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Perfect Powder: Ames Laboratory Perfects Metal Powders for Manufacturing

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Ames Laboratory's high-pressure gas atomization process has garnered the laboratory at least 16 patents over the last two decades and created a spin-off company.
12-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Ames Laboratory Develops Solvent-, Catalyst-Free Way to Produce Alkali Metal Hydrides

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Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have found a way to create alkali metal hydrides without the use of solvents or catalysts. The process, using room temperature mechanical ball milling, provides a lower cost method to...
20-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Ames Laboratory Awarded $5 Million to Improve Metal Powders for Advanced Manufacturing

Ames Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been awarded $5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) to improve the production and composition of metal alloy powders used in additive manufacturing.
2-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Ames Laboratory Scientists Create New Compound, First Intermetallic Double Salt with Platinum

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Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory are being credited with creating the first intermetallic double salt with platinum.
23-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Ames Laboratory Scientists Gain Insight on Mechanism of Unconventional Superconductivity

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Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and partner institutions conducted a systematic investigation into the properties of the newest family of unconventional superconducting materials, iron-based compounds. The study may...
18-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ames Laboratory to Receive $3 Million to Develop Instrument to Study Plant Cell Walls

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A team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory will be developing new instrumentation aimed at determining the chemical and structural makeup of plant cell walls. The group is receiving $1 million a year for three years...
17-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ames Laboratory Senior Scientist Paul C. Canfield Receives James C. McGroddy Prize

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Professor Paul C. Canfield, a senior scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Ames Laboratory has been awarded the James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials by the American Physical Society (APS).
13-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Critical Materials Institute Announces Multi-Faceted Research Partnership with Rio Tinto to Explore Recovery of Critical Minerals and Metals

The Critical Materials Institute (CMI) – a U.S. Department of Energy Innovation Hub led by the Ames Laboratory – announced today an important new research initiative in partnership with Rio Tinto, a mining and metals company. The new initiative...
12-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Exploring Mysteries on the Surface

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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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