SkyFuels’ Randy Gee, left and NREL’s Gary Jorgensen with the award-winning solar trough. Perseverance, stopping power, and Yanwen Zhang

Bombarded by ions travelling millions of miles a minute, some materials stop the ions quickly, but not others. For designers of nuclear reactors, radiation detectors, and electronics on satellites, knowing a material’s stopping power is key.

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Recovery Act funds boost SRF collaboration between national labs

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is providing DOE’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory with $52.7 million to test and develop superconducting radio frequency cavities, a key technology for next-generation accelerators and the future of particle physics.

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DOE Pulse
  • Number 302  |
  • December 21, 2009