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News from Chemistry
Exotic interactions uncovered in actinide systems (ChemistryWorld)
"Until recently, few experimental techniques were available to provide quantitative information regarding the extent of covalent bonding for actinides in a range of oxidation states and ligand field environments," says Stosh Kozimor of the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Nanoscale engineering boosts performance of quantum dot light emitting diodes
Dramatic advances in the field of quantum dot light emitting diodes (QD-LEDs) could come from recent work by the Nanotechnology and Advanced Spectroscopy team at Los Alamos National Laboratory. 10/25/13
Dr. David Hobart Selected ACS Fellow
Dr. David Hobart, long-time Chemistry Division employee and now-affiliate, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS). David was honored for his significant contributions to f-element science. 8/12/13