Posts tagged with "Engineering"

metamaterials

Lab develops metamaterials that change mechanical properties under magnetic fields

Dec. 7, 2018 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) researchers have introduced a new class of metamaterials that can nearly instantly respond and stiffen 3D-printed structures when exposed to a magnetic field, a development that could be applied to next-generation helmets, wearable armor and a host of...
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Call for HPC for Energy Innovation proposals

Nov. 14, 2018 -  
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation ( HPC4EI ) Initiative today issued its first joint solicitation for the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program ( HPC4Mfg ) and the High Performance Computing for Materials Program ( HPC4Mtls ). The...
For article Research team achieves record performance for 3D-printed graphene aerogel supercapacitors

Research team achieves record performance for 3D-printed graphene aerogel supercapacitors

Nov. 2, 2018 -  
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) and the University of California, Santa Cruz ( UCSC ) have created 3D-printed supercapacitor electrodes capable of achieving record-breaking performance and overcoming conventional tradeoffs for supercapacitors in the process. In a...
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DOE to issue joint solicitation for HPC programs

Oct. 24, 2018 -  
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation ( HPC4EI ) Initiative has announced it will issue its first joint solicitation in November for two of its pillar initiatives, the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program ( HPC4Mfg ) and the High...
For article HPC4Materials announces first awards

HPC4Materials announces first awards

Sept. 26, 2018 -  
The Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the first round of awardees for the new HPC4Materials ( HPC4Mtls ) Program, a public-private effort aimed at using high-performance computing to advance U.S. industry’s discovery, design and development of materials for severe environments. The nine...
For article Spack, a Lab-developed 'app store for supercomputers,' becoming standard-bearer

Spack, a Lab-developed 'app store for supercomputers,' becoming standard-bearer

Sept. 18, 2018 -  
Spack, a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory-developed open source package manager optimized for high performance computing (HPC), is making waves throughout the HPC community, including internationally, as evidenced by a recent tour of European HPC facilities by the tool’s developers. Despite...
For article LLNL explores machine learning to prevent defects in metal 3D-printed parts in real time

LLNL explores machine learning to prevent defects in metal 3D-printed parts in real time

Sept. 13, 2018 -  
For years, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory engineers and scientists have used an array of sensors and imaging techniques to analyze the physics and processes behind metal 3D printing in an ongoing effort to build higher quality metal parts the first time , every time. Now, researchers are...
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Electrochemical 'roughening' improves LLNL-developed flexible biological sensors

Sept. 11, 2018 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) engineers and scientists have developed a new technique that enhances the performance of Lab-developed flexible thin-film biological sensors, increasing the sensitivity of the implantable arrays to chemicals for biosensing applications, among other...
For article DOE funds LLNL project aimed at improving energy efficiency in buildings

DOE funds LLNL project aimed at improving energy efficiency in buildings

Sept. 10, 2018 -  
The Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) within the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) recently awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers with $3 million for a three-year project aimed at using building energy more efficiently to...
science advances

Hierarchical 3D printing of nanoporous gold could ‘revolutionize’ electrochemical reactor design

Aug. 31, 2018 -  
Nanoporous metals are superior catalysts for chemical reactions due to their large surface area and high electrical conductivity, making them perfect candidates for applications such as electrochemical reactors, sensors and actuators. In a study published today in the journal Science Advances ,...