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 John Ruschau

 Division Head



300 College Park

Dayton, OH 45469-0141



Groups in the Energy Technologies and Materials division offer expertise in energy technologies, biocarbon, materials science, ceramic engineering, optical technology, and metallurgy. Division personnel are known internationally for their work on rare earth permanent magnet materials, optical materials for high-energy laser systems, and detector and electronic materials. Research is also conducted on polymer electrolytes for lithium batteries and fuel cells, electrical contacts to high-temperature semiconductors, high-temperature superconducting materials, and nonlinear optical materials. The division also provides analytical and characterization services to internal and external customers. 

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