APS in the Argonne News


Argonne News 2002 Articles

Argonne News is the Argonne weekly employee newsletter. This page contains Argonne News articles that focus on the APS.

Student is youngest APS poster award winner (Jan. 28)
Seventeen-year-old Wenyi Cai was the youngest winner ever of a student poster presentation award at the 11th User Meeting at the Advanced Photon Source (APS).

Argonne promoteslocal economic opportunity (Feb. 11)
Hi-tech companies are increasingly turning to Argonne's research facilities to keep their products on top of the market.

New APS beamlines target protein structure (Mar. 25)
An agreement to build new biological research capabilities at Argonne's Advanced Photon Source has been signed by Argonne officials and the directors of two institutes of the National Institute of Health.

Advanced Photon Source reorganization increases user support (Apr. 15)
The Advanced Photon Source has been reorganized to enable future growth and enlargement of its scientific and technological impact.

APS welcomes newest access team: NE-CAT (May 20)
NE-CAT, the latest collaborative access team to take advantage of Argonne's Advanced Photon Source, will conduct research in a variety of biomedical areas.

Kids share thoughts about the APS in essays (Jul. 15)
Zachary Miksis liked the fact that "you not only see cool things, you learn cool things about how things work."

X-rays reveal secrets of diesel combustion (Jul. 22)
Groundbreaking research in the use of X-ray beams to analyze diesel fuel injector sprays has earned a U.S. Department of Energy award for a team of Argonne scientist.


APS team to do its best work under pressure (Aug. 19)
New beamlines recently dedicated at the Advanced Photon Source (APS) "will take us into the superheated cores of planets and back to the origins of life, without ever leaving sector 16," said Murray Gibson, the associate laboratory director for the APS.

APS hosts family day (Oct. 14)
For many of the Advanced Photon Source (APS) employees and users whose families ask them, "But, what do you do at work?" APS family day provided an answer.

APS, DEP challenge students to explain X-ray research (Nov. 4)
Argonne is challenging high school students to design interactive exhibits that demonstrate the scientific principals of synchrotron X-ray science.

APS has record-setting run, rising availability (Nov. 11)
Argonne is challenging high school students to design interactive exhibits that demonstrate the scientific principals of synchrotron X-ray science...

APS detects earthquake (Nov. 18)
In addition to producing the nation's most brilliantX-rays, Argonne's Advanced Photon Source also makes a sensitive seismometer - a powerful earthquake in Alaska Nov. 3 triggered an unexpected beam loss.

Bioreduction may not stop uranium spread (Nov. 25)
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have discovered that using bacteria to remediate uranium-contaminated groundwater may not be as simple as originally thought.

New APS teams focus on structural biology (Dec. 2)
Two new collaborative access teams (CATs) soon will begin structural biology research at the Advanced Photon Source: Northeastern CAT (NE-CAT) and Life Sciences CAT (LS-CAT).

New computer system speeds 3D imaging (Dec. 9)
A new computer cluster developed for the Advanced Photon Source (APS) offers the efficiency and flexibility of real-time results in a field where researchers generally wait hours, days or weeks for analyzed data.