2015 News

4 December 2015

MagLab users observe new type of fractional quantum Hall effect

New kind of quantum Hall state observed in graphene superlattices.

2 November 2015

Blocking the flu thruway

A MagLab chemist has determined how the flu virus tunnels into cells, paving the way for new treatments.

19 October 2015

MagLab physicist wins award for advances in measurement science

Albert Migliori wins the top instrumentation prize of the American Physical Society.

1 October 2015

MagLab’s newest world-record magnet open for science

State-of-the-art ion cyclotron resonance magnet system offers researchers significantly more power and accuracy than ever before.

1 October 2015

Researchers trap magnetic field in iron-based superconductor

Experiment marks first time an iron-based high-temperature superconductor works as a strong magnet.

2 September 2015

National MagLab researchers earn prestigious awards

A trio of recent awards reflects the interdisciplinary strength of the lab.

19 August 2015

New chief scientist

National Academy of Science member Laura Greene started as the MagLab's chief scientist on August 17, bringing more than 20 years of scientific expertise and teaching experience to the world's largest and highest powered magnet lab.

2 July 2015

To conduct, or to insulate? That is the question

Researchers working at the National MagLab have identified a material that behaves as a conductor and an insulator at the same time, challenging current understanding of how materials behave, and pointing to a new type of insulating state.

10 June 2015

MagLab claims record with novel superconducting magnet

On the road toward a groundbreaking all-superconducting magnet, the MagLab successfully tests a prototype that is already in the record books.

7 May 2015

MagLab veteran takes the helm of lab's ICR Facility

Chris Hendrickson has been named director of lab's ICR Facility, just as the facility prepares to unveil a new world-record instrument built according to his design.

30 April 2015

Powerful software reveals crude oil's secrets

A powerful new software package that interprets highly complex data for scientists studying crude oil is now available to researchers worldwide.

6 April 2015

Using magnetic fields to understand high-temperature superconductivity

Los Alamos explores experimental path to potential 'next theory of superconductivity'

16 March 2015

Research may answer important superconductivity questions

Are electrons stronger in pairs? MagLab physicists released new research published in Nature Communications that could help answer a looming question about the strength of Cooper pairs in high temperature superconducting materials.

26 February 2015

Congresswoman tours MagLab at annual Open House

Gwen Graham helps celebrate 20 years of awesome science at an institution dedicated by her dad.

11 February 2015

Promising nanomaterial's origin revealed

FSU researchers use MagLab's unique 9.4 tesla ICR machine to make discovery.

2 February 2015

Science is a verb at the MagLab’s 20th Open House

Explore, watch, learn, play and be astounded at the lab's 20th Open House on Feb. 21, 2015.

30 January 2015

Evidence mounts for quantum criticality theory

Scientists using MagLab magnets bolster theory that quantum fluctuations drive strange electronic phenomena.

12 January 2015

MagLab launches new website

The new year means a brand new website for the MagLab with more information, more visuals and a sleek facelift that looks great no matter how you connect.