December 10, 2007Albert Macrander of the Argonne X-ray Science Division (XSD) has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society.
December 4, 2007Michael Borland of the Argonne Accelerator Systems Division has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society.
October 18, 2007Tao Sun (Northwestern University), who is currently doing his thesis research at the APS, has been awarded one of three Graduate Excellence in Materials Science Diamond awards by the Basic Science Division of The American Ceramic Society.
October 12, 2007The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Susan Mini, chair of Northern Illinois University’s Department of Physics, a grant of nearly $1.4 million to make upgrades to a beamline at the Argonne Advanced Photon Source.
August 28, 2007Juan Carlos Campuzano, an Argonne Distinguished Fellow and Advanced Photon Source user, is one of two Argonne researchers who have earned a coveted 2007 achievement award from HENAAC.
August 27, 2007A 2007 R&D 100 Award has been garnered by a mammography system that could replace current technology.
August 27, 2007That’s not a giant, translucent beetle attacking New York’s Times Square. It’s a graphical accompaniment to a study carried out at the Argonne Advanced Photon Source.
June 18, 2007Cedric “Rick” Putnam of the APS Engineering and Support Division (AES) Mechanical Operations and Maintenance Group is one of four Argonne employees to be presented with The University of Chicago Board of Governors for Argonne Outstanding Service Award for 2007.
May 31, 2007Operations Analysis Group Leader to be honored for his work on software for accelerator physics research.
May 8, 2007Mariana Varotto of the Controls Group in the APS Engineering and Support Division at Argonne has been officially recognized as a role model for technology professionals.
April 2, 2007The Advanced Photon Source and the APS Users Organization announced that the 2007 Arthur H. Compton Award was presented jointly to Andrzej Joachimiak (BIO) and Gerold Rosenbaum (SUF-USR).
April 2, 2007Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, with colleagues at the Art Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University, are using the Advanced Photon Source in their investigations of the casting technology and the inner structure of ancient bronzes from early Chinese dynasties (1700-221 BCE).
January 12, 2007The MERIX spectrometer was successfully commissioned in November-December 2006 at the sector 30 beamline of the Advanced Photon Source. This new spectrometer will be used for the study of collective valence electron excitations in correlated electron systems, primarily of transition-metal oxides.
January 11, 2007An Israeli structural biologist and an American physicist will share the $100,000 Wolf Prize in Chemistry for their discoveries leading to a unified picture of basic biological mechanisms.
January 11, 2007The current status and future directions for the field of nanomagnetism and its relationship to hard x-rays is the subject of a topical review based on a study that explores future scientific directions for the Advanced Photon Source.