LightMAT Capabilities

The LightMAT resource network contains capabilities from the U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory system. This search function enables you to view and filter these capabilities within LightMAT.
 
Many of the capabilities listed on this page are user facilities managed by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science. Each user facility has established processes for submitting a proposal and gaining access. Visit http://science.energy.gov/user-facilities/user-resources/getting-started for more information.

Capability National Lab Description
Predictive Engineering Tools for Injection-molded Long-fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites Pacific Northwest National Laboratory PNNL's capability allows for integrated use of state-of-the-art processes and constitutive models to calculate tensile and flexural stiffness properties of injection-molded long-fiber...
Integrated Health Monitoring and Non-destructive Testing of Composite Structures Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Structural health monitoring (SHM) can be defined as the process of on-demand, automated condition monitoring, or continuous self-interrogation of the state of health of a structure over its service...
Elastic Property Measurements and Detection of Component Flaws, Degradation or Damage using Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy (RUS) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory The structural properties of a material can be determined with high accuracy using Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy (RUS) measurements coupled with finite element modeling predictions of vibrational...
Grain-level Flow Property Quantification with Micro/Nano Indentation Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Instrumented nano- and micro-indentation have been used to obtain elastic modulus and hardness of various materials. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory recently developed a unique capability by...
Prediction of Deformation Limits for Polycrystalline Materials under Different Straining Paths Pacific Northwest National Laboratory This is a microstructure-based modeling capability for predicting the deformation limits of polycrystalline materials under different straining paths. The model can be used to examine the effects of...
Prediction of Corrosion Resistance and Component Life With and Without Protective Coatings Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory offers an integrated experimental/modeling capability that predicts oxide-scale (without coating) or subscale (with coating) growth, characterizes scale/coating...