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Fall 2021 (pdf)

In this issue

  • Meghan Gibbs recognized with 2021 ASM Bronze Medal Award
  • From Ellen's Desk
  • Rodgers awarded DOE NNSA graduate fellowship
  • Banerjee accepted to RSC; named outstanding peer reviewer
  • Beaux earns early career award for innovative research
  • Euser recognized for Science in "3" presentation
  • Uberuaga named LANL Fellow
  • Machine learning aids discovery of new double perovskite oxides
  • Measuring sub-surface corrosion in plutonium storage containers
  • Recognizing commitment to worker environment, safety, security
  • HeadsUP!
  • Celebrating service

Spring 2021 (pdf)

In this issue

  • Joseph Torres: Mastering the art of the endgame in response to new and emerging national security threats
  • From Ellen's Desk
  • Leveraging multiscale simulations to predict fission gas release from advanced nuclear fuel
  • Imaging breakthrough of plastic-bonded explosives
  • MST news roundup
  • HeadsUP!
  • Celebrating service
2020

Fall 2020 (pdf)

In this issue

  • Rod McCabe: Zooming in to get the big picture on materials performance
  • From Ellen's desk
  • From Rachel's desk
  • Staff recognized for distinguished performance
  • Blas Uberuaga named APS Fellow
  • Integrated approach accelerates nuclear fuel development and qualification
  • Ion sputtering’s role examined in quest to develop atomic resolution images of plutonium
  • HeadsUP!
  • Celebrating service

Summer 2020 (pdf)

In this issue

  • Cassie Reese: Leading by example
  • From Ellen's desk
  • Wang, Hattar edit issue on helium effects on materials in extreme environments
  • New capabilities for pit surveillance
  • Simple hydrogen approach offers new opportunities to develop Ga2O3 as a material for bipolar transistors
  • HeadsUP!
  • Celebrating service

Winter 2020 (pdf)

In this issue:

  • Joseph Anderson: Using precision science to maintain the stockpile
  • From Ellen's desk
  • Advances in aerial payload vessels: Spherical aerogel shells hold vacuum
  • New materials deformation details emerge through combination of neutron and high-energy x-ray diffraction measurements
  • Hans Herrmann named 2019 APS Fellow
  • HeadsUP!
  • Celebrating servic
2019

October 2019 (pdf)

In this issue

  • MST staff in the news
  • New surface science instrumentation for understanding the reactivity of plutonium
  • Machine-learning scintillator model finds new predictors of light yield
  • Evidence that electrons can help study materials under extreme conditions
  • HeadsUp!
  • Celebrating service

May 2019 (pdf)

In this issue

  • Dali Yang: Persistently pursuing advances in polymer science
  • From David's desk
  • MST staff in the news
  • Celebrating service
  • Integrating complex functional materials with additive manufacturing
  • Advantages of pyrochlore (A2B2O7) amorphization in long-term actinide waste disposal
  • Predicting damage and failure in additively manufactured tantalum
  • HeadsUP!