CMI Project 4.1.13: Accelerated alloy development and rapid assessment

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Ryan Ott at Ames Laboratory leads the CMI project "Accelerated alloy development and rapid assessment"

This project attempts to rapidly develop new materials and materials synthesis techniques with a focus on materials that are critical to U.S. energy technologies. This includes developing more cost effective high-performance magnets as well as high-temperature aluminum alloys that utilize mining by-products. The project uses 3D printing to rapidly synthesize alloys over large composition ranges combined with advanced characterization techniques to quickly identify desirable structures and/or properties.