Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Delivering science and technology to protect our nation and promote world stability

Materials Science and Technology

Providing world-leading, innovative, and agile materials science and technology solutions for national security missions

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  • Division Leader
  • Ellen Cerreta
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  • Deputy Division Leader
  • Phil Tubesing
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  • Division Office
  • (505) 665-1535
New work from Los Alamos National Laboratory, Bowling Green State University and other international partners using hydrogen to improve the potential of gallium oxide as a high-power device material that would transform power electronics, leading to drastic decreases in the energy consumption, cost, and size and weight of our everyday devices.

New work from Los Alamos National Laboratory, Bowling Green State University and other international partners using hydrogen to improve the potential of gallium oxide as a high-power device material that would transform power electronics, leading to drastic decreases in the energy consumption, cost, size and weight of our everyday devices.

Emphasizing the synergy between materials synthesis, processing, properties, and performance

Materials Science and Technology (MST) serves the nation by

  • delivering core materials science, technology, and hardware essential to ensuring and assessing weapons materials performance;
  • integrating our understanding across materials synthesis, processing, properties, and performance to benefit all endeavors from research to development to component manufacturing;
  • applying fundamental materials expertise to a range of national security needs, including nuclear energy, nonproliferation, and global threat reduction;
  • advancing materials discovery science to lay the foundation for new technologies and specialized hardware; and
  • providing user-based materials characterization capabilities.