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Costas Soukoulis elected to National Academy of Inventors

Costas Soukoulis, Ames Laboratory senior scientist and Iowa State University Frances M. Craig Endowed Chair and Distinguished Professor, has been named as a 2018 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.
11-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists shuffle the deck to create materials with new quantum behaviors

Layered transition metal dichalcogenides or TMDCs—materials composed of metal nanolayers sandwiched between two other layers of chalcogens— have become extremely attractive to the research community due to their ability to exfoliate into 2D...
7-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Pushing the (Extra Cold) Frontiers of Superconducting Science

Ames Laboratory has developed a method to measure magnetic properties of superconducting and magnetic materials that exhibit unusual quantum behavior at very low temperatures in high magnetic fields.
18-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Critical Materials Institute takes major step toward printed anisotropic magnets

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Critical Materials Institute has taken a major step toward printed, aligned anisotropic magnets via additive manufacturing processes.
2-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Coming Soon to Exascale Computing: Software for Chemistry of Catalysis

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory is launching a four-year, $3.2 million project to develop software that will bring the power of exascale computers to the computational study and design of catalytic materials.
1-Oct-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Predict Superelastic Properties in a Group of Iron-Based Superconductors

A collaboration between scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and the Institute for Theoretical Physics at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main has computationally predicted a number of unique properties in a group of...
30-Aug-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Rare-Earth Magnet Recycling Tech Wins Innovation Award

Researchers at the Critical Materials Institute (CMI) and Ames Laboratory invented a magnet recycling process in which magnets are dissolved in water-based solutions, recovering more than 99 percent purity rare earth elements.
28-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Unusual Rare Earth Compound Opens Doorway to New Class of Functional Materials

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have discovered an earlier unknown discontinuous magnetoelastic transition in a rare-earth intermetallic. The mechanism of the material’s changing magnetic state is so unusual, it...
25-Jul-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Exploring Mysteries on the Surface

Ames Laboratory scientists Pat Thiel and Michael Tringides are explorers, discovering the unique properties of two-dimensional (2D) materials and metals grown on graphene, graphite, and other carbon coated surfaces.
10-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST

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