Researchers clarify mystery about proposed battery material

Study explains conflicting results from other experiments, may lead to batteries with more energy per pound. [caption id="attachment_12922" align="alignnone" width="639"] This series of photographs shows the chemical reaction that occurs during the charging of a…

UW helps create the largest neutrino detectors in…

[caption id="attachment_12707" align="alignnone" width="671"] Physical Sciences Laboratory electronics technician Andy Arbuckle soldering 150 micron CuBe wire on the anode panel assembly (APA). Four underground detector modules in South Dakota will each be two-thirds the size…

Thin photodetector could increase performance without adding bulk

[caption id="attachment_12670" align="alignnone" width="775"] UW–Madison electrical and computer engineering graduate student Zhenyang Xia holds a dish containing photodetector samples. The sample colors vary depending on how they are tuned to absorb a specific light wavelength.…

New method allows real-time monitoring of irradiated materials

Technique will enable continuous measurement of damage to materials in high-radiation environments. [caption id="attachment_12437" align="alignnone" width="639"] “Our whole goal was to monitor how materials evolve when exposed to radiation,” associate professor Michael Short explains, “but…