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Nuclear Security Enterprise recognized for outstanding research and development

December 3, 2018

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Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers configure a stormwater runoff sensor node in the field as part of long-range wireless sensor network. The project won an R&D 100 Award in 2018.
Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers configure a stormwater runoff sensor node in the field as part of long-range wireless sensor network.

The R&D 100 Awards recognize the great service provided by researchers who generate exceptional new technologies, ideas, and understanding. Research and Development has the power to transform nearly every aspect of society. It’s no surprise that our national labs and sites are often among the organizations singled out by this annual honor for excellence in innovation.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers work on Low-Cost, Radiation-Hardened Single-Board Computer for command and data handling. The technology won an R&D 100 award in 2018.
Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers work on Low-Cost, Radiation-Hardened Single-Board Computer for command and data handling.

Nevada National Security Site

Nevada National Security Site’s Silicon Strip Muon Detector system. It won an R&D 100 award in 2018.
Nevada National Security Site’s Silicon Strip Muon Detector system.
Under high-power microscopy, a powder made with detergent-based technology at Sandia National Laboratories consists of perfect spheres. This technology won an R&D 100 Award in 2018.
Under high-power microscopy, a powder made with detergent-based technology at Sandia National Laboratories consists of perfect spheres.
Sandia National Laboratories' X-ray Phase Contrast Imaging System. It won an R&D 100 Award in 2018.
Sandia National Laboratories' X-ray Phase Contrast Imaging System.

Sandia National Laboratories