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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

Scientists capture live, atomic-level detail of nanoparticle formation

Scientists at the Sensitive Instrument Facility of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory achieved real-time atom rearrangement monitoring using aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscopy during the synthesis of...
2-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Getting to the root of the mystery:

To better understand the rhizosphere, a new research endeavor at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory will develop a model instrument that will enable scientists to look at the biological interactions in the rhizosphere in real time, in...
25-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists measure exact edge between superconducting and magnetic states

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have developed a method to accurately measure the “exact edge” or onset at which a magnetic field enters a superconducting material.
27-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Taking magnetism for a spin:

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have discovered the relaxation dynamics of a zero-field state in skyrmions, a spinning magnetic phenomenon that has potential applications in data storage and spintronic devices.
23-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST 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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