Surprising electronic disorder in a copper oxide-based ceramic

MIT researchers use resonant X-ray scattering measurements to reveal unexpected “Wigner glass” in desirable superconducting material.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory | Jan. 28, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: physics superconductors materials-research-laboratory research school-of-science metals materials-science-and-engineering

Controllable fast, tiny magnetic bits

MIT researchers show how to make and drive nanoscale magnetic quasi-particles known as skyrmions for spintronic memory devices.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory | Jan. 3, 2019 | mit
~14 mins   

Tags: school-of-engineering materials-science-and-engineering materials-research-laboratory graduate postdoctoral research dmse physics spintronics nanoscience-and-nanotechnology

Opportunities for materials innovation abound

Faculty researchers share insights into new capabilities at the annual Industrial Liaison Program Research and Development Conference.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory | Dec. 14, 2018 | mit
~11 mins   

Tags: school-of-engineering materials-science-and-engineering materials-research-laboratory industry research nanoscience-and-nanotechnology machine-learning special-events-and-guest-speakers faculty energy-storage photonics mitnano chemical-engineering

Better superconductors from ceramic copper oxides

Riccardo Comin seeks to elucidate the microscopic physics of high-temperature superconducting devices to advance their technological applications.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory | Dec. 13, 2018 | mit
~9 mins   

Tags: school-of-science physics superconductors imaging materials-research-laboratory research faculty

Study opens route to ultra-low-power microchips

Innovative approach to controlling magnetism could lead to next-generation memory and logic devices.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | Nov. 12, 2018 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: spintronics research materials-science-and-engineering dmse materials-research-laboratory nanoscience-and-nanotechnology school-of-engineering electronics magnets invention national-science-foundation-nsf

Improving materials from the nanoscale up

At the Materials Day Symposium, researchers focus on tools that probe atomic structures in action to yield better designs for metals, solar cells, and polymers.

Denis Paiste | Nov. 8, 2018 | mit
~16 mins   

Tags: special-events-and-guest-speakers materials-science-and-engineering dmse electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs research metals nanoscience-and-nanotechnology materials-research-laboratory school-of-engineering

First two-dimensional material that performs as both topological insulator and superconductor

MIT researchers have demonstrated that a Tungsten ditelluride-based transistor combines two different electronic states of matter.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory | Oct. 31, 2018 | mit
~10 mins   

Tags: school-of-science physics materials-science-and-engineering research collaboration quantum-computing superconductors 2-d materials-research-laboratory

Inexpensive chip-based device may transform spectrometry

Tiny device could replace expensive lab-scale equipment for many applications.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | Oct. 23, 2018 | mit
~6 mins   

Tags: research materials-science-and-engineering mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering national-science-foundation-nsf department-of-energy-doe materials-research-laboratory electronics

Summer projects in motion | MIT News

Lab assignments for MIT Materials Research Laboratory undergraduate researchers and teachers cut across disciplines.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory | July 3, 2018
~4 mins |

Tags:  school-of-engineering  materials-research-laboratory  materials-science-and-engineering  dmse  national-science-foundation-nsf  classes-and-programs  undergraduate

Broadening the range of material rewards | MIT News

Headed by Carl Thompson, the newly formed Materials Research Laboratory opens up opportunities for industrial partnerships.

Eric Bender | MIT Industrial Liaison Program | June 18, 2018
~7 mins |

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