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Dysprosium 2.0

By Stan Trout, Spontaneous Materials A little over five years ago I wrote a column called Dysprosium 2.0. Element number 66 has been in focus lately due to some forecasts about availability in light of […]

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Balance and Training

Stan Trout, Spontaneous Materials It was nice to see so many people at Magnetics 2018 in Orlando last month. It was a very pleasant exchange of ideas and information. We all seemed to get plenty […]

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Small Ball

A Column by Dr. Stan Trout | Spontaneous Materials Small Ball is a managerial strategy used in the game of baseball. Fundamentally, it concedes that in some circumstances big plays, such as home runs are […]

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The Patent Challenge

A Column by Dr. Stan Trout | Spontaneous Materials First, let me say that Magnetics 2015 in Orlando was a wonderful and productive experience. It is always a pleasure to see so many old friends […]

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The Last Large Gathering

By Stan Trout | Spontaneous Materials In August, I had the pleasure of attending the 23rd Rare Earth and Future Magnets and Their Applications Workshop in Annapolis, MD. This series of workshops was conceived in […]