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Another exceptional year...
...Sandia salutes the members of its SEVEN R&D 100 finalists.
Falling Particle Receiver for Concentrated Solar Energy
The falling-particle receiver enables concentrated solar energy with thermal storage for ondemand
electricity production, heating, and thermochemical processing at significantly higher
efficiencies and lower costs.
Precision High Power Battery Tester (High Power Precision 25)
The Precision High Power Battery Tester significantly improves battery life predictions, helping
meet the growing demand for better, longer-life electrified vehicle and grid storage batteries.
The open-source software Pyomo is the best tool for rapidly developing the next generation of
powerful optimization-based strategies to solve complex, real-world problems.
Stress-Induced Fabrication of Functionally Designed Nanomaterials
Stress-Induced Fabrication is an innovative, green, and economical process enabling the
synthesis of new nanomaterials with tunable architectures and properties not attainable by current
T-QUAKE (Transceiver for Quantum Keys and Encryption
T-QUAKE is an on-chip quantum transceiver capable of encoding, sending, receiving, and
decoding quantum cryptographic signals for any secure communication, networking, or antitamper
UXI (Ultra-fast X-ray Imager)
UXI is the world’s fastest multi-frame digital X-ray camera, with applications ranging from imaging
plasmas, electric discharges, and shock waves to visualizing intracellular biochemical processes.
Virtual Environment for Reactor Applications (VERA)
VERA represents a new generation of capabilities that can be used by the nuclear industry to improve
the operation of nuclear reactors. It provides high-fidelity, science-based simulation tools to address key
challenges, enabling increased clean, safe and reliable generation of electricity.
Notice of Technology Transfer Opportunities
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