Researchers developed a robust Sm-Co magnet suitable for higher temperature applications, making it a first choice for uses, including military, spacecraft, aerospace and marine applications. These Sm-Co permanent magnets offer potential to be used in clean energy applications, like direct drive generators in wind turbines and electric vehicle motors.
Primary Application Area: Materials & Manufacturing
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 4
Vetted Programs/Awards: None.
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
External Funding to Date: $250,000 of in-kind contribution from Electron Energy Corporation as cost match to the TCF award