Quantum Dots Amplify Light with Electrical Pumping

by Los Alamos National Laboratory

A LANL team demonstrates that using their “designer” quantum dots, they can achieve light amplification in a nanocrystal solid with direct-current electrical pumping

2014's Top-10 Scientific Achievements at Brookhaven Lab

by Brookhaven National Laboratory

From new insights into the building blocks of matter to advances in understanding batteries, superconductors, and a protein that could help fight cancer, 2014 was a year of stunning successes for the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory. Oh, and did we mention the opening of a brand new facility that will push the limits of discovery across the scientific spectrum? For details on these and the rest of our Top-10 breakthroughs, check out the items below. You can follow Brookhaven Lab on FacebookTwitter, and Tumblr to learn about the discoveries of 2015 as they happen.

Bright Future for Protein Nanoprobes

by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Berkeley Lab researchers discover new rules for single-particle imaging with light-emitting nanocrystals.