Latest News Releases

  • 02/12/2008

    AMES, Iowa – Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have come up with a potentially perfect way to sort and distribute the massive amounts of data that travel daily over optical fibers to people throughout the world. The new technology, a three-dimensional photonic crystal add-drop filter, promises greatly enhanced transmission of multiple wavelength channels (wavelengths of light) traveling along the same optical fiber. The innovative filter is a significant achievement in the effort to develop all-optical transport networks that would eliminate electrical components from optical transmission links and guarantee virtually flawless data reception to end users of the Internet and other fiber-based telecommunications systems.




     
  • 02/11/2008

    AMES, Iowa – Sauer-Danfoss, Inc. of Ames presented a check for $1,000 to the 2008 Science Bowl program, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University. Matt Bendler, Human Resources director for the Americas Region, presented the check to Steve Karsjen, Ames Laboratory/ISU Science Bowl coordinator.




     
  • 02/06/2008

    AMES, Iowa – Iver Anderson, senior metallurgist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, has been selected to receive the 2007 Distinguished Scientist/Engineer Award by the Electronic, Magnetic & Photonic Materials Division of The Minerals, Metals, & Materials Society.




     
  • 01/26/2008

    AMES, Iowa – In only its second year of competition, a team of home schooled students from Cedar Rapids-Marion won the 18th annual Regional Science Bowl, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University, here Saturday. The Cedar Rapids-Marion team defeated Central Academy of Des Moines 48-42 in the championship match.




     
  • 01/22/2008

    AMES, Iowa – Forty-eight teams of students from 44 different high schools across Iowa will put their science knowledge to the test as they compete on Saturday, Jan. 26, in the 18th annual Regional Science Bowl, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University.




     
  • 01/09/2008

    AMES, Iowa – Ask Iver Anderson at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory about consumer interest in and desire for “ultragreen” electric-drive vehicles, and he’ll reply without a moment’s hesitation that the trend is unstoppable and growing fast.




     
  • 01/02/2008

    AMES, Iowa – Alex King began his duties as director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory on Jan. 1, 2008.  King becomes Ames Laboratory’s fourth director.




     
  • 01/02/2008

    AMES, Iowa – Employees of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University’s Institute for Physical Research and Technology presented a check for more than $4,200 to the Ames Shop with a Cop program.  The funds were proceeds from the Ames Lab/IPRT Holiday Auction on Dec. 6.