|Former Ames Laboratory employees will be the guests of honor for an Alumni Open House on Wednesday, June 6 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Spedding Hall Auditorium.|
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|Former Ames Laboratory student intern Elliot Combs has won a prestigious national fellowship to help fund his Ph.D. studies. Combs, 2009 Ames Lab Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) student and 2011 Iowa State University chemical engineering graduate, recently learned he is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.|
|The 65th anniversary of the establishment of Ames Laboratory was celebrated May 17 with the annual State of the Lab address by Director Alex King and a lab-wide barbeque luncheon. With several potential projects on the horizon, the Lab could witness its first major growth in years.|
Why use Cerium (Ce)?
Novel High-Energy Permanent Magnets without Critical Elements
R.William McCallum, Ames Laboratory, Ames, IA
Project Objective: Develop a Ce-TM based permanent magnet with a Curie temperature in excess of 300ËšC, a remnant magnetization in excess of 10kG, and coercivity in excess of 10 kOe.