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Albert Migliori

Albert Migliori

Phone (505) 663-5621


Program development for medium-sized teams, from vision, to proposal, to program management.

Leading expert in the use of Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy for measuring elastic properties of materials.

Condensed-Matter Physics in pulsed magnetic fields.

Properties of Actinides including Uranium and Plutonium.


H. S., Stuyvesant, New York, NY, 1960 - 1964 B.S., Physics with Honors, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1964 - 1968 M. S., Ph. D, Physics, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL, 1968 - 1973 


LANL Positions

Director, Seaborg Institute for Actinide Science

Chair, LANL Energy Security Council

Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1995 to present

Fellow, APS, ASA, AAAS

Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1973 to present

NSF Energy Related Postdoctoral Fellowship, at Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1975 - 1976

Director's Office Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1973 - 1975

Adjunct Positions

Colorado State University, Florida State University

Current Duties

Chair, Science Oversight Committee, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory

Chair, American Physical Society Instrumentation and Measurement Group

Chair, Physical Acoustics Acoustical Society of America



UIUC - University Fellowship, 1968

Awarded NSF Energy Related Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1975

LANL Distinguished Performance Team Award for Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy (RUS), 1989

RD 100 Award for Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy, 1991

Federal Laboratory Consortium Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer, 1993

LANL Distinguished Performance Award for RUS, 1993

RD100 Award for Solid State Transducers, 1994

Best Poster Award at the 1994 MRS Symposium on High Temperature Intermetallics, 1994

Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1995

President, University of Illinois Physics Alumni Association, 1995

Organizing Committee, Annual Resonance Meeting (Office of Naval Research), 1997

First Office of Naval Research Visiting Scientist, 1998

Fellow, American Physical Society, 1999

Directors Advisory Group (Red Team) for Nuclear Weapons Programs, 2000

LANL Classified Colloquium Committee, 2001

LANL Materials Science Council, 2002

Acting Deputy Group Leader MPA-NHMFL, 2004

Organizing committee for physical acoustics, Acoustical Society of America, 2006

Fellow, Acoustical Society of America, 2007

Chair, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory Science Council, 2007

Member, Selling the US Helium Reserve, National Research Council of the National Academy, 2008

LANL Energy Security Council, 2008

Nebraska and Louisiana EpScor advisory board, 2009

AAAS Fellow, 2010

Chair, Physical Acoustics Technical Committee, Acoustical Society of America, 2011

Chair, General Instrumentation and Measurement Sciences Topical Group, American Physical Society, 2011

Chair, LANL Energy Security Council, 2011



7,408,235 Quantum coherent switch utilizing commensurate nanoelectrode and charge density periodicities

7,257,496 Method and apparatus for monitoring SF6 gas and electric utility apparatus

7,164,343 Digital potentiometer

6,844,722 Mutual inductance bridge for detection of degradation in metallic components

5,845,480 Ignition methods and apparatus using microwave and laser energy

5,689,949 Ignition methods and apparatus using microwave energy

5,673,554 Ignition methods and apparatus using microwave energy

5,495,763 Method for resonant measurement

5,465,897 Bonded ultrasonic transducer and method for making 10 5,408,880 Ultrasonic differential measurement

5,355,731 Sphericity determination using resonant ultrasound spectroscopy

5,351,543 Crack detection using resonant ultrasound spectroscopy

5,062,296 Resonant ultrasound spectroscopy

4,976,148 Resonant ultrasound spectrometer

4,858,441 Heat-driven acoustic cooling engine having no moving parts

4,722,201 Acoustic cooling engine

4,599,551 Thermoacoustic magnetohydrodynamic electrical generator

4,577,414 Remotely readable fiber optic compass

4,560,849 Feedback regulated induction heater for a flowing fluid 20 4,538,464 Method of measuring reactive acoustic power density in a fluid

4,516,632 Microchannel crossflow fluid heat exchanger and method for its fabrication

4,489,553 Intrinsically irreversible heat engine

4,489,370 High capacity dc-dc voltage converter suitable for charging electronic camera flash lamps

4,443,837 Mounting fixture for a camera light stand

4,427,897 Fixed pitch wind turbine system utilizing aerodynamic stall

4,398,398 Acoustical heat pumping engine

4,326,417 Nondestructive acoustic electric field probe apparatus and method



Current and Magnetic Field Induced Order and Disorder in Ordered Nematic Liquid Crystals, Dale T. Teaney & A. Migliori, J. Appl. Phys. 41, 98 (1970).

Influence of the Proximity Effect on the Electron Thermal Conductivity of Superconducting Thin-Film Sandwiches of Indium and Thallium, A. Migliori & D. M. Ginsberg, Phys. Rev. B. 8, 5065 (1973).

Magnetic Field Microprobe in Superconductors Carrying a Current, A. Migliori, R. J. Bartlett, & R. D. Taylor, MAG-11, 2, (1975).

Transport current Induced Magnetic Field Profiles of Nb3Sn Superconducting Tape, A. Migliori, R. J. Bartlett, & R. D. Taylor, J. Appl. Phys. 47, 3266 (1976).

A Low Cost Synchronous Digital Triangle Generator and Servo Loop Preamplifier for Mossbauer Systems Using 2n Channels of Memory, A. Migliori & R. D. Taylor, Nuc. Inst. Meth. 145, 397 (1977).

Considerations in Designing Conductors Using Superconductors with High Resistivity Matrices, Manufacture of Superconducting Materials, R. J. Bartlett, R. V. Carlson, H. L. Laquer, & A. Migliori, Proc. of an Int. Conf. Nov. 1976, Published by American Society for Metals, Metals Park, Ohio.

Magnetic Field Profiles of NbTi Tapes, A. Migliori, R. D. Taylor, & R. J. Bartlett, IEEE Trans. Magn. MAG-13, 198 (1977).

Dielectric Tracking in Liquid Helium, A. Migliori, R. I. Schermer, & M. D. Henke, Cryogenics 18, 443 (1978).

A Nondestructive Acoustic Electric Field Probe, A. Migliori & J. D. Thompson, J. Appl. Phys 51, 479 (1980).

A Nondestructive Acoustic Electric Field Probe, A. Migliori, 1979 Annual report, Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, Whitehaven, PA, National Research Council (1979), p. 315.

The General Critical State Model in Two Dimensions and Zero Applied Field: A Uniqueness Theorem and Some Consequences, A. Migliori, J. Appl. Phys. 51, 3439 (1980).

“Reply to comment," on the above paper, A. Migliori, W. A. Beyer, & G. Milton Wing, J. Appl. Phys. 52, 4333, (1981).

Analysis of a Nonlinear Integral Equation Arising in the Study of the Magnetic Field in the Critical State Model of Superconductivity, W. A. Beyer, G. M. Wing & A. Migliori, J. Math. Phys. 22, 908, (1981).

Simple, Reproducible, Acoustically Transparent Pressure Transducer with an 18 ns Rise Time, A. Migliori & T. J. Hofler, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 52, 1865 (1981).

Use of Laser Generated Acoustic Pulses to Measure the Electric Field inside a Solid Dielectric, A. Migliori & T. J. Hofler, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 5, 662 (1983)

Experiments with an Intrinsically Irreversible Acoustic Heat Engine, J. C. Wheatley, T. Hofler, G. W. Swift, & A. Migliori, Phys. Rev. Lett. 50, 499 (1983).

Two Methods for Absolute Calibration of Dynamic Pressure Transducers, G. W. Swift, A. Migliori, S. L. Garrett, & J. C. Wheatley, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 53, 1906 (1982).

Calibration of A Dynamic Pressure Transducer Using Reciprocity in a Plane-Wave Resonator, G. W. Swift, A. Migliori, J. C. Wheatley, & T. Hofler, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 72, 581 (1982).

An Intrinsically Irreversible Thermoacoustic Heat Engine, J. C. Wheatley, T. Hofler, G. W. Swift, & A. Migliori, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 74, 153 (1983).

Measurements with an Optimized Regenerator for a Liquid-Working Substance Heat Engine, G. W. Swift, A. Migliori, & John Wheatley, "J. Appl. Phys. 54, 6834 (1983).

Understanding Some Simple Phenomena in Thermoacoustics with Applications to Acoustical Heat Engines, John Wheatley, T. Hofler, G. W. Swift, & A. Migliori, Am. J. Phys. 53, 147 (1985).

Construction of and Measurements with an Extremely Compact Crossflow Heat Exchanger, G. W. Swift, A. Migliori, & John Wheatley, Heat Trans. Eng. 6, 39 (1985).

Fabrication and Leak-Tight Furnace Brazing of Intricate Objects, G. W. Swift, A. Migliori, John Wheatley, C. R. Waller, & G. Suazo, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 55, 793 (1984), republished in Brazing and Soldering 8, 32 (1985).

Measurements of the Thermal Conductivity and Viscosity of Liquid Propylene, G. W. Swift and A. Migliori, J. Chem. & Eng. Data 29, 59 (1984).

Theory and Calculations for an Intrinsically Irreversible Acoustic Prime Mover Using Liquid Sodium as Primary Working Fluid,  G. W. Swift, A. Migliori, T. Hofler, and John Wheatley, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 78, 767 (1985).

26. Intrinsically Irreversible Acoustic Heat Engines, G. W. Swift, A. Migliori, T. Hofler and J. C. Wheatley, proceedings of "Workshop on Solar Applications of Direct Energy Conversion Technology, presented February 19, 1985, Lakewood, Colorado.

Nonlinear Natural Engines: Model for thermodynamic Processes in Mesoscale Systems, J. Wheatley, D. S. Buchanan, G. W. Swift, A. Migliori, and T.Hofler, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 82, 7805 (1985).

Performance of a Liquid-Sodium Thermoacoustic Engine, A. Migliori and G. W. Swift, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 84, S37 (1988).

A Liquid-Sodium Thermoacoustic Engine, A. Migliori and G. W. Swift, Appl. Phys. Lett. 53, 355 (1988).

The Natural Heat Engine, J. C. Wheatley, G. W. Swift, and A. Migliori, Los Alamos Science 14, 2 (1986).

Liquid Metal Thermoacoustic Engine, G. W. Swift, A. Migliori, and J. C. Wheatley, Proc. 21st Intersociety Energy Conv. Eng. Conf., Am. Chem. Soc., 1986, p. 32.

Rf and Microwave Loss Measurements at Los Alamos on Oxide Superconductors, A. Migliori, D. W. Reagor, D. E. Peterson, J. O. Willis, Z. Fisk, and R. C. Smith, Proc. of the Third Workshop on RF Superconductivity at Argonne National Laboratory (1988).

Microwave Collective Transport in Single Crystal Eu2CuO4, D. W. Reagor, A. Migliori, Z. Fisk, R. D. Taylor, K. A. Martin, and R. R. Ryan, Phys. Rev. B 38 (Rapid Commun.), 5106 (1988).

Large Dielectric Constants and Massive Carriers in La2CuO4 , D. Reagor, E. Ahrens, S-W. Cheong, A. Migliori, and Z. Fisk,Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 2048 (1989)

Electrodynamics of Single-Crystal Eu2CuO4-A Boson Excitation Spectrum , D. W. Reagor, S-W. Cheong, S. E. Brown, A. Migliori, Z. Fisk, and J. D. Thompson, Proc. Int. Conf. on Science and Technology of Synthetic Metals, Santa Fe, NM (1988).

Ultrasound Anomaly at Tc in YBa2Cu3Oy, A. Migliori, Ting Chen, B. Alavi, and G. Gruner, Solid State Commun. 63, 827 (1987).

Anomalous Temperature Dependence in the Raman Spectra of l-Alanine: Evidence for Dynamical Localization, A. Migliori, P. M. Maxton, A. M. Clogston, E. Zirngible, M. Lowe Phys. Rev. B, 38, 13464, (1988).

On the Normal Modes of Free Vibration of Inhomogeneous and Anisotropic Elastic Objects, W. M. Visscher, A. Migliori, T. M. Bell, and R. A. Reinert, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 90 2154 (1991).

Complete Elastic Constants and Giant Softening of c66 in Superconducting La1.86Sr.14CuO4, A.Migliori, William M. Visscher, S.Wong, S.E.Brown, I.Tanaka, H.Kojima, and P.B.Allen, Phys. Rev. Lett. 64, 2458 (1990).

Normal State Transport and Elastic Properties of High Tc Materials and Related Compounds, P. B. Allen, Z. Fisk, and A. Migliori,in Physical Properties of High Temperature Superconductors I, ed. Donald M. Ginsberg, World Scientific Publishing Co., Teaneck, NJ. 1988 (invited book chapter).

Elastic Constants and Specific Heat Measurements on Single Crystals of La2CuO4, A. Migliori, W. M. Visscher, S. E. Brown, Z. Fisk, et. al., 1989, Phys. Rev. B. 41, 2098 (1990).

Continuous Wave Phase Detection for Probing Non-Linear Elastic Interactions in Rocks, P. A. Johnson, A. Migliori, T. J. Shankland, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 89, 598 (1991).

Non-Linear Interactions in Rock, P. A. Johnson, T. J. Shankland, A. Migliori, 12th International Symposium on Non-Linear Acoustics.

Importance of Structural Instability to High-TemperatureSuperconductivity, A. Bussmann-Holder, A. Migliori, Z. Fisk, J.L.Sarrao, R. G. Leisure, and S-W. Cheong, Phys. Rev. Lett. 67, 512 (1991).

Ultrasonic Measurements of Elastic Constants in Single Crystals of La2CuO4, J. D. Maynard, M. J. McKenna, A. Migliori, and W. M.Visscher, Mason & Thurston Physical Acoustics, Academic Press, 1991 (invited book chapter).

Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy of Metal-Hydrogen System and High Tc Superconductors, R. G. Leisure, A. Migliori, R. B. Schwarz, in Perspectives in Physical Acoustics, World Scientific, eds. R. K. Sondfors, P. Sunthrothok, Y. Fu, 1992.(invited book chapter)

Velocity and Attenuation of Stress Waves in GdBa2Cu3O7, S. E. Brown, A. Migliori, and Z. Fisk, Solid State Commun. 65, 483 (1988).

Molecular Crystals and Localized Vibrational States, A.Migliori, A.M. Clogston, P.M.Maxton, D.S.Moore, and H.K.Mcdowell in "Davydov's Soliton Revisited", ed. Peter L. Christiansen and Alwyn C. Scott, NATO ASI Series B: Physics Vol. 243, Plenum Pub. 1990.

Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopic Techniques for Measurement of the Elastic Moduli of Solids, A. Migliori, J.L. Sarrao, William M. Visscher, T.M. Bell, Ming Lei, Z. Fisk, and R.G. Leisure, Invited Review Article, Physica B 1, 183(1993).

Elastic Constants of a Monocrystal of YBCO Superconductor, Ming Lei, J.L. Sarrao, W.M. Visscher, T.M. Bell, J.D. Thompson, A. Migliori, U.W. Welp, and B. Veal, Physical Review B 47, 6154 (1993).

Dopant-Induced Symmetry-Breaking in the Resonant Ultrasound Spectrum of La1.86Sr.14CuO4, A. Migliori, J.L. Sarrao, Ming Lei, T.M. Bell. William M. Visscher, I. Tanaka, and H. Kojima, World Scientific Publishing Proceedings of the Santa Fe Conference on Lattice Effects in High Temperature Superconductors (1992).

Method for Identification of the Vibrational Modes of a Rectangular Parallelepiped, A. Stekel, J.L. Sarrao, T.M. Bell, R.G. Leisure, W.M. Visscher, and A. Migliori, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 92, 663 (1992).

Elastic Constants and the Structural Phase Transition in La2-xSrxCuO4, J.L. Sarrao, Ming Lei, A. Stekel, T.M. Bell, R.G. Leisure, L.J. Sham, A. Bussmann-Holder, W.M. Visscher, I. Tanaka, H. Kojima, and A. Migliori. Invited Paper, 28th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, Gainesville, Florida, November 6-8, 1991.

Techniques and Processes for the Measurement of the Resonances of Small Single Crystals, A. Migliori, A. Stekel, J.L. Sarrao, T.M. Bell, and W.M. Visscher. Invited Paper, 28th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, Gainesville, Florida, November 6-8, 1991.

Room-Temperature Elastic Constants of Sc and ScD0.18, R.G. Leisure, R. B. Schwarz, A. Migliori, and Ming Lei, Rev. B. 48, 1276 (1993)

Hydrogen Isotope Motion in Scandium Studied by Ultrasonic Measurements, R. G. Leisure, R. B. Schwarz, A. Migliori, D. R. Torgeson, and I. Svare, Phys. Rev. B. 48, 893 (1993)

Deuterium Motion in Yttrium Studied by Ultrasonic Measurements, R. G. Leisure, R. B. Schwarz, A. Migliori, D. R. Torgeson, I. Svare, and I. S. Anderson, Phys. Rev. B. 48, 887 (1993)

Resonant Ultrasound Inspection for Silicon Nitride Ball Bearings, G.W.Rhodes, A.Migliori, 1992 ASNT Fall Conference, Columbus, Ohio.

Automated Inspection of Precision Ceramic Parts Using Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy, G.W. Rhodes, A. Migliori, Proceedings of the 1993 National Conference of Standards Laboratories, JULY 25-29 1993, Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM.

Role of Structural Instability in High-Temperature Superconductivity and its Effect on Isotope Effect, A. Bussman-holder, A.R.Bishop, A.Migliori, Z.Fisk, Ferroelectrics 128, 1725 (1992)

Ultrasound Studies of U2Zn17 and UCu5, A. Migliori, J.L Sarrao, D. Mandrus, Z. Fisk, A. Balatsky, and S.A. Trugman, Physica B 199 & 200, 36 (1994).

Thermal Expansion Study of Fe1-x Cox Si, D. Mandrus, J.L. Sarrao, A. Migliori, J.D. Thompson, M.F. Hundley, and Z. Fisk, Physica B 199 & 200, 471 (1994).

Resonant Ultrasound Investigation of Rare Earth Metal Hydrogen Systems, R.G. Leisure, R.B. Schwarz, A. Migliori, D.R. Torgeson, I. Svare, Zeit. fur Phys. Chem. 179, 359 (1993)

Elastic Properties of FeSi, J.L. Sarrao, D. Mandrus, A. Migliori, Z. Fisk, and E. Bucher, Physica B 199 & 200, 478 (1994).

Low Temperature Thermal Expansion of SmB6: Evidence for a Single Energy Scale in the Thermodynamics of Kondo Insulators, D. Mandrus, J.L. Sarrao, A. Lacerda, A. Migliori, J.D. Thompson, and Z. Fisk, Rapid Communications, Phys. Rev. B 49, 16809 (1994).

Kondo Insulators, Z. Fisk, J.L. Sarrao, J.D. Thompson, D. Mandrus, M.F. Hundley, A. Migliori, B. Bucher, Z. Schlesinger, G. Aeppli, H-R. Ott, P.C. Canfield, and S. Brown, Physica B 206 & 207, 798 (1995).

Dynamic Characterization and Damage Detection of the I-40 Bridge over the Rio Grande, C.R.Farrar, W.E.Baker, T.M.Bell, K.M.Cone, T.W.Darling, T.A.Duffey, A.Eklund, A.Migliori, LA-12767-MS(1994)

Resonance Testing of Spheres for Bearing Applications and Operating Flaws Not Detectable with Normal Testing Procedures, A. Migliori, R.D.Dixon, T.W.Darling, Ming Lei, G.W.Rhodes, LA-UR 93-3193

Direct Observation of a Narrow Band near the Gap Edge of FeSi, C.-H. Park, Z.-X. Shen, A.G. Loeser, D.S. Dessau, D.G. Mandrus, A. Migliori, J.L. Sarrao, Z. Fisk, Phys. Rev. B 52, 24 p. R16981-4 (1995).

Advanced Materials Testing Using Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy, A.Migliori, T.W.Darling, R.D.Dixon, G.W.Rhodes. LA-UR-93-3195

Crystals, Ultrasound and Old Fashioned Material Science, A. Migliori, Z. Fisk, May 1993 Los Alamos Science.

Resonant Ultrasound Non-Destructive Inspection, A.Migliori, T.M.Bell, R.D.Dixon, R.Strong, LA-UR 93-225

Resonant Ultrasound, A.Migliori, G.W.Rhodes, Materials Technology 8, 139 (1993).

Resonant Ultrasound Measurements of Elastic Constants in Melt-spun Re2Fe14B Compounds, C.D.Fuerst, J.F.Herbst, J.L. Sarrao, A,Migliori, J.Appl. Phys. 75,6625 (1994).

Complete Elastic Moduli of La2-xSrxCuO4 (x=0.00 and x=0.14) Near the Tetragonal-Orthorhombic Structural Phase Transition, J.L. Sarrao, D. Mandrus, A. Migliori, Z. Fisk, I. Tanaka, H. Kojima, P.C. Canfield, and P.D. Kodali, Phys. Rev. B 50,13125 (1994).

Effects of Disordering on the Elastic Properties of an MgAl2O4 Spinel, H. Cynn, O.L. Anderson, D.G. Isaak, M. Nicol, J.Sarrao, A. Migliori, J. Rosenfeld and A. Montana, Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union Proceedings, Dec. 1992, San Francisco, Ca.

Electronic Transport in Lightly Doped CoSb3, D. Mandrus, A. Migliori, T.W. Darling, M.F. Hundley, E.J. Peterson, J.D. Thompson, Phys. Rev. B 52, 4926 (1995).

Elastic-constants of Single-crystal (-TiAl), Y. He, R.B. Schwarz, A. Migliori, S.H. Whang, Journ. Mat. Research 10, 1187 (1995).

Thermodynamics of Fesi, D. Mandrus, J.L. Sarrao, A. Migliori, J.D.Thompson, Z. Fisk, Phys Rev.B51, 4763 (1995).

Single-crystal Elastic-constants of NbSi2, F. Chu, M. Lei, S.A. Maloy, T.E. Mitchell, A. Migliori, J. Garrett, Phil. Mag. B71, 373 (1995 ).

Dynamic Characterization and Damage Detection of the I-40 Bridge over the Rio Grande, C.R.Farrar, W.E.Baker, T.M.Bell, K.M.Cone, T.W.Darling, T.A.Duffey, A.Eklund, A.Migliori, LA-12767-MS(1994).

Determination of the elastic moduli and crystallographic axes in a Ta single crystal using resonant ultrasound spectroscopy, J.L.Sarrao, S.R. Chen, William M. Visscher, U.F. Kocks and A.Migliori, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 65, 2139 (1994).

Elastic-Moduli of a Single Quasi-Crystal of Decagonal AL-NI-CO: Evidence for Transverse Elastic Isotropy, M.A. Chernikov, H.R. Ott, A. Bianchi, A. Migliori, T.W. Darling, Phys. Rev. Lett., 80, 321 (1998).

Quantifying Strain Dependence in Colossal Magnetoresistance Manganites, A.J. Millis, T.W. Darling, A. Migliori, J. Appl. Phys. 83, 1588(1998)

Acoustic Evidence Against BCS Behavior in Monocrystal YbA2Cu3O7, M. Lei, A. Migliori, H. Ledbetter, Physica C, 282, 1077 (1997).

Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy and Comparative Studies of a 1-D Linear-Chain (MX) Material, T.W. Darling, A. Migliori, G. Strouse, B. Swanson, S. Johnson, M.F. Hundley, J.D. Thompson, Synht. Met., 86, 2153 (1997).

Measurement of the Elastic Tensor of a Single-Crystal of La0.83Sr0.17MnO3 and Its Response to Magnetic-Fields, T.W. Darling, A. Migliori, E.G. Moshopoulou, S.A. Trugman, J.J. Neumeier, J.L. Sarrao, A.R. Bishop, J.D. Thompson, Phys. Rev. B 57, 5093 (1998).

Coulomb Driven Chain Ordering Phase-Transitions in the Quasi-1-D Electronic Material D8-PtI/EN/Cl04, G.F. Strouse, B. Scott, M. Berkeley, S. Johnson, T.W. Darling, A. Migliori, B.I. Swanson, Synth. Met. 86, 1919 (1997).

Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy for Materials Studies and Nondestructive Testing, A. Migliori, T.W. Darling, Ultrasonics, 34 , 473 (1996).

Thermodynamics of the First-Order Valence Transition in YbInCu4, J.L. Sarrao, A.P. Ramirez, T.W. Darling, F. Freibert, A. Migliori, C.D. Immer, Z. Fisk, Y. Uwatoko, Phys. Rev. B 58, 409 (1998).

Magnetism in CeRu2Ge2 and Its Pressure Dependence, J.D. Thompson, Y. Uwatoko, T. Graf, M.F. Hundley, D. Mandrus, C. Godart, L.C. Gupta, P.C. Canfield, A. Migliori, H.A. Borges, International Conference on Strongly Correlated Electron Systems, SCES ’93, 169-19, August 1993, San Diego, CA, Physica B 199-200, 589 (1994).

Anomalous Elastic Properties in a C15 Laves-Phase Compound, C. Fuming, M. Lei, A. Migliori, S.P. Chen, T.E. Mitchell, Phil. Mag. B 70, 867 (1994).

Filled Skutterudite Antimonides: Validation of the Electron-Crystal Phonon-Glass Approach to New Thermoelectric Materials, D.G. Mandrus, et al., Mater. Res. Soc. 478, 199 (1997).

Dilley, N.R.; Bauer, E.D.; Maple, M.B.; Dordevic, S.; Basov, D.N.; Freibert, F.; Darling, T.W.; Migliori, A.; Chakoumakos, B.C.; Sales, B.C. Phys. Rev. B 61, 4608 (1997)

Optimization of Materials for Thermomagnetic Cooling, A. Migliori, T.W. Darling, F. Freibert, S.A. Trugman, E. Moshopoulou, J.L. Sarrao, T.M. Tritt, M.G. Kanatzidis, H.B. Lyon, G.D. Mahan, Mater. Res. Soc., 478, 231 (1997).

New Directions in Materials for Thermomagnetic Cooling, A. Migliori, et al., Proceedings of the Space Technology and Applications International Forum 420, 1628, (1998).

Elasticity, Entropy, and the Phase Stability of Plutonium, A. Migliori, J.P. Baiardo, T.W. Darling, p.208 in Challenges in Plutonium Science, Los Alamos Science, Los Alamos National Laboratory report LAUR-00-4100 (2000); http://lib-www.lanl.gov/la-pubs/00818022.pdf.

Elastic Properties and Thermodynamics, V. Keppens, and A. Migliori, Experimental Methods in the Physical Sciences Vol 39, page 189 ISBN 0-12-475986-6, 2000.

Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy (RUS), Migliori, A., et al., pg 239 Handbook of Elastic Properties of Solids, Liquids, and Gases, edited by Levy, Bass, and Stern, Volume I: Dynamic Methods for Measuring Elastic Properties Copyright 2001 by Academic Press ISBN 0-12-445761-4

Elastic Properties and Thermodynamics, Keppens, V., and A. Migliori, pg 173 Handbook of Elastic Properties of Solids, Liquids, and Gases, edited by Levy, Bass, and Stern, Volume II: Elastic Properties of Solids:theory, Elements, and Compounds, Novel materials, Technological Materials, Alloys and Building Materials Copyright 2001 by Academic Press ISBN 0-12-445762-2

Coulomb driven chain ordering phase transitions in the quasi-1-D electronic material PtIClO4, G.F. Strouse, Scott B, M. Berkey, S. Johnson, T.W. Darling, A. Migliori, B.I. Swanson, Synth. Met., 86,1919(1997).

Elastic moduli of a single quasicrystal of decagonal Al-Ni-Co: Evidence for transverse elastic isotropy, Chernikov M. A. , Ott H. R. , Bianchi A., Migliori A., Darling T. W., Phys. Rev. Lett. , 80, 321(1998).

Elastic and thermodynamic properties of the shape-memory alloy AuZn, T.W. Darling, F. Chu, A. Migliori, D.J. Thoma , M. Lopez, J.C. Lashley, B.E. Lang, J. Boerio-Goates, B.F. Woodfield, Phil. Mag. B 82,825 (2002).

Megagauss sensors, A. Husmann, J.B. Betts, G.S. Boebinger, A. Migliori, T.F. Rosenbaum , M.L. Saboungi, Nature, 417, 421 (2002).

The heat capacity of single-crystal AuZn near the martensitic transition, Lashley JC, Lang BE, Boerio-Goates J, Woodfield BF, Darling TW, Migliori A, Thoma DJ. Chem. Thermo. 34, 251 (2002).

Complete elastic tensor across the charge-density-wave transition in monocrystal Lu5Ir4Si10, J.B. Betts, A. Migliori, G.S. Boebinger, H. Ledbetter, F. Galli, J.A. Mydosh, Phys. Rev. B. 106, 6606, (2002).

Acoustical measurements on the heavy fermion compound URu2Si2 in pulsed magnetic fields, A. Souslov, D. Dasgupta, J. Feller, M. Jaime, F. Balakirev, D.G. Hinks, A. Migliori, A. Lacerda, J.B. Ketterson , B.K. Sarma , Physica B 312, 224 ( 2002).

Ultrasonic measurements at the metamagnetic transition in URu2Si2, A. Suslov, D. Dasgupta, J.R. Feller, B.K. Sarma, J.B. Ketterson, D.G. Hinks, M. Jaime, F. Balakirev, A. Migliori, A. Lacerda, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 16, 3037, (2002).

Development of advanced instrumentation for static and pulsed fields, A. Migliori, F. Balakirev, J.B. Betts, G.S. Boebinger, C.H. Mielke, D. Rickel, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 16, 3398 (2002).

Calculated Phonon Spectra of Plutonium at High Temperatures, X. Dai, S. Y. Savrasov, G. Kotliar, A. Migliori, H. Ledbetter, E. Abrahams, Science, 300, 953 (2003).

Thermodynamics and the Elastic Moduli of Pu, A. Migliori, F. Freibert, J.C. Lashley, A.C. Lawson, J.P. Baiardo, D.A. Miller, J. Supercon.15, 499 (2002).

Icosahedral quasicrystal Al71Pd21Mn08 and its approximant: Linear expansivity, specific heat, magnetic susceptibility, electrical resistivity, and elastic constants, C. A. Swenson, I. R. Fisher, N. E. Anderson, Jr., and P. C. Canfield, A. Migliori, Phys. Rev. B 65, 184206 (2002)

Experimental electronic heat capacities of alpha - and delta -plutonium: heavy-fermion physics in an element, J.C. Lashley, J. Singleton, A. Migliori, J.B.Betts, R.A. Fisher, J.L. Smith, R.J. McQueeney, Source: Physical Review Letters; 14 Nov. 2003; vol.91, no.20, p.205901/1-4

Origin of diversified transport properties of MgB2, K.H.P. Kim, C.U. Jung, H.J. Kim, M.S. Park, M.S. Kim, K.H. Kim, S.I. Lee, J.B. Betts, M. Jaime, A. Migliori, Source: International Journal of Modern Physics B; 10 Aug. 2003; vol.17, no.18-20, pt.2, p.3672-4

Pu has no future: A real-time measurement of Pu aging, A. Migliori, D.A. Miller, J.C. Lashley, F. Freibert, J.B. Betts, M. Ramos, Source: AIP Conference proceedings; 2003; v.673, p.73-75

Signature of optimal doping in Hall-effect measurements on a high-temperature superconductor, F. F. Balakirev, J.B. Betts, A. Migliori, S. Ono, Y. Ando, G.S. Boebinger, Source: Nature; AUG 21 2003; v.424, no.6951, p.912-915

Ultrasonic evidence for hydrogen tunneling in a Laves-phase material: TaV2H(D)x, J.E. Atteberry, R.G. Leisure, A.V. Skripov, J.B. Betts, A. Migliori, Source: Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics); 1 April 2004; vol.69, no.14, p.144110-1-6

Applying the two-state invar model to delta-phase plutonium, A. Lawson, J. Roberts, B. Martinez, J. Richardson, H. Ledbetter, and A. Migliori, JOM 16, 31(9) (2003).

Beryllium’s monocrystal and polycrystal elastic constants, A. Migliori, H. Ledbetter, D. Thoma, and T. Darling, J. Appl. Phys. 95, 2436 (2004).

Monocrystal elastic constants of the negative-thermal-expansion compound zirconium tungstate, F. Drymiotis, H. Ledbetter, J. Betts, T, Kimura, J. Lashley, A. Migliori, A. Ramirez, G. Kowach, and J. Van Duijn, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 025502-1 (2004).

Resonant-ultrasound measurements for the equation-of-state and real-time aging studies of Ga-stabilized d-Pu, A. Migliori, D. Miller, J. Betts, H. Ledbetter, M. Ramos, F. Freibert, A. Lawson, and L. Morales, LAUR xx-xxxx.

Suppression of the gamma-alpha structural phase transition in Ce0.8La0.1Th0.1 by large magnetic fields, F. Drymiotis, J. Singleton, N. Harrison, J.C. Lashley, A. Bangura, C.H. Mielke, L. Balicas, Z. Fisk, A. Migliori, J.L. Smith, Source: Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter; 23 Feb. 2005; vol.17, no.7, p.L77-83

Alpha-plutonium’s Gruneisen parameter, H. Ledbetter, A. Lawson, and A. Migliori, Invited paper for ICIFMS-14, Kyoto, September 2005.

Diamond’s low-temperature monocrystal elastic constants, H. Ledbetter, R.G. Leisure, A. Migliori and J. Betts , Journal of Applied Physics. Accepted for publication.

Implementation of a modern resonant ultrasound spectroscopy system for the measurement of the elastic moduli of small solid specimens, A. Migliori, J.D. Maynard, Source: Review of Scientific Instruments; 2005; v.76, no.12, p.1-7

Digital ultrasonic pulse-echo overlap system and algorithm for unambiguous determination of pulse transit time, C. Pantea, D.G. Rickel, A. Migliori, R.G. Leisure, J. Zhang, Y. Zhao, S. El-Khatib, B. Li, Source: Review of Scientific Instruments; 2005; v.76, no.11, p.1-9

Fermi surface as a driver for the shape-memory effect in AuZn, R.D. McDonald, J. Singleton, P.A. Goddard, F. Drymiotis, N. Harrison, H. Harima, M.T. Suzuki, A. Saxena, T. Darling, A. Migliori, et. al., Source: Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter; 16 Feb. 2005; vol.17, no.6, p.L69-75

Complete elastic tensor through the first-order transformation in U2Rh3Si5, R.G. Leisure, S. Kern, F.R. Drymiotis, H. Ledbetter, A. Migliori, J.A. Mydosh, Source: Physical Review Letters; 12 Aug. 2005; vol.95, no.7, p.075506/1-4

Pinning frequencies of the collective modes in alpha –uranium, B. Mihaila, C.P. Opeil, F.R. Drymiotis, J.L. Smith, J.C. Cooley, M.E. Manley, A. Migliori, C. Mielke, T. Lookman, A. Saxena, et. al., Source: Physical Review Letters; 24 Feb. 2006; vol.96, no.7, p.076401/1-4

High-magnetic-field thermal expansion and elastic properties of CeRhIn5, V.F. Correa, W.E. Okraku, J.B. Betts, A. Migliori, J.L. Sarrao, A.H. Lacerda, Source: PHYSICAL REVIEW B; JUL 2005; v.72, no.1, p.012407

Tunable thermal expansion behavior in the intermetallic YbGaGe, F.R. Drymiotis, Y. Lee, G. Lawes, J.C. Lashley, T. Kimura, S.M. Shapiro, A. Migliori, V. Correa, R.A. Fisher, Source: Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics); 1 May 2005; vol.71, no.17, p.174304-1-6

Zero-temperature bulk modulus of alpha-plutonium, H. Ledbetter, A. Migliori, J.B. Betts, S. Harrington, S. El-Khatib, Source: Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics); 1 May 2005; vol.71, no.17, p.172101-1-4

Unexpected elastic softening in delta –plutonium, A. Migliori, H. Ledbetter, A.C. Lawson, A.P. Ramirez, D.A. Miller, J.B. Betts, M. Ramos, J.C. Lashley, Source: Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics); 1 Feb. 2006; vol.73, no.5, p.52101-1-4 .

Invar model for d-phase Pu: thermal expansion, elastic and magnetic properties, A.C. Lawson, J.A. Roberts, B. Martinez, M. Ramos, G. Kotliar, F.W. Trouw, M.R. Fitzsimmons, M.P. Hehlen, J.C. Lashley, H. Ledbetter, R.J. McQeeney, and A. Migliori, Philosophical Magazine, Vol. 86, Nos. 17–18, 11–21 June 2006, 2713–2733

Unusual Phonon Softening in d-Phase Plutonium, R. J. McQueeney, A. C. Lawson, A. Migliori, T.M. Kelley, B. Fultz, B. Martinez, J. C. Lashley, and Sven C. Vogel, (Received 11 June 2003; published 7 April 2004) PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, VOLUME 92, NUMBER 14

Physical Acoustics in the Solid State B. Lüthi, Albert Migliori, Reviewer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, M/S E536, Los Alamos, NM 87545, e-mail: migliori@lanl.gov

Critical examination of heat capacity measurements made on a Quantum Design physical property measurement system q, J.C. Lashley, M.F. Hundley, A. Migliori, J.L. Sarrao, P.G. Pagliuso, T.W. Darling, M. Jaime, J.C. Cooley, W.L. Hults, L. Morales, D.J. Thoma, J.L. Smith, J. Boerio-Goates, B.F. Woodfield, G.R. Stewart, R.A. Fisher, N.E. Phillips

Low-frequency Einstein mode in the zero-volume-expansion material YbGaGe, F. R. Drymiotis, G. Lawes, A. Migliori, H. Ledbetter, J. B. Betts, G. M. Schmeideshoff, J. C. Cooley, D. Pines, and J. C. Lashley

Extension of the temperature-magnetic field phase diagram of CeB6, R.G. Goodrich, David P. Young, Donavan Hall, Luis Balicas, Z. Fisk, N. Harrison, J. Betts, Albert Migliori, F. M. Woodward, and J. W. Lynn, PHYSICAL REVIEW B 68, 2144XX _2003

Neutron Scattering and the Thermodynamics of δ-Phase Plutonium Alloys (U), A. C. Lawson, J. A. Roberts, B. Martinez, M. Ramos, R. J. McQueeney, H. Ledbetter and A. Migliori, NEDPC 2003

Acoustical measurements on the heavy fermion compound URu2Si2 in pulsed magnetic fields, A. Souslov, D. Dasgupta, J. Feller, M. Jaime, F. Balakirev, D.G. Hinks, A. Migliori, A. Lacerda, J.B. Ketterson, B. K. Sarma, Physica B 312–313 (2002) 224–225

Thermal expansion study of Fe _xCoxSi, D. Mandrus, J.L. Sarrao, J.D. Thompson, M.F. Hundley, A. Migliori, Z. Fisk, Physica B 199&200 (1994) 471-472

Molecular Simulation of Electric Double-Layer Capacitors Based on Carbon Nanotube Forests Yang, L ; Fishbine, BH ; Migliori, A ; Pratt, LR JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY (SEP 2 2009) Vol.131, iss.34, p.12373-12376

Dielectric saturation of liquid propylene carbonate in electrical energy storage applications Yang, L ; Fishbine, BH ; Migliori, A ; Pratt, LR JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS (JAN 28 2010) Vol.132, iss.4 044701 ISI

Polycrystalline gamma-plutonium's elastic moduli versus temperature Stroe, I ; Betts, JB ; Trugman, A ; Mielke, CH ; Mitchell, JN ; et al. JOURNAL OF THE ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (FEB 2010) Vol.127, iss.2, p.741-745

Migliori, A. et al. Alpha-plutonium's polycrystalline elastic moduli over its full temperature range. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 122, 1994-2001 (2007).

Full elastic tensor of a crystal of the superhard compound ReB2 Levine, JB ; Betts, JB ; Garrett, JD ; Guo, SQ ; Eng, JT ; et al. ACTA MATERIALIA (MAR 2010) Vol.58, iss.5, p.1530-1535

Alpha-plutonium's Gruneisen parameter Ledbetter, H ; Lawson, A ; Migliori, A, JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER (APR 28 2010) Vol.22, iss.16 165401

Doping dependent nonlinear Hall effect in SmFeAsO1-xFx Riggs, SC ; McDonald, RD ; Kemper, JB ; Stegen, Z ; Boebinger, GS ; et al. JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER (OCT 14 2009) Vol.21, iss.41 412201

Rhenium diboride's monocrystal elastic constants, 308 to 5 K Suzuki, Y ; Levine, JB ; Migliori, A ; Garrett, JD ; Kaner, RB ; et al. JOURNAL OF THE ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (MAY 2010) Vol.127, iss.5, p.2797-2801

Elastic properties of Pu metal and Pu-Ga alloys Soderlind, P ; Landa, A ; Klepeis, JE ; Suzuki, Y ; Migliori, A ; et al. PHYSICAL REVIEW B (JUN 17 2010) Vol.81, iss.22 224110

Electronics for resonant ultrasound. Migliori, Albert Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, ISSN: 0001-4966, Vol: 128, Issue: 4, Date: 2010-10-01, Start page: 2424, # of pages: 1

Microstructure dynamics in orthorhombic perovskites (10 pages) 014113Zhang, Zhiying | Koppensteiner, Johannes | Schranz, Wilfried | Betts, Jonathan B | Migliori, Albert | Carpenter, Michael A Physical Review B Condensed Matter And Materials Physics, ISSN: 10980121, Vol: 82, Issue: 1, Date: 2010

A comparative evaluation of elasticity in pentaerythritol tetranitrate using Brillouin scattering and resonant ultrasound spectroscopy Stevens, Lewis L. | Hooks, Daniel E. | Migliori, Albert Journal of Applied Physics, ISSN: 0021-8979, Vol: 108, Issue: 5, Date: 2010-09-01, Start page: 053512

Listening to Materials: From Auto Safety to Reducing the Nuclear Arsenal, Keppens, Veerle M, Maynard, Julian D, Migliori, Albert Acoustics Today, ISSN: 1557-0215, Vol: 6, Issue: 2, Date: 2010-01-01

“The Impact of Selling the Federal Helium Reserve” Committee on the Impact of Selling the Federal Helium Reserve, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council (A. Migliori et al.) ISBN-10: 0-309-07038-4 (2010)

Elastic moduli of polycrystalline beta plutoniun, Yoko Suzuki a), V. R. Fanelli, J. B. Betts, F. J. Freibert, C. H. Mielke, J. N. Mitchell, M. Ramos, T. A. Saleh and A. Migliori, accepted as editors choice for publication in Physical Review B.

Analytical models for the shear modulus of a-Pu and Ga-stabilized d-Pu versus temperature and pressure from measurements, Marie-Hélène Nadal ), Ludivine Bourgeois (CEA, Dijon) and Albert Migliori (LANL) accepted for publication in Journal of Applied Physics.

Riggs, S.C.; Vafek,O; Kemper, J. B;. Betts, J. B.; Migliori, A. ; Balakirev, F.F.; Hardy, W. N.;Liang, R; Bonn, D. A.; Boebinger, G. S., Heat capacity through the magnetic-field-induced resistive transition in an underdoped high-temperature superconductor, Nature Physics, in press (2011).