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Learning more about particle collisions with machine learning

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) near Geneva, Switzerland became famous around the world in 2012 with the detection of the Higgs boson. The observation marked a crucial confirmation of the Standard Model of particle physics, which organizes the subatomic particles into groups similar to elements in the periodic table from chemistry.

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Jul 8, 2020

New cathode coating extends lithium-ion battery life, boosts safety

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, in collaboration with Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), has developed a new particle-level cathode coating for lithium-ion batteries meant to increase their life and safety. 
The idea, three years in the making, was developed at Argonne in collaboration with HKUST. It was funded by the DOE’s Office of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, Vehicle Technologies Office.

Published
Jul 8, 2020