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.