B.S. 1951, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH; Ames Laboratory, 1951-present.
Utilization of the electrotransport process as a method of ultra-purifying
rare-earth and refractory metals. Development of the thermite reduction process
for the economic preparation of rare-earth iron alloys, especially Nd-Fe
and TbDyFe alloys. Recycling of rare-earth metal from rare-earth transition
metal alloy scrap by liquid metal extraction. Phase equilibrium studies concerning
M. Huang, D.L. Schlagel, F.A. Schmidt, and T.A. Lograsso
"Experimental Investigation and Thermodynamic Modeling of the Gd-Si System," J. Alloys Compd., Vol. 441, p. 94 (2007).
T.W. Ellis, F.A. Schmidt, and K.A. Gschneidner, Jr.
"The Production and Characterization of
High Purity Materials Produced at the Ames Laboratory," edited
by K. Abiko, K. Herakawa, and S. Takaki (The Japan Institute of Metals, Sendai,
Japan, 1995), p. 76.
O.N. Carlson and F.A. Schmidt
"Vanadium Alloy Development," in Evolution
of Refractory Metals Alloys, edited by N.C. Dalder, T. Grabstein,
and C.S. Olsen (TMS, Warrendale, PA, 1994), p. 1.
L.L. Jones, F.A. Schmidt, and J.D. Verhoeven
"Consumable Electrode Arc Casting
of Copper Refractory Metal Composites," edited
by K.C. Liddell, D.R. Sadoway, and R.G. Bautista (The Minerals, Metals,
and Materials Society, Warrendale, PA, 1991), p. 155.
T.A. Lograsso and F.A. Schmidt
"Crystal Growth by Arc-Zone Melting," in Refractory
Metals, edited by K.C. Liddell, D.R. Sadoway, and R.G. Bautista
(TMS, Warrendale, PA, 1991), p. 143.