Ames Lab Karl Gschneidner Ames Laboratory’s “Mr. Rare Earth” still going strong

At a time when most researchers have hung up their lab coats and settled into retirement, DOE Ames Laboratory senior metallurgist Karl Gschneidner Jr. is still going strong.

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Daniel Sinars examines one of the aluminum cylinders used in the Z pulsed power experiments. The monitor on the X-ray machine in the background displays a highly magnified, pre-experiment view of the wavering edges machined into the outside edge of the cylinder. These were used to intentionally start the growth of the instability. Mixed matter/anti-matter beam provides unique peek into protons

Seeking a clearer picture of electric charge inside the proton, DOE's Jefferson Lab is producing the world's most intense beam of mixed matter and anti-matter.

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DOE Pulse
  • Number 327  |
  • December 20, 2010