These monthly highlights, selected by MagLab Director Greg Boebinger, represent the most promising and cutting-edge research underway in the lab’s seven user facilities.
MagLab-industry partnership ups the critical current density of this high-temperature superconductor by a third.
Experiment shows that emergent quantum fluid behavior of helium-3 confined to one dimension is observable using special low-temperature NMR techniques.
Researchers discover that Sr1-yMn1-zSb2 (y,z < 0.1) is a so-called Weyl material that holds great promise for building devices that require far less power.
Bi-2223 shows promise for 30-tesla all-superconducting instrument for nuclear magnetic resonance.
This finding sheds light on the role of quasiparticle mass enhancement near a quantum critical point in one of the leading families of high-temperature superconductors.
With just a drop of water, a cobalt-based material changes both color and magnetic properties.
Scientists can now observe lithium moving through an electrolyte in real time.
New technique transforms common materials into powerful magnets.
New technique could lead to precise, personalized cancer diagnosis and monitoring.
Two independent research teams observed same behavior in double bilayer graphene.
High-resolution brain imaging provides evidence of depression, anxiety in diseased mice
The finding in fullerides opens a new way of exploring the role electron interactions play in high-temperature superconductivity
The novel behavior could help scientists better understand the mechanisms behind high-temperature superconductivity.
In the field of inorganic chemistry, magneto-structural correlations have been used to rationally design molecules with desirable properties, and to relate these properties to the electronic and geometric structures. In turn, such studies provide powerful tools for understanding important catalytic processes, as well as elucidating the structures of active sites in metalloproteins. This study reveals an unusually strong sensitivity of the magnetic properties of a CoS4 molecule to minute changes in its structure.
Producing a high magnetic field that is also very stable and uniform, the unique Series Connected Hybrid magnet is being put to work on NMR experiments never before possible.
Observing growth processes in classical alloys is extremely difficult; scientists overcame this by studying quantum systems.
The new technique for connecting Bi-2212 round wires is an important step in building better, stronger superconducting magnets.
Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, researchers observe how cocaine-like drug disrupts neural activity in rats.
The MagLab’s 21-tesla FT-ICR magnet can identify human proteins far more efficiently than commercial instruments, a boon for medical research.
Scientists discovered how to tune the optical properties of atomically-thin semiconductors, which will aid the design of future microscopic light sensors.