Energy

 Non-Invasive Energy Monitoring Device
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Non-Invasive Energy Monitoring Device

Sandia has developed an energy monitoring device that measures energy from liquid flow systems (e.g. solar systems) using a simple technique that senses when the system is running and then estimates the BTU energy production. Current energy meters must be installed into the system to measure how...
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2014 R&D Budget

Greetings from D.C. President Obama released his FY 2014 budget in mid-April, including that portion informally known as the “R&D budget.” It’s been an interesting year budget-wise, with the FY 2013 budget approved halfway through the year, sequestration taking effect at...
2018 FLC Southeast Award Winners Announced
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2018 FLC Southeast Award Winners Announced

The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) Southeast Region is pleased to announce the following winners of its 2018 awards: EXCELLENCE IN TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER Air Force Research Laboratory – Munitions Directorate “AF96 Low alloy high performance steel” Oak Ridge National...
2019 FLC Awards – Winners Announced
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2019 FLC Awards – Winners Announced

The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer is pleased to announce the winners of its 2019 awards. A total of 30 awards will be presented to 27 laboratories representing 11 federal agencies. EXCELLENCE IN TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER Department of Agriculture USDA ARS Plains Area, Meat Animal...
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A Big News Month

It's been a busy few weeks in the news for technology transfer and the federal labs! Here are just a few headlines. July brought some new developments to the world of intellectual property—the first post-America Invents Act patent was issued around July 18. Only a few days earlier, Sen. Patrick...
AFRL Cray
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AFRL’s Newest Supercomputer Supports Game-Changing Research

1.28 petaFLOPS (floating operations per second) is equal to 1.28 quadrillion calculations per second, which is also the speed of the Air Force Research Laboratory ’s (AFRL) new Cray XC30 supercomputer, nicknamed Lightning, which was officially unveiled Sept. 23 during a special ribbon-cutting...
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Ames Lab - Cerium-nanoparticles for Nylon Production

The Critical Materials Institute, a U.S. Department of Energy Innovation Hub led by the Ames Laboratory , has created a new chemical process that makes use of the widely available rare-earth metal cerium to improve the manufacture of nylon.The process uses a cerium-based material made into...

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