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...
Renewable Nitrile Precursors for Lightweight Fibers and Polymers National Renewable Energy Laboratory NREL hosts a fully automated reactor system with tandem reactor beds, designed for the production of acrylonitrile or other nitrile compounds from bio-derived feedstocks. The reactor system...
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,...
Thermal Characterization and Modeling of Materials/Interfaces National Renewable Energy Laboratory The National Renewable Energy Laboratory focuses on advanced thermal and thermomechanical aspects for materials and interfaces for numerous applications, and performs comprehensive evaluation through...
Materials from Liquid Precursors and Inert Atmosphere Materials Processing National Renewable Energy Laboratory The Atmospheric Processing Platform offers powerful capabilities with integrated tools for depositing, processing, and characterizing materials—all within an inert gas environment. The tool can...
High-throughput Experimental Capabilities for LightMAT Alloys National Renewable Energy Laboratory High-throughput experimental (HTE) capabilities include combinatorial synthesis, spatially resolved characterization, and semi-automated data analysis. Combinatorial synthesis features depositions of...
Electrochemical Characterization National Renewable Energy Laboratory The National Renewable Energy Laboratory offers a suite of characterization tools that include:Fundamental characterization (ionic conductivity, impedance spectroscopy, elemental mapping of reactive...
Reliability and Mechanical Characterization and Analysis National Renewable Energy Laboratory The National Renewable Energy Laboratory researches and investigates advanced thermomechanical and reliability aspects within multilayered structures, performing comprehensive evaluations via...
Laboratory Information Management and High-throughput Materials Discovery Data Systems National Renewable Energy Laboratory The National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Computational Science Center offers a data ecosystem to handle both experimental laboratory data (Laboratory Information Management, or LIMS) and high...
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...
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...
NREL High-Performance Computing Facility National Renewable Energy Laboratory NREL's high-performance computing (HPC) system and User Application, Data and Learning Support Capability enable researchers to exploit the potential of the largest HPC environment in the world...
Computational Materials Science and Chemistry of Alloys and Disordered Materials National Renewable Energy Laboratory This capability is for modeling disordered and metastable materials, including alloys and organic materials, at multiple fidelities from the atomistic to the mesoscale. The atomistic simulations...