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MagLab Open House 2017

Extra! Extra! New Magazine About High-Field Science

Written for both scientists and science fans, fields magazine is about the very cool things researchers discover about our world using high-field magnets. Check out the first issue.

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Prestigious Honor for MagLab Chemist

Naresh Dalal has been named a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Naresh Dalal, Robert O. Lawton Professor of Chemistry

Fancy Fridge for Frigid Physics

Thanks to a unique and powerful refrigerator, the MagLab is the only place in the world where scientists can do experiments both in very high fields and at very low temperatures.

Ju-Hyun Park, left, and Hongwoo Baek install the powerful portable dilution refrigerator.

Mini Magnet Packs World-Record, One-Two Punch

Game-changing technology may hold the key to ever-stronger magnets needed by scientists.

World-record REBCO magnet.

Videos from Theory Winter School

If you weren’t able to attend this year’s Theory Winter School on modeling of correlated electron materials, check out the videos on our YouTube channel.

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Research Initiatives

Research Initiatives - Materials

MATERIALS

Scientists use our magnets to explore semiconductors, superconductors, newly-grown crystals, buckyballs and materials from the natural world — research that reveals the secret workings of materials and empowers us to develop new technologies.

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Research Initiatives - Energy

ENERGY

Scientists here are working to optimize petroleum refining, advance potential bio-fuels such as pine needles and algae, and fundamentally change the way we store and deliver energy by developing better batteries.

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Research Initiatives - Life

LIFE

With the world’s strongest MRI magnet, scientists here study everything from living animals to individual cells, from proteins to disease-fighting molecules found in plants and animals — work that could improve treatment of AIDS, cancer, Alzheimer’s and other diseases.

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Featured Publications


Symmetry Reduction in the Quantum Kagome Antiferromagnet Herbertsmithite, A. Zorko, et al., Phys. Rev. Lett., 118, 017202 (2017) See Science Highlight or Read online 

Spatially inhomogeneous electron state deep in the extreme quantum limit of strontium titanate, A. Bhattacharya, et al., Nature Communications, 7, 12974 (2016) See Science Highlight or Read online 

Unusual Mott transition in multiferroic PbCrO3, S. Wang, et al., The National Academy of Sciences, (2015) 112 (50), 15320 See Science Highlight or Read online 

Polar Lipid Composition of Biodiesel Algae Candidates Nannochloropsis oculata and Haematococcus pluvialis from Nano Liquid Chromatography Coupled with Negative Electrospray Ionization 14.5 T Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry, Y. Corilo, et al., Energy Fuels, (2016) 30, 10, 8270–8276 See Science Highlight or Read online 

DNA Interactions Probed by Hydrogen Deuterium Exchange (HDX) Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry Confirm External Binding Sites on the Minichromosomal Maintenance (MCM) Helicase, B. W. Graham, et al., J. Biol. Chem, (2016) 291, 12467-12480 See Science Highlight or Read online 

Magnetic Torque Anomaly in the Quantum Limit of Weyl Semimetals, J.W. Moll, et al., Nature Communications, (2016) 7, 12492 See Science Highlight or Read online