- Nuclear & Particle Physics
- Isotope Research & Production
- RIKEN BNL Research Center
Latest Issue: Thursday, September 28, 2023
A Message from Chuck Black
CFN Director Chuck Black explores the concept of metanoia, the way we adapt under pressure to embrace challenges, and how concepts in physical training and exercise can translate into mental strength.
A Message from Shruti Sharma
Shruti Sharma, chair of the CFN Users’ Executive Committee (UEC), describes efforts by the UEC to expand access to CFN resources and staff, suggests ways to build a bigger user community, encourages users to prepare research highlights, and invites users to participate in the Annual CFN Image Contest.
Updates for the User Community
Grace Webster, CFN user program administrator and outreach coordinator, reminds users of the upcoming user proposal deadline, promotes safety and compliance by detailing processes related to export control and safety approval forms, and recaps how to access the CFN onsite or remotely for experiments.
News and Research Highlights
Recent news, research highlights, awards and honors, and personnel changes at the CFN are reported.
Rare & Efficient Energy Transfer in 2D Heterostructures
CFN staff and users co-led a study that discovered an efficient and unusual energy transfer process from a lower to higher bandgap semiconductor material in stacked heterostructures of monolayer WSe2 & MoS2.
Strength Is in This Glass's DNA
Scientists coat specialized pieces of DNA with a pure form of glass to create a lightweight material that is stronger than steel.
CFN ES&H Coordinator Wai-Lin Ng discusses working after hours and the importance of safety approval forms
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