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Sandia Labs Wins 5 Regional Technology Transfer Awards


Sandia National Laboratories won five awards from the 2017 Federal Laboratory Consortium for its work to develop and commercialize innovative technologies.
20-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cleaning Up Subways: Sandia’s 20-Year Mission to Stop Anthrax in Its Tracks


Sandia National Laboratories engineer Mark Tucker has spent much of the past 20 years thinking about incidents involving chemical or biological warfare agents, and the best ways to clean them up. Tucker’s current project focuses on cleaning up a...
18-Sep-2017 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nanotechnology Experts at Sandia Create First Terahertz-Speed Polarization Optical Switch


A Sandia National Laboratories-led team has for the first time used optics rather than electronics to switch a nanometer-thick thin film device from completely dark to completely transparent, or light, at a speed of trillionths of a second.
14-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sandia's Radiation Analysis Software Makes Emergency Responders’ Jobs Quicker, Easier


LIVERMORE, Calif. — When law enforcement officers and first responders arrive at an emergency involving radiation, they need a way to swiftly assess the situation to keep the public and environment safe. Having analysis tools that can quickly and...
11-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Beating the Heat with Nanoparticle Films


A partnership between Sandia National Laboratories and Santa Fe, New Mexico-based IR Dynamics is turning nano-size particles that reflect heat, or infrared radiation, into window films to keep offices, houses and cars cool.
31-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Aerospace Test at Sandia Goes Green with Alternative to Explosives


Sandia National Laboratories has successfully demonstrated a new, more environmentally friendly method to test a rocket part to ensure its avionics can withstand the shock from stage separation during flight.
31-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Biofuels From Bacteria


Can a group of three single-celled, algae-like organisms produce high quantities of sugar just right for making biofuels? Laboratory results indicate that they can. Sandia National Laboratories is helping Bay Area-based HelioBioSys understand...
21-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sandia Collects More Precise Weather, Climate Data with Help From Unmanned Aerial System


Last week, researchers at Sandia National Laboratories flew a tethered balloon and an unmanned aerial system, colloquially known as a drone, together for the first time to get Arctic atmospheric temperatures with better location control than ever...
14-Aug-2017 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Radiation Security Team From Sandia Works Behind the Scenes at Events to Protect Public


Richard Stump has been to five Super Bowls and hasn’t seen a single pass, run or touchdown. Stump works security — a very special kind of security — at large public events. He’s a senior scientist on Sandia National Laboratories’...
14-Nov-2016 11:45 AM EST

X-Ray Vision: Bomb Techs Strengthen Their Hand with Sandia’s XTK Software


An image-processing and analysis software developed at Sandia National Laboratories has swept the ranks of the country’s bomb squads. Called XTK, it has spread through the military and emergency response communities so rapidly that it’s now in...
6-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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