Nanoscience in the 21st century
This issue of the ORNL Review highlights nanoscience research projects from areas across the laboratory's science and technology agenda, illustrating the benefits of our multidisciplinary, multi-institutional approach.
ORNL provides a cutting-edge research facility that is open to scientists around the globe and a world-class nanoscience program.
Nano platforms deliver drugs, genes and more to individual cells.
Better batteries from the ground up
ORNL microscopy explores the "room at the bottom" in lithium-ion batteries.
Neutrons shine a light on geological nanostructures.
Designing materials for the future
Analyzing alloys at the atomic level.
Funneling DNA through nanopores enables fast, direct sequencing.
A closer look at catalysts
Catalytic techniques will be in high demand for their ability to enhance energy technologies.
Synthetic biology, nanostructures could boost biofuel production.
A closer view
A Closer View: Sean Smith
The Director of ORNL's Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences says working at ORNL offers the opportunity to have a significant impact on society at large.
Small-scale phenomena drive nextgeneration computing technology.