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
Aberration-corrected Lorentz Transmission Electron Microscope (ALTEM) Argonne National Laboratory The ALTEM instrument is dedicated to imaging magnetic fields and magnetic materials in a field-free region, which is critical for magnetic materials. Compared to standard magnetic imaging, aberration...
Low-temperature Boriding of Lightweight Engine Materials Argonne National Laboratory ANL offers a breakthrough technology that enables boriding of aluminum, magnesium, and titanium alloys that are very thick and operates fast at temperatures of ~200°C using a proprietary molten...
Extreme Environmental Testing Facilities Ames Laboratory Facilities include the Severe Environmental Corrosion and Erosion Research Facility (SECERF) and the Supercritical Materials Research Facility (SMRF). Both facilities allow medium term exposures of...
Electrolytic Processing Argonne National Laboratory Argonne has extensive experience in light metals technology development and molten salt electrolysis. Facilities include: 3-20A, 2-100A, and one 1800A fully equipped molten salt electrolysis cells,...
Powder-to-Parts Facility Ames Laboratory The Powder-to-Parts Facility is a state-of-the-art Ames Laboratory center that bridges advanced powder-making technologies (unique within the U.S. Department of Energy), additive manufacturing (AM),...
Integrated Computational Materials Engineering Argonne National Laboratory Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) codes are available to model phase formation in multicomponent alloys (Precipicalc), as well as phase-field codes for multicomponent phase...
Theory-Driven/Rapid Experimental Alloy Development Ames Laboratory Theory-Driven/Rapid Experimental Alloy Development (T-READ) is the unique Ames Lab capability that integrates recently developed high-throughput bulk alloy synthesis and characterization facilities...
Materials Preparation Center Ames Laboratory The Materials Preparation Center (MPC) is a U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Division of Materials Sciences & Engineering specialized research center...
X-ray Characterization of Materials Argonne National Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory provides various capabilities for x-ray characterization of materials that includes and array of instrumentation, including:Tomography using 1-ID, 2-BM, or 6-BM beamlines...
High-performance Composite Nanomaterials via 3D Nanoprinting Argonne National Laboratory We are able to design and manufacture ultra-strong, lightweight composite materials with physical and mechanical properties on demand. The internal structure is designed digitally, according to the...