Pressurized Graphene as Switch?

This research is a promising first step toward finding a way to use graphene as a transistor, an achievement that would have widespread applications.

Graphene

Oh, the Things We Put in Magnets!

By studying hemoglobin proteins in magnets, scientists can identify new kinds of abnormalities.

Hemoglobin graphic by Abigail Engleman

A Year at the MagLab

Want to understand the scope and impact of the National MagLab in just a few minutes? Check out this short-and-sweet brochure.

2017 At a Glance - MagLab Annual Report

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


Imaging current flow in the brain during transcranial electrical stimulation, A. K. Kasinadhuni, et al., Brain Stimulation, 10 (2017) 764-772 See Science Highlight or Read online 

Magneto-Electric Effects in Metal-Organic Quantum Magnet, L. Yin, et al., J. Low Temp. Phys., 187,627 (2017) See Science Highlight or Read online 

Novel Metallofullerene Boosts Dynamic Nuclear Polarization, X. Wang, et al., Chem. Comm., 54, 2425-2428 (2018) See Science Highlight or Read online 

Ceramic Insulation for High-Temperature Superconducting Wire, H.Kandel, et al., Supercond. Sci. Technol., 28 (3) 035010 (2015) See Science Highlight or Read online 

Switchable Transmission of Quantum Hall Edge States in Bilayer Graphene, J. Li, et al., Physical Review Letters, 120, 057701 (2018) See Science Highlight or Read online 

Targeted Annotation of Peptides by Selective Infrared Multiphoton Dissociation Mass Spectrometry, N.B. Borotto, et al., Analytical Chemistry, 89, 8304-8310 (2017) See Science Highlight or Read online 

Exciton States in a New Monolayer Semiconductor, A.V. Stier, et al., Physical Review Letters, 120, 057405 (2018) See Science Highlight or Read online 

A magnetic topological semimetal Sr1-yMn1-zSb2(y, z < 0.1), J.Y. Liu, et al., Nature Materials, 16, 905–910 (2017) See Science Highlight or Read online