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Theoretical modeling illuminates a new nonlinear Hall Effect

An international team of researchers including a team from the Center for the Advancement of Topological Semimetals (CATS), an Energy Frontier Research Center under the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science led by Ames National Laboratory,...
30-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers use AI to find new magnetic materials without critical elements

A team of scientists from Ames National Laboratory developed a new machine learning model for discovering critical-element-free permanent magnet materials based on the predicted Curie temperature of new material combinations.
5-Sep-2023 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers develop a unique quantum mechanical approach to determining metal ductility

A team of scientists from Ames National Laboratory and Texas A&M University developed a new quantum-mechanics-based approach to predict metal ductility. The team demonstrated its effectiveness on refractory multi-principal-element alloys.
14-Aug-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Squeeze a little science onto your toothbrush

Ames National Laboratory partnered with the Colgate-Palmolive Company to improve stannous fluoride, an FDA approved ingredient that prevents tooth decay and plaque formation, and combats gum disease.
8-Aug-2023 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Structure of the elusive boron monoxide finally determined after 83 years

In an effort to discover new 2D materials, a team of scientists from Ames National Laboratory determined the structure of boron monoxide using new NMR methods and previously unavailable analytical tools.
18-Jul-2023 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers make a surprising discovery about the magnetic interactions in a Kagome layered topological magnet

A team from Ames National Laboratory conducted an in-depth investigation of the magnetism of TbMn6Sn6, a Kagome layered topological magnet. They were surprised to find that the magnetic spin reorientation in TbMn6Sn6 occurs by generating increasing...
11-Jul-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New tool helps improve quantum computing circuit component

A team of scientists from Ames National Laboratory in partnership with the Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems Center, used the terahertz SNOM microscope, originally developed at Ames Lab, to investigate the interface and connectivity of a...
5-Jul-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists make a surprising discovery about magnetic defects in topological insulators

Scientists from the Department of Energy’s Ames National Laboratory made an intriguing discovery while characterizing the magnetism in a dilute magnetic topological insulator. Despite this material’s ferromagnetism, they discovered strong...
9-Jun-2023 12:05 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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