New Critical Materials Hub to take broad approach to rare earths, other strategic materials

March 2013
American Ceramic Society Bulletin;Mar2013, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p19
The article discusses the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) plans for its Critical Materials Institute (CMI), which focuses on the issue of securing supplies of raw materials vital for clean energy applications, electronics, and other advanced applications. Other CMI focus areas include improvements in reuse and recycling, diversification of supply, and the development of substitute materials. The CMI's role in the national critical materials strategy of the U.S. is also addressed.


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