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.

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