A research project led by the Critical Materials Institute, a U.S. Department of Energy Innovation Hub, has identified agents for the separation of rare-earth metals that are potentially much less costly and better-performing than those currently used. The science is further discussed in a paper, “Computer-Aided Molecular Design of Bis-phosphine Oxide Lanthanide Extractants.”
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News Media Contact: (202) 586-4940 For Immediate Release: Wednesday, May 5, 2016
Ames Laboratory has lost an icon. Senior metallurgist Karl A. Gschneidner Jr., known internationally as Mr. Rare Earth, passed away early Wednesday morning at the age of 85. Visitation and prayer service will be held at Adams Funeral Home, 502 Douglas Ave, Ames, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Monday, May 2. A funeral mass will be at 10:00 AM on Tuesday May 3 at St. Cecelia Catholic Church, 2900 Hoover Ave, Ames.
U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Ames Laboratory senior metallurgist Iver Anderson was inducted into the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C. today at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).