Small additions of elemental Hafnium boosts current-carrying capability in Nb3Sn superconductor.
Scientists in Germany study how high magnetic fields affect the temperature of this rare-earth metal.
With a prestigious prize from the National Science Foundation, MagLab chemist Yan-Yan Hu hopes to boost the performance of materials by engineering them with the best possible flaws.
Researchers see promise in a cheaper, safer alternative to lithium batteries.
In a crystalline structure that locks a heavy atom in a metal cage, scientists find a key to materials that can turn heat into electricity, and vice versa.
Thanks to the MagLab’s expertise and unique instruments, a geochemist finds a treasure trove of oil-spill data buried beneath the sea.
Combining high-field NMR with infrared microscopy, scientists learned more about how gas diffuses in a novel class of molecular sieves that could one day be used for gas separation.
Watch environmental chemist Susan Richardson explain her research into hydraulic fracturing and drinking water.
Promising technique could be used to turn light into electricity and electricity into light.
Researchers have discovered a new method to create encapsulated carbon nanomaterials that contain fluorine. Known as fullerenes, these nanocages are promising candidates for clean energy applications.