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

Abstract

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 aroundmore » the world address the myriad challenges in nanoscience.« less

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Research Org.:
LBNL (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC); Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Friends of Science
OSTI Identifier:
1041409
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Resource Relation:
Conference: Science at the Theater Lecture Series, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, presented on June 6, 2011
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; NATIONAL GOVERNMENT; PUBLIC OFFICIALS; INFORMATION NEEDS; SABOTAGE; NUCLEAR WEAPONS; ENERGY SOURCES; SPACE FLIGHT; CLIMATIC CHANGE; NANO PROPERTIES; PROTEINS; NANODEVICES; THIN FILMS; SUB-NANOMETER POROUS MEMBRANE; QUANTUM DOTS; ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Citation Formats

Milliron, Delia, Sanili, Babak, Weber-Bargioni, Alex, and Xu, Ting. Big Thinking: The Power of Nanoscience (LBNL Science at the Theater). United States: N. p., 2011. Web.
Milliron, Delia, Sanili, Babak, Weber-Bargioni, Alex, & Xu, Ting. Big Thinking: The Power of Nanoscience (LBNL Science at the Theater). United States.
Milliron, Delia, Sanili, Babak, Weber-Bargioni, Alex, and Xu, Ting. Mon . "Big Thinking: The Power of Nanoscience (LBNL Science at the Theater)". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1041409.
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abstractNote = {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.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2011},
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