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Known as the 'Oscars of Innovation,' the R&D 100 Awards are given by
'The R&D 100 Awards celebrate the innovative minds behind these groundbreaking technologies, each of which will have a lasting positive impact for generations,' said
Winning project technologies include:
A new technology at Livermore that improves the screening of harmful laser pulses at the National Ignition Facility, reducing screening time from 12 hours to less than one second, saving hundreds of thousands of dollars each year.
A revolutionary imaging technique at Livermore that captures material and biological process in action at a nanoscale-level of detail.
A digital X-ray imaging system at Los Alamos that is battery-powered, self-contained, lightweight, and portable. The device will aid efforts in homeland security, inspection and testing, disaster relief and medicine.
A scanning device developed by a team including Los Alamos researchers that uses particles from cosmic rays to detect nuclear and radiological threats, explosives, and other threatening contraband.
A single-crystalline semiconductor used in nuclear and security applications that
The laboratories and
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