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How long does memory last? For shape memory alloys, the longer the better

Ames Laboratory researchers heated shape memory alloys inside a transmission electron microscope (TEM), so that they could observe phase transitions in real time. The information could lead to more reliable SMAs for applications.
3-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists discover potential path to improving samarium-cobalt magnets

Scientists have discovered a potential tool to enhance magnetization and magnetic anisotropy, making it possible to improve the performance of samarium-cobalt magnets.
13-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pairing "glue" for electrons in iron-based high-temp superconductors studied

Newly published research from a team of scientists led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory sheds more light on the nature of high-temperature iron-based superconductivity.
8-Jul-2019 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Advanced NMR at Ames Lab Captures New Details in Nanoparticle Structures

Advanced nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) techniques at the U.S. Department of Energy’sAmes Laboratory have revealed surprising details about the structure of a key group ofmaterials in nanotechology, mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs), and...
20-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ames Laboratory names James Morris Chief Research Officer

Dr. James Morris has been named Chief Research Officer at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Ames Laboratory. His appointment follows an extensive search and will be effective June 17, 2019.
22-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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2D insulators with ferromagnetic properties are rare; researchers just identified a new one

Collaborating scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and Princeton University have discovered a new layered ferromagnetic semiconductor, a rare type of material that holds great promise for...
10-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New microscopy method provides more details about nanocomposites

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have developed a new microscopy approach for imaging gel nanocomposites in their natural state, which will reveal more useful information about their assembly and properties.
11-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Squeezed nanocrystals: A new model predicts their shape when blanketed under graphene

In a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and Northeastern University, scientists have developed a model for predicting the shape of metal nanocrystals or “islands” sandwiched between or below two-dimensional...
5-Apr-2019 2:05 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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Ames Laboratory creates materials and energy solutions. Ames Laboratory is a government-owned, contractor-operated national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, operated by and located on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.


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