Brookhaven National Laboratory News Brookhaven National Laboratory conducts research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, as well as in energy technologies. Brookhaven also builds and operates major facilities available to university, industrial, and government scientists. en-us The Pellet Stove Design Challenge: We Have a Winner! Brookhaven Lab recently hosted the three-day Pellet Stove Design Challenge, organized by the Alliance for Green Heat, which featured stove demonstrations and testing as well as presentations and round-table discussions on a variety of issues. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 07:30:00 EST Quantum Dots Enhance Light-to-Current Conversion in Layered Metal Dichalcogenide Semiconductors Research demonstrates promise of a new approach for improving solar cells, photocatalysts, light sensors, and other optoelectronic devices. Fri, 8 Apr 2016 09:00:00 EST Technologist Craig Barrett and World Renowned Physicist Séamus Davis Awarded Prestigious Science Foundation Ireland St. Patrick's Day Science Medal Brookhaven Lab/Cornell University physicist Seamus Davis recognized for his work merging cutting-edge technology with the exploration of the fundamental laws of quantum physics. Thu, 17 Mar 2016 07:30:00 EST Brookhaven/Stony Brook University Chemist Esther Takeuchi Featured in Scientist Trading Cards Members of the Electrochemical Society have compiled a deck of 50 cards featuring both historical and contemporary scientists, including Esther Takeuchi, a chemist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University. Tue, 23 Feb 2016 07:30:00 EST Graphene Leans on Glass to Advance Electronics Scientists' use of common glass to optimize graphene's electronic properties could improve technologies from flat screens to solar cells. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 05:00:00 EST Chiral Magnetic Effect Generates Quantum Current Scientists at Brookhaven Lab and Stony Brook University have discovered a new way to generate very low-resistance electric current in a new class of materials. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 11:00:00 EST Robert M. Konik Named Chair of Brookhaven Lab's Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science Department Robert M. Konik has been named Chair of the Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science Department (CMPMS) at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, effective January 1, 2016. Mon, 25 Jan 2016 07:30:00 EST Brookhaven Lab to Partner on Electric Grid Modernization Projects The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory will join other national labs, universities, government, and industry in a complex-wide effort to improve the resiliency, reliability, and security of the nation's electricity delivery system. Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:30:00 EST Unique Two-Level Cathode Structure Improves Battery Performance Controlling surface chemistry of a cathode material could lead to higher-capacity, faster-charging batteries for electronics, vehicles, and energy-storage applications. Mon, 11 Jan 2016 09:00:00 EST Shining A Light On Water-Splitting Reactions Eric Isaacs, a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) recipient, probes how metal nanoparticles supercharge sunlight's water-splitting feat. Thu, 17 Dec 2015 07:30:00 EST