Single Crystal of Lithium-Iron Nitride (image) DOE/Ames Laboratory Share Print E-Mail 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 Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.