Gschneidner to lead Ames Lab research in developing new methods to create rare-earth magnets

Karl Gschneidner Jr., a senior metallurgist for the Ames Laboratory and Anson Marston Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, will play a key role in the cooperative research and development agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and Molycorp Inc., the Western hemisphere’s only producer of rare-earth oxides. The Molycorp-Ames Laboratory effort … Continue reading Gschneidner to lead Ames Lab research in developing new methods to create rare-earth magnets

Magnetic refrigeration cleaner and more efficient

A new cooling technology — cleaner, more efficient, and with the potential to have broad-ranging effects on global warming — is just around the corner, according to Karl A. Gschneidner Jr., Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and senior scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory. After … Continue reading Magnetic refrigeration cleaner and more efficient