Ames Lab rare-earth magnet

Developing Substitutes

CMI accelerates the development of alternative magnet materials that can meet the needs of current and emerging energy technologies.

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The CMI focus area Developing Substitutes researches magnets with reduced rare earth content. Researchers leading projects in Developing Substitutes are located at Ames Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.