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Materials cookbook

June 2017

A Berkeley Lab project computes a range of materials properties and boosts the development of new technologies.

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Nanogeometry

December 2016

With a boost from the Titan supercomputer, a Berkeley Lab group works the angles on X-rays to analyze thin films of interest for the next generation of nanodevices.

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Analysis restaurant

November 2015

The AnalyzeThis system deals with the rush of huge data-analysis orders typical in scientific computing.

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Noisy universe

September 2015

Berkeley Lab cosmologists sift tsunamis of data for signals from the birth of galaxies.

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After the thaw

February 2014

Simulations of melting permafrost promise changes in climate modeling.

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Rewinding the universe

December 2013

Dark energy propels the universe to expand faster and faster. Researchers are using simulations to test different conceptions about how this happens.

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Filling in the blanks

November 2012

To prevent important information from being missed, a Berkeley Lab team is improving how supercomputers divvy up the ponderous tasks surrounding large simulations’ analytics and visualization.

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Power boost

January 2012

Berkeley scientists have combined computational modeling and advanced materials synthesis to devise a low-cost anode that bolsters the feasibility of long-life lithium-ion batteries.

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Helping hydrogen along

October 2011

Researchers have pursued clean hydrogen-based fuels for years. A Berkeley Lab team hopes to spur that quest with help from one of the world’s most powerful computers.

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Nanostructural problem-solvers

December 2009

Computation ferrets out emergent behaviors of novel materials built from tiny blocks.

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