The MagLab is funded by the National Science Foundation and the State of Florida.
The MagLab has seven user facilities located across our three campuses. Every year more than 1,800 researchers use our facilities - most at no cost to them - and publish more than 400 peer-reviewed publications.
Special resources are available to users, including access to our highly experienced support staff, customized tools, training, financial support, housing assistance and more.
Magnet time is awarded via a competitive proposal process. See who is scheduled on magnet systems across the lab.
Find answers to common questions about applying for magnet time, preparing for experiments and other practical user information.
Planning your Experiments
Request Magnet Time
Want to use high magnetic fields to elevate your research? Learn how to submit a proposal to get access to the world’s highest field magnets free of charge.
Doing Your Experiment
MagLab researchers understand how high magnetic fields lead to big discoveries, whether it’s our robust in-house research teams
or the more than one-thousand visiting scientists who conduct experiments here annually.
High field research answers fundamental questions on materials and new technology, energy, health, and the environment, helping to create a brighter future
Peruse the more than 400 MagLab publications a year in peer-reviewed journals and the other published products that result from research conducted here.
The most promising and cutting-edge research summarized from around the lab.
The MagLab is home to the Magnet Science & Technology (MS&T) group and the Applied Superconductivity Center (ASC). Together, these groups work to develop powerful magnet technology and the strongest superconducting magnets in the world.
See the specs for the upcoming magnets in development now at the MagLab.
Probes make high field science possible. Learn more about the new probes under development at the lab.
Magnet Science & Technology
Applied Superconductivity Center
The MagLab has a strong commitment to education, providing programming across all academic levels: K-12, technical, undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral.
Our experienced educators use their experience in the classroom to inform research on barriers for women and underrepresented minorities in STEM.
News & Events
Read our latest news and features stories, watch a quick video, or see upcoming events.
MagLab in the News
Our facility and the science that happens here earns coverage by journalists around the world.
The largest and highest-powered magnet lab in the world, the National MagLab hosts
more than a thousand visiting scientists a year. Researchers use our facilities for free,
advancing understanding of materials and new technology, energy, health, the environment, and even the universe.
Around the Lab
Contact & Connect
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Visit the Lab
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MagLab considers safety a core value, with a comprehensive set of programs designed to ensure the safest possible conditions for faculty, staff, users, and visitors.
Facts & Figures
The National MagLab is proudly funded by the National Science Foundation and the State of Florida making all taxpayers stakeholders in our science.
Some of the strongest magnets in the world, including resistive, pulsed, superconducting and hybrid.
From research positions in physics, engineering, chemistry, biology and more, to positions on our lab wide support teams, we offer exciting career opportunities.
Want to join Team Tesla and work at the MagLab? Check out these open faculty, postdoc and staff positions.
We believe different ideas and perspectives are key to innovation. Learn how we are working to develop a diverse workforce across our lab..
Life at the Lab
What’s it really like to work at the MagLab? Learn more about the amenities, community and quality of life at our three sites.
MagLab employees enjoy competitive benefit packages and other perks.
Looking for a specific contact at the National MagLab, try our staff search.
Meet our Scientists/Staff
Our scientists have rich stories and backgrounds. Get to know some of them deeper.
Mentorship is a way of life at the MagLab. Learn about formal and informal mentorship programs nurturing our next generation of employees.
David ButcherResearch Faculty Idbutcher@magnet.fsu.eduPhone: (850) 644-20481800 E. Paul Dirac Dr., Tallahassee FL 32310-3706
Last modified on 03 February 2023