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Diamonds Aren’t Forever: Sandia, Harvard Team Create First Quantum Computer Bridge


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
14-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wave Energy Researchers Dive Deep to Advance Clean Energy Source


One of the biggest untapped clean energy sources on the planet — wave energy — could one day power millions of homes across the U.S. But more than a century after the first tests of the power of ocean waves, it is still one of the hardest energy...
13-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fragment Tracking: Insights Into What Happens in Explosions

Thanks to advances in high-speed cameras, imaging techniques and computer modeling, Sandia National Laboratories researchers are studying fragmenting explosives in ways that weren’t possible before.
12-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hydrogen-Powered Passenger Ferry in San Francisco Bay Is Possible, Says Sandia Study


Sandia 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.
10-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sled Track Simulates High-Speed Accident in B61-12 Test

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...
5-Oct-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Turning to the Brain to Reboot Computing


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. Researchers from Sandia National...
3-Oct-2016 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Paving the Way: Sandia Researchers Earn Top Hispanic Science and Engineering Honors


The technical achievements of two Sandia National Laboratories innovators will be recognized with 2016 Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC) Awards from Great Minds in STEM, an organization supporting careers in science,...
29-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cleaning Concrete Contaminated with Chemicals


Craig Tenney, a chemical engineer at Sandia National Laboratories, is looking for better ways to clean contaminated concrete to reduce the impact of a U.S. transportation hub being contaminated with a chemical agent.
19-Sep-2016 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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