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DOE/Ames Laboratory

Single Crystal of Lithium-Iron Nitride

Caption: A single crystal of lithium-iron nitride is shown. Scientists at the US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory observed magnetic properties in iron-ions in these lithium-iron nitrides that are typically associated with rare-earth elements.

Credit: US Dept. of Energy's Ames Laboratory

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