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2014-04-14 16:21:48

Photovoltaic solar-panel windows could be next for your house LOS ALAMOS, N.M., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A house window that doubles as a solar panel could be on the horizon, thanks to recent quantum-dot work by Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers in collaboration with scientists from University of Milano-Bicocca (UNIMIB), Italy. Their project demonstrates that superior light-emitting properties of quantum dots can be applied in solar energy by helping more...

2014-03-24 16:20:15

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Strategic Protective Services, LLC (NSPS), a joint venture of Triple Canopy, Inc. and Securiguard, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the first year of its protective force services contract at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge, Tenn. facilities. "Congratulations to everyone at NSPS for a job well done," said NSPS President Ignacio Balderas. "A lot of hard work went into winning and...

2014-03-07 12:21:10

Team Resumes Transition At Nuclear Security Facilities In Tennessee and Texas RESTON, Va., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bechtel-led Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC has been directed by the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration to immediately resume transitioning to take over the management and operation of the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Consolidated Nuclear Security was selected last year to manage...

2014-02-24 12:31:40

Los Alamos Nominates CNSI for Department of Energy Small Business of the Year Award GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNSI today announced it has been selected by Los Alamos National Security LLC (LANS) to continue its work providing telecommunications support and related services at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). LANS has managed operations at the Laboratory since 2006 and CNSI was selected in 2008 to support telecommunications at the Laboratory. As part of...

2013-12-10 12:22:29

Y-12, Los Alamos, and Livermore National Labs Receive 13 Awards RESTON, Va., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel announced three national security sites managed and operated by teams that include Bechtel have earned a total of 13 National Nuclear Security Administration Sustainability Awards for 2013. The annual awards recognize exemplary performance in advancing sustainability through innovative and effective programs and projects that increase energy, water, and vehicle fleet...

2013-08-13 12:21:08

SANTA FE, N.M., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Labs, Inc. (OTCBB:SGLB) announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Technology Transfer Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory covering the technology space of 3D Printing of metals. Mark Cola, President and CEO of Sigma Labs, remarked that "under the MOU, Sigma Labs and Los Alamos National Laboratory will seek to identify existing technologies at Los Alamos that are not currently under...

2013-07-24 12:22:43

Nine Technologies Earn 2013 R&D 100 Awards RESTON, Va., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel announced today that researchers from three National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) sites managed and operated by Bechtel partnerships have received nine 2013 R&D 100 Awards. Known as the "Oscars of Innovation," the R&D 100 Awards are given by R&D Magazine to recognize the top 100 technology products of the year. (Logo:...

2013-07-19 08:22:16

CHANTILLY, Va. and LOS ALAMOS, N.M., July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Sciences International Corporation (DSIC), an advanced technology provider of security and detection systems, and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), a premiere science and technology research institution and U.S. federal laboratory, today announced they have been recognized by R&D Magazine as a 2013 R&D 100 award winner. Called the "Oscars of Innovation," the R&D 100 award recognizes the...

Highly Portable Imaging System Created By Los Alamos/Tribogenics
2013-06-26 15:04:09

Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos National Laboratory and Tribogenics, the pioneer of innovative X-ray solutions, have partnered to create a unique, lightweight, compact, low-cost X-ray system that uses the MiniMAX (Miniature, Mobile, Agile, X-ray) camera to provide real-time inspection of sealed containers and facilities. The innovative technology will be featured at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) International Conference on Nuclear Security: Enhancing Global...

2013-06-24 10:35:52

Materials scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Ames Laboratory  have found an accurate way to explain the magnetic properties of a compound that has mystified the scientific community for decades. The compound of lanthanum, cobalt and oxygen (LaCoO3) has been a puzzle for over 50 years, due to its strange behavior. While most materials tend to lose magnetism at higher temperatures, pure LaCoO3 is a non-magnetic semiconductor at low temperatures, but as the temperature is...