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Title: Ames Lab 101: Lanthanum Decanting

Ames Laboratory scientist Trevor Riedemann explains the process that allows Ames Laboratory to produce some of the purest lanthanum in the world. This and other high-purity rare-earth elements are usemore »d to create alloys used in various research projects and play a crucial role in the Planck satellite mission.« less
Title: Ames Lab 101: Lanthanum Decanting
Publication Date: 2010-01-01
OSTI Identifier: 1047177
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: Ames Laboratory (AMES), Ames, IA (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 58 GEOSCIENCES ; Lanthanum Decanting ; Lanthanum ; Ames Laboratory ; Ames Lab 101 ; Iowa State University ; ISU ; DOE ; Department of Energy ; Materials Preparation Center ; MPC ; materials ; materials science ; materials preparation ; rare earth ; rare earths ; Planck ; satellite
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:01:16
System Entry Date: 2016-01-28