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Grand Canyon rim-to-rim hikers provide data for Sandia study of health, performance

(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) Sandia and the University of New Mexico researchers are collecting and study biometric data to determine if declines in physical or cognitive functions can predict a medical emergency for Grand Canyon...Show More Summary

Spray Combustion Consortium formed to improve engine design

Sandia National Laboratories has formed an industry-funded Spray Combustion Consortium to better understand fuel injection by developing modeling tools. Control of fuel sprays is key to the development of clean, affordable fuel-efficient engines.

Sandia forms Spray Combustion Consortium to improve engine design

(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) Sandia National Laboratories has formed an industry-funded Spray Combustion Consortium to better understand fuel injection by developing modeling tools. Control of fuel sprays is key to the development of clean, affordable fuel-efficient engines.

TriLumina Showcasing 256-Pixel 3D Solid-State LiDAR System For Self-Driving Vehicles At CES 2017

The Sandia National Laboratories spinoff TriLumina will be showcasing its 256-pixel, 3D LiDAR system solution for use in self-driving vehicle tech — in collaboration with LeddarTech — at the upcoming CES 2017 show in January, according...Show More Summary

Transistors and diodes made from advanced semiconductor materials could perform much better than silicon

Sandia National Laboratories researchers have shown it's possible to make transistors and diodes from advanced semiconductor materials that could perform much better than silicon, the workhorse of the modern electronics world.

$2.6B contract awarded for Sandia National Labs management

A subsidiary of Honeywell International has won a contract worth $2.6 billion to manage the sprawling New Mexico-based Sandia National Laboratories weapons and research laboratory that specializes in national security, nuclear weapons and other projects deemed vital for the U.S., federal officials announced Friday.

Sandia Labs, Singapore join forces to develop energy storage

(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) Sandia National Laboratories has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the government of Singapore's Energy Market Authority (EMA) that will tap into the labs' expertise in energy storage.

Aircraft inspectors have new Sandia course to help detect composite material damage

(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) In the midst of holiday travel season, airline customers want to feel safe in the new aircraft made of composite materials. Sandia National Laboratories has developed a new course being offered to the airline and aircraft manufacturing industries on how to inspect solid-laminate composites in aircraft.

Sandia Labs turns to tritium in quest for fusion power

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Sandia National Laboratories is raising the stakes in its quest to develop fusion power by introducing tritium into its experiments with its Z machine. Tritium, the heaviest of the three hydrogen isotopes, promises to boost energy output...Show More Summary

American Indian engineers present inaugural award to Sandia diversity specialist

(DOE/US Department of Energy) Marie Capitan, a diversity workforce specialist at Sandia National Laboratories, is one of five professionals honored this weekend at the 2016 AISES National Conference in Minneapolis. She will accept the...Show More Summary

Tritium introduced in fusion experiments at Sandia

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories Z Machine have opened a new chapter in their 20-year journey toward higher fusion outputs by introducing tritium, the most neutron-laden isotope of hydrogen, to their targets' fuel.

An Octogenarian Hydrogeologist's Paper and PPT: 'Challenges & Opportunities for Brackish Groundwater Resources Development in New Mexico'

3 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

This PDF is a short paper that introduced a PPT given by self-styled 'octogenarian hydrogeologist' Dr. John W. Hawley on 28 April 2o16 at the Urban Land Institute in Albuquerque, NM. Mike Hightower of Sandia National Laboratories, another smart guy, was a co-presenter. Download ULI-NM_WhitePaper He may be an octogenarian...

Diamonds aren't forever: Sandia, Harvard team create first quantum computer bridge

(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) Sandia researchers have demonstrated for the first time on a single chip all the components needed to create a quantum bridge to link quantum computers together.

NREL to lead new consortium to improve reliability and performance of solar modules

(DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory) The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, in partnership with Sandia National Laboratories, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory,...Show More Summary

Hydrogen-powered passenger ferry in San Francisco Bay is possible, says Sandia study

(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) Nearly two years ago, Sandia National Laboratories researchers Joe Pratt and Lennie Klebanoff set out to answer one not-so-simple question: is it feasible to build and operate a high-speed passenger ferry solely powered by hydrogen fuel cells? The answer is yes. Show More Summary

Hydrogen-powered ferry idea floated for San Fransisco

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Along with cars and planes, hydrogen power has the potential to make boat travel cleaner and quieter than possible with internal combustion power. The team at Sandia National Laboratories believes San Fransisco could be the perfect place...Show More Summary

Sled track simulates high-speed accident in B61-12 test

(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) Sandia National Laboratories sent a mock B61-12 nuclear weapon speeding down the labs' 10,000-foot rocket sled track to slam nose-first into a steel and concrete wall in a spectacular test that mimicked a high-speed accident. It allowed engineers to examine safety features inside the weapon that prevent inadvertent nuclear detonation.

Hydrogen-powered passenger ferry in San Francisco Bay is possible, study says

Nearly two years ago, Sandia National Laboratories researchers Joe Pratt and Lennie Klebanoff set out to answer one not-so-simple question: Is it feasible to build and operate a high-speed passenger ferry solely powered by hydrogen fuel cells? The answer is yes.

Sled track simulates high-speed accident in B61-12 test

Sandia National Laboratories has sent a mock B61-12 nuclear weapon speeding down the labs' 10,000-foot rocket sled track to slam nose-first into a steel and concrete wall in a spectacular test that mimicked a high-speed accident. It allowed engineers to examine safety features inside the weapon that prevent inadvertent nuclear detonation.

Turning to the brain to reboot computing

(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) Computation is stuck in a rut. The integrated circuits that powered the past 50 years of technological revolution are reaching their physical limits. This predicament has computer scientists scrambling for new ideas. Show More Summary

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