Berkeley Lab’s quantum dots have not only found their way into tablets, computer screens, and TVs, they are also used in biological and medical imaging tools, and now Paul Alivisatos’ lab is exploring them for solar cell as well as brain imaging applications. More>
Workforce Development & Education would like to thank the 104 Lab employees for the 461 hours they volunteered to inspire and prepare over 4,000 students from the local community, as well as the 115 mentors who served over 100 interns, in 2014.
UC Berkeley’s Marie Jackson led a key discovery at the Advanced Light Source about Roman architectural concrete that has stood the test of time for nearly two thousand years. Volcanic ash-lime mortar resistant to microcracking is the key to the longevity of the concrete, which was made from coarse chunks of volcanic tuff and brick. More>