DOE funds critical rare earth research
Seeks breakthroughs to increase REE supply, reduce need Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – April 22, 2020
Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:33pm
U.S. Department of Energy is funding up to $18 million for basic research aimed at helping to ensure the continued availability of rare earth elements, or effective substitutes, critical to the functioning of the modern U.S. economy.
Rare earth elements such as neodymium, praseodymium, lanthanum and others are vital to a host of contemporary technological and industrial applications, ranging f...