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formation of magnetic polarons in Mn-doped CdSe nanocrystals

This illustration depicts the formation of magnetic polarons in Mn-doped CdSe nanocrystals.

See the latest Science Highlights Issue: July 26, 2017

The July issue of the Science Highlights is now online. This Highlights issue features awards, in addition to articles reporting current scientific work at Los Alamos. This issue's article cover the following research:

  • Analysis of highly expressed small RNA in Yersinia pestis (the causative agent of plague)
  • Using light to align magnetic atoms
  • Nanoindentation that explains plasticity and shear stress in molecular crystals of pharmaceuticals and energetic materials
  • Capability enhancements for archiving historical radiochemical data and using the Trinity supercomputer partition merge to increase classified computing capability 

Read these articles and more in the July 2017 issue.

About Science Highlights

Science Highlights features some of the current, cutting-edge scientific research at Los Alamos. The highlights also include recent awards and recognitions of Los Alamos scientists. Science Highlights is published once a month and produced by the Laboratory's Science, Technology, and Engineering directorate.

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