To help make batteries last longer between recharges and run more power-thirsty applications, researchers are interested in vanadyl phosphate, but the material hasn’t lived up to expectations. Researchers are using the Advanced Light Source to study a modified form of vanadyl phosphate, with results that will help focus future efforts to improve battery performance. More>
Lab researchers may apply for Tech Maturation ($100 to $150k per award), or Cooperative Development ($250 to $750k per award). Letters of intent are due Dec. 22. Contact Shanshan Li (x5366), or Russell Carrington (x6439) if interested in applying. Go here for details and link to recorded webinar.
Retired Berkeley Lab mathematician David Bailey will receive the 2017 AMS Levi L. Conant Prize for the article “The Computation of Previously Inaccessible Digits of π2 and Catalan’s Constant,” along with three other co-authors. The prize will be awarded Jan. 5 at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta. More>
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