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Method for Synthesizing Magnet Alloys via Thermal Spray Using Recycled Material
Summary: Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed a method to recycle rare earth elements (REE) waste from magnet processing as well as REE from end-of-life magnets using a very simple and economical process. The process involves creating new magnetic material through a thermal spray technique, resulting in magnets with...
Published: 9/1/2017
Category(s): Ames Laboratory, Energy, Cleantech & Environmental, Engineering & Physical Sciences, Materials
Aluminum-Alkaline Metal-Metal Composite Conductor
Summary: Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed a high strength, lightweight aluminum wire for high-voltage power transmission with reduced electrical resistance for overhead electrical lines. Description: High-voltage electric power transmission cables based on pure aluminum strands with a stranded steel core (ACSR) ...
Published: 5/24/2017
Category(s): Ames Laboratory, Energy, Cleantech & Environmental, Materials
Modular Unit for Thermal Conductivity Measurements in Multiple Cryogenic/Magnetic Field Environments
Summary: Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed a modular sample stage and thermal conductivity measurement device that is compatible with a variety of cryogenic and magnetic field apparatus. This modular device allows for easy switching between apparatus to perform a variety of measurements without sample or thermome...
Published: 2/16/2017
Category(s): Engineering & Physical Sciences, Materials, Research Tools & Design Tools, Ames Laboratory
Functionalization of Ceria with Phosphate for Catalytic Application
Summary: ISU and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed a catalyst functionalized with phosphate that allows for several catalytic processes to occur simultaneously. Stage1.png Description: Ceria (CeO2) catalysts have been a useful solid phase catalyst that has seen an increase in industrial use recently due to its convenient and tunable redo...
Published: 1/10/2017
Category(s): Ames Laboratory, Engineering & Physical Sciences, Materials
Acid-Free Dissolution and Separation of Rare-earth Metals
Summary: ISU and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed a method to effectively recycle rare earth elements through simple REDOX reactions allowing for aqueous processing. This replaces the need for dangerous and environmentally unfriendly acids. Stage2.png Development Stage: Description: Rare earth elements (REE) have seen a sharp increase i...
Published: 12/16/2016
Category(s): Energy, Cleantech & Environmental, Materials, Ames Laboratory
Development of Enhanced AlNiCo Magnets
Summary: ISU and Ames Lab researchers have developed a method for producing AlNiCo magnets that employs the substitution of less expensive materials for cobalt in the AlNiCo alloy. Description: AlNiCo magnets account for a little more than four thousand metric tons of material with a market value of $280mn. AlNiCo magnets are often used as a repla...
Published: 5/26/2016
Category(s): Ames Laboratory, Materials
Double lens device for tunable harmonic generation of laser beams in KKBBF/RBBF crystals
Summary: ISU researchers have developed an improvement to KBBF crystal systems for the generation of ultraviolet laser light by creating an alternative prism geometry that eliminates the need for contacting fluid or optical coupling devices. Description: Lasers consisting of light from the ultra-violet portion of the spectrum have both scientific ...
Published: 4/28/2016
Category(s): Engineering & Physical Sciences, Research Tools & Design Tools, Ames Laboratory
Metamaterials-Based Device for Generation of Broadband Terahertz Radiation
Summary: Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed a metamaterials-based terahertz emitter that could drastically improve communication speeds and imaging resolution. Description: The terahertz gap, which lies between the infrared and millimeter spectral regions (from approximately 100 GHz to 15THz) poses one of the most...
Published: 2/22/2016
Category(s): Ames Laboratory, Engineering & Physical Sciences, Imaging
Methods of room temperature cold-plastic forming or patterning of amorphous alloys
Summary: Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed a method to form amorphous metal alloys at room temperature without introducing shear bands or micro-crystalline structure into the alloy. Description: Amorphous alloys are desirable for use in high precision parts because the mechanical properties of these alloys, combi...
Published: 12/17/2015
Category(s): Ames Laboratory, Engineering & Physical Sciences, Materials
A general efficient Gutzwiller solver for electronic structure simulation package
Summary: Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed a fast solver for the Gutzwiller approximation for electronic structure of atoms. Description: State of the art computational tools for atomic modeling use the Local Density Approximation Density Functional Theory (LDADFT). However, LDADFT often has issues in properly d...
Published: 12/8/2015
Category(s): Ames Laboratory, Research Tools & Design Tools, Software & Information Technology
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