We conduct world-class research in materials science at the atomic, nano-, meso-, and macroscopic scales and enable the development of new technologies that solve pressing national energy and security challenges by
- discovering materials and exploring their properties,
- developing new characterization tools and practical applications of materials,
- understanding and exploiting quantum phenomena, and
- providing world-class user facilities.
MPA, as LANL’s flagship experimental fundamental science organization, is sought out across LANL as the premier partner for solving the world’s most difficult scientific problems.