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  • ORNL microscopy directly images problematic lithium dendrites in batteries
    OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 6, 2015—Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have captured the first real-time nanoscale images of lithium dendrite structures known to degrade lithium-ion batteries. The ORNL team’s electron microscopy could help researchers address long-standing issues related to battery performance and safety.

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  • Materials - Efficient catalysts - January 13, 2015 - Reduction of pollution from vehicles and power plants relies, in large part, on how effectively catalysts can oxidize nitric oxide (NO). Advancing such catalyst performance requires a better understanding of the noble metals used in catalytic converters.


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ORNL Awards Night 1999


Outstanding Accomplishment in Science and Technology -

Research Accomplishment:

  • Jim Bentley
  • Easo George
  • Eliot Specht

Development Accomplishment:

  • Amit Goyal
  • Dominic Lee
  • Karren More
  • Bob Swindeman

Leadership R&D:

  • Rod Judkins

Operational Support:

  • Curtis Maples

Technical Support:

  • Jeff Bailey
  • Wade Jones