New Whole-Body Scanner Ready for Research

Our new MRI machine provides the best spatial resolution available for human imaging, making it a powerful tool for nationwide, multi-site health research.

The new 3-T MRI machine heads into its new home at the MagLab.

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.

fields magazine masthead

See-Thru Science

Seeing is believing. In these animations, we show you what electricity and magnetism might look like if they weren't invisible.

How ignition coils work.

Deconstructing the Series Connected Hybrid Magnet

The engineering marvel that is the 36-tesla SCH magnet is made up of many parts. Demystify the MagLab's newest world-record instrument through this interactive learning experience.

Parts of the SCH magnet

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

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


Identification and Characterization of Human Proteoforms by Top-Down LC-21 Tesla FT-ICR Mass Spectrometry , L.C. Anderson, et al., Journal of Proteome Research , 16 (2), 1087-1096 (2017) See Science Highlight or Read online 

Probing the Influence of Dielectric Environment on Excitons in Monolayer WSe2: Insight from High Magnetic Fields, A.V. Stier, et al., Nano Lett., 16 (11), 7054-7060 (2016) See Science Highlight or Read online 

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