineering Associate, NCEM csong@lbl.gov 510.486.6751 Biography Education B.S. in Materials Science, Zhejiang University, China M.S. in high Tc superconductor structure and property, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences Expertise Technical support for TEAM microscopes, Tecnai, CM300, and CM200. Secondary support for Titan-X, 3010, FIB, and specimen preparation. High resolution TEM and STEM, mono-chromated EELS, image and probe aberration

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    Christian Kisielowski Staff Scientist, NCEM cfkisielowski@lbl.gov 510.486.4716 Biography Christian Kisielowski was awarded his PhD in natural sciences and his habilitation in physics performing spectroscopic studies on defects in semiconductors at the University of Cologne, Germany in 1985 and 1990, respectively. Thereafter, he joined AT&T Bell Laboratories (1991 - 1994) where he established a new quantitative method for image analyses in high resolution electron microscopy (QUANTITEM). From

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    Colin Ophus Research Scientist, NCEM clophus@lbl.gov 510.486.5663 Biography Colin Ophus received his PhD in Materials Engineering from the University of Alberta in Canada. There he studied the growth of polycrystalline and amorphous metal thin films with deposition experiments and simulations. He has used microfabrication techniques including physical and chemical vapor deposition, chemical etching, and optical and electron beam lithography. He is also proficient in analysis techniques including

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    Deirdre Olynick Olynick Staff Scientist, Nanofabrication dlolynick@lbl.gov 510.495.2893 Biography Education B. S. Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N. C. Ph.D. Department of Materials Science and Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Advisor: J. Murray Gibson. Fannie and John Hertz Fellowship Thesis: "In situ Studies of Copper Nano-particles Using a Novel Tandem Ultra-High Vacuum Particle Production Chamber Transmission Electron Microscope" Past

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    Ed Barnard ed_barnard Principal Scientific Engineering Associate, Imaging and Manipulation of Nanostructures esbarnard@lbl.gov 510.486.4822

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    Wong Scientific Engineering Associate, Imaging and Manipulation of Nanostructures EKWong@lbl.gov 510.486.6206

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    Ewa Elkins Senior HR Division partner EAElkins@lbl.gov 510.495.2952

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    D. Frank Ogletree Ogletree Staff Engineer, Imaging and Manipulation of Nanostructures dfogletree@lbl.gov 510.486.4862 Biography Education Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Miquel Salmeron developing ultra-high vacuum scanning tunneling microscopy in the Materials and Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, 1987 - 1988. Ph.D. in Experimental Solid State Physics, 1986, University of California, Berkeley, California. Thesis title: "Extending the Range of Low Energy Electron

  17. Molecular Foundry

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    Gang (Gary) Ren Ren Staff Scientist, Imaging and Manipulation of Nanostructures gren@lbl.gov 510.495.2375 personal website Biography Education B.A., Theoretical Physics, Lanzhou University, China, 1986-1990 M.S., Theoretical Physics (General relativity and gauge theory), Lanzhou University, China, 1990-1993, Advisor: Prof. Yi-shi Duan. Thesis: "Theory and Application of 2+1 Dimensional Topological Current" Ph.D. Material Physics (Electron microscopy), Univ. of Science and Technology

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    P. James Schuck Schuck Facility Director, Imaging and Manipulation of Nanostructures PJSchuck@lbl.gov 510.486.4822 personal website Biography Education Stanford University, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Advisor: W. E. Moerner, 2003-2006 Yale University, Ph.D., Department of Applied Physics, Advisor: R. D. Grober, Dissertation titled "Three-Dimensional Imaging Spectroscopy of the III-Nitride Material System", 2003 Yale University, M.S., Department of Applied Physics,

  19. Molecular Foundry

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    Urban Jeff Urban Facility Director, Inorganic Nanostructures Lead of LBL DOE Thermoelectrics Program MSD Lead on Water-Energy Initiative Lead of LBL HyMARC Hydrogen Storage Program jjurban@lbl.gov 510.486.4526 Curriculum vitae personal website Dr. Urban is currently looking for strong postdoctoral candidates with inorganic/organic synthesis and device experience. He is also seeking candidates with specific experience in fuel cells, hydrogen storage, thermal materials, thermoelectrics, membranes

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    Jim Ciston Staff Scientist, NCEM jciston@lbl.gov 510.495.8072 Biography Jim Ciston obtained his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University in 2009 for his work on the structural determination of hydrogen atom positions and bonding charge density at crystal surfaces through the use of advanced electron diffraction and high resolution imaging techniques. From 2009-2011, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Brookhaven National Laboratory where he also served as

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    John Turner Scientific Engineering Associate, NCEM jhturner@lbl.gov 510.486.5700

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    Karen Bustillo Senior Scientific Engineering Associate, NCEM kbustillo@lbl.gov 510.486.4324 Biography Karen Bustillo obtained her Ph.D in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Her doctoral work focused on the optical properties of semiconductor nanoparticles. Her M.S. degree research involved using solid state NMR to study bonding configurations in amorphous carbon. Karen has expertise in Raman, photoluminescence, FTIR, and UV-Vis spectroscopies, as well

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    Michael Wisherop Wisherop Facilities and EHS Manager mpwisherop@lbl.gov 510.486.7407

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    Misty Enriquez HR Division partner MJEnriquez@lbl.gov 510.486.6492

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    Peter Ercius Staff Scientist, NCEM percius@lbl.gov 510.486.4634 Biography Peter Ercius graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in applied and engineering physics in 2003. He remained at Cornell and completed a Ph.D. in applied and engineering physics with Professor David Muller in 2009. His dissertation project involved three-dimensional imaging of semiconductor devices using STEM. He then joined NCEM as a collaborative postdoctoral researcher for 2 years to implement electron tomography

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    Ron Zuckermann Ron Zuckermann Facility Director, Biological Nanostructures User Program Senior Advisor rnzuckermann@lbl.gov 510.486.7091 personal website Biography Education Ph.D. Chemistry, UC Berkeley, 1989. Advisor: Prof. Peter Schultz B.S. Chemistry, Harvey Mudd College, 1984 Past professional positions 2003 - 2005 Research Fellow, Chiron Corp. 1996 - 2003 Director of Bioorganic Chemistry, Chiron Corp. 1993 - 1996 Associate Director, Bioorganic Chemistry, Chiron Corp. 1991 - 1993 Sr.

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    Shaul Aloni Svec Staff Engineer, Inorganic Nanostructures/Imaging and Manipulation of Nanostructures saloni@lbl.gov 510.486.7452 Biography Education 2001 Weizmann Institute of Science, Rechovot, Israel Ph.D. in Chemical Physics, Awarded Finberg prize for outstanding graduate research 1995 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel M. Sc. in Materials Science and Engineering, Summa Cum Laude 1992 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel B. Sc. in Materials Science and

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    Stefano Cabrini Stefano Cabrini Facility Director, Nanofabrication scabrini@lbl.gov 510.486.7339 Biography Education Ph.D. in PHYSICS (Laurea degree), University of Rome "La Sapienza", Thesis entitled: "Theoretical - numerical analysis of Free Electron Laser systems operating in saturation regime." Advisors: Prof. F. De Martini - Univ of Rome; Dr G. Dattoli, Dr E. Sabia - C.R.E. ENEA Frascati (Rome) Past Professional Positions 2003 - 2006. Senior Scientist (Primo ricercatore)

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    Stephen Whitelam Whitelam Staff Scientist, Theory of Nanostructured Materials swhitelam@lbl.gov 510.495.2769 personal website Biography Steve Whitelam got his Ph.D. in theoretical physics in 2004 from Oxford University, where he used statistical mechanics to study the dynamics of model glass-forming liquids. He was supervised by Juan P. Garrahan and David Sherrington. From 2004 - 2007 he did a postdoc with Phillip Geissler at UC Berkeley, using theory and simulation to study protein complex

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    Suksham Barun Facility Support SBarun@lbl.gov 510.486.6716

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    Tevye Kuykendall Klivansky Principal Scientific Engineering Associate, Organic and Macromolecular Synthesis TRKuykendall@lbl.gov 510.495.2649 Biography Education Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley, 2008 Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 2007 B.S. in Chemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2000 Expertise Tevye Kuykendall is an expert in the field of III-V nanowire growth and characterization. His work concentrates on the synthesis and

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    Tina McCoy Tina McCoy User Program Support tmccoy@lbl.gov 510.486.7493

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    deformation and obscure topographical information. Read full research paper Water adsorption and structure of initial monolayers on well ordered organic functionalities...

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    Nanotubes with Tunable Interiors" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 15296-15299. pdf Voet, V. S. D.; Pick, T. E.; Park, S.-M.; Moritz, M.; Hammack, A. T.; Urban, J. J.;...

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    and deformation Mechanisms and kinetics of phase transformations in materials Nanostructured materials Surfaces, interfaces and thin films Microelectronics materials and devices...

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    Altoe Principal Scientific Engineering Associate mvpaltoe@lbl.gov 510.486.7153 Biography Education 1995-1996: Postdoctoral research studying Transmission Electron Microscopy...

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    Nanostructured Materials David Prendergast 510.486.4948 Inorganic Nanostructures Jeff Urban 510.486.4526 Dr. Urban is currently looking for strong postdoctoral candidates with...

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    Bachelor's of Science degree in Chemistry from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA. After a short stint teaching high school chemistry, she joined the...

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    Marissa Libbee transitioned from the liberal arts world in 2005 and spent the next two years at the Center for Mathematics and Applied Sciences at San Joaquin Delta College where ...

  20. Fushun Koshuha Foundry Co Ltd | Open Energy Information

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    Fushun Koshuha Foundry Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name: Fushun Koshuha Foundry Co Ltd Place: Fushun, Liaoning Province, China Zip: 113126 Product: Fushun-based manufacturer...

  1. DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- American Steel Foundries...

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    Steel Foundries Elmes-King Div - OH 36 FUSRAP Considered Sites Site: American Steel Foundries Elmes-King Div (OH.36 ) Eliminated from consideration under FUSRAP Designated Name: ...

  2. Agile Biomanufacturing: The SynBio Foundry Vision Review | Department...

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    The Agile Biomanufacturing: The SynBio Foundry Vision Review is being held June 14, 2016, in Arlington, Virginia, to gather feedback on the Synthetic Biology (SynBio) Foundry ...

  3. DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- American Machine and Foundry...

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    Div.) Report; American Machine & Foundry Company, Occupational Exposure to Radioactive Dust; Issued: February 18, 1952; 18 pages total NY.26-6 - ORAU Letter report; Berger to ...

  4. Jiangsu FAW Foundry Stock Co Ltd | Open Energy Information

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    Province, China Sector: Wind energy Product: Wuxi-based JV set up between Miracle Logistics and FAW Wuxi Foundry to manufacture wind turbine castings. Coordinates: 31.574011,...

  5. X FAB Semiconductor Foundries AG | Open Energy Information

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    Thuringia, Germany Zip: 99097 Product: German analogmixed-signal foundry group manufacturing silicon wafers for mixed-signal integrated circuits that will be manufacturing an...

  6. Cognitive Foundry v. 3.0 (OSS)

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    2009-11-18

    The Cognitive Foundry is a unified collection of tools designed for research and applications that use cognitive modeling, machine learning, or pattern recognition. The software library contains design patterns, interface definitions, and default implementations of reusable software components and algorithms designed to support a wide variety of research and development needs. The library contains three main software packages: the Common package that contains basic utilities and linear algebraic methods, the Cognitive Framework package that containsmore » tools to assist in implementing and analyzing theories of cognition, and the Machine Learning package that provides general algorithms and methods for populating Cognitive Framework components from domain-relevant data.« less

  7. Ion traps fabricated in a CMOS foundry

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    Mehta, K. K.; Ram, R. J.; Eltony, A. M.; Chuang, I. L.; Bruzewicz, C. D.; Sage, J. M. Chiaverini, J.

    2014-07-28

    We demonstrate trapping in a surface-electrode ion trap fabricated in a 90-nm CMOS (complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor) foundry process utilizing the top metal layer of the process for the trap electrodes. The process includes doped active regions and metal interconnect layers, allowing for co-fabrication of standard CMOS circuitry as well as devices for optical control and measurement. With one of the interconnect layers defining a ground plane between the trap electrode layer and the p-type doped silicon substrate, ion loading is robust and trapping is stable. We measure a motional heating rate comparable to those seen in surface-electrode traps of similar size. This demonstration of scalable quantum computing hardware utilizing a commercial CMOS process opens the door to integration and co-fabrication of electronics and photonics for large-scale quantum processing in trapped-ion arrays.

  8. DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Birdsboro Steel and Foundry...

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    of Birdsboro Steel & Foundry; October 28, 1987 PA.31-3 - AEC Memorandum; Malone to Smith; Subject: Monthly Progress Report for January; January 24, 1952 PA.31-4 - DOE Letter; ...

  9. Enabling the Bioeconomy: The Agile BioFoundry | Department of Energy

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    the Bioeconomy: The Agile BioFoundry Enabling the Bioeconomy: The Agile BioFoundry Breakout Session 1C: Synbio and Accelerating Bioenergy Innovation Enabling the Bioeconomy: The Agile BioFoundry Blake Simmons, Chief Science & Technology Officer and Vice President for Deconstruction, Joint BioEnergy Institute simmons_bioenergy_2016.pdf (2.58 MB) More Documents & Publications Chemicals from Biomass: A Market Assessment of Bioproducts with Near-Term Potential Federal Activities Report on

  10. Final Scientific Report Steel Foundry Refractory Lining Optimization

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    Smith, J.D.; Peaslee, K.D.

    2002-12-02

    The overall objective of the program was to optimize refractory materials and foundry processing used in casting steel. This objective was to be met by completing the following: (1) Surveying the steel foundries both through paper/electronic surveys sent to North American steel foundries as well as plant visits to participants. Information concerning refractory selection and performance as well as refractory and steelmaking practices provides a baseline for future comparison and to identify opportunities for substantial improvement in energy efficiency. (2) Conducting post-mortem analysis of materials from existing refractory/steelmaking practices to determine wear/failure mechanisms. (3) Identify areas for research on developing refractories for use in steel foundry furnaces, adjusting steelmaking practices to improve efficiency and modifying slag practices to improve refractory performance. The overall objective of the steel foundry refractory lining optimization program was to review established refractory and steelmaking practices to identify opportunities for improvements that would yield substantial energy savings for steel foundries. Energy savings were expected to arise from improved efficiency of the electric arc furnaces and from reductions in the post-casting welding and grinding that are normally required. Ancillary energy savings related to a reduction in the amount of refractories currently produced to meet the needs of the steel foundry industry, and a shift from pre-fired materials (shaped refractories) to monolithic refractories that are heat treated ''in situ'' were anticipated. A review of the complete program results indicates that techniques for achieving the overall goal were demonstrated. The main difference between the predicted and the actual achievements relates to the areas from which actual energy savings could be realized. Although reductions in furnace tap temperature would result in a reduction in the power required for melting, such

  11. Enabling the Bioeconomy: The Agile BioFoundry

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    the Bioeconmy: The Agile BioFoundry Bioenergy 2016 Blake Simmons July 13, 2016 U.S. bioeconomy is estimated at ~$250B/yr and expected to grow significantly over the next decade Mobilizing and valorizing this resource through biomanufacturing could rapidly expand the U.S. bioeconomy The U.S. has ~billion tons of renewable biomass available annually that is a strategic national resource for the bioeconomy Biomanufacturing remains nascent in terms of robustness, scale and standardization The

  12. Compressed Air System Retrofitting Project Improves Productivity at a Foundry (Cast Masters, Bowling Green, OH)

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    2002-06-01

    This case study highlights International Truck and Engine Corporation's optimization project on the compressed air system that serves its foundry, Indianapolis Casting Corporation. Due to the project's implementation, the system's efficiency was greatly improved, allowing the foundry to operate with less compressor capacity, which resulted in reduced energy consumption, significant maintenance savings, and more reliable production.

  13. DataFoundry: Warehousing techniques for dynamic environments

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    Critchlow, T.; Fidelis, K.; Ganesh, M.; Musick, R.; Slezak, T., LLNL

    1998-01-29

    Data warehouses and data marts have been successfully applied to a multitude of commercial business applications as tools for integrating and providing access to data located across an enterprise. Although the need for this capability is as vital in the scientific world as in the business domain, working warehouses in our community are scarce. A primary technical reason for this is that our understanding of the concepts being explored in an evolving scientific domain change constantly, leading to rapid changes in the data representation. When any database providing information to a warehouse changes its format, the warehouse must be updated to reflect these changes, or it will not function properly. The cost of maintaining a warehouse using traditional techniques in this environment is prohibitive. This paper describes ideas for dramatically reducing the amount of work that must be done to keep a warehouse up to date in a dynamic, scientific environment. The ideas are being applied in a prototype warehouse called DataFoundry. DataFoundry, currently in use by structural biologists at LLNL, will eventually support scientists at the Department of Energy`s Joint Genome Institute.

  14. Excess Foundry Sand Characterization and Experimental Investigation in Controlled Low-Strength Material and Hot-Mixing Asphalt

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    Pauul J. Tikalsky

    2004-10-31

    This report provides technical data regarding the reuse of excess foundry sand. The report addresses three topics: (1) a statistically sound evaluation of the characterization of foundry sand, (2) a laboratory investigation to qualify excess foundry sand as a major component in controlled low-strength material (CLSM), and (3) the identification of the best methods for using foundry sand as a replacement for natural aggregates for construction purposes, specifically in asphalt paving materials. The survival analysis statistical technique was used to characterize foundry sand over a full spectrum of general chemical parameters, metallic elements, and organic compounds regarding bulk analysis and leachate characterization. Not limited to characterization and environmental impact, foundry sand was evaluated by factor analyses, which contributes to proper selection of factor and maximization of the reuse marketplace for foundry sand. Regarding the integration of foundry sand into CLSM, excavatable CLSM and structural CLSM containing different types of excess foundry sands were investigated through laboratory experiments. Foundry sand was approved to constitute a major component in CLSM. Regarding the integration of foundry sand into asphalt paving materials, the optimum asphalt content was determined for each mixture, as well as the bulk density, maximum density, asphalt absorption, and air voids at N{sub ini}, N{sub des}, and N{sub max}. It was found that foundry sands can be used as an aggregate in hot-mix asphalt production, but each sand should be evaluated individually. Foundry sands tend to lower the strength of mixtures and also may make them more susceptible to moisture damage. Finally, traditional anti-stripping additives may decrease the moisture sensitivity of a mixture containing foundry sand, but not to the level allowed by most highway agencies.

  15. Excess Foundry Sand Characterization and Experimental Investigation in Controlled Low-Strength Material and Hot-Mixing Asphalt

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    Tikalsky, Paul J.; Bahia, Hussain U.; Deng, An; Snyder, Thomas

    2004-10-15

    This report provides technical data regarding the reuse of excess foundry sand. The report addresses three topics: a statistically sound evaluation of the characterization of foundry sand, a laboratory investigation to qualify excess foundry sand as a major component in controlled low-strength material (CLSM), and the identification of the best methods for using foundry sand as a replacement for natural aggregates for construction purposes, specifically in asphalt paving materials. The survival analysis statistical technique was used to characterize foundry sand over a full spectrum of general chemical parameters, metallic elements, and organic compounds regarding bulk analysis and leachate characterization. Not limited to characterization and environmental impact, foundry sand was evaluated by factor analyses, which contributes to proper selection of factor and maximization of the reuse marketplace for foundry sand. Regarding the integration of foundry sand into CLSM, excavatable CLSM and structural CLSM containing different types of excess foundry sands were investigated through laboratory experiments. Foundry sand was approved to constitute a major component in CLSM. Regarding the integration of foundry sand into asphalt paving materials, the optimum asphalt content was determined for each mixture, as well as the bulk density, maximum density, asphalt absorption, and air voids at Nini, Ndes, and Nmax. It was found that foundry sands can be used as an aggregate in hot-mix asphalt production, but each sand should be evaluated individually. Foundry sands tend to lower the strength of mixtures and also may make them more susceptible to moisture damage. Finally, traditional anti-stripping additives may decrease the moisture sensitivity of a mixture containing foundry sand, but not to the level allowed by most highway agencies.

  16. Techni-Cast: Foundry Saves Energy with Compressed Air System Retrofit

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    none,

    2004-03-01

    In 2002, Techni-Cast improved its compressed air system at its foundry in Southgate, California. The project allowed the foundry to reduce its compressor capacity by 50%, which greatly reduced the foundry's energy and maintenance costs. The annual energy and maintenance savings from the project implementation are 242,000 kWh and $24,200, and the project's cost was $38,000. Because the plant received a $10,000 incentive payment from the California Public Utilities Commission, the total project cost was reduced to $28,000, yielding a 14-month simple payback.

  17. Techni-Cast: Foundry Saves Energy with Compressed Air System Retrofit

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    Not Available

    2001-03-01

    In 2002, Techni-Cast improved its compressed air system at its foundry in Southgate, California. The project allowed the foundry to reduce its compressor capacity by 50%, which greatly reduced the foundry's energy and maintenance costs. The annual energy and maintenance savings from the project implementation are 242,000 kWh and $24,200, and the projects cost was $38,000. Because the plant received a $10,000 incentive payment from the California Public Utilities Commission, the total project cost was reduced to $28,000, yielding a 14-month simple payback.

  18. Geotechnical performance of a highway embankment constructed using waste foundry sand. Final report

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    Fox, P.J.; Mast, D.G.

    1998-11-23

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of waste foundry sand (WFS) as a highway embankment material in a full-scale field demonstration project. This evaluation included geotechnical concerns, such as deformation, strength, hydraulic conductivity, and ease of construction. The report presents an introduction and previous research concerning WFS use in highway construction. A geotechnical laboratory testing program characterized the WFS used in the project, which was a waste product of Auburn Foundry, Inc., located in Auburn, Indiana. The project site was a 275 m section of the Country Route 206 highway project near Butler, Indiana.

  19. Reduction in Energy Consumption & Variability in Steel Foundry Operations

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    Frank Peters

    2005-05-04

    This project worked to improve the efficiency of the steel casting industry by reducing the variability that occurs because of process and product variation. The project focused on the post shakeout operations since roughly half of the production costs are in this area. These improvements will reduce the amount of variability, making it easier to manage the operation and improve the competitiveness. The reduction in variability will also reduce the need for many rework operations, which will result in a direct reduction of energy usage, particularly by the reduction of repeated heat treatment operations. Further energy savings will be realized from the reduction of scrap and reduced handling. Field studies were conducted at ten steel foundries that represented the U.S. steel casting industry, for a total of over 100 weeks of production observation. These studies quantified the amount of variability, and looked toward determining the source. A focus of the data collected was the grinding operations since this is a major effort in the cleaning room, and it represents the overall casting quality. The grinding was divided into two categories, expected and unexpected. Expected grinding is that in which the location of the effort is known prior to making the casting, such as smoothing parting lines, gates, and riser contacts. Unexpected grinding, which was approximately 80% of the effort, was done to improve the surfaces at weld repair locations, to rectify burnt on sand, and other surface anomalies at random locations. Unexpected grinding represents about 80% of the grinding effort. By quantifying this effort, the project raised awareness within the industry and the industry is continuing to make improvements. The field studies showed that the amount of variation of grinding operations (normalized because of the diverse set of parts studied) was very consistent across the industry. The field studies identified several specific sources that individually contributed to

  20. Manufacturing Energy and Carbon Footprint - Sector: Foundries (NAICS 3315), October 2012 (MECS 2006)

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    Foundries (NAICS 3315) Process Energy Electricity and Steam Generation Losses Process Losses 1 Nonprocess Losses 281 65 Steam Distribution Losses 1 11 Nonprocess Energy 101 Electricity Generation Steam Generation 281 0 Prepared for the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) by Energetics Incorporated 26 130 57 Generation and Transmission Losses Generation and Transmission Losses 0 123 Onsite Generation 157 154 4 158 180 0 3 0.0 10.9 10.9 0.2 0.2 4.1 13.3 2.6 16 5.2 16.1 0.9 Fuel Total Energy Total

  1. FINAL REPORT: Reduction in Energy Consumption and Variability in Steel Foundry Operations

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    F. Peters

    2005-05-24

    This project worked to improve the efficiency of the steel casting industry by reducing the variability that occurs because of process and product variation. The project focused on the post shakeout operations since roughly half of the production costs are in this area. These improvements will reduce the amount of variability, making it easier to manage the operation and improve the competitiveness. The reduction in variability will also reduce the need for many rework operations, which will result in a direct reduction of energy usage, particularly by the reduction of repeated heat treatment operations. Further energy savings will be realized from the reduction of scrap and reduced handling. Field studies were conducted at ten steel foundries that represented the U.S. steel casting industry, for a total of over 100 weeks of production observation. These studies quantified the amount of variability, and looked toward determining the source. A focus of the data collected was the grinding operations since this is a major effort in the cleaning room, and it represents the overall casting quality. The grinding was divided into two categories, expected and unexpected. Expected grinding is that in which the location of the effort is known prior to making the casting, such as smoothing parting lines, gates, and riser contacts. Unexpected grinding, which was approximately 80% of the effort, was done to improve the surfaces at weld repair locations, to rectify burnt on sand, and other surface anomalies at random locations. Unexpected grinding represents about 80% of the grinding effort. By quantifying this effort, the project raised awareness within the industry and the industry is continuing to make improvements. The field studies showed that the amount of variation of grinding operations (normalized because of the diverse set of parts studied) was very consistent across the industry. The field studies identified several specific sources that individually contributed to

  2. Alpha spectrometric characterization of process-related particle size distributions from active particle sampling at the Los Alamos National Laboratory uranium foundry

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    Plionis, Alexander A; Peterson, Dominic S; Tandon, Lav; Lamont, Stephen P

    2009-01-01

    Uranium particles within the respirable size range pose a significant hazard to the health and safety of workers. Significant differences in the deposition and incorporation patterns of aerosols within the respirable range can be identified and integrated into sophisticated health physics models. Data characterizing the uranium particle size distribution resulting from specific foundry-related processes are needed. Using personal air sampling cascade impactors, particles collected from several foundry processes were sorted by activity median aerodynamic diameter onto various Marple substrates. After an initial gravimetric assessment of each impactor stage, the substrates were analyzed by alpha spectrometry to determine the uranium content of each stage. Alpha spectrometry provides rapid nondestructive isotopic data that can distinguish process uranium from natural sources and the degree of uranium contribution to the total accumulated particle load. In addition, the particle size bins utilized by the impactors provide adequate resolution to determine if a process particle size distribution is: lognormal, bimodal, or trimodal. Data on process uranium particle size values and distributions facilitate the development of more sophisticated and accurate models for internal dosimetry, resulting in an improved understanding of foundry worker health and safety.

  3. Toyota Collaborates with the ALS and Molecular Foundry

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    The hope is that the research eventually leads to a fully developed magnesium-based battery technology that would replace lithium ion batteries with essentially twice the energy in ...

  4. Sustainability innovation foundry %3CU%2B2013%3E FY13 : merging research and operations.

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    Mizner, Jack Harry,; Passell, Howard David; Keller, Elizabeth James Kistin; Gordon, Margaret Ellen; McNeish, Jerry A.; Sullivan, Kristina

    2013-12-01

    Sustainability is a critical national security issue for the U.S. and other nations. Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) is already a global leader in sustainability science and technology (SS&T) as documented in this report. This report documents the ongoing work conducted this year as part of the Sustainability Innovation Foundry (SIF). The efforts of the SIF support Sandia's national and international security missions related to sustainability and resilience revolving around energy use, water use, and materials, both on site at Sandia and externally. The SIF leverages existing Sandia research and development (R&D) in sustainability science and technology to support new solutions to complex problems. The SIF also builds on existing Sandia initiatives to support transformation of Sandia into a fully sustainable entity in terms of materials, energy, and water use. In the long term, the SIF will demonstrate the efficacy of sustainability technology developed at Sandia through prototyping and test bed approaches and will provide a common platform for support of solutions to the complex problems surrounding sustainability. Highlights from this year include the Sustainability Idea Challenge, improvements in facilities energy use, lectures and presentations from relevant experts in sustainability [Dr. Barry Hughes, University of Denver], and significant development of the Institutional Transformation (IX) modeling tools to support evaluation of proposed modifications to the SNL infrastructure to realize energy savings.

  5. Ergonomic Improvements for Foundries

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    Frank Peters; Patrick Patterson

    2002-06-18

    The goal of this project was to make improvements to the production systems of the steel casting industry through ergonomic improvements. Because of the wide variety of products, the wide range of product sizes, and the relatively small quantities of any particular product, manual operations remain a vital part of the production systems of the steel casting companies. Ergonomic improvements will assist the operators to more efficiently and consistently produce quality products.

  6. MACHINE AND FOUNDRY COMPANY

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    D%oi,?n, procurement, and 3hiplnp of material will be handled by fi@ii'., .I*, : 5 . +F . ; . . . .Beneke, Plant Nanager of Reynolds Elumiram Co., in Pdrin+i in fabrication ...

  7. Foundry Org Chart

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  8. Headspace solid-phase microextraction (HS-SPME) for the determination of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylenes (BTEX) in foundry molding sand

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    Dungan, R.S. [USDA ARS, Beltsville, MD (United States). Environmental Management & Byproducts Utilization Laboratory

    2005-07-01

    The use of headspace solid-phase microextraction (HS-SPME) to determine benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylenes (BTEX) in foundry molding sand, specifically a 'green sand' (clay-bonded sand) was investigated. The BTEX extraction was conducted using a 75 {mu} M carboxen-polydimethylsiloxane (CAR-PDMS) fiber, which was suspended above 10 g of sample. The SPME fiber was desorbed in a gas chromatograph injector port (280{sup o}C for 1 min) and the analytes were characterized by mass spectrometry. The effects of extraction time and temperature, water content, and clay and bituminous coal percentage on HS-SPME of BTEX were investigated. Because green sands contain bentonite clay and carbonaceous material such as crushed bituminous coal, a matrix effect was observed. The detection limits for BTEX were determined to be {lt}= 0.18 ng g{sup -1} of green sand.

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    Molecular Foundry Participates in NASA Earth Day Global Selfie

  10. 10th Anniversary

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    10th Anniversary Event Speakers Current Molecular Foundry Staff

  11. Foundries Footprint, October 2012 (MECS 2006)

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    2012-10-17

    Manufacturing energy and carbon footprints map energy consumption and losses, as well as greenhouse gas emissions from fuel consumption, for fifteen individual U.S. manufacturing sectors (representing 94% of all manufacturing energy use) and for the entire manufacturing sector. By providing energy consumption and emissions figures broken down by end use, the footprints allow for comparisons of energy use and emissions sources both within and across sectors. The footprints portray a large amount of information for each sector, including: * Comparison of the energy generated offsite and transferred to facilities versus that generated onsite * Nature and amount of energy consumed by end use within facilities * Magnitude of the energy lost both outside and inside facility boundaries * Magnitude of the greenhouse gas emissions released as a result of manufacturing energy use. Energy losses indicate opportunities to improve efficiency by implementing energy management best practices, upgrading energy systems, and developing new technologies. Footprints are available below for each sector. Data is presented in two levels of detail. The first page provides a high- level snapshot of the offsite and onsite energy flow, and the second page shows the detail for onsite generation and end use of energy. The principle energy use data source is the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Information Administration's (EIA's) Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey (MECS), for consumption in the year 2006, when the survey was last completed.

  12. Manufacturing Energy and Carbon Footprint - Sector: Foundries...

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    Steam Distribution Losses 0 0 28 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 97 44 38 0 0 0 Conventional Boilers 1 CHP Cogeneration Nonprocess Energy Process Cooling and Refrigeration Electro-Chemical ...

  13. Foundries Footprint, December 2010 (MECS 2006)

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    2010-06-01

    Manufacturing energy and carbon footprints map fuel energy consumption and losses, as well as greenhouse gas emissions from fuel consumption, for fifteen individual U.S. manufacturing sectors (representing 94% of all manufacturing energy use) and for the entire manufacturing industry sector. By providing energy consumption and emissions figures broken down by end use, the footprints allow for comparisons of energy use and emissions sources both within and across sectors. The footprints portray a large amount of information for each sector, including: * Comparison of the energy generated offsite and transferred to facilities versus that generated onsite * Nature and amount of energy consumed by end use within facilities * Magnitude of the energy lost both outside and inside facility boundaries * Magnitude of the greenhouse gas emissions released due to the combustion of fuel. Energy losses indicate opportunities to improve efficiency by implementing energy management best practices, upgrading energy systems, and developing new technologies. Footprints are available below for each sector. Data is presented in two levels of detail. The first page provides a high-level snapshot of the offsite and onsite energy flow, and the second page shows the detail for onsite generation and end use of energy. The energy data is primarily provided by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Information Administration's (EIA's) Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey (MECS), and therefore reflects consumption in the year 2006, when the survey was last completed.

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    Molecular Foundry Symposium Highlights 10 Years of Achievements Ten years after the dedication of Berkeley Lab's nanoscience-focused Molecular Foundry building, which unites seven ...

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    Molecular Foundry and NCEM Merge Complete As of October 1, 2014, the Molecular Foundry includes the National Center for Electron Microscopy (NCEM). Previously, NCEM was a separate...

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    9. Sign in with the Molecular Foundry User Office Visit the Foundry's user office on the third floor of Building 67 to sign in...

  17. EA-1441: Environmental Assessment

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    Construction and Operation of the Molecular Foundry at Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California

  18. EA-1441: Finding of No Significant Impact

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    Construction and Operation of the Molecular Foundry Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California

  19. DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- American Machine and Foundry...

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    Designated Name: Not Designated Alternate Name: AMF NY.63-1 Location: Buffalo , New York NY.63-1 Evaluation Year: 1990 NY.63-1 Site Operations: Design engineering for the ...

  20. DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- American Machine and Foundry...

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    Designated Name: Not Designated Alternate Name: AMF, Bus Terminal Office NY.59-1 NY.59-3 Location: New York , New York NY.59-1 Evaluation Year: 1990 NY.59-1 Site Operations: Design...

  1. DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Clarksville Foundry and...

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    TN.08-2 Site Disposition: Eliminated - Limited scope of activities performed - No indication that radioactive materials were handled - Potential for contamination remote TN.08-1 ...

  2. Data Foundry: Data Warehousing and Integration for Scientific Data Management

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    Musick, R.; Critchlow, T.; Ganesh, M.; Fidelis, Z.; Zemla, A.; Slezak, T.

    2000-02-29

    Data warehousing is an approach for managing data from multiple sources by representing them with a single, coherent point of view. Commercial data warehousing products have been produced by companies such as RebBrick, IBM, Brio, Andyne, Ardent, NCR, Information Advantage, Informatica, and others. Other companies have chosen to develop their own in-house data warehousing solution using relational databases, such as those sold by Oracle, IBM, Informix and Sybase. The typical approaches include federated systems, and mediated data warehouses, each of which, to some extent, makes use of a series of source-specific wrapper and mediator layers to integrate the data into a consistent format which is then presented to users as a single virtual data store. These approaches are successful when applied to traditional business data because the data format used by the individual data sources tends to be rather static. Therefore, once a data source has been integrated into a data warehouse, there is relatively little work required to maintain that connection. However, that is not the case for all data sources. Data sources from scientific domains tend to regularly change their data model, format and interface. This is problematic because each change requires the warehouse administrator to update the wrapper, mediator, and warehouse interfaces to properly read, interpret, and represent the modified data source. Furthermore, the data that scientists require to carry out research is continuously changing as their understanding of a research question develops, or as their research objectives evolve. The difficulty and cost of these updates effectively limits the number of sources that can be integrated into a single data warehouse, or makes an approach based on warehousing too expensive to consider.

  3. DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- American Machine and Foundry...

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    VA.06-1 Site Disposition: Eliminated - No Authority to perform remedial action - Licensed to handle nuclear materials VA.06-1 VA.06-2 Radioactive Materials Handled: Yes Primary ...

  4. Natalia Blinova | Center for Gas SeparationsRelevant to Clean...

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    Natalia Blinova Previous Next List Blinova Natalia Blinova Formerly: Postdoctoral Researcher, The Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Presently: Scientist,...

  5. PowerPoint Presentation

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    Materials Argonne National Laboratory * Center for Functional Nanomaterials Brookhaven National Laboratory The Molecular Foundry Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory * ...

  6. 10th Anniversary

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    Molecular Foundry Director Jeff Neaton Paul Alivisatos, former Director of Berkeley Lab and founding Director of the Molecular Foundry Brian Schowengerdt, co-founder of Magic Leap, an industry user of the Molecular Foundry Mike Witherell, Director of Berkeley Lab Representative Mike Honda (D-CA), co-author of the Nanotechnology Research and Development Act Molecular Foundry Facility Directors, Andy Minor and David Prendergast Session 1 Speaker's Panel, Alex Zettl, Jeff Grossman and Jim DeYoreo

  7. 10th Anniversary

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    Mike Honda meets Berkeley Lab Director Mike Witherell Rep. Mike Honda and Paul Alivisatos in front of a picture of the 2004 Molecular Foundry groundbreaking Molecular Foundry Founders, Steve Louie, Paul Alivisatos, Miquel Salmeron and Jeff Bokor in front of leadership picture from 2006 Original Molecular Foundry postdocs, Shaul Aloni, Jeff Neaton and Paul Ashby Gary Jung and Jeff Neaton in front of the 2006 installation of the Foundry's first compute cluster Ron Zuckermann and Rep. Mike Honda

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    On October 27, Director Jeff Neaton and two Molecular Foundry users led a group to ... Chris Regan from UCLA spoke about his collaborations with the Foundry that have led to new ...

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    Arron Phillips Shakes Up Science at the Foundry Sometimes you need to shake up your perspective in order to do good science. So says Molecular Foundry intern Arron Phillips, who...

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    ... Molecular Devices Absorbance and Fluorescence Plate Readers Molecular Foundry cleanroom ... Viscotek Size Exclusion Chromatograph:GPC MaxTDA 302, THF, GPC RI detector, DMF Vistec ...

  11. DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- U S Pipe and Foundry Co...

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    , New Jersey NJ.23-1 Evaluation Year: 1986 NJ.23-2 Site Operations: Performed experimental development of beryllium tubing. NJ.23-2 NJ.23-3 NJ.23-4 Site Disposition:...

  12. The Science of the Very Fast and Very Small | Department of Energy

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    | Photo courtesy of Brookhaven National Laboratory. ... as nanomanufacturing) and biology at the nanoscale, where ... to Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry, scientists at ...

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    Facility at Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry; Dr. Adam Rondinone, Task Leader for Catalysis and Industrial Liaison at Oak Ridge National Lab's Center for Nanophase Materials...

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    of Individual Atoms Scientific Achievement Using the Molecular Foundry's TEAM I microscope, an international collaboration of users and staff measured the 3D coordinates of...

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    is happening. Deirdre Olynick -- staff scientist at the Molecular Foundry Dula Parkinson -- beamline scientist at the Advanced Light Source Jim Ciston -- senior staff...

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    Two Small Business Users Awarded ARPA-E Funding Part of Cyclotron Road at Berkeley Lab, these industrial users of the Molecular Foundry were among 41 "transformational energy ...

  17. Stephen Whitelam | Center for Gas SeparationsRelevant to Clean...

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    Stephen Whitelam Previous Next List whitelam Stephen Whitelam Staff Scientist, The Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Email: SWhitelam at lbl.gov Phone:...

  18. David Prendergast | Center for Gas SeparationsRelevant to Clean...

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    David Prendergast Previous Next List Prendergast David Prendergast Director of the Theory of Nanostructured Materials Facility, The Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National...

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    at the Theater' event featured eight researchers, each give 8 minutes to present a "big idea." Ron Zuckermann, from the Molecular Foundry, spoke about his work with synthetic...

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    Study Reveals How Oxygen is Like Kryptonite to Titanium Scientists working at the Molecular Foundry have found the mechanism by which titanium, prized for its high ...

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    Oxygen: Poison to Titanium In situ TEM nanocompression tests of Ti (above). Imaging of ... Scientists working at the Molecular Foundry have found the mechanism by which titanium ...

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    7, 2015 Time: 11:00 am Speaker: Wilson Ho, UCI Title: Molecular FoundryALS Joint Seminar: Imaging Bonds and Chemical Interactions Location: Building 66 Auditorium Abstract: ...

  3. An Inside Look at a MOF in Action

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    the researchers called upon several other Berkeley Lab resources-the Information Technology Division's "Lawrencium" supercomputer, the Molecular Foundry computing clusters...

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    Understanding and Predicting Self-Assembly Scientific Achievement Molecular Foundry staff worked with users to discover a new design rule that controls the way in which polymers ...

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    The Molecular Foundry scientists say this never-before-seen design rule could be used to piece together complex nanosheet structures and other peptoid assemblies such as nanotubes ...

  6. January 23, 2013 | Center for Gas SeparationsRelevant to Clean...

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    Yangyang Liu (Dept. of Chemistry, Texas A&M University) Ligand Design Strategies in Metal-Organic Frameworks for Carbon Capture Natalia Blinova (Molecular Foundry, LBNL) Enhancing ...

  7. 3-5-09_Final_Testimony_(Kolb).pdf

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    the 2007 Department of Energy Excellence Award in Project Management for constructing the 85 million LEED Gold certified Molecular Foundry Facility within cost and on schedule. ...

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    Researchers Take Cues From Nature in Designing a Programmable Nanomaterial for Biosensing Taking inspiration from the human immune system, researchers at the Molecular Foundry have...

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    within a self-assembling protective shell of S-layer proteins, like chainmail armor. A multidisciplinary team of Molecular Foundry researchers have uncovered key details in this...

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    the best previous compositions in single molecule conditions. Scientific Achievement A multidisciplinary team of Molecular Foundry scientists used advanced characterization and...

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    Surprising Discoveries about 2D Molybdenum Disulfide Scientists at the Molecular Foundry have used a unique nano-optical probe to study the effects of illumination on ...

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    Most Singular Nano-Imaging Technique A multi-institutional team of researchers working at the Molecular Foundry has developed a new technique called "SINGLE" that provides the ...

  13. Hundred-Fold Improvement in Temperature Mapping Reveals the Stresses...

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    ... Data presented in this article were acquired at the Center for Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis at the University of Southern California. Work at the Molecular Foundry was ...

  14. Solar Cell Research at Lawrence Berkeley

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    This photograph features the Solar cell research in the molecular foundry at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Pictured is researcher Claudia Piliego.

  15. ALSNews Vol. 301

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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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    energy sources, chemicals, and materials. Molecular Foundry Staff Scientists, Alex Weber-Bargioni, Caroline Ajo-Franklin and Brett Helms, were included among those receiving...

  17. ALSNews Vol. 363

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    ALS and Molecular Foundry Collaborations In an ongoing effort to build closer working relationships between Berkeley Lab's light source and nanoscale research center, the ALS...

  18. Leadership Team

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    artificial photosynthesis and nano-based photovoltaic technology. He played a critical role in establishing the Molecular Foundry, a DOE Nanoscale Science Research Center, and...

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    Smart Windows: Behind the Scenes The Molecular Foundry's Delia Milliron, with colleagues from the Environmental Energy Technologies Division, are working on creating smart window...

  20. April 27, 2011 | Center for Gas SeparationsRelevant to Clean...

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    McDonald (Dept. of Chemistry, UC Berkeley) Strategies to enhance carbon dioxide adsorption in metal-organic frameworks Natalia Blinova (Molecular Foundry, LBNL)...

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    to or may even exceed the capabilities of natural photosynthesis," says Peidong Yang, a Molecular Foundry user who led this work. "The bacteriainorganic-semiconductor...

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    Cooling Microprocessors with Carbon Nanotubes Researchers at the Molecular Foundry, through a User project with Intel, have developed a "process friendly" technique that would...

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    Time: 11:00 am Speaker: Paulo Ferreira, University of Texas at Austin Title: Molecular FoundryALS Joint Seminar: Seeing Small - Enabling New Discoveries in Nanomaterials Through...

  4. Light-Material Interactions in Energy Conversion - Energy Frontier...

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    FOM Institute AMOLF DOW JCAP The Molecular Foundry MRL NERSC NCEM Northrop Grumman Resnick Institute If you are interested in partnering with the LMI-EFRC, email...

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    including scientists from the Molecular Foundry. "We've developed a reasonably direct method for determining the atomic structure of a surface that also addresses the very...

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    Foundry Spring/Summer Seminar Series Begins May 19

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    Molecular Foundry User Meeting: A Macroscopic View of Nanoscience A US Department of Energy (DOE) user facility such as the Molecular Foundry provides perhaps one of the best examples of a community in which scientists from a range of disciplines have the opportunity to forge connections. The Foundry's User Meeting, held at Berkeley Lab from August 20-21, offered a glimpse into the diverse fields supported by the facility, and how these fields can converge at the nanoscale. Over 300 present and

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    Updated Strategic Plan Available The Molecular Foundry's five-year strategic plan has been updated to reflect recent hires, acquisitions and programs. The plan is designed to provide a framework that guides Foundry-wide initiatives and priorities. The new plan builds off of the thorough planning activities of 2014 and now includes updates that reflect continuous dialogue with each of our many stakeholder groups, as well as planning activities such as the Foundry's Scientific Retreat (November

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    Molecular Foundry Spin-Off Company Wins the NOVA Innovation Competition Heliotrope Technologies, a Molecular Foundry spinoff company, has been declared the winner of the 2012 NOVA Innovation Competition. An Oakland, CA based start-up, Heliotrope works to develop energy-efficient electrochromic window coatings that can switch reversibly between three states: solar transparent, heat blocking, and heat and light blocking.

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    New and Improved Model of Molecular Bonding Jim DeYoreo of the Molecular Foundry led the development of a first-of-its-kind model for providing a comprehensive description of the ...

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    Mr. Espresso Visits the Molecular Foundry It could be said that a lot of the research that is done at the Molecular Foundry is fueled by coffee, and for connoisseurs, you can't do much better on the hill than the second floor's coffee club run by Nanofabrication Facility Director Stefano Cabrini. On February 16, Carlo Di Ruocco, the Founder and CEO of the coffee maker company, Mr. Espresso, visited the Foundry's coffee club to discuss the art of brewing the perfect cup of espresso. During this

  12. Industrial Dojo Program Fosters Industrial Internet Development...

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    ... protocols, eliminating the need to manage and scale these apps outside Cloud Foundry. ... "As Cloud Foundry fast becomes the preeminent open source, cloud-native application ...

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    6. Acknowledge Foundry support in published work All published work resulting from use of this facility must carry the following acknowledgment, regardless of whether Foundry staff...

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    used to make switchable "smart" windows. More information on this research can be found on the Molecular Foundry's news archive. Read the White House press release and the full ...

  15. Summer Series 2012 - Conversation with Omar Yaghi

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    Jeff Miller, head of Public Affairs, sat down in conversation with Omar Yaghi, director of the Molecular Foundry, in the first of a series of "powerpoint-free" talks on July 11th 2012, at Berkeley Lab.

  16. October 22, 2014 | Center for Gas SeparationsRelevant to Clean...

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    Douglas Reed (Dept. of Chemistry, UC Berkeley) Strong Binding of CO in an Iron-Based Metal-Organic Framework Kyuho Lee (The Molecular Foundry, LBNL) First-Principles Prediction of ...

  17. Summer Series 2012 - Conversation with Omar Yaghi (LBNL Summer Lecture Series)

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    Jeff Miller, head of Public Affairs, sat down in conversation with Omar Yaghi, director of the Molecular Foundry, in the first of a series of "powerpoint-free" talks on July 11th 2012, at Berkeley Lab.

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    be. Now, users from UCLA have partnered with Molecular Foundry staff to use the TEAM microscope to image the three-dimensional positions of individual atoms to a precision of 19...

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    Milliron wins ARPA-E Grant Awards to Advance Energy Efficiency and Storage In the recently ... of the Molecular Foundry received a grant of 3 million for her work on smart window ...

  20. Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) - Past Events

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    September 21-22 - Molecular Foundry, August 20-21 Joint NSRC Workshop on Big Deep Smart Data Analytics, Oak Ridge National Laboratory - June 8-10, 2015 Workshop on...

  1. Geek-Up[10.22.2010]: Exploring the CAVE, Electrical Links to...

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    Scientists at the lab's Molecular Foundry have designed an electrical link to living cells, which could allow cells to read and respond to electrical signals. Jay Groves, a faculty ...

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    Following the merge of the Molecular Foundry and the National Center for Electron Microscopy (NCEM) at the start of FY 2015, a new logo has been created to represent the newly ...

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    sons and daughters aged 9-16. As part of this event, Molecular Foundry and Materials Sciences Division volunteers helped children build a 20 foot carbon nanotube balloon model....

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    Long Cycle-Life Lithium-Sulfur Battery Researchers at Berkeley Lab, including the Molecular Foundry, have demonstrated in the laboratory a lithium-sulfur (LiS) battery ...

  5. Nanomachines: How Viruses Work, and How We Can Stop Them

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    Nature's Nasty Nanomachines: How Viruses Work, and How We Can Stop Them. Carolyn Bertozzi, director of Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry, discusses this topic at a Feb. 21, 2009 Nano*High talk.

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    3 Black Gold Makes Bright Beams For the high-rep-rate x-ray beams essential to next ... Led by the Molecular Foundry's Alex Polyakov, one design is an array of gold-plated ...

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    Protein Folding Funnels Apply to Self-Assembly; Should Benefit Biomimicry and Nanosynthesis Jim DeYorero and Carolyn Bertozzi led a team of researchers at the Molecular Foundry...

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    An error occurred. Try watching this video on www.youtube.com, or enable JavaScript if it is disabled in your browser. Browse the Molecular Foundry channel on YouTube...

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    Imaging An error occurred. Try watching this video on www.youtube.com, or enable JavaScript if it is disabled in your browser. Browse the Molecular Foundry channel on YouTube...

  10. Summer Series 2012 - Conversation with Omar Yaghi

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    Jeff Miller, head of Public Affairs, sat down in conversation with Omar Yaghi, director of the Molecular Foundry, in the first of a series of "powerpoint-free" talks on July 11th 2012, at Berkeley Lab.

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    Project, The Long Now Foundation; Molecular Foundry User Title: The Rosetta Disk and Strategies for Very Long-term Archiving Location: 67-3111 Chemla Room Abstract: The Rosetta...

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    The study at The Molecular Foundry (TMF) started off with deep data mining in the proposal database followed by the derivation of statistical data which provided indices to measure ...

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    4 Weber-Bargioni Selected for Early Career Research Award folks Alex Weber-Bargioni, a staff scientist in the Molecular Foundry's Imaging and Manipulation Facility, was selected as...

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    been serving as acting division director since July of last year and recently assumed the role of acting director of the Molecular Foundry. Segalman is a Professor of Chemical...

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    4 Toyota's Battery Research Extends from ALS to the Molecular Foundry folks Toyota has been conducting research at the ALS since 2010 in an effort to gain insight into the...

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    Scheduling The Molecular Foundry's Instrument Scheduler allows approved users to schedule instrument time for given month beginning at 12:01 a.m. on the 15th day of the preceding...

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    Molecular Foundry and ALS Users, aBeam Technologies, Make Metrology History Through a collaboration with two Berkeley Lab user facilities - the Molecular Foundry and ALS - as well as two other national labs, a small Bay Area company has made big news in the semiconductor world. Modern electronics are getting smaller and smaller, which means the demands on semiconductor manufacturers are increasing. To ensure the quality and consistency of substrates, wafer manufacturers employ metrology tools to

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    and ALS Hire Joint Project Scientist Mike Brady has recently been appointed to the role as a joint Molecular Foundry/ALS project scientist following the departure of Elaine Chan. Mike's mission will focus on (1) fostering user collaboration and displaying the novel Foundry-ALS working mode that uniquely enables iterative materials discovery research, and on (2) team-based, soft matter research that links molecular structure and function in biomimetic and biopolymer coatings, polymer-inorganic

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    Saudi Minister of Energy Visits Molecular Foundry Khalid Al-Falih (left), Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources and the Chairman of Aramco Board of Directors toured the Molecular Foundry (pictured), the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research, and FLEXLAB. DOE Under Secretary for Science and Energy Lynn Orr accompanied Minister Al-Falih during the visit

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    Five Nanoscience Research Projects That Could Deliver Big Results Berkeley Lab researchers are on the cutting edge of nanoscience. In a list of five high-impact nanoscience projects identified by Berkeley Lab, four came from work at the Molecular Foundry. This list ended with a video produced by the Molecular Foundry that was recently highlighted on the Department of Energy's website. The Berkeley Lab list of five nanoscience research projects that could deliver big results can be found here.

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    Molecular Foundry User Featured in MIT's Technology Review In its annual celebration of young innovators, MIT Technology Review recognized Opus 12 co-founder Kendra Kuhl for her work on designing a reactor that will convert the carbon dioxide emitted by power plants into useful chemicals. Opus 12 is a project of Cyclotron Road, an incubator for energy technologies at Berkeley Lab, and a user of the Molecular Foundry

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    Nanoscale Tetrapods Could Provide Early Warning of a Material's Failure Molecular Foundry users from Penn State University and Cornell University have worked with staff to describe the first atomic scale Light-emitting, four-armed nanocrystals could someday form the basis of an early warning system in structural materials by revealing microscopic cracks that portend failure, thanks to recent research by Molecular Foundry staff and users. The researchers embedded tetrapod-shaped quantum dots,

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    User Advocates for a New Era of Federal Funding for Nanoscience Ambika Bumb, CEO of Bikanta, published an Op-Ed in TechCrunch describing the benefits of federal investments in basic nanoscience research like those that support the Molecular Foundry. Dr. Bumb and her colleagues have used the Foundry to make and characterize her company's unique nanodiamonds for cancer detection and treatment. In her article, she takes a personal and national look at the technical and economic benefits tied to the

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    Modernizing a Technology From the Vacuum Tube Era To Generate Cheap Power Foundry users Daniel Riley and Jared Schwede hope to take thermionics, an all-but-forgotten technology, and develop it into a clean, compact, and efficient source of power. Working with Molecular Foundry staff scientist, Andreas Schmid, would allow their research to take a big shortcut, providing them with unprecedented insight into the inner workings of thermionic devices. "It turns out, by almost fortuitous

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    The Foundry's Jim Ciston Wins DOE Early Career Award Molecular Foundry staff scientist, Jim Ciston, was selected by DOE to receive the prestigious Early Career Research Program award, which supports the development of individual research programs of outstanding scientists early in their careers and stimulates research careers in the disciplines supported by the DOE Office of Science. In 2016, 49 awards were made from 720 proposals. "We invest in promising young researchers early in their

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    New Discovery By Foundry Users Could Better Predict How Semiconductors Weather Abuse Mimicking nature is not easy, but new insights by researchers at JCAP, partially through a user project at the Molecular Foundry, could help create a viable artificial system of photosynthesis. One of the major challenges for scientists working to create systems that efficiently convert sunlight, water and carbon dioxide into fuel is finding materials that can do the work while also surviving the corrosive

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    Foundry Users Create 'Second Skin' for Protection from Biological and Chemical Agents A team of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists working at Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry and ALS has created a material that is highly breathable yet protective from potential warfare agents. This material is the first key component of futuristic smart uniforms that also will respond to and protect from environmental chemical hazards. High breathability is a critical requirement for protective

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    3 Raising the IQ of Smart Windows Researchers at the Molecular Foundry have designed a thin coating of nanocrystals embedded in glass that can dynamically modify sunlight as it passes through a window. Unlike existing technologies, the coating provides selective control over visible light and heat-producing near-infrared (NIR) light, so windows can maximize both energy savings and occupant comfort in a wide range of climates. The work was published in the journal Nature by a team of Foundry

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    Scientist and Two Users Win 2015 R&D 100 Awards Presented by R&D Magazine, the R&D 100 Awards recognize the year's top 100 technology products from industry, academia, and government-sponsored research, ranging from chemistry to materials to biomedical breakthroughs. The Molecular Foundry's Stefano Cabrini, in collaboration with ALS researchers and Foundry users from ABeam Technologies, won for their "Binary Pseudo-Random Calibration Tool." In addition, two Berkeley Lab

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    Foundry Fall Seminar Series Begins September 13 More information, including speaker abstracts can be found here.

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    Foundry Winter Seminar Series Begins February 3 More information, including speaker abstracts can be found here.

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    Foundry Fall Seminar Series Begins September 15 More information, including speaker abstracts can be found here.

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    Molecular Foundry Researchers Account for Two of Berkeley Lab's Five R&D 100 Awards R&D Magazine's R&D 100 Awards, established 54 years ago, recognize 100 technologies and services introduced in the previous year deemed most significant by an independent panel of judges. This year's winners received the awards at a Nov. 3 event in Washington, D.C. A brief description of the Molecular Foundry's award-winning technologies follows: Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity (PIM) Membrane for

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    Department of Energy Your Density Isn't Your Destiny: The Future of Bad Cholesterol Your Density Isn't Your Destiny: The Future of Bad Cholesterol April 2, 2012 - 10:46am Addthis Gang Ren and Lei Zhang at Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry were part of a team that found new evidence to explain how cholesterol is moved from HDLs to LDLs. | Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, Berkeley Lab Gang Ren and Lei Zhang at Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry were part of a team that found new evidence to explain how

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    Department of Energy Your Density Isn't Your Destiny: The Future of Bad Cholesterol Your Density Isn't Your Destiny: The Future of Bad Cholesterol April 2, 2012 - 10:46am Addthis Gang Ren and Lei Zhang at Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry were part of a team that found new evidence to explain how cholesterol is moved from HDLs to LDLs. | Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, Berkeley Lab Gang Ren and Lei Zhang at Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry were part of a team that found new evidence to explain how

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    7. Contact your assigned Foundry scientist Once your proposal is approved, a Foundry scientist will be assigned to your project; he or she will be your primary contact at the...

  17. A Vision for the U.S. Metal Casting Industry - 2002 and Beyond

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    Chief executive officers and presidents from the foundry, die casting, and foundry supply industries developed the A Vision for the U.S. Metal Casting Industry - 2002 and Beyond document.

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    6. Become a badged LBNL "affiliate" All users who will be at the Foundry for more than five business days during the course of your Foundry project must become LBNL "affiliates"...

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    ... of Engineering Societies (JFES) -- Japan Foundry Engineering Society -- Japan Health Physics Society (JHPS) -- Japan Heterocerists' Society -- Japan Institute of Energy -- ...

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    Foundry Users Developing Paint-on Coating for Energy Efficient Windows It's estimated that 10 percent of all the energy used in buildings in the U.S. can be attributed to window performance, costing building owners about $50 billion annually, yet the high cost of replacing windows or retrofitting them with an energy efficient coating is a major deterrent. Users at the Molecular Foundry are seeking to address this problem with creative chemistry-a polymer heat-reflective coating that can be

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    Revealing the Fluctuations of Flexible DNA in 3D An international team of staff and users working at the Molecular Foundry has captured the first high-resolution 3D images from individual double-helix DNA segments attached at either end to gold nanoparticles. The images detail the flexible structure of the DNA segments, which appear as nanoscale jump ropes. This unique imaging capability developed at the Foundry is called individual-particle electron tomography (IPET) and could aid in the use of

  2. Omar Yaghi on Chemistry and Metal Organic Frameworks

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    In this edited version of the hour long talk, Omar Yaghi, director of the Molecular Foundry, sat down in conversation with Jeff Miller, head of Public Affairs, on July 11th, 2012 to discuss his fascination with the hidden world of chemistry and his work on Metal Organic Frameworks.

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    Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) Scientific User Facilities (SUF) Division SUF Home About User Facilities X-Ray Light Sources Neutron Scattering Facilities Nanoscale Science Research Centers (NSRCs) Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT) Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) The Molecular Foundry (TMF) Projects Accelerator & Detector Research Science Highlights Principal Investigators' Meetings BES

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    (SC) Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT) Scientific User Facilities (SUF) Division SUF Home About User Facilities X-Ray Light Sources Neutron Scattering Facilities Nanoscale Science Research Centers (NSRCs) Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT) Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) The Molecular Foundry (TMF) Projects Accelerator & Detector Research Science Highlights Principal Investigators'

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    (SC) Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) Scientific User Facilities (SUF) Division SUF Home About User Facilities X-Ray Light Sources Neutron Scattering Facilities Nanoscale Science Research Centers (NSRCs) Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT) Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) The Molecular Foundry (TMF) Projects Accelerator & Detector Research Science Highlights Principal Investigators'

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    Nanoscale Materials (CNM) Scientific User Facilities (SUF) Division SUF Home About User Facilities X-Ray Light Sources Neutron Scattering Facilities Nanoscale Science Research Centers (NSRCs) Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT) Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) The Molecular Foundry (TMF) Projects Accelerator & Detector Research Science Highlights Principal Investigators' Meetings BES Home

  7. Vibrational Coupling

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    By homing in on the distribution patterns of electrons around an atom, a team of scientists team with Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry showed how certain vibrations from benzene thiol cause electrical charge to "slosh" onto a gold surface (left), while others do not (right). The vibrations that cause this "sloshing" behavior yield a stronger SERS signal.

  8. Omar Yaghi on Chemistry and Metal Organic Frameworks

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    2013-06-24

    In this edited version of the hour long talk, Omar Yaghi, director of the Molecular Foundry, sat down in conversation with Jeff Miller, head of Public Affairs, on July 11th, 2012 to discuss his fascination with the hidden world of chemistry and his work on Metal Organic Frameworks.

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    7, 2016 Time: 11:00 am Speaker: Christopher Kemper Ober, Cornell University Title: Molecular Foundry/ALS Joint Seminar: Fifty Years of Moore's Law - Towards Fabrication at Molecular Dimensions Location: Building 66 Auditorium Abstract: In the last half century, critical dimensions in electronic devices have been reduced from micrometers to a few tens of nanometers on a pace that has been consistent for decades. Lithography now touches many areas of science ranging from electronics to biology and

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    Modular Design of Ordered Polymer-Nanoparticle Composites (a) Schematic illustration of nanocrystals end-grafted with polymer brushes. (b) Scaling relations of ligand shell thickness and ligand volume fraction as a function of polymer molecular weight. (c) Schematic and (d) TEM image of AB-type binary superlattices. Scientific Achievement Molecular Foundry staff and users create a diverse array of self-assembled binary superlattices using polymer-grafted nanocrystals as the colloidal building

  11. October 24, 2012 | Center for Gas SeparationsRelevant to Clean...

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    Foundry, LBNL) Structure and Properties of Gas Adsorbed Metal-Organic Frameworks Stephen Geier (Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley) Adsorption and Separation of Small...

  12. IMPACTS: Industrial Technologies Program, Summary of Program Results for CY2009, Appendix 1: ITP-Sponsored Technologies Commercially Available

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    15 DOE Industrial Technologies Program Appendix 1: ITP-Sponsored Technologies Commercially Available Aluminum ........................................................................................................................................... 19 u Aluminum Reclaimer for Foundry Applications .................................................................................................................................. 20 u Isothermal

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    Electrolyte for Lithium Ion Batteries Foundry staff and users found surprising results in the first X-ray absorption spectroscopy study of a model lithium electrolyte and in ...

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    ... Synthetic biology tools offer the potential to dramatically reduce the lead time and cost ... is developing a Synthetic Biology Foundry to address biomanufacturing challenges. ...

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    Foundry's Ritankar Das is Campus's Top Graduating Senior With a double major in bioengineering and chemical biology, and a minor in creative writing, UC Berkeley student Ritankar ...

  16. Illinois: EERE-Sponsored Clean Energy Competition Launches 2012 a Competitors Success, Company Receives Investment from New Funding Opportunity

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    Competitor in EEREs National Clean Energy Business Plan receives funds from Illinois Energy Foundry. Company employee is recognized by Forbes Magazine as Energy 30 under 30.

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    the recently launched Theme Postdoc Program. Intended to better leverage the Foundry's multidisciplinary culture within its four research themes, this initiative supports a team...

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    learned about the impact and potential of nanoscience while visiting the Foundry's cleanroom, several of the facility's combinatorial synthesis robots, and the TEAM 1 microscope...

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    ... American Foundry Society, American Welding Society, ASM International, CAR, Columbus ... more than 5,000 in fuel over the lifetime of an average car at today's gasoline prices. ...

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    Foundry Title: Nanoscale Perspectives on Organic Energy Materials from Ab Initio Quantum Mechanics Location: 67-3111 Chemla Room Abstract: New materials, architectures,...

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    interpretation of AFM data acquired during analysis. Scientific Achievement Using in-situ Atomic Force Microscopy to directly observe S-layer formation on mica chips, Foundry...

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    and will replace the Foundry's two-part system built around remote Proposal Study Panel (PSP) reviewers and the Proposal Review Council (PRC). Additional information on all of...

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    ... of energy consumption and environmental pollution during melting in iron foundries - ... Although the benefits of refractory linings and heating of blast air are known to be ...

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    Besides the two reactors, an estimated 35 support buildings were constructed at the site, including laboratories, dormitories, a cafeteria, dog kennels, and a lead foundry. ...

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    Foundry of the 2013 Director's Awards for Exceptional Achievement Jim Schuck and Alex Weber-Bargioni: Early Scientific Career Award for their work on nanoscale optical imaging...

  6. Beryllium Vendor Screening Program | Department of Energy

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    Beryllia (Haskell, NJ); U.S. Pipe and Foundry (Burlington, NJ); United Lead Co. (Middlesex, NJ); General Astrometals (Yonkers, NY); Radium Chemical Company (New York, NY); ...

  7. EERE Success Story—Illinois: EERE-Sponsored Clean Energy Competition Launches 2012 a Competitor’s Success, Company Receives Investment from New Funding Opportunity

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    Competitor in EERE’s National Clean Energy Business Plan receives funds from Illinois’ Energy Foundry. Company employee is recognized by Forbes Magazine as Energy 30 under 30.

  8. Canadian Photonics Fabrication Center CPFC | Open Energy Information

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    centre offering commercial grade foundry, design, test, and fabrication services in III-V semiconductor and silicon based materials. Coordinates: 45.4215, -75.691894 Show Map...

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    2. Explore Foundry capabilities and plan your proposal Start by determining which Facilities are required for your project. You can learn about our research Facilities on the...

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    UC President Janet Napolitano Visits Foundry Newly appointed UC President Janet Napolitano came to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for a daylong visit on October 15 that...

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    new materials with electrical, optical and magnetic properties needed for electronics and communication technology. At the Foundry, he has worked with staff and Users in the Theory...

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  15. In Conversation with Jim Schuck: Nano-optics

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    Sponsored by Berkeley Lab's Materials Sciences Division (MSD), "In Conversation with" is a next generation science seminar series. Host Alice Egan is the assistant to MSD Director Miquel Salmeron. Alice conducts a fun and informative interview, touching on the lives and work of the guest. The first In Conversation With took place July 9 with Jim Schuck, a staff scientist in the Molecular Foundry's Imaging and Manipulation Facility as our first guest. He discussed the world of Nano-optics.

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    3, 2016 Time: 11:00 am Speaker: Stanley Love, NASA Title: Molecular Foundry/ALS Joint Seminar: Near-Earth Asteroids: Stepping Stones to an Interplanetary Civilization Location: Building 66 Auditorium Abstract: Most asteroids orbit the Sun beyond the orbit of Mars and never come near the Earth. But ongoing searches are finding thousands of new asteroids whose orbits approach, and sometimes even intersect, that of the Earth. In this presentation, NASA astronaut and planetary scientist Dr. Stan

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    Polar Vortices Observed in Ferroelectric The observation in a ferroelectric material of "polar vortices" that appear to be the electrical cousins of magnetic skyrmions holds intriguing possibilities for advanced electronic devices. These polar vortices, which were theoretically predicted more than a decade ago, could also "rewrite our basic understanding of ferroelectrics" according to the researchers who observed them. A team of Molecular Foundry users and staff have

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    Spectroscopy of Supercapacitor Electrodes In Operando Future technology will require energy storage systems that have much larger storage capability, rapid charge/discharge cycling, and improved endurance. Progress in these areas demands a more complete understanding of the processes involved in energy storage, from the atomic scale to the device level. Now, using soft x-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) under operating conditions ("in operando"), users of the Molecular Foundry, ALS

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    6 'Lasers Rewired': Scientists Find a New Way to Make Nanowire Lasers Molecular Foundry users have found a simple new way to produce nanoscale wires that can serve as tiny, tunable lasers. The nanowires, with diameters as small as 200 nanometers and a blend of materials that has also proven effective in next-generation solar cell designs, were shown to produce very bright, stable laser light. Researchers say the excellent performance of these tiny lasers is promising for the field of

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    Experiment shows magnetic chips could dramatically increase computing's energy efficiency In a breakthrough for energy-efficient computing, engineers using the Molecular Foundry have shown for the first time that magnetic chips can operate with the lowest fundamental level of energy dissipation possible under the laws of thermodynamics. The findings mean that dramatic reductions in power consumption are possible-as much as one-millionth the amount of energy per operation used by transistors in

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    Carbon Capture Membrane Boasts CO2 Highways A new, highly permeable carbon capture membrane developed by scientists at the Molecular Foundry could lead to more efficient ways of separating carbon dioxide from power plant exhaust, preventing the greenhouse gas from entering the atmosphere and contributing to climate change. The researchers focused on a hybrid membrane that is part polymer and part metal-organic framework, which is a porous three-dimensional crystal with a large internal surface

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    6 Carbon Nanotubes Move into the Fast Lane Building off of their previous work demonstrating that short carbon nanotubes can make excellent artificial pores within cell membranes, Molecular Foundry users have now shown that carbon nanotubes can transport protons faster than bulk water, by an order of magnitude. What's more, the transport rates in these nanotube pores, which form one-dimensional water wires, also exceed those of biological channels and man-made proton conductors, making carbon

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    Molecular Foundry Scientists Discover Surprising New Properties in a 2-D Semiconductor In the world of semiconductors, impurities and defects can be a good thing. They modify the properties of materials such as silicon, and scientists can exploit these properties to develop better transistors for laptops, smart phones, and solar cells. Recently, a new class of semiconductor was discovered that is only three atoms thick and which extends in a two-dimensional plane, similar to graphene. These 2-D

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    Scientists See Electron Bottleneck in Simulated Battery An international team of scientists working at the Molecular Foundry has revealed how interactions between electrons and ions can slow down the performance of a material considered key to the next generation of batteries. As the appetite grows for more efficient vehicles and mobile devices based on cleaner, renewable energy sources, so does the demand for equally efficient, lightweight and energy-dense batteries that pack more punch, last

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    Subatomic Microscopy Key to Building New Classes of Materials Molecular Foundry users from Penn State University and Cornell University have worked with staff to describe the first atomic scale evidence for strain-induced ferroelectricity in a layered oxide. Pushing the limits of electron microscopy into the tens of picometer scale, the team has developed the ability to see at this subatomic level, which is crucial for designing new materials with unprecedented properties. Designing new

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    A "Future Electron Microscopy" workshop was held to showcase the breadth and depth of electron microscopy at Berkeley Lab. In addition to the recent advances in imaging a broad range of materials and biological samples at atomic, or near-atomic scales, the workshop highlighted the many opportunities that could come from integrating capabilities across the Laboratory. The workshop was co-hosted by Andy Minor from the Molecular Foundry, in association with other leaders from Berkeley

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    Highest Resolution Calibration Tool Created Scientific Achievement Industrial users at the Molecular Foundry have created the highest resolution calibration tool with feature sizes of 1.5 nanometers, a breakthrough that won an R&D100 Award. Significance and Impact Metrology tools are used to characterize advanced imaging systems from interferometers to electron microscopes. Research Details To ensure the quality and consistency of substrates, wafer manufacturers in the semiconductor industry

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    Lasing in Robust Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanowires Power-dependent emission spectra from a CsPbBr3 nanowire. Narrow emission peaks at approximately 530 nm are indicative of lasing. Inset: A CsPbBr3 nanowire excited past the lasing threshold by a femtosecond pulsed laser. Scientific Achievement Molecular Foundry users achieve stable, high performance lasing in perovskite-based cesium lead halide nanowires (NWs). Significance and Impact These NW lasers demonstrate improved stability compared

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    Self-photosensitization of Nonphotosynthetic Bacteria for Solar-to-Chemical Production M. thermoacetica-CdS hybrids are formed by the one-pot growth and biological precipitation of CdS nanoparticles which serve as light absorbers for photosynthesis. Scientific Achievement Molecular Foundry users induced the nonphotosynthetic, CO2 reducing bacterium M. thermoacetica to precipitate cadmium sulfide nanoparticles which serve as light harvesters to enable photosynthetic production of acetic acid.

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    Direct growth of single crystalline III-V semiconductors on amorphous substrates SEM image of a single-crystalline Cal logo (top) along with a corresponding electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) map showing the single crystal nature of the Cal logo (bottom) directly grown on amorphous SiO2 substrate. Scientific Achievement Molecular Foundry users worked with staff to develop a new growth method, templated liquid phase (TLP) crystal growth, for growing patterned single crystalline III-V's on

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    Efficient silicon solar cells with dopant-free asymmetric heterocontacts Light JV characteristic and schematic of the dopant-free asymmetric heterocontact (DASH) silicon solar cell showing a conversion efficiency of 19.4%, with a high Voc above 710 mV, has been achieved at the proof-of-concept stage. TCO refers to a Transparent Conductive Oxide stack. Scientific Achievement Demonstration of efficient crystalline silicon solar cells by Molecular Foundry users and staff without the use of

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    Imaging Technique Able to See Elements that are 'Invisible' to Common Methods Scientific Achievement Molecular Foundry scientists have developed a new imaging technique that greatly improves images of light elements using fewer electrons. Significance and Impact The MIDI-STEM method may prove to solve the challenge of seeing structures with a mixture of heavy and light elements in close proximity, thereby allowing high resolution electron microscopy to be used on a broader set of hybrid

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    Revealing the Fluctuations of Flexible DNA in 3D Scientific Achievement An international team of staff and users working at the Molecular Foundry has captured the first high-resolution 3D images from individual double-helix DNA segments attached at either end to gold nanoparticles Significance and Impact This unique imaging capability should lead to better understanding of disease-relevant proteins and the assembly process that forms DNA. It could also aid in the use of DNA segments as

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    Carbon Capture Membrane Creates CO2 Highways Scientific Achievement Molecular Foundry scientists, working with the ALS, have developed a hybrid polymer-MOF membrane that is eight times more CO2 permeable than membranes composed only of the polymer. Significance and Impact This new, highly permeable carbon capture membrane could lead to more efficient ways of separating carbon dioxide from power plant exhaust, preventing the greenhouse gas from entering the atmosphere. Research Details The hybrid

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    Fuel Cell Design Powered by Graphene-wrapped Nanocrystals Scientific Achievement Researchers at the Molecular Foundry have partnered with the ALS to develop a new material recipe for a battery-like hydrogen fuel cell. Significance and Impact Hydrogen has the potential to be a clean, carbon-free, virtually limitless energy source. This hybrid technology allows for very compact and safe storage of hydrogen, while offering fast fueling times. Research Details Hydrogen is the lightest and most

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    Boosted Efficiency of Perovskite Solar Cells to 31 Percent Scientific Achievement A multidisciplinary team of staff and users at the Molecular Foundry are now able to differentiate high performing areas on perovskite solar cells that approach the material's theoretical energy conversion limit of 31% Significance and Impact These top-performing facets could hold the secret to highly efficient perovskite solar cells if the material can be synthesized so that only very efficient facets develop.

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    Properties Discovered in a 2-D Semiconductor Scientific Achievement Scientists at the Molecular Foundry, in collaboration with researchers at the ALS, have found that linear defects in Transition Metal Dichalcogenides (TMDs) create one-atom thick metallic wires that cross the otherwise intact semiconductor. Significance and Impact TMDs have exceptional optical characteristics. They can be developed into ultra-sensitive photo detectors, and a single TMD layer emits as much light as a 3-D TMD

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    Scientists See Electron Bottleneck in Simulated Battery Scientific Achievement An international team of scientists working at the Molecular Foundry has revealed how interactions between electrons and ions can slow down the performance of electrodes made with the compound vanadium pentoxide. Significance and Impact Vanadium pentoxide's layered atomic structure results in a vast surface area that may lead to batteries that pack more punch, last longer and charge or discharge more quickly. Research

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    Scientists Find Twisting 3-D Raceway for Electrons in Nanoscale Crystal Slices Scientific Achievement An international team of scientists working at the Molecular Foundry and ALS observed, for the first time, a quantum property known as "chirality" in cadmium arsenide. Significance and Impact The experiment provided a first step toward the goal of using chirality for transporting charge and energy through a material without loss, which offers a new approach to reducing waste energy in

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    Using two-photon tomography, carrier lifetimes are mapped in polycrystalline CdTe photovoltaic devices Scientific Achievement A team of Molecular Foundry scientists and users have developed a way to use optical microscopy to map thin-film solar cells in 3-D as they absorb photons. Significance and Impact The method images optoelectronic dynamics in materials at the micron scale to see individual grain boundaries, substrate interfaces, and other internal obstacles that impacts a solar cell's

  1. Building the American Clean Energy Innovation Ecosystem: Cyclotron Road

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    Announces New Innovators, Success of First Cohort | Department of Energy Building the American Clean Energy Innovation Ecosystem: Cyclotron Road Announces New Innovators, Success of First Cohort Building the American Clean Energy Innovation Ecosystem: Cyclotron Road Announces New Innovators, Success of First Cohort March 15, 2016 - 2:05pm Addthis Raymond Weitekamp and Corinne Allen utilize the resources and expertise of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Molecular Foundry lab to

  2. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL): Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Activities Overview

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    LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY | ENVIRONMENTAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES DIVISION Fuel Cell Seminar| November 11, 2014 LBNL Fuel-Cell and Hydrogen Activities Overview Adam Z. Weber Staff Scientist LBNL FCTO Program Manager ~4,000 employees ~$907 M / year budget LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY | ENVIRONMENTAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES DIVISION * Core Capabilities  Material Science  Molecular Foundry National Center for Electron Microscopy  Synchrotron based research  Advanced Light

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    4, 2014 Foundry Scientist Presented Next Big Tech Idea at 'Science at the Theater' Event Like a science version of the popular show "Shark Tank," the Lab's next Science at the Theater event featured researchers "pitching" their technologies, followed by audience members and a panel of judges determining which one most benefits society. The event took place at the Berkeley Repertory Theater. In addition to Gloria Oliver's introduction of Molecular Velcro (the winner of the

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    Size Matters as Nanocrystals Go Through Phases Understanding what happens to a material as it undergoes phase transformations - changes from a solid to a liquid to a gas or a plasma - is of fundamental scientific interest and critical for optimizing commercial applications. For metal nanocrystals, assumptions about the size-dependence of phase transformations were made that now need to be re-evaluated. A team of researchers at the Molecular Foundry has demonstrated that as metal nanocrystals go

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    2013 Annual User Meeting Postponed Due to significant impacts on our event planning and outreach activities stemming from the recent partial government shutdown, the Annual User Meeting (AUM) that was scheduled for November 4-5, 2013 has been postponed. This event is always a great opportunity to share the latest science and foster stronger connections with members of the Molecular Foundry and NCEM User communities. Plans are being made to reschedule the AUM for the first half of 2014. We

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    Jeff Neaton Named American Physical Society (APS) Fellow Molecular Foundry Director and Theory Facility Senior Faculty Scientist, Jeff Neaton, was recently elected as an American Physical Society (APS) Fellow for his "fundamental contributions to the understanding of phase behavior, electronic structure, and transport properties of condensed matter, particularly multiferroics, nanostructures, and materials for energy conversion and storage." This honor signifies "exceptional

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    Probing Energy Conversion at the Nanoscale, One Molecule at a Time Figures: Left, computationally optimized geometries of pyridine and amine-based molecules in gold junctions. Right, schematic of scanning electron microscope-based setup used to trap and measure individual molecules. Molecular Foundry user Latha Venkataraman at Columbia University and colleagues have simultaneously probed two disparate electrical properties - conductance and thermopower - in some of the smallest circuits

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    Combinatorial Nanoscience Shines in Pure Colors Green/red purity vs. total intensity, observed in the various lanthanide ion combinations. The Molecular Foundry's Delia Milliron and colleagues have employed a powerful combinatorial approach to synthesize nanocrystals that glow in bright, pure colors when excited with near infrared light. - a process known as upconversion. These nanocrystals may allow for biological imaging with less harmful radiation than current methods, and can be more easily

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    Call for Proposals The Molecular Foundry user program gives researchers access to expertise and equipment for cutting-edge nanoscience in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment. The program is open to scientists from academia, industry, and research institutes worldwide. Access is obtained through a brief, peer-reviewed proposal with no charge for users who intend to publish their results. There are two calls for standard proposals each year, with deadlines of March 31 and September 30.

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    Defects Through the Looking Glass Observing individual nanoscale defects in bulk insulators, a ubiquitous and essential component to almost all devices, has remained elusive: it's far easier to image the detailed electrical structure of conductors than insulators. Now, researchers at Berkeley Lab using the Molecular Foundry have demonstrated a new method that can be applied to study individual defects in a widely used bulk insulating material, hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN), by employing

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    Is Black Phosphorous the Next Big Thing in Materials? A new experimental revelation about black phosphorus nanoribbons should facilitate the future application of this highly promising material to electronic, optoelectronic and thermoelectric devices. A team of Molecular Foundry users working with Jeff Urban in the Inorganic Nanostructures facility has experimentally confirmed strong in-plane anisotropy in thermal conductivity, up to a factor of two, along the zigzag and armchair directions of

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    Battery Mystery Solved: Atomic-Resolution Microscopy Answers Longstanding Questions About Lithium-Rich Cathode Material Using complementary microscopy and spectroscopy techniques, researchers at the Molecular Foundry say they have solved the structure of lithium- and manganese-rich transition metal oxides, a potentially game-changing battery material and the subject of intense debate in the decade since it was discovered. Researchers have been divided into three schools of thought on the

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    Nanocrystal Simulation Verified by the Discovery of Predicted Hydroxyl Ions Calculated atomic structure of a 5 nm diameter nanocrystal passivated with oleate and hydroxyl ligands. Inset: High-resolution TEM images of the synthesized PbS-NC with enlarged views of selected nanocrystals Scientific Achievement A research team that included Molecular Foundry staff recently reported an atomic level simulation of semiconducting nanocrystals that provide a new understanding of the precise atomic

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    4 Carbon Nanotube Porins Mimic Biological Channels Top: Schematic showing CNT porin preparation and incorporation into liposomes. Bottom: Representative conductance traces for CNT porin incorporation and gating Scientific Achievement Users of the Molecular Foundry have demonstrated that short carbon nanotubes (CNTs) insert into cell membranes and transport molecules like biological membrane channels Significance and Impact The use of CNTs "porins" are a promising biomimetic platform

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    Switchable Control of Nanowire Growth SEM images of GaN nanowire arrays illustrating their growth orientations with respect to the GaN crystal structure Scientific Achievement A team of multidisciplinary researchers at the Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry used catalyst composition to control the crystallographic growth of GaN nanowires Significance and Impact Manipulating GaN nanostructures offers the ability to custom design bulk material properties in unique ways, potentially leading to new

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    Anisotropic in-plane thermal conductivity of black phosphorus As a layered semiconductor, black phosphorous exhibits strong anisotropy in its thermal conductivity along the zigzag (ZZ) and armchair (AC) directions, as determined using suspended micro-pad devices. Scientific Achievement Users of the Molecular Foundry discovered a factor of two difference in thermal conductivity along the zigzag and armchair directions in few-layer black phosphorous (BP). Significance and Impact Such anisotropy

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    Controlled Porous Membranes for Better Batteries Scientific Achievement Molecular Foundry staff and users have combined to develop membranes for lithium-sulfur batteries made from polymers of intrinsic microporosity (PIMs) that are 500 times more effective than conventional membranes. Significance and Impact Lithium-sulfur batteries are well poised to provide high-density, long-term and low-cost electrochemical energy storage but current designs have limited efficiency and lifetimes due to the

  18. Microbes to Biomes at Berkeley Lab (Other) | SciTech Connect

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    Other: Microbes to Biomes at Berkeley Lab Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Microbes to Biomes at Berkeley Lab Microbes are the Earth's most abundant and diverse form of life. Berkeley Lab's Microbes to Biomes initiative -- which will take advantage of research expertise at the Joint Genome Institute, Advanced Light Source, Molecular Foundry, and the new computational science facility -- is designed to explore and reveal the interactions of microbes with one another and with their

  19. Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program | Department of Energy

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    Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program innovator Raymond Weitekamp and team member Corinne Allen utilize the resources at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Molecular Foundry to analyze sustainable advanced materials. Weitekamp was selected to be part of Cyclotron Road, the founding node. Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program innovator Raymond Weitekamp and team member Corinne Allen utilize the resources at

  20. Building the Most Powerful Spherical Tokamak | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab

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    Announces New Innovators, Success of First Cohort | Department of Energy Building the American Clean Energy Innovation Ecosystem: Cyclotron Road Announces New Innovators, Success of First Cohort Building the American Clean Energy Innovation Ecosystem: Cyclotron Road Announces New Innovators, Success of First Cohort March 15, 2016 - 2:05pm Addthis Raymond Weitekamp and Corinne Allen utilize the resources and expertise of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Molecular Foundry lab to

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    2D Islands in Graphene Hold Promise for Future Device Fabrication In what could prove to be a significant advance in the fabrication of graphene-based nanodevices, a team of Molecular Foundry users has discovered a new mechanism for assembling two-dimensional (2D) molecular "islands" that could be used to modify graphene at the nanometer scale. Graphene is a sheet of pure carbon just one atom thick through which electrons speed 100 times faster than they move through silicon. Graphene

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    Molecular Self-Assembly in a Poorly Screened Environment: F4TCNQ on Graphene/BN (a) Chemical structure of F4TCNQ molecule. (b) STM and (c) nc-AFM images of a 2D F4TCNQ island on graphene/BN. Image resolves individual chemical bonds within the F4TCNQ molecules and shows that molecules within the island lie flat on the surface in a close-packed rectangular lattice. Scientific Achievement Using the Molecular Foundry, researchers show that charged molecules that would normally repel one another have

  3. Photo of the Week: LBNL Takes Over @Energy's Instagram! | Department of

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    Energy LBNL Takes Over @Energy's Instagram! Photo of the Week: LBNL Takes Over @Energy's Instagram! May 15, 2014 - 3:16pm Addthis All day today, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab is taking over our Instagram account! Jeff Neaton, director of the Molecular Foundry at LBNL, will be posting photos to share what's happening over at Berkeley Lab. So far, he's posted some pretty amazing <a href="http://instagram.com/p/oBYVk0LTTF/" target="_blank">views of the San Francisco

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    Research Team Creates a High-efficiency Solar Cell in 7 Steps An international team of researchers working at the Molecular Foundry has simplified the steps to create highly efficient silicon solar cells by applying a new mix of materials to a standard design. Arrays of solar cells are used in solar panels to convert sunlight to electricity. The special blend of materials-which could also prove useful in semiconductor components-eliminates the need for a process known as doping that steers the

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    New Chemical 'Sponges' Designed to Soak Up Toxic Cancer-fighting Drugs After Targeting Tumors Doctors have a powerful arsenal of cancer-fighting chemotherapy drugs to choose from, though a key challenge is to better target these drugs to kill tumors while limiting their potentially harmful side effects. Users of the Molecular Foundry, who also use the ALS, are helping to develop and test materials for a new device that can be inserted via a tiny tube into a vein and soak up most of these drugs

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    A New Way to Display the 3-D Structure of Molecules Users of the Molecular Foundry have created a sort of nanoscale display case that enables new atomic-scale views of hard-to-study chemical and biological samples. Their work could help to reveal new structural details for a range of challenging molecules-including complex chemical compounds and potentially new drugs-by stabilizing them inside sturdy structures known as metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). The researchers introduced a series of

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    Berkley Lab Profiles the Molecular Foundry's Deirdre Olynick for National Hispanic Heritage Month When Deirdre Olynick looks back on her family's immigration story, assimilation is what comes to mind most prominently. It was key to her Venezuelan grandmother's success in a new country at the age of 16 and to her Venezuelan/Cuban father's success in his career. "My father worked hard on his education when my brother and I were young and then struggled to gain a foothold in the software

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    For more than a decade, engineers have been eyeing the finish line in the race to shrink the size of components in integrated circuits. They knew that the laws of physics had set a 5-nanometer threshold on the size of transistor gates among conventional semiconductors, about one-quarter the size of high-end 20-nanometer-gate transistors now on the market. Some laws are made to be broken, or at least challenged. A research team facilitated by the Molecular Foundry has done just that by creating a

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    We Gather Here Today to Join Lasers and Anti-Lasers Bringing opposing forces together in one place is as challenging as you would imagine it to be, but researchers in the field of optical science have done just that. Scientists using the Molecular Foundry have for the first time created a single device that acts as both a laser and an anti-laser, and they demonstrated these two opposite functions at a frequency within the telecommunications band. Their findings, lay the groundwork for developing

  10. Microbes to Biomes at Berkeley Lab

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    Microbes are the Earth's most abundant and diverse form of life. Berkeley Lab's Microbes to Biomes initiative -- which will take advantage of research expertise at the Joint Genome Institute, Advanced Light Source, Molecular Foundry, and the new computational science facility -- is designed to explore and reveal the interactions of microbes with one another and with their environment. Microbes power our planet’s biogeochemical cycles, provide nutrients to our plants, purify our water and are integral components in keeping the human body free of disease and may hold the key to the Earth’s future.

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    Microbes are the Earth's most abundant and diverse form of life. Berkeley Lab's Microbes to Biomes initiative -- which will take advantage of research expertise at the Joint Genome Institute, Advanced Light Source, Molecular Foundry, and the new computational science facility -- is designed to explore and reveal the interactions of microbes with one another and with their environment. Microbes power our planet’s biogeochemical cycles, provide nutrients to our plants, purify our water and are integral components in keeping the human body free of disease and may hold the key to the Earth’s future.

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    8, 2013 Jeff Urban Joins Eight Researchers in Sharing "Big Ideas" at Science at the Theatre Eight LBNL scientists including Jeff Urban, Director of the Inorganic Nanostructures Facility at the Molecular Foundry, presented eight game-changing concepts in eight minutes as part of the Science at the Theater on Monday, Oct. 28, at the Berkeley Repertory Theater (Roda Stage). In addition to Urban's talk on "synergist materials for energy applications," which can be viewed here,

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    Foundry Helps Capture Birth of Mineral in Real Time Found in seashells, pearls, marble, and chalk, calcium carbonate is one of the most important molecules on Earth. It is also the ...

  19. Vacancy announcements

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    Postdoc LANSCE Weapons PhysicsP-27 Work Control Planner 3 Work ControlMSS-WC Induction Heating & Foundry Engineer 3 Pit Related ProductsMET-2 Sensors Development Postdoc...

  20. ANL-FF-262i

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    from our foundry's graphite-melted uranium is remote because of the metalIs high carbon content. High purity metal isto be considered a possible solution of many of the...

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    as Acting Facility Director to help guide the sixth floor. Francis is a Professor of Chemistry at UC Berkeley and Faculty Staff Scientist at LBNL, and brings to the Foundry...

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    Before performing any work in a laboratory, you must complete all safety training. Each person who will work at the Foundry must complete an online Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) form ...

  3. ORISE: Worker Health Studies - Testing Beryllium Vendor Populations

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    Beryllia (Haskell, N.J.) U.S. Pipe and Foundry (Burlington, N.J.) United Lead Co. (Middlesex, N.J.) General Astrometals (Yonkers, N.Y.) Radium Chemical Company (New York, N.Y.) ...

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    Office of your publications, awards, or other research outcomes resulting from your Foundry project. This allows us to track the success of our program and is important to our...

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    badge and sign out with the User Office Before going home, return your badge to the Foundry User Office and sign out. If you leave after hours, please leave your badge with your...

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    your appointment with the Affiliate Office to collect your badge If you will be at the Foundry for more than five business days, you will have previously initiated the affiliate...

  7. CX-001911: Categorical Exclusion Determination

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    Rowe Foundry MoldingCX(s) Applied: B2.5, B5.1Date: 04/22/2010Location(s): Martinsville, IllinoisOffice(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

  8. Industrial Dojo Program Fosters Industrial Internet Development | GE Global

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    Research Launches Cloud Foundry 'Industrial Dojo,' Contributes to Open Source to Foster Continued Development of the Industrial Internet Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share (Opens in new window) Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window) Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window) GE Launches Cloud Foundry 'Industrial Dojo,' Contributes to Open Source to Foster Continued Development of the Industrial Internet

  9. Molecular Dynameomics

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    Dynameomics Molecular Dynameomics DaggettHiResWhitebg.png Key Challenges: Perform molecular dynamics simulations to characterize both native (i.e. biologically active) and...

  10. Molecular Science

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    Molecular Science NETL's Molecular Science competency provides technology-enabling computational and experimental insight into the atomic-level processes occurring in condensed matter and gas phase systems or at the heterogeneous surface-gas interfaces used for energy applications. Research includes molecular optimization as well as both classical and high-throughput material design, specifically: Molecular Optimization Development and application of new computational approaches in the general

  11. Molecular fountain.

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    Strecker, Kevin E.; Chandler, David W.

    2009-09-01

    A molecular fountain directs slowly moving molecules against gravity to further slow them to translational energies that they can be trapped and studied. If the molecules are initially slow enough they will return some time later to the position from which they were launched. Because this round trip time can be on the order of a second a single molecule can be observed for times sufficient to perform Hz level spectroscopy. The goal of this LDRD proposal was to construct a novel Molecular Fountain apparatus capable of producing dilute samples of molecules at near zero temperatures in well-defined user-selectable, quantum states. The slowly moving molecules used in this research are produced by the previously developed Kinematic Cooling technique, which uses a crossed atomic and molecular beam apparatus to generate single rotational level molecular samples moving slowly in the laboratory reference frame. The Kinematic Cooling technique produces cold molecules from a supersonic molecular beam via single collisions with a supersonic atomic beam. A single collision of an atom with a molecule occurring at the correct energy and relative velocity can cause a small fraction of the molecules to move very slowly vertically against gravity in the laboratory. These slowly moving molecules are captured by an electrostatic hexapole guiding field that both orients and focuses the molecules. The molecules are focused into the ionization region of a time-of-flight mass spectrometer and are ionized by laser radiation. The new molecular fountain apparatus was built utilizing a new design for molecular beam apparatus that has allowed us to miniaturize the apparatus. This new design minimizes the volumes and surface area of the machine allowing smaller pumps to maintain the necessary background pressures needed for these experiments.

  12. Clean Metal Casting

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    Makhlouf M. Makhlouf; Diran Apelian

    2002-02-05

    The objective of this project is to develop a technology for clean metal processing that is capable of consistently providing a metal cleanliness level that is fit for a given application. The program has five tasks: Development of melt cleanliness assessment technology, development of melt contamination avoidance technology, development of high temperature phase separation technology, establishment of a correlation between the level of melt cleanliness and as cast mechanical properties, and transfer of technology to the industrial sector. Within the context of the first task, WPI has developed a standardized Reduced Pressure Test that has been endorsed by AFS as a recommended practice. In addition, within the context of task1, WPI has developed a melt cleanliness sensor based on the principles of electromagnetic separation. An industrial partner is commercializing the sensor. Within the context of the second task, WPI has developed environmentally friendly fluxes that do not contain fluorine. Within the context of the third task, WPI modeled the process of rotary degassing and verified the model predictions with experimental data. This model may be used to optimize the performance of industrial rotary degassers. Within the context of the fourth task, WPI has correlated the level of melt cleanliness at various foundries, including a sand casting foundry, a permanent mold casting foundry, and a die casting foundry, to the casting process and the resultant mechanical properties. This is useful in tailoring the melt cleansing operations at foundries to the particular casting process and the desired properties of cast components.

  13. Energy Saving Melting and Revert Reduction Technology (E-SMARRT): Melting Efficiency Improvement

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    Principal Investigator Kent Peaslee; Co-PI’s: Von Richards, Jeffrey Smith

    2012-07-31

    Steel foundries melt recycled scrap in electric furnaces and typically consume 35-100% excess energy from the theoretical energy requirement required to pour metal castings. This excess melting energy is multiplied by yield losses during casting and finishing operations resulting in the embodied energy in a cast product typically being three to six times the theoretical energy requirement. The purpose of this research project was to study steel foundry melting operations to understand energy use and requirements for casting operations, define variations in energy consumption, determine technologies and practices that are successful in reducing melting energy and develop new melting techniques and tools to improve the energy efficiency of melting in steel foundry operations.

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    Foundry Research Selected as One of Berkeley Lab's 10 Science Solutions that are "On the Way" Berkeley Lab has updated its "On the Way" list, which showcases ten research projects or technologies that are either starting up, moving along, or getting ready to deliver. The list first rolled out last year, and is intended to highlight how today's science could lead to the solutions and discoveries of tomorrow. This year's edition of the list included the Foundry's Caroline

  15. OECM

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    . S . D E P A R T ME N T OF R oot Ca u s e A na l y s i s C o nt r a c t a nd P r o j e c t Ma na g e me nt A p r i l 2 0 0 8 Cover Photo: Winner of the "DOE 2007 Excellence Award in Project Management," Of ce of Science's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, "Molecular Foundry Project"; an $85 million LEED "Gold" certi ed facility completed within cost and schedule. The Secretary of Energy Washington, DC 20585 April 7,2008 MEMORANDUM FOR HEADS OF DEPARTMENTAL

  16. BETO Establishes a Consortium of National Laboratories to Streamline Biomanufacturing

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    On October 1, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) established the Agile BioFoundry (ABF)—a new consortium of nine Energy Department national laboratories working to standardize and streamline the entire biomanufacturing pipeline by uniting computer-assisted biological pathway design, process integration, process scale-up, and machine learning.

  17. Level: National Data; Row: NAICS Codes; Column: Energy Sources...

    Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update

    ... except Aluminum 602 24 575 19 6 0 0 W 0 0 331419 Primary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous Metals, except Copper and Alu 82 8 77 8 W 0 0 W 0 0 3315 Foundries 1,341 74 1,257 ...

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    Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update

    ... Metals, except Aluminum 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 331419 Primary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous Metals, except Copper and Alum 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3315 Foundries 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ...

  19. Heat Treatment Procedure Qualification for Steel Castings

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    Mariol Charles; Nicholas Deskevich; Vipin Varkey; Robert Voigt; Angela Wollenburg

    2004-04-29

    Heat treatment practices used by steel foundries have been carefully studied as part of comprehensive heat treatment procedure qualification development trials. These studies highlight the relationships between critical heat treatment process control parameters and heat treatment success. Foundry heat treatment trials to develop heat treatment procedure qualifications have shed light on the relationship between heat treatment theory and current practices. Furnace load time-temperature profiles in steel foundries exhibit significant differences depending on heat treatment equipment, furnace loading practice, and furnace maintenance. Time-temperature profiles of furnace control thermocouples can be very different from the time-temperature profiles observed at the center of casting loads in the furnace. Typical austenitization temperatures and holding times used by steel foundries far exceed what is required for transformation to austenite. Quenching and hardenability concepts were also investigated. Heat treatment procedure qualification (HTPQ) schema to demonstrate heat treatment success and to pre-qualify other alloys and section sizes requiring lesser hardenability have been developed. Tempering success is dependent on both tempering time and temperature. As such, furnace temperature uniformity and control of furnace loading during tempering is critical to obtain the desired mechanical properties. The ramp-up time in the furnace prior to the establishment of steady state heat treatment conditions contributes to the extent of heat treatment performed. This influence of ramp-up to temperature during tempering has been quantified.

  20. Heat Treatment Procedure Qualification -- Final Technical Report

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    Robert C. Voigt

    2004-10-15

    Heat treatment practices used by steel foundries have been carefully studied as part of comprehensive heat treatment procedure development trials. These studies highlight the relationships between critical heat treatment process control parameters and heat treatment success. Foundry heat treatment trials to develop heat treatment procedure qualification have shed light on the relationship between heat treatment theory and current practices. Furnace load time-temperature profiles in steel foundries exhibit significant differences depending on heat treatment equipment, furnace loading practice, and furnace maintenance. Time-temperature profiles of the furnace control thermocouples can be very different from the time-temperature profiles observed at the center of casting loads in the furnace. Typical austenitrization temperatures and holding times used by steel foundries far exceed what is required for transformation to austenite. Quenching and hardenability concepts were also investigated. Heat treatment procedure qualification (HTPQ) schema to demonstrate heat treatment success and to pre-qualify other alloys and section sizes requiring lesser hardenability have been developed. Tempering success is dependent on both tempering time and temperature. As such, furnace temperature uniformity and control of furnace loading during tempering is critical to obtain the desired mechanical properties. The ramp-up time in the furnace prior to the establishment of steady state heat treatment conditions contributes to the extent of heat treatment performed. This influence of ramp-up to temperature during tempering has been quantified.

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  5. Structural Molecular Biology, SSRL

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    Our Mission Our Mission The SSRL Structural Molecular Biology program operates as a integrated resource and has three primary areas (or cores) of technological research and ...

  6. Accelerated Molecular Dynamics Methods

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    This presentation on Accelerated Molecular Dynamics Methods was given at the DOE Theory Focus Session on Hydrogen Storage Materials on May 18, 2006.

  7. Structural Molecular Biology, SSRL

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    Molecular Biology Group hosted a 3-day comprehensive workshop on the use of non-crystalline small-angle x-ray scattering and diffraction techniques in structural biology research. ...

  8. THE DARK MOLECULAR GAS

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    Wolfire, Mark G.; Hollenbach, David; McKee, Christopher F. E-mail: dhollenbach@seti.or

    2010-06-20

    The mass of molecular gas in an interstellar cloud is often measured using line emission from low rotational levels of CO, which are sensitive to the CO mass, and then scaling to the assumed molecular hydrogen H{sub 2} mass. However, a significant H{sub 2} mass may lie outside the CO region, in the outer regions of the molecular cloud where the gas-phase carbon resides in C or C{sup +}. Here, H{sub 2} self-shields or is shielded by dust from UV photodissociation, whereas CO is photodissociated. This H{sub 2} gas is 'dark' in molecular transitions because of the absence of CO and other trace molecules, and because H{sub 2} emits so weakly at temperatures 10 K molecular component. This component has been indirectly observed through other tracers of mass such as gamma rays produced in cosmic-ray collisions with the gas and far-infrared/submillimeter wavelength dust continuum radiation. In this paper, we theoretically model this dark mass and find that the fraction of the molecular mass in this dark component is remarkably constant ({approx}0.3 for average visual extinction through the cloud A-bar{sub V{approx_equal}}8) and insensitive to the incident ultraviolet radiation field strength, the internal density distribution, and the mass of the molecular cloud as long as A-bar{sub V}, or equivalently, the product of the average hydrogen nucleus column and the metallicity through the cloud, is constant. We also find that the dark mass fraction increases with decreasing A-bar{sub V}, since relatively more molecular H{sub 2} material lies outside the CO region in this case.

  9. Structural Molecular Biology, SSRL

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    Toggle navigation SMB Home Mission Facilities Macromolecular Crystallography Small Angle X-Ray Scattering X-Ray Spectroscopy & Imaging User Resources User Resources User Portal Schedules Deadlines Highlights Training Workshops & Summer Schools Summer Students Structural Molecular Biology Illuminating Biological Structures at the Atomic and Molecular Levels Your browser does not support the video tag. SMB Mission SSRL's SMB program operates as an integrated resource and has three cores of

  10. Optical Modulation of Molecular Conductance

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    Transient absorption spectra of these molecular layers are consistent with formation of a long-lived charge separated state, a finding with implications for the design of molecular ...

  11. Substructured multibody molecular dynamics.

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    Grest, Gary Stephen; Stevens, Mark Jackson; Plimpton, Steven James; Woolf, Thomas B. (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD); Lehoucq, Richard B.; Crozier, Paul Stewart; Ismail, Ahmed E.; Mukherjee, Rudranarayan M. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY); Draganescu, Andrei I.

    2006-11-01

    We have enhanced our parallel molecular dynamics (MD) simulation software LAMMPS (Large-scale Atomic/Molecular Massively Parallel Simulator, lammps.sandia.gov) to include many new features for accelerated simulation including articulated rigid body dynamics via coupling to the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute code POEMS (Parallelizable Open-source Efficient Multibody Software). We use new features of the LAMMPS software package to investigate rhodopsin photoisomerization, and water model surface tension and capillary waves at the vapor-liquid interface. Finally, we motivate the recipes of MD for practitioners and researchers in numerical analysis and computational mechanics.

  12. Molecular ion photofragment spectroscopy

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    Bustamente, S.W.

    1983-11-01

    A new molecular ion photofragment spectrometer is described which features a supersonic molecular beam ion source and a radio frequency octapole ion trap interaction region. This unique combination allows several techniques to be applied to the problem of detecting a photon absorption event of a molecular ion. In particular, it may be possible to obtain low resolution survey spectra of exotic molecular ions by using a direct vibrational predissociation process, or by using other more indirect detection methods. The use of the spectrometer is demonstrated by measuring the lifetime of the O/sub 2//sup +/(/sup 4/..pi../sub u/) metastable state which is found to consist of two main components: the /sup 4/..pi../sub 5/2/ and /sup 4/..pi../sub -1/2/ spin components having a long lifetime (approx. 129 ms) and the /sup 4/..pi../sub 3/2/ and /sup 4/..pi../sub 1/2/ spin components having a short lifetime (approx. 6 ms).

  13. Molecular-beam scattering

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    Vernon, M.F.

    1983-07-01

    The molecular-beam technique has been used in three different experimental arrangements to study a wide range of inter-atomic and molecular forces. Chapter 1 reports results of a low-energy (0.2 kcal/mole) elastic-scattering study of the He-Ar pair potential. The purpose of the study was to accurately characterize the shape of the potential in the well region, by scattering slow He atoms produced by expanding a mixture of He in N/sub 2/ from a cooled nozzle. Chapter 2 contains measurements of the vibrational predissociation spectra and product translational energy for clusters of water, benzene, and ammonia. The experiments show that most of the product energy remains in the internal molecular motions. Chapter 3 presents measurements of the reaction Na + HCl ..-->.. NaCl + H at collision energies of 5.38 and 19.4 kcal/mole. This is the first study to resolve both scattering angle and velocity for the reaction of a short lived (16 nsec) electronic excited state. Descriptions are given of computer programs written to analyze molecular-beam expansions to extract information characterizing their velocity distributions, and to calculate accurate laboratory elastic-scattering differential cross sections accounting for the finite apparatus resolution. Experimental results which attempted to determine the efficiency of optically pumping the Li(2/sup 2/P/sub 3/2/) and Na(3/sup 2/P/sub 3/2/) excited states are given. A simple three-level model for predicting the steady-state fraction of atoms in the excited state is included.

  14. Molecular Gearing Systems

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    ENABLING SCIENCE Molecular gearing systems These molecules that mimic mechanical devices have interesting-and perhaps useful-chemical properties. Andrei A. Gakli Richard A. Sachleben Jeffrey C. Bryan T he race to create smaller devices is fueling much of the research in electronics. The competition has intensified with the advent of microelectromechani- cal systems (MEMS), in which miniaturization is already reaching the dimensional limits imposed by physics of current lithographic techniques

  15. Recycled materials in geotechnical applications. Geotechnical special publication No. 79

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    Vipulanandan, C.; Elton, D.J.

    1998-07-01

    Recycled materials have the potential for use in a variety of geotechnical and geoenvironmental applications. This proceedings contains 15 papers on field applications and laboratory testing related to recycled materials. Papers cover: geotechnics of industrial by-products; paper mill sludge for landfill cover; mitigation of void development under bridge approach slabs using rubber tire chips; tire shreds as lightweight fill for embankments and retaining walls; performance of a highway embankment and hydraulic barriers constructed using waste foundry sand, and recycled materials; lagoon-stored lime for embankment; construction and demolition debris for base and subbase applications; fly ash for fill, pavement, earth structures and aggregate; compaction of contaminated soils-reuse as a road base material; and database on beneficial reuse of foundry by-products; and more.

  16. MOLECULAR VACUUM PUMP

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    Eckberg, E.E.

    1960-09-27

    A multiple molecular vacuum pump capable of producing a vacuum of the order of 10/sup -9/ mm Hg is described. The pump comprises a casing of an aggregate of paired and matched cylindrical plates, a recessed portion on one face of each plate concentrically positioned formed by a radially extending wall and matching the similarly recessed portion of its twin plate of that pair of plates and for all paired and matched plates; a plurality of grooves formed in the radially extending walls of each and all recesses progressing in a spiral manner from their respective starting points out at the periphery of the recess inwardly to the central area; a plurality of rotors rotatably mounted to closely occupy the spaces as presented by the paired and matched recesses between all paired plates; a hollowed drive-shaft perforated at points adjacent to the termini of all spiral grooves; inlet ports at the starting points of all grooves and through all plates at common points to each respectively; and a common outlet passage presented by the hollow portion of the perforated hollowed drive-shaft of the molecular pump. (AEC)

  17. Clean cast steel technology. Final report

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    Bates, C.E.; Griffin, J.A.

    1998-06-01

    This report documents the results obtained from the Clean Cast Steel Technology Program financially supported by the DOE Metal Casting Competitiveness Research Program and industry. The primary objective of this program is to develop technology for delivering steel free of oxide macroinclusions to mold cavities. The overall objective is to improve the quality of cast steel by developing and demonstrating the technology for substantially reducing surface and sub-surface oxide inclusions. Two approaches are discussed here. A total of 23 castings were produced by submerge pouring along with sixty conventionally poured castings. The submerged poured castings contained, on average, 96% fewer observable surface inclusions (11.9 vs 0.4) compared to the conventionally poured cast parts. The variation in the population of surface inclusions also decreased by 88% from 5.5 to 0.7. The machinability of the casting was also improved by submerged pouring. The submerge poured castings required fewer cutting tool changes and less operator intervention during machining. Subsequent to these trials, the foundry has decided to purchase more shrouds for continued experimentation on other problem castings where submerge pouring is possible. An examination of melting and pouring practices in four foundries has been carried out. Three of the four foundries showed significant improvement in casting quality by manipulating the melting practice. These melting practice variables can be grouped into two separate categories. The first category is the pouring and filling practice. The second category concerns the concentration of oxidizable elements contained in the steel. Silicon, manganese, and aluminum concentrations were important factors in all four foundries. Clean heats can consistently be produced through improved melting practice and reducing exposure of the steel to atmospheric oxygen during pouring and filling.

  18. Degassing of Aluminum Alloys Using Ultrasonic Vibration

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    Meek, T. T.; Han, Q.; Xu, H.

    2006-06-01

    The research was intended to lead to a better fundamental understanding of the effect of ultrasonic energy on the degassing of liquid metals and to develop practical approaches for the ultrasonic degassing of alloys. The goals of the project described here were to evaluate core principles, establish a quantitative basis for the ultrasonic degassing of aluminum alloy melts, and demonstrate the application of ultrsaonic processing during ingot casting and foundry shape casting.

  19. Final Technical Report

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    Thiel, Jerry; Giese, Scott R; Beckermann, Christoph; Combi, Joan; Yavorsky, James; Cannon, Fred

    2009-09-30

    The Center for Advanced Biobased was created with funding supplied by the Department of Energy to study biobased alternatives to petroleum based materials used in the manufacture of foundry sand binders. The project was successful in developing two new biobased polymers that are based on renewable agricultural materials or abundant naturally occurring organic materials. The technology has the potential of replacing large amounts of chemicals produced from oil with environmentally friendly alternatives.

  20. System and process for the abatement of casting pollution, reclaiming resin bonded sand, and/or recovering a low BTU fuel from castings

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    Scheffer, Karl D.

    1984-07-03

    Air is caused to flow through the resin bonded mold to aid combustion of the resin binder to form a low BTU gas fuel. Casting heat is recovered for use in a waste heat boiler or other heat abstraction equipment. Foundry air pollution is reduced, the burned portion of the molding sand is recovered for immediate reuse and savings in fuel and other energy is achieved.

  1. System and process for the abatement of casting pollution, reclaiming resin bonded sand, and/or recovering a low Btu fuel from castings

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    Scheffer, K.D.

    1984-07-03

    Air is caused to flow through the resin bonded mold to aid combustion of the resin binder to form a low Btu gas fuel. Casting heat is recovered for use in a waste heat boiler or other heat abstraction equipment. Foundry air pollutis reduced, the burned portion of the molding sand is recovered for immediate reuse and savings in fuel and other energy is achieved. 5 figs.

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    Nanotubes that Insert Themselves into Cell Membranes Researchers have helped show that short carbon nanotubes can make excellent artificial pores within cell membranes. Moreover, these nanotubes, which are far more rugged than their biological counterparts, can self-insert into a cell membrane or other lipid bilayers. Caroline Ajo-Franklin, a Foundry staff scientist, worked with Alex Noy, a biophysicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) used lipids to get the nanotubes the right

  3. Alternative granular media for the metal casting industry. Final report, September 30, 1994

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    Guichelaar, P.J.; Ramrattan, S.N.; Tieder, R.E.

    1995-09-01

    Silica sand for foundry use is inexpensive to purchase, readily transported and widely available. As a result, it is universally used. However, three factors are becoming increasingly significant as more environmental regulations are promulgated. First, the disposal of waste foundry sand has become an excessively burdensome cost. Second, the phase changes which occur in the silica structure on heating and cooling cause thermal breakdown of the sand into smaller unusable fractions. Third, silica is a relatively weak mineral. Alternatives to silica sand which can withstand the rigors of repetitive reuse must be seriously evaluated as a way to control production costs of the domestic metal casting industry. Chromite sands, olivine sands and carbon sands have each been successfully used to solve operating problems and thus have developed their specific niches in the foundry materials inventory. However, there are several other materials that are candidates for replacing silica sand, such as fused alumina, sintered bauxite and sintered oil well proppants. These media, and others that are generically similar, are manufactured for specific purposes. Compositions and shapes could be readily tailored for used in a metal casting environment of total recycling and materials conservation. This study examines materials that are readily available as alternatives to silica sand from a functionality perspective and a cost perspective. Some of the alternative materials are natural and others are synthetic and thus referring to them as ``sands`` has the potential to cause confusion; the generic term ``granular medium`` is used in this study to mean any material that could functionally substitute for silica sand in the foundry process.

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    3 Self-assembled Single-layer 2D Frameworks In the presence of macrocycle rings, rigid triangular struts are jointed and self-assemble in solution to create a supramolecular organic framework (SOF). Each strut contains functional units that resist stacking and results in single-layer 2D structures. Scientific Achievement Foundry Users have created the first 2D supramolecular organic framework (SOF) with honeycomb periodicity using a novel solution-based self-assembly approach. Significance and

  5. US Energy Production over the Years Data | Department of Energy

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    US Energy Production over the Years Data US Energy Production over the Years Data total_states_link.xlsx (93.19 KB) total_sectors_link.xls (44.5 KB) us_93_02_v3.json (437.85 KB) More Documents & Publications ESPC Project Performance: Supplemental Data Enabling the Bioeconomy: The Agile BioFoundry Noise and Vibration Impact Assessment Methodology

  6. Engineering Molecular Transformations for Sustainable Energy...

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    Engineering Molecular Transformations for Sustainable Energy Conversion Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Engineering Molecular Transformations for Sustainable Energy ...

  7. Assessment of Molecular Modeling & Simulation

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    2002-01-03

    This report reviews the development and applications of molecular and materials modeling in Europe and Japan in comparison to those in the United States. Topics covered include computational quantum chemistry, molecular simulations by molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo methods, mesoscale modeling of material domains, molecular-structure/macroscale property correlations like QSARs and QSPRs, and related information technologies like informatics and special-purpose molecular-modeling computers. The panel's findings include the following: The United States leads this field in many scientific areas. However, Canada has particular strengths in DFT methods and homogeneous catalysis; Europe in heterogeneous catalysis, mesoscale, and materials modeling; and Japan in materials modeling and special-purpose computing. Major government-industry initiatives are underway in Europe and Japan, notably in multi-scale materials modeling and in development of chemistry-capable ab-initio molecular dynamics codes.

  8. Big Thinking: The Power of Nanoscience (LBNL Science at the Theater)

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    Milliron, Delia; Sanili, Babak; Weber-Bargioni, Alex; Xu, Ting

    2011-06-06

    Science at the Theater, June 6th, 2011: Berkeley Lab scientists reveal how nanoscience will bring us cleaner energy, faster computers, and improved medicine. Alex Weber-Bargioni: How can we see things at the nanoscale? Alex is pioneering new methods that provide unprecedented insight into nanoscale materials and molecular interactions. The goal is to create rules for building nanoscale materials. Babak Sanii: Nature is an expert at making nanoscale devices such as proteins. Babak is developing ways to see these biological widgets, which could help scientists develop synthetic devices that mimic the best that nature has to offer. Ting Xu: How are we going to make nanoscale devices? A future in which materials and devices are able to assemble themselves may not be that far down the road. Ting is finding ways to induce a wide range of nanoscopic building blocks to assemble into complex structures. Delia Milliron: The dividends of nanoscience could reshape the way we live, from smart windows and solar cells to artificial photosynthesis and improved medical diagnosis. Delia is at the forefront of converting fundamental research into nanotechnology. Moderated by Jim DeYoreo, interim director of the Molecular Foundry, a facility located at Berkeley Lab where scientists from around the world address the myriad challenges in nanoscience.

  9. Lubricant characterization by molecular simulation

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    Moore, J.D.; Cui, S.T.; Cummings, P.T.; Cochran, H.D.

    1997-12-01

    The authors have reported the calculation of the kinematic viscosity index of squalane from nonequilibrium molecular dynamics simulations. This represents the first accurate quantitative prediction of this measure of lubricant performance by molecular simulation. Using the same general alkane potential model, this computational approach offers the possibility of predicting the performance of potential lubricants prior to synthesis. Consequently, molecular simulation is poised to become an important tool for future lubricant development.

  10. Mysteries of 'molecular machines' revealed

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    Mysteries of 'molecular machines' revealed Mysteries of 'molecular machines' revealed Scientists are making it easier for pharmaceutical companies and researchers to see the detailed inner workings of molecular machines. December 22, 2014 A picture of a membrane protein called cysZ determined with Phenix software using data that could not previously be analyzed. A picture of a membrane protein called cysZ determined with Phenix software using data that could not previously be analyzed. Contact

  11. A review and update of advancements in clean cast steel technology

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    Blair, M.; Monroe, R.W.; Griffin, J.A.

    1999-07-01

    The Steel Founders' Society of America Quality Assurance Task Force identified oxide macroinclusions as a universal problem experienced by users of steel castings. SFSA along with the Department of Commerce and the Department of Energy have sponsored research directed at reducing the occurrence of macroinclusions in steel castings. The Clean Cast Steel Technology program has investigated melting practice, pouring practice, gating practice, ladle treatment, and special devices such as filtration and analog simulation of mold pouring and filling. In-plant trials have demonstrated a dramatic improvement in casting quality with submerged pouring of steel castings. Research is currently underway in optimizing foundry melting practice to reduce macroinclusions. A 30--50% reduction in macroinclusion occurrence has been observed in production castings at the foundries participating in the trials. Analog simulation and in-plant trials of pouring practices have demonstrated that poor gating practice can increase air entrainment and oxide inclusions. Ladle treatments such as calcium wire injection has been demonstrated in plant trials to significantly reduce oxide defects in steel castings. Experiments have been conducted at participating foundries to examine the benefits of filtration on casting quality. Filtration has been shown to reduce rework and scrap by 70% in some cases.

  12. Collector main replacement at Indianapolis Coke

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    Sickle, R.R. Van

    1997-12-31

    Indianapolis Coke is a merchant coke producer, supplying both foundry and blast furnace coke to the industry. The facility has three coke batteries: two 3 meter batteries, one Wilputte four divided and one Koppers Becker. Both batteries are underjet batteries and are producing 100% foundry coke at a net coking time of 30.6 hours. This paper deals with the No. 1 coke battery, which is a 72 oven, gun fired, 5 meter Still battery. No. 1 battery produces both foundry and blast furnace coke at a net coking rate of 25.4 hours. No. 1 battery was commissioned in 1979. The battery is equipped with a double collector main. Although many renovations have been completed to the battery, oven machinery and heating system, to date no major construction projects have taken place. Deterioration of the collector main was caused in part from elevated levels of chlorides in the flushing liquor, and temperature fluctuations within the collector main. The repair procedures are discussed.

  13. Interface-assisted molecular spintronics

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    Raman, Karthik V.

    2014-09-15

    Molecular spintronics, a field that utilizes the spin state of organic molecules to develop magneto-electronic devices, has shown an enormous scientific activity for more than a decade. But, in the last couple of years, new insights in understanding the fundamental phenomena of molecular interaction on magnetic surfaces, forming a hybrid interface, are presenting a new pathway for developing the subfield of interface-assisted molecular spintronics. The recent exploration of such hybrid interfaces involving carbon based aromatic molecules shows a significant excitement and promise over the previously studied single molecular magnets. In the above new scenario, hybridization of the molecular orbitals with the spin-polarized bands of the surface creates new interface states with unique electronic and magnetic character. This study opens up a molecular-genome initiative in designing new handles to functionalize the spin dependent electronic properties of the hybrid interface to construct spin-functional tailor-made devices. Through this article, we review this subject by presenting a fundamental understanding of the interface spin-chemistry and spin-physics by taking support of advanced computational and spectroscopy tools to investigate molecular spin responses with demonstration of new interface phenomena. Spin-polarized scanning tunneling spectroscopy is favorably considered to be an important tool to investigate these hybrid interfaces with intra-molecular spatial resolution. Finally, by addressing some of the recent findings, we propose novel device schemes towards building interface tailored molecular spintronic devices for applications in sensor, memory, and quantum computing.

  14. Electron Trapping by Molecular Vibration

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    here, Rathbone et al. observe a nominally "forbidden" electronic transition that is activated by molecular vibrational modes that break the molecule's symmetry. Their...

  15. Electron Trapping by Molecular Vibration

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    Electron Trapping by Molecular Vibration Print In photoelectron spectroscopy experiments performed at the ALS, a group of researchers has found that electronic transitions normally...

  16. HIV Molecular Immunology 2014

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    Yusim, Karina; Korber, Bette Tina Marie; Barouch, Dan; Koup, Richard; de Boer, Rob; Moore, John P.; Brander, Christian; Haynes, Barton F.; Walker, Bruce D.

    2015-02-03

    HIV Molecular Immunology is a companion volume to HIV Sequence Compendium. This publication, the 2014 edition, is the PDF version of the web-based HIV Immunology Database (http://www.hiv.lanl.gov/content/immunology/). The web interface for this relational database has many search options, as well as interactive tools to help immunologists design reagents and interpret their results. In the HIV Immunology Database, HIV-specific B-cell and T-cell responses are summarized and annotated. Immunological responses are divided into three parts, CTL, T helper, and antibody. Within these parts, defined epitopes are organized by protein and binding sites within each protein, moving from left to right through the coding regions spanning the HIV genome. We include human responses to natural HIV infections, as well as vaccine studies in a range of animal models and human trials. Responses that are not specifically defined, such as responses to whole proteins or monoclonal antibody responses to discontinuous epitopes, are summarized at the end of each protein section. Studies describing general HIV responses to the virus, but not to any specific protein, are included at the end of each part. The annotation includes information such as crossreactivity, escape mutations, antibody sequence, TCR usage, functional domains that overlap with an epitope, immune response associations with rates of progression and therapy, and how specific epitopes were experimentally defined. Basic information such as HLA specificities for T-cell epitopes, isotypes of monoclonal antibodies, and epitope sequences are included whenever possible. All studies that we can find that incorporate the use of a specific monoclonal antibody are included in the entry for that antibody. A single T-cell epitope can have multiple entries, generally one entry per study. Finally, maps of all defined linear epitopes relative to the HXB2 reference proteins are provided.

  17. Apparatus for molecular weight separation

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    Smith, Richard D.; Liu, Chuanliang

    2001-01-01

    The present invention relates generally to an apparatus and method for separating high molecular weight molecules from low molecular weight molecules. More specifically, the invention relates to the use of microdialysis for removal of the salt (low molecular weight molecules) from a nucleotide sample (high molecular weight molecules) for ESI-MS analysis. The dialysis or separation performance of the present invention is improved by (1) increasing dialysis temperature thereby increasing desalting efficiency and improving spectrum quality; (2) adding piperidine and imidazole to the dialysis buffer solution and reducing charge states and further increasing detection sensitivity for DNA; (3) using low concentrations (0-2.5 mM NH4OAc) of dialysis buffer and shifting the DNA negative ions to higher charge states, producing a nearly 10-fold increase in detection sensitivity and a slightly decreased desalting efficiency, (4) conducting a two-stage separation or (5) any combination of (1), (2), (3) and (4).

  18. Institute for Molecular Engineering | Argonne National Laboratory

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    Learn more about the Institute for Molecular Engineering. When completed in early 2015, the William Eckhardt Research Center at the University of Chicago will be the home of the Institute of Molecular Engineering. Institute for Molecular Engineering The new Institute for Molecular Engineering explores innovative technologies that address fundamental societal problems through advances in nanoscale manipulation and design at a molecular scale. Addressing Societal Problems with Molecular Science

  19. Protein Structure Suggests Role as Molecular Adapter

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    Structure Suggests Role as Molecular Adapter Print To split and copy DNA during replication, all cellular organisms use a multicomponent molecular machine known as the...

  20. Connecting the Molecular and the Continuum Scales

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    range of phenomena, from climate change to contaminant remediation. Accomplishments: Used molecular dynamics (MD) simulations to determine molecular-scale diffusion coefficients of...

  1. Protein Structure Suggests Role as Molecular Adapter

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    Protein Structure Suggests Role as Molecular Adapter Print To split and copy DNA during replication, all cellular organisms use a multicomponent molecular machine known as the...

  2. SPITZER INFRARED SPECTROGRAPH DETECTION OF MOLECULAR HYDROGEN...

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    MOLECULAR HYDROGEN ROTATIONAL EMISSION TOWARDS TRANSLUCENT CLOUDS Citation Details In-Document Search Title: SPITZER INFRARED SPECTROGRAPH DETECTION OF MOLECULAR HYDROGEN ...

  3. Molecular separation method and apparatus

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    Villa-Aleman, Eliel

    1996-01-01

    A method and apparatus for separating a gaseous mixture of chemically identical but physically different molecules based on their polarities. The gaseous mixture of molecules is introduced in discrete quantities into the proximal end of a porous glass molecular. The molecular sieve is exposed to microwaves to excite the molecules to a higher energy state from a lower energy state, those having a higher dipole moment being excited more than those with a lower energy state. The temperature of the sieve kept cold by a flow of liquid nitrogen through a cooling jacket so that the heat generated by the molecules colliding with the material is transferred away from the material. The molecules thus alternate between a higher energy state and a lower one, with the portion of molecules having the higher dipole moment favored over the others. The former portion can then be extracted separately from the distal end of the molecular sieve.

  4. Molecular separation method and apparatus

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    Villa-Aleman, E.

    1996-04-09

    A method and apparatus are disclosed for separating a gaseous mixture of chemically identical but physically different molecules based on their polarities. The gaseous mixture of molecules is introduced in discrete quantities into the proximal end of a porous glass molecular sieve. The molecular sieve is exposed to microwaves to excite the molecules to a higher energy state from a lower energy state, those having a higher dipole moment being excited more than those with a lower energy state. The temperature of the sieve kept cold by a flow of liquid nitrogen through a cooling jacket so that the heat generated by the molecules colliding with the material is transferred away from the material. The molecules thus alternate between a higher energy state and a lower one, with the portion of molecules having the higher dipole moment favored over the others. The former portion can then be extracted separately from the distal end of the molecular sieve. 2 figs.

  5. Charge exchange molecular ion source

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    Vella, Michael C.

    2003-06-03

    Ions, particularly molecular ions with multiple dopant nucleons per ion, are produced by charge exchange. An ion source contains a minimum of two regions separated by a physical barrier and utilizes charge exchange to enhance production of a desired ion species. The essential elements are a plasma chamber for production of ions of a first species, a physical separator, and a charge transfer chamber where ions of the first species from the plasma chamber undergo charge exchange or transfer with the reactant atom or molecules to produce ions of a second species. Molecular ions may be produced which are useful for ion implantation.

  6. All-Optical Molecular Orientation

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    Oda, Keita; Hita, Masafumi; Minemoto, Shinichirou; Sakai, Hirofumi [Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033 (Japan)

    2010-05-28

    We report clear evidence of all-optical orientation of carbonyl sulfide molecules with an intense nonresonant two-color laser field in the adiabatic regime. The technique relies on the combined effects of anisotropic hyperpolarizability interaction and anisotropic polarizability interaction and does not rely on the permanent dipole interaction with an electrostatic field. It is demonstrated that the molecular orientation can be controlled simply by changing the relative phase between the two wavelength fields. The present technique brings researchers a new steering tool of gaseous molecules and will be quite useful in various fields such as electronic stereodynamics in molecules and ultrafast molecular imaging.

  7. Modern concepts in molecular modeling

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    Bajorath, J.; Klein, T.E.

    1996-12-31

    This session focused on the application of computer models and the development and application of various energy functions to study the structure, energetics and dynamics of proteins and their interactions with ligands. These studies provide an exciting view of current developments in computer-aided molecular modeling and theoretical analysis of biological molecules.

  8. Hierarchical analysis of molecular spectra

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    Davis, M.J.

    1996-03-01

    A novel representation of molecular spectra in terms of hierarchical trees has proven to be an important aid for the study of many significant problems in gas-phase chemical dynamics. Trees are generated from molecular spectra by monitoring the changes that occur in a spectrum as resolution is changed in a continuous manner. A tree defines a genealogy among all lines of a spectrum. This allows for a detailed understanding of the assignment of features of a spectrum that may be difficult to obtain any other way as well as an understanding of intramolecular energy transfer time scales, mechanisms, and pathways. The methodology has been applied to several problems: transition state spectroscopy, intramolecular energy transfer in highly excited molecules, high-resolution overtone spectroscopy, and the nature of the classical-quantum correspondence when there is classical chaos (``quantum chaos``).

  9. Molecular engineering with bridged polysilsesquioxanes

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    LOY,DOUGLAS A.; SHEA,KENNETH J.

    2000-05-09

    Bridged polysilsesquioxanes are a class of hybrid organic-inorganic materials that permit molecular engineering of bulk properties including porosity. Prepared by sol-gel polymerization of monomers with two or more trialkoxysilyl groups, the materials are highly cross-linked amorphous polymers that are readily obtained as gels. The bridging configuration of the hydrocarbon group insures that network polymers are readily formed and that the organic functionality is homogeneously distributed throughout the polymeric scaffolding at the molecular level. This permits the bulk properties, including surface area, pore size, and dielectric constant to be engineered through the selection of the bridging organic group. Numerous bridging groups have been incorporated. This presentation will focus on the effects that the length, flexibility, and substitution geometry of the hydrocarbon bridging groups have on the properties of the resulting bridged polysilsesquioxanes. Details of the preparation, characterization, and some structure property relationships of these bridged polysilsesquioxanes will be given.

  10. Molecular Science Computing: 2010 Greenbook

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    De Jong, Wibe A.; Cowley, David E.; Dunning, Thom H.; Vorpagel, Erich R.

    2010-04-02

    This 2010 Greenbook outlines the science drivers for performing integrated computational environmental molecular research at EMSL and defines the next-generation HPC capabilities that must be developed at the MSC to address this critical research. The EMSL MSC Science Panel used EMSL’s vision and science focus and white papers from current and potential future EMSL scientific user communities to define the scientific direction and resulting HPC resource requirements presented in this 2010 Greenbook.

  11. 14th international symposium on molecular beams

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    1992-09-01

    This report discusses research being conducted with molecular beams. The general topic areas are as follows: Clusters I; reaction dynamics; atomic and molecular spectroscopy; clusters II; new techniques; photodissociation & dynamics; and surfaces.

  12. 14th international symposium on molecular beams

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    1992-01-01

    This report discusses research being conducted with molecular beams. The general topic areas are as follows: Clusters I; reaction dynamics; atomic and molecular spectroscopy; clusters II; new techniques; photodissociation dynamics; and surfaces.

  13. Protein Structure Suggests Role as Molecular Adapter

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    Suggests Role as Molecular Adapter Print Wednesday, 24 June 2009 00:00 To split and copy DNA during replication, all cellular organisms use a multicomponent molecular machine known...

  14. LBNL's Molecular and Biosciences Division Employee Engagement |

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    Department of Energy LBNL's Molecular and Biosciences Division Employee Engagement LBNL's Molecular and Biosciences Division Employee Engagement November 4, 2016 9:00AM to 5:00PM EDT LBNL's Molecular and Biosciences Division Employee Engagement - (For Awareness) LBNL's Molecular and Biosciences Division is going to introduce OneDOE at their workforce engagement event on Friday, November 4th. (POC Lida Gifford)

  15. Transport and Self-Assembly in Molecular Nanosystems

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    Transport and Self-Assembly in Molecular Nanosystems Key Challenges: Use classical molecular dynamics and coarse grain molecular dynamics to enable "bottom-up" material...

  16. Toward Molecular Catalysts by Computer

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    Raugei, Simone; DuBois, Daniel L.; Rousseau, Roger J.; Chen, Shentan; Ho, Ming-Hsun; Bullock, R. Morris; Dupuis, Michel

    2015-02-17

    Rational design of molecular catalysts requires a systematic approach to designing ligands with specific functionality and precisely tailored electronic and steric properties. It then becomes possible to devise computer protocols to predict accurately the required properties and ultimately to design catalysts by computer. In this account we first review how thermodynamic properties such as oxidation-reduction potentials (E0), acidities (pKa), and hydride donor abilities (ΔGH-) form the basis for a systematic design of molecular catalysts for reactions that are critical for a secure energy future (hydrogen evolution and oxidation, oxygen and nitrogen reduction, and carbon dioxide reduction). We highlight how density functional theory allows us to determine and predict these properties within “chemical” accuracy (~ 0.06 eV for redox potentials, ~ 1 pKa unit for pKa values, and ~ 1.5 kcal/mol for hydricities). These quantities determine free energy maps and profiles associated with catalytic cycles, i.e. the relative energies of intermediates, and help us distinguish between desirable and high-energy pathways and mechanisms. Good catalysts have flat profiles that avoid high activation barriers due to low and high energy intermediates. We illustrate how the criterion of a flat energy profile lends itself to the prediction of design points by computer for optimum catalysts. This research was carried out in the Center for Molecular Electro-catalysis, an Energy Frontier Research Center funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is operated for the DOE by Battelle.

  17. Uranium molecular laser isotope separation

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    Jensen, R.J.; Sullivan, A.

    1982-01-01

    The Molecular Laser Isotope Separation program is moving into the engineering phase, and it is possible to determine in some detail the plant cost terms involved in the process economics. A brief description of the MLIS process physics is given as a motivation to the engineering and economics discussion. Much of the plant cost arises from lasers and the overall optical system. In the paper, the authors discuss lasers as operating units and systems, along with temporal multiplexing and Raman shifting. Estimates of plant laser costs are given.

  18. Molecular pathways of angiogenesis inhibition

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    Tabruyn, Sebastien P.; Griffioen, Arjan W. . E-mail: aw.griffioen@path.unimaas.nl

    2007-03-30

    A large body of evidence now demonstrates that angiostatic therapy represents a promising way to fight cancer. This research recently resulted in the approval of First angiostatic agent for clinical treatment of cancer. Progress has been achieved in decrypting the cellular signaling in endothelial cells induced by angiostatic agents. These agents predominantly interfere with the molecular pathways involved in migration, proliferation and endothelial cell survival. In the current review, these pathways are discussed. A thorough understanding of the mechanism of action of angiostatic agents is required to develop efficient anti-tumor therapies.

  19. Elasticity of crystalline molecular explosives

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    Hooks, Daniel E.; Ramos, Kyle J.; Bolme, C. A.; Cawkwell, Marc J.

    2015-04-14

    Crystalline molecular explosives are key components of engineered explosive formulations. In precision applications a high degree of consistency and predictability is desired under a range of conditions to a variety of stimuli. Prediction of behaviors from mechanical response and failure to detonation initiation and detonation performance of the material is linked to accurate knowledge of the material structure and first stage of deformation: elasticity. The elastic response of pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN), cyclotrimethylene trinitramine (RDX), and cyclotetramethylene tetranitramine (HMX), including aspects of material and measurement variability, and computational methods are described in detail. Experimental determinations of elastic tensors are compared, andmore » an evaluation of sources of error is presented. Furthermore, computed elastic constants are also compared for these materials and for triaminotrinitrobenzene (TATB), for which there are no measurements.« less

  20. Elasticity of crystalline molecular explosives

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    Hooks, Daniel E.; Ramos, Kyle J.; Bolme, C. A.; Cawkwell, Marc J.

    2015-04-14

    Crystalline molecular explosives are key components of engineered explosive formulations. In precision applications a high degree of consistency and predictability is desired under a range of conditions to a variety of stimuli. Prediction of behaviors from mechanical response and failure to detonation initiation and detonation performance of the material is linked to accurate knowledge of the material structure and first stage of deformation: elasticity. The elastic response of pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN), cyclotrimethylene trinitramine (RDX), and cyclotetramethylene tetranitramine (HMX), including aspects of material and measurement variability, and computational methods are described in detail. Experimental determinations of elastic tensors are compared, and an evaluation of sources of error is presented. Furthermore, computed elastic constants are also compared for these materials and for triaminotrinitrobenzene (TATB), for which there are no measurements.

  1. Computational methods for molecular docking

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    Klebe, G.; Lengauer, T.

    1995-12-31

    This tutorial was one of eight tutorials selected to be presented at the Third International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology which was held in the United Kingdom from July 16 to 19, 1995. Recently, it has been demonstrated that the knowledge of the three-dimensional structure of the protein can be used to derive new protein ligands with improved binding properties. This tutorial focuses on the following questions: What is its binding affinity toward a particular receptor? What are putative conformations of a ligand at the binding site? What are the similarities of different ligands in terms of their recognition capabilities? Where and in which orientation will a ligand bind to the active site? How is a new putative protein ligand selected? An overview is presented of the algorithms which are presently used to handle and predict protein-ligand interactions and to dock small molecule ligands into proteins.

  2. Production of high molecular weight polylactic acid

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    Bonsignore, P.V.

    1995-11-28

    A degradable high molecular weight poly(lactic acid) is described. The poly(lactic acid) has a terminal end group of one of carboxyl or hydroxyl groups with low molecular weight poly(lactic acid) units coupled with linking agents of di-isocyanates, bis-epoxides, bis-oxazolines and bis-ortho esters. The resulting high molecular weight poly(lactic acid) can be used for applications taking advantage of the improved physical properties.

  3. Towards Using Molecular States as Qubits

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    Goswami, Debabrata; Goswami, Tapas; Kumar, S. K. Karthick; Das, Dipak K.

    2011-09-23

    Molecular systems are presented as possible qubit systems by exploring non-resonant molecular fragmentation of n-propyl benzene with femtosecond laser pulses as a model case. We show that such laser fragmentation process is dependent on the phase and polarization characteristics of the laser. The effect of the chirp and polarization of the femtosecond pulse when applied simultaneously is mutually independent of each other, which makes chirp and polarization as useful 'logic' implementing parameters for such molecular qubits.

  4. Production of high molecular weight polylactic acid

    DOEpatents

    Bonsignore, Patrick V.

    1995-01-01

    A degradable high molecular weight poly(lactic acid). A poly(lactic acid) has a terminal end group of one of carboxyl or hydroxyl groups with low molecular weight poly(lactic acid) units coupled with linking agents of di-isocyanates, bis-epoxides, bis-oxazolines and bis-ortho esters. The resulting high molecular weight poly(lactic acid) can be used for applications taking advantage of the improved physical properties.

  5. Parallel Molecular Dynamics Program for Molecules

    Energy Science and Technology Software Center

    1995-03-07

    ParBond is a parallel classical molecular dynamics code that models bonded molecular systems, typically of an organic nature. It uses classical force fields for both non-bonded Coulombic and Van der Waals interactions and for 2-, 3-, and 4-body bonded (bond, angle, dihedral, and improper) interactions. It integrates Newton''s equation of motion for the molecular system and evaluates various thermodynamical properties of the system as it progresses.

  6. Molecular Manipulations of Symmetry | The Ames Laboratory

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    Molecular Manipulations of Symmetry Researchers have studied the effect of concentration on the activity and selectivity in a zirconium-catalyzed hydroamination reaction. In this...

  7. PNNL: Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis - Energy Frontier...

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    Related Links Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis Members Pacific Northwest National Laboratory University of Illinois Yale University U.S. Department of Energy U.S. Department...

  8. Nanocrystal and Molecular Precursors for Photovoltaic Applications...

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    Nanocrystal and Molecular Precursors for Photovoltaic Applications The objective in this proposal is to identify factors that limit the efficiency of nanocrystal based solar cells...

  9. Molecular catalytic coal liquid conversion. Quarterly report...

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    report Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Molecular catalytic coal liquid ... It was found that the rhodium catalyst works well under biphase conditions rather than ...

  10. PNNL: Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis About Us

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    To improve reactions important for solar energy storage and fuel cells, the Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis seeks to transform our ability to design electrocatalysts that ...

  11. Nanoscopic Electrode Molecular Probes - Energy Innovation Portal

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    other molecular sensing Applications and Industries Cancer genome sequencing Comparative genome sequencing Human genotyping Medical sequencing Model systems Parasite and vector...

  12. Molecular biology of signal transduction in plants

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    1991-01-01

    This volume contains abstracts of oral presentations and poster sessions of the 1991 Cold Springs Harbor Meeting entitled Molecular Biology of Signal Transduction in Plants.

  13. Molecular catalytic coal liquid conversion. Quarterly status...

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    July--September 1995 Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Molecular catalytic coal liquid conversion. Quarterly status report, July--September 1995 You are accessing...

  14. Communication: Quantum molecular dynamics simulation of liquid...

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    Communication: Quantum molecular dynamics simulation of liquid para-hydrogen by nuclear and electron wave packet approach Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Communication:...

  15. Molecular catalytic coal liquid conversion. Quarterly status...

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    Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Molecular catalytic coal liquid conversion. ... organic base catalysts for arene hydrogenation and the hydrotreating of the coal liquids. ...

  16. Molecular catalytic coal liquid conversion. Quarterly report...

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    Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Molecular catalytic coal liquid conversion. ... organic base catalysts for arene hydrogenation and the hydrotreating of the coal liquids. ...

  17. Molecular catalytic coal liquid conversion. Quarterly report...

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    Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Molecular catalytic coal liquid conversion. ... Task 2, organic base-catalyzed arene hydrogenation and hydrotreating of the coal liquids. ...

  18. Molecular catalytic hydrogenation of aromatic hydrocarbons and...

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    and hydrotreating of coal liquids. Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Molecular catalytic hydrogenation of aromatic hydrocarbons and hydrotreating of coal liquids. ...

  19. Dynamics of Molecular Clouds: Observations, Simulations, and...

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    Simulations, and NIF Experiments Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Dynamics of Molecular Clouds: Observations, Simulations, and NIF Experiments You are ...

  20. Nonequilibrium molecular dynamics simulations of confined fluids...

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    A nonequilibrium molecular dynamics (MD) ... in a single simulation upon compression, whereas fluid molecules in the bulk ... for weak fluid -- wall interactions. ...

  1. PNNL: Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis - Using Hydrogenase...

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    and Efficient Molecular Electrocatalysts January 2011 To create solar assemblies that use sunlight to split water and create hydrogen fuel requires designing fast, efficient ...

  2. Molecular interactions with ice: Molecular embedding, adsorption, detection, and release

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    Gibson, K. D.; Langlois, Grant G.; Li, Wenxin; Sibener, S. J.; Killelea, Daniel R.

    2014-11-14

    The interaction of atomic and molecular species with water and ice is of fundamental importance for chemistry. In a previous series of publications, we demonstrated that translational energy activates the embedding of Xe and Kr atoms in the near surface region of ice surfaces. In this paper, we show that inert molecular species may be absorbed in a similar fashion. We also revisit Xe embedding, and further probe the nature of the absorption into the selvedge. CF{sub 4} molecules with high translational energies (?3 eV) were observed to embed in amorphous solid water. Just as with Xe, the initial adsorption rate is strongly activated by translational energy, but the CF{sub 4} embedding probability is much less than for Xe. In addition, a larger molecule, SF{sub 6}, did not embed at the same translational energies that both CF{sub 4} and Xe embedded. The embedding rate for a given energy thus goes in the order Xe > CF{sub 4} > SF{sub 6}. We do not have as much data for Kr, but it appears to have a rate that is between that of Xe and CF{sub 4}. Tentatively, this order suggests that for Xe and CF{sub 4}, which have similar van der Waals radii, the momentum is the key factor in determining whether the incident atom or molecule can penetrate deeply enough below the surface to embed. The more massive SF{sub 6} molecule also has a larger van der Waals radius, which appears to prevent it from stably embedding in the selvedge. We also determined that the maximum depth of embedding is less than the equivalent of four layers of hexagonal ice, while some of the atoms just below the ice surface can escape before ice desorption begins. These results show that energetic ballistic embedding in ice is a general phenomenon, and represents a significant new channel by which incident species can be trapped under conditions where they would otherwise not be bound stably as surface adsorbates. These findings have implications for many fields including environmental science, trace gas

  3. Signature molecular descriptor : advanced applications.

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    Visco, Donald Patrick, Jr.

    2010-04-01

    In this work we report on the development of the Signature Molecular Descriptor (or Signature) for use in the solution of inverse design problems as well as in highthroughput screening applications. The ultimate goal of using Signature is to identify novel and non-intuitive chemical structures with optimal predicted properties for a given application. We demonstrate this in three studies: green solvent design, glucocorticoid receptor ligand design and the design of inhibitors for Factor XIa. In many areas of engineering, compounds are designed and/or modified in incremental ways which rely upon heuristics or institutional knowledge. Often multiple experiments are performed and the optimal compound is identified in this brute-force fashion. Perhaps a traditional chemical scaffold is identified and movement of a substituent group around a ring constitutes the whole of the design process. Also notably, a chemical being evaluated in one area might demonstrate properties very attractive in another area and serendipity was the mechanism for solution. In contrast to such approaches, computer-aided molecular design (CAMD) looks to encompass both experimental and heuristic-based knowledge into a strategy that will design a molecule on a computer to meet a given target. Depending on the algorithm employed, the molecule which is designed might be quite novel (re: no CAS registration number) and/or non-intuitive relative to what is known about the problem at hand. While CAMD is a fairly recent strategy (dating to the early 1980s), it contains a variety of bottlenecks and limitations which have prevented the technique from garnering more attention in the academic, governmental and industrial institutions. A main reason for this is how the molecules are described in the computer. This step can control how models are developed for the properties of interest on a given problem as well as how to go from an output of the algorithm to an actual chemical structure. This report

  4. Carbon fiber composite molecular sieves

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    Burchell, T.D.; Rogers, M.R.; Williams, A.M.

    1996-06-01

    The removal of CO{sub 2} is of significance in several energy applications. The combustion of fossil fuels, such as coal or natural gas, releases large volumes of CO{sub 2} to the environment. Several options exist to reduce CO{sub 2} emissions, including substitution of nuclear power for fossil fuels, increasing the efficiency of fossil plants and capturing the CO{sub 2} prior to emission to the environment. All of these techniques have the attractive feature of limiting the amount of CO{sub 2} emitted to the atmosphere, but each has economic, technical, or societal limitations. In the production of natural gas, the feed stream from the well frequently contains contaminants and diluents which must be removed before the gas can enter the pipeline distribution system. Notable amongst these diluent gasses is CO{sub 2}, which has no calorific value. Currently, the pipeline specification calls for <2 mol % CO{sub 2} in the gas. Gas separation is thus a relevant technology in the field of energy production. A novel separation system based on a parametric swing process has been developed that utilizes the unique combination of properties exhibited by our carbon fiber composite molecular sieve (CFCMS).

  5. Reactions of small molecular systems

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    Wittig, C.

    1993-12-01

    This DOE program remains focused on small molecular systems relevant to combustion. Though a number of experimental approaches and machines are available for this research, the authors` activities are centered around the high-n Rydberg time-of-flight (HRTOF) apparatus in this laboratory. One student and one postdoc carry out experiments with this machine and also engage in small intra-group collaborations involving shared equipment. This past year was more productive than the previous two, due to the uninterrupted operation of the HRTOF apparatus. Results were obtained with CH{sub 3}OH, CH{sub 3}SH, Rg-HX complexes, HCOOH, and their deuterated analogs where appropriate. One paper is in print, three have been accepted for publication, and one is under review. Many preliminary results that augur well for the future were obtained with other systems such as HNO{sub 3}, HBr-HI complexes, toluene, etc. Highlights from the past year are presented below that display some of the features of this program.

  6. Molecular dynamics of membrane proteins.

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    Woolf, Thomas B.; Crozier, Paul Stewart; Stevens, Mark Jackson

    2004-10-01

    Understanding the dynamics of the membrane protein rhodopsin will have broad implications for other membrane proteins and cellular signaling processes. Rhodopsin (Rho) is a light activated G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR). When activated by ligands, GPCRs bind and activate G-proteins residing within the cell and begin a signaling cascade that results in the cell's response to external stimuli. More than 50% of all current drugs are targeted toward G-proteins. Rho is the prototypical member of the class A GPCR superfamily. Understanding the activation of Rho and its interaction with its Gprotein can therefore lead to a wider understanding of the mechanisms of GPCR activation and G-protein activation. Understanding the dark to light transition of Rho is fully analogous to the general ligand binding and activation problem for GPCRs. This transition is dependent on the lipid environment. The effect of lipids on membrane protein activity in general has had little attention, but evidence is beginning to show a significant role for lipids in membrane protein activity. Using the LAMMPS program and simulation methods benchmarked under the IBIG program, we perform a variety of allatom molecular dynamics simulations of membrane proteins.

  7. Clean Ferrous Casting Technology Research. Annual report, September 29, 1993--September 28, 1994

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    Stefanescu, D.M.; Lane, A.M.; Giese, S.R.; Pattabhi, R.; El-Kaddah, N.H.; Griffin, J.; Bates, C.E.; Piwonka, T.S.

    1994-10-01

    This annual report covers work performed in the first year of research on Clean Ferrous Casting Technology Research. During this year the causes of penetration of cast iron in sand molds were defined and a program which predicts the occurrence of penetration was written and verified in commercial foundries. Calculations were made to size a reaction chamber to remove inclusions from liquid steel using electromagnetic force and the chamber was built. Finally, significant progress was made in establishing pouring practices which avoid re-oxidation of steel during pouring application of revised pouring practices have led to reduced inclusion levels in commercially poured steel castings.

  8. News Item

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    Energy Department to Invest $16 Million in Computer Design of Materials The U.S. Department of Energy announced on August 16 that it will invest $16 million over the next four years to accelerate the design of new materials through use of supercomputers. Two four-year projects-one team led by Berkeley Lab, including the Foundry's Jeff Neaton, the other team led by DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)-will leverage the labs' expertise in materials and take advantage of superfast computers

  9. Profiles in garbage: Steel cans

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    Miller, C.

    1998-02-01

    Steel mills are the largest market for steel cans. Integrated mills use the basic oxygen process to manufacture tinplate, appliances, car bodies, and steel framing. Electric arc furnaces use 100% scrap to produce steel shapes such as railroad ties and bridge spans. Electric arc furnaces are more geographically diverse and tend to have smaller capacities than basic oxygen furnaces. Detinners remove the tin from steel cans for resale to tin using industries. With less tin use in steel cans, the importance of the detinning market has declined substantially. Foundries use scrap as a raw material in making castings and molds for industrial users.

  10. Liquid-liquid extraction applied to metals separation from Waelz oxide

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    Almela, A.; Elizalde, M.P.; Danobeitia, I.

    1998-11-01

    Metal recovery from Waelz oxide, the product obtained from steel foundry dusts through a pyrometallurgical process, and the slag obtained in this process has been carried out by liquid-liquid extraction. For this purpose, leaching of the solid samples was attained by microwave digestion with HCl. The extraction of 13 elements in the leachates was studied using the alkylthiophosphinic acid Cyanex 302 in kerosene and varying the acidity conditions and the extractant concentration. The experimental results on the extraction of cadmium, lead, and zinc have been compared with the theoretical behavior obtained by taking into account equilibrium extraction data reported for the extraction of these elements from synthetic individual solutions.

  11. HIGH TEMPERATURE REFRACTORY COATING FOR GRAPHITE MOLDS

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    Stoddard, S.D.

    1958-10-21

    An improved foundry mold coating for use with graphite molds used in the casting of uranium is presented. The refractory mold coating serves to keep the molten uranium from contact with graphite of the mold and thus prevents carbon pickup by the molten metal. The refractory coating is made by dry mixing certain specific amounts of aluminum oxide, bentonite, Tennessee ball clay, and a soluble silicate salt. Water is then added to the mixture and the suspension thus formed is applied by spraying onto the mold.

  12. Heat recovery casebook

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    Lawn, J.

    1980-10-01

    Plants and factories could apply a great variety of sources and uses for valuable waste heat. Applications may be evaluated on the basis of real use for a specific waste heat, high-enough temperature and quality of work, and feasibility of mechanical heat transfer method. Classification may be by temperature, application, heat-transfer equipment, etc. Many buildings and industrial processes lend themselves well to heat-recovery strategies. Five case histories describe successful systems used by the Continental Corporation Data Center; Nabisco, Inc.; Kasper Foundry Company; Seven Up Bottling Company of Indiana; and Lehr Precision Tool company. (DCK)

  13. Npn double heterostructure bipolar transistor with ingaasn base region

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    Chang, Ping-Chih; Baca, Albert G.; Li, Nein-Yi; Hou, Hong Q.; Ashby, Carol I. H.

    2004-07-20

    An NPN double heterostructure bipolar transistor (DHBT) is disclosed with a base region comprising a layer of p-type-doped indium gallium arsenide nitride (InGaAsN) sandwiched between n-type-doped collector and emitter regions. The use of InGaAsN for the base region lowers the transistor turn-on voltage, V.sub.on, thereby reducing power dissipation within the device. The NPN transistor, which has applications for forming low-power electronic circuitry, is formed on a gallium arsenide (GaAs) substrate and can be fabricated at commercial GaAs foundries. Methods for fabricating the NPN transistor are also disclosed.

  14. Old Y-12 utility poles put to use for recreation and training | Y-12

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    American Foundry Society May 18, 2016 | Washington, DC by Howard Gruenspecht, Deputy Administrator world supply and demand million barrels per day implied stock change million barrels per day AFS | Oil and natural gas market outlook and drivers, May 18, 2016 Global supply has consistently exceeded demand since the start of 2014; EIA forecasts a return to market balance in the second half of 2017 Source: EIA, Short-Term Energy Outlook, May 2016 2 Forecast -3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 82 84 86 88 90 92

  15. Oil and natural gas market outlook and drivers

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    American Foundry Society May 18, 2016 | Washington, DC by Howard Gruenspecht, Deputy Administrator world supply and demand million barrels per day implied stock change million barrels per day AFS | Oil and natural gas market outlook and drivers, May 18, 2016 Global supply has consistently exceeded demand since the start of 2014; EIA forecasts a return to market balance in the second half of 2017 Source: EIA, Short-Term Energy Outlook, May 2016 2 Forecast -3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 82 84 86 88 90 92

  16. Green Nanochemistry for a Thriving Future

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    Green N anochemistry for a Thriving Future Virginia Klausmeier M.S. CEO/Founder 1 Harmonize Product, Nature, Industry Company O verview § Who we are: Founded in 2012 in the Bay Area. A nanochemistry company utilizing renewable, non---toxic inputs to allow water & oil components to interface on the nano---scale. 2 Do Not Distribute Sylvatex H eadquarters, San Francisco, CA Sylvatex L aboratory, T he L awrence Berkeley N ational L abs, M olecular Foundry, B erkeley, C A § Commercial

  17. B13+: Photodriven Molecular Wankel Engine

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    Zhang, Jin; Sergeeva, Alina P.; Sparta, Manuel; Alexandrova, Anastassia N.

    2012-07-09

    Synthetic molecular motors that are capable of delivering controlled movement upon energy input are one of the key building blocks in nanomachinery. The major energy sources of molecular motors are from chemical reactions, photon beams, or electric current, which are converted into mechanical forces through the excitation of the electronic states of the molecule. The energy scale of the electronic excitation is normally two orders of magnitude larger than the molecular vibrational frequencies. To reduce the heat dissipation and increase the energy utilization efficiency, a motor running purely on the electronic ground-state (GS) potential energy surfaces is highly desirable.

  18. Niobate-based octahedral molecular sieves

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    Nenoff, Tina M.; Nyman, May D.

    2003-07-22

    Niobate-based octahedral molecular sieves having significant activity for multivalent cations and a method for synthesizing such sieves are disclosed. The sieves have a net negatively charged octahedral framework, comprising niobium, oxygen, and octahedrally coordinated lower valence transition metals. The framework can be charge balanced by the occluded alkali cation from the synthesis method. The alkali cation can be exchanged for other contaminant metal ions. The ion-exchanged niobate-based octahedral molecular sieve can be backexchanged in acidic solutions to yield a solution concentrated in the contaminant metal. Alternatively, the ion-exchanged niobate-based octahedral molecular sieve can be thermally converted to a durable perovskite phase waste form.

  19. Niobate-based octahedral molecular sieves

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    Nenoff, Tina M.; Nyman, May D.

    2006-10-17

    Niobate-based octahedral molecular sieves having significant activity for multivalent cations and a method for synthesizing such sieves are disclosed. The sieves have a net negatively charged octahedral framework, comprising niobium, oxygen, and octahedrally coordinated lower valence transition metals. The framework can be charge balanced by the occluded alkali cation from the synthesis method. The alkali cation can be exchanged for other contaminant metal ions. The ion-exchanged niobate-based octahedral molecular sieve can be backexchanged in acidic solutions to yield a solution concentrated in the contaminant metal. Alternatively, the ion-exchanged niobate-based octahedral molecular sieve can be thermally converted to a durable perovskite phase waste form.

  20. SECTION IV: ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR SCIENCE

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    IV: ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR SCIENCE A Pyroelectric Crystal Particle Accelerator ....................................................................................................................................................IV-1 J. Kalodimos and R.L. Watson Polarization of Ka Satellite Transitions in Potassium .....................................................................................................................................IV-4 K. S. Fruchey, R.L. Watson, V. Horvat, and Yong

  1. SECTION IV: ATOMIC, MOLECULAR AND MATERIALS SCIENCE

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    ATOMIC, MOLECULAR AND MATERIALS SCIENCE A semiempirical scaling law for target K x-ray production in heavy ion collisions...... IV-1 R. L. Watson, Y. Peng, V. Horvat, and A. ...

  2. Molecular photoemission studies using synchrotron radiation

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    Truesdale, C.M.

    1983-04-01

    The angular distributions of photoelectrons and Auger electrons were measured by electron spectroscopy using synchrotron radiation. The experimental results are compared with theoretical calculations to interpret the electronic behavior of photoionization for molecular systems.

  3. Evaluating mixture adsorption models using molecular simulation...

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    molecular simulation Previous Next List Joseph A. Swisher, Li-Chiang Lin, Jihan Kim, Berend Smit, AICHE J., 59, 3054-3064 (2013) DOI: 10.1002aic.14058 Abstract: The design of ...

  4. Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory 2007 Annual Report

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    Showalter, Mary Ann; Foster, Nancy S.

    2008-03-19

    This annual report provides details on the research conducted at the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory in Fiscal Year 2007 and path forward for capability upgrades in Fiscal Year 2008.

  5. Production of Ultracold Trapped Molecular Hydrogen Ions

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    Blythe, P.; Roth, B.; Froehlich, U.; Wenz, H.; Schiller, S.

    2005-10-28

    We have cooled ensembles of the molecular hydrogen ions H{sub 2}{sup +}, H{sub 3}{sup +}, and all their deuterated variants to temperatures of a few mK in a radio frequency trap, by sympathetic cooling with laser-cooled beryllium ions. The molecular ions are embedded in the central regions of Coulomb crystals. Mass spectroscopy and molecular dynamics simulations were used to accurately characterize the properties of the ultracold multispecies crystals. We demonstrate species-selective purification of multispecies ensembles. These molecules are of fundamental importance as the simplest of all molecules, and have the potential to be used for precision tests of molecular structure theory, tests of Lorentz invariance, and measurements of electron to nuclear mass ratios and their time variation.

  6. Microdialysis unit for molecular weight separation

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    Smith, Richard D. (Richland, WA); Liu, Chuanliang (Richland, WA)

    1999-01-01

    The present invention relates generally to an apparatus and method for separating high molecular weight molecules from low molecular weight molecules. More specifically, the invention relates to the use of microdialysis for removal of the salt (low molecular weight molecules) from a nucleotide sample (high molecular weight molecules) for ESI-MS analysis. The dialysis or separation performance of the present invention is improved by (1) increasing dialysis temperature thereby increasing desalting efficiency and improving spectrum quality; (2) adding piperidine and imidazole to the dialysis buffer solution and reducing charge states and further increasing detection sensitivity for DNA; (3) using low concentrations (0-2.5 mM NH4OAc) of dialysis buffer and shifting the DNA negative ions to higher charge states, producing a nearly 10-fold increase in detection sensitivity and a slightly decreased desalting efficiency, or (4) any combination of (1), (2), and (3).

  7. Molecular dynamics simulation studies of electrolytes andelectrolyte...

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    Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, May 18-22, 2009 -- Washington D.C. es40smith.pdf (4 MB) More Documents & Publications Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies of ...

  8. Genetics and molecular biology of breast cancer

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    King, M.C.; Lippman, M.

    1992-12-31

    This volume contains the abstracts of oral presentations and poster sessions presented at the Cold Springs Harbor Meeting on Cancer Cells, this meeting entitled Genetics and Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer.

  9. Yuan T. Lee's Crossed Molecular Beam Experiment

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    Yuan T. Lee's Crossed Molecular Beam Experiment http:web.archive.orgweb20000902074635www.er.doe.govproductionbesYuanLeeExp.html (1 of 4)472006 2:46:13 PM Yuan T. ...

  10. Molecular Characterizations of Surface Proteins Hemagglutinin and

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    Neuraminidase from Recent H5Nx Avian Influenza Viruses (Journal Article) | SciTech Connect Molecular Characterizations of Surface Proteins Hemagglutinin and Neuraminidase from Recent H5Nx Avian Influenza Viruses Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Molecular Characterizations of Surface Proteins Hemagglutinin and Neuraminidase from Recent H5Nx Avian Influenza Viruses During 2014, a subclade 2.3.4.4 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N8) virus caused poultry outbreaks around

  11. MEIS: Molecular Environmental & Interface Science

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    People BL 11-2 Reports &Publications Model Compound Library SixPACK Glitch Curves MES User Resources & Instrumentation Environmental Remediation Science at SSRL MEIS Home SSRL Stanford EMSI SLAC Beam line resources and instrumentation Fundamental and applied research Why synchrotrons for environmental science? Molecular Environmental Science (MES) research at SSRL focuses on the fundamental interfacial, molecular- and nano-scale processes that control contaminant and nutrient cycling in

  12. Reliable Viscosity Calculation from Equilibrium Molecular Dynamics

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    Simulations: A Time Decomposition Method - Joint Center for Energy Storage Research July 7, 2015, Research Highlights Reliable Viscosity Calculation from Equilibrium Molecular Dynamics Simulations: A Time Decomposition Method Schematic demonstration of the time decomposition method Scientific Achievement An equilibrium molecular dynamics-based computational method is developed and tested for the reliable calculation of viscosity. Significance and Impact Viscosity is one of the key properties

  13. PNNL: Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis: About Us

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    Dr. Morris Bullock, CME Director About Us About the Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis To improve reactions important for solar energy storage and fuel cells, the Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis seeks to transform our ability to design electrocatalysts that convert electrical energy into the chemical bonds of fuels, or the reverse, convert chemical energy into electrical energy. Our researchers seek to understand, predict, and control the intra- and intermolecular flow of protons in

  14. Molecular gearing systems (Journal Article) | DOE PAGES

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    Molecular gearing systems Title: Molecular gearing systems The race to create smaller devices is fueling much of the research in electronics. The competition has intensified with the advent of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), in which miniaturization is already reaching the dimensional limits imposed by physics of current lithographic techniques. Also, in the realm of biochemistry, evidence is accumulating that certain enzyme complexes are capable of very sophisticated modes of motion.

  15. Rigorous theory of molecular orientational nonlinear optics

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    Kwak, Chong Hoon Kim, Gun Yeup

    2015-01-15

    Classical statistical mechanics of the molecular optics theory proposed by Buckingham [A. D. Buckingham and J. A. Pople, Proc. Phys. Soc. A 68, 905 (1955)] has been extended to describe the field induced molecular orientational polarization effects on nonlinear optics. In this paper, we present the generalized molecular orientational nonlinear optical processes (MONLO) through the calculation of the classical orientational averaging using the Boltzmann type time-averaged orientational interaction energy in the randomly oriented molecular system under the influence of applied electric fields. The focal points of the calculation are (1) the derivation of rigorous tensorial components of the effective molecular hyperpolarizabilities, (2) the molecular orientational polarizations and the electronic polarizations including the well-known third-order dc polarization, dc electric field induced Kerr effect (dc Kerr effect), optical Kerr effect (OKE), dc electric field induced second harmonic generation (EFISH), degenerate four wave mixing (DFWM) and third harmonic generation (THG). We also present some of the new predictive MONLO processes. For second-order MONLO, second-order optical rectification (SOR), Pockels effect and difference frequency generation (DFG) are described in terms of the anisotropic coefficients of first hyperpolarizability. And, for third-order MONLO, third-order optical rectification (TOR), dc electric field induced difference frequency generation (EFIDFG) and pump-probe transmission are presented.

  16. Molecular Simulation of Carbon Dioxide, Brine, and Clay Mineral...

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    Journal Article: Molecular Simulation of Carbon Dioxide, Brine, and Clay Mineral Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Molecular Simulation of Carbon Dioxide, Brine, and Clay ...

  17. Controlling Motion at the Nanoscale: Rise of the Molecular Machines...

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    Published Article: Controlling Motion at the Nanoscale: Rise of the Molecular Machines Title: Controlling Motion at the Nanoscale: Rise of the Molecular Machines Authors: ...

  18. Molecular Weight Effects on Particle and Polymer Microstructure...

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    Molecular Weight Effects on Particle and Polymer Microstructure in Concentrated Polymer Solutions Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Molecular Weight Effects on Particle ...

  19. Analysis of Molecular Clusters in Simulations of Lithium-Ion...

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    Journal Article: Analysis of Molecular Clusters in Simulations of Lithium-Ion Battery Electrolytes. Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Analysis of Molecular Clusters in ...

  20. Applications of molecular replacement to G protein-coupled receptors...

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    Applications of molecular replacement to G protein-coupled receptors Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Applications of molecular replacement to G protein-coupled receptors ...