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  • An x-ray image of a 200 micron thick aluminum-14 atomic percent copper alloy during directional solidification, highlighting the growth of an aluminum-rich branched structure (dendrite) and the advancing solid-liquid (planar) interface. The advancing lamellar eutectic solid consists of two different phases.

    Probing metal solidification nondestructively

    This is the first time that high-energy protons have been used to nondestructively image a large metal sample during melting and solidification. - 4/11/14

  • Joe D. Thompson

    Thompson wins Frank H. Spedding Award

    Thompson is being recognized “for outstanding contributions to the physics of f-element materials, especially their magnetism and unconventional superconductivity.” - 4/2/14

Innovations for a secure nation

Lab team makes unique contributions to the first bionic eye

Lab team makes unique contributions to the first bionic eye

The Argus II will help people blinded by the rare hereditary disease retinitis pigmentosa or seniors suffering from severe macular degeneration.

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