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MPA Materials Matter

Newsletter provides materials' news from the Materials Physics and Applications Division: interviews with staff, awards, latest research published.

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Fall 2022 (pdf)

  • Leonardo Civale: Conducting a career with dedication
  • From Jen's desk
  • From Rajinder's desk
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  • Magnet lab draws a crowd
  • Zelenay honored for contributions to green energy research community
  • Spendelow receives prestigious Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship
  • Fensin to chair TMS Functional Materials Division
  • Meier recognized for Science in '3' presentation
  • MPA staff recognized for notable contributions to Lab's mission
  • Veterans inclusivity tips
  • Celebrating service
  • HeadsUP!

Fall 2021 (pdf)

  • Hazuki Teshima: Composing acts of engineering in support of magnet science
  • From Mike's desk
  • From Steve's desk
  • Unlocking the potential of lithium-ion batteries by understanding silicon failure
  • Lab and Pajarito Powder complete one of the first New Mexico-funded fuel cell projects
  • MPA staff in the news
  • HeadsUP!
  • Inclusivity tip
  • Celebrating service

Summer 2021 (pdf)

  • Recognizing achievement
  • From Andrew's desk
  • From Adam's desk
  • New insights into how quantum light can be mastered
  • Assessing the state of non-hybrid redox flow batteries
  • Giant magnetoelectric coupling, low magnetic field switching demonstrated in spin crossover complex
  • HeadsUp!
  • Celebrating service

Spring 2021 (pdf)

  • Mukund Mukundan: Driven to solve tough energy challenges
  • From Andrew's desk
  • From Leonardo's desk
  • A new approach toward high-quality epitaxial actinide thin films
  • MPA Staff in the News
  • HeadsUp!
  • Celebrating service
2020

Fall 2020 (pdf)

  • Nick Sirica: Bright light, big physics
  • From Andrew's desk
  • From Steve's desk
  • MPA bolsters Lab's efforts to advance quantum technology, resilient energy projects
  • MPA staff in the news
  • Innovative nano S&T focus of 2020 CINT annual meeting
  • HeadsUP!
  • Celebrating service

Summer 2020 (pdf)

  • Rod Borup: Recognized for enduring technological contributions
  • From Wolfgang’s desk
  • From Adam’s desk
  • Frustrating harmful dendrite formation in potassium ion batteries
  • From a Mott insulator to an ideal two-dimensional metal
  • First-ever actinide-zirconium framework synthesized
  • HeadsUp!
  • Celebrating service

Spring 2020 (pdf)

  • Hollingsworth joins Nano Letters editorial advisory board
  • Los Alamos expertise tapped for how to build the essential resonant ultrasound spectrometer
  • From David's desk
  • From Rajinder's desk
  • Controllable spatial modulation of superconductivity
  • HeadsUp!
  • Celebrating service