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July 29, 2016
News Feature
The White House announced $50 million in funding for ‘Battery500’, a five year effort, as part of a package of initiatives to accelerate adoption of electric vehicles in the U.S.
July 20, 2016
News Feature
Now the startup, Lumeras LLC, has a viable commercial product, and scientists have a new tool for studying the behavior of complex materials.
Lumeras founder Andrew Merriam, left, and SLAC/Stanford Professor Zhi-Xun Shen with a tabletop laser the company developed
June 17, 2016
News Feature
Yi Cui and colleagues have developed new ways to improve hydrogen production and rechargeable zinc batteries.
May 23, 2016
News Feature
Taken at SLAC, microscopic footage of exploding liquids will give researchers more control over experiments at X-ray lasers.
May 11, 2016
News Feature
Precisely flawed nanodiamonds could produce next-generation tools for imaging and communications.
April 25, 2016
News Feature
Many technologies rely upon nanomaterials that can absorb or release atoms quickly and repeatedly. New work provides a first look inside these phase-changing nanoparticles.
April 20, 2016
News Feature
Laser light exposes the properties of materials used in batteries and electronics.
April 6, 2016
News Feature
Adding pressure could improve the performance of solar cells made of perovskites, a promising photovoltaic material.
April 1, 2016
Press Release
Scientists have used X-rays to observe exactly how silver electrical contacts form during manufacturing of solar modules.
January 28, 2016
Press Release
Wrapping silicon anode particles in custom-fit graphene cages could solve two major obstacles to using silicon in high-capacity lithium ion batteries.
Illustration of silicon particles with and without graphene cages

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