Multiprogram Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Jim Keiser - Advanced Energy and Water recovery Technology from Low Grade Waste Heat – Discovery of America by Queltanews

The objective of this project led by the Gas Technology Institute is to study and prove a nano-porous membrane based water vapor separation concept     more...

Multiprogram Oak Ridge National Laboratory: David Wood - Materials and Processing for Advanced Batteries – Discovery of America by Queltanews

Lithium ion battery technology is projected to be one of the energy storage enabling technologies for the full electrification of drive trains and for providing     more...

Multiprogram Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Fred Baker - Commercialisation of the new carbon fiber materials for energy applications – Discovery of America by Queltanews

Production of advanced carbon materials is critically important for development of advanced energy-efficiency systems     more...

Multiprogram Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Jim Keiser - Advanced Membrane Separations Technology – Discovery of America by Queltanews

A prototype transport membrane condenser (TMC) system has been successfully demonstrated for the separation of water vapor and recovery of heat from a clean, controlled gas stream     more...

Multiprogram Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Claus Daniel - Processing and process control for nanocomposite materials for lithium ion batteries – Discovery of America by Queltanews

Domestic auto manufacturers have struggled to introduce hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) and develop plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV), even during periods of high gasoline prices and unstable     more...

Multiprogram Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Chad Duty - Nanocrystalisation the LiCoO2 cathode thin-films batteries utilizing thermal processing (PTP) – Discovery of America by Queltanews

One of the major challenges to the improvement of thin film lithium battery technology is the efficient crystallization and sintering of the LiCoO2 cathode thin-films     more...

Multiprogram Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Michael Hu - Architectured Nanomembranes for energy conversion technologies – Discovery of America by Queltanews

Oxide-based ionic conductors, such as oxygen- or proton-conducting ceramic membranes, are extremely important materials for a wide range of applications, such as in fuel cells     more...

Multiprogram Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Chad Duty - Pulsed Thermal Processing of self-assembled quantum dot structures – Discovery of America by Queltanews

The unique properties of nanomaterials hold immense potential to impact various energy related technologies, such as solid state lighting, photovoltaics, and thermoelectrics     more...

Multiprogram Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Sheng Dai - Mesoporous Carbon membranes for selective gas separations

Separation processes account for more than 5% of the total national energy consumption in the US, and will significantly contribute to the anticipated overall increase in energy consumption. It is therefore necessary to focus on the development of highly selective     more...

Multiprogram Oak Ridge National Laboratory: David DePaoli - Self-assembled nanostructured carbon for energy storage and water treatment – Discovery of America by Queltanews

Energy storage devices are critical enabling technologies for a variety of renewable energy, transportation, and electrical grid, technologies. However     more...
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"History of Fundamental and Applied Sciences Achievements in Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Biotechnology – Discovery of America by Queltanews"

An early example of biotechnology at ORNL was the 1972 demonstration by Chet Francis that garden soil bacteria in bioreactors could remove nitrates and trace metals from industrial waste effluents. ORNL built a pilot bioreactor
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