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Watching Molecules Move: Velocity-Mapped Ion Imaging Hits 30 Years of Research at Sandia

Thirty years ago, David Chandler (8300) built an apparatus at Sandia’s Combustion Research Facility to image the fragments of a molecule as it fell apart. At the time, David had no idea what a tremendous impact his research would have on understanding how molecules behave when excited by light or struck by another molecule or [...]

By | 2017-09-28T23:29:21+00:00 September 28th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Watching Molecules Move: Velocity-Mapped Ion Imaging Hits 30 Years of Research at Sandia

Commercializing Technology: 5 Projects with big impacts for Energy

Sandia has been awarded 5 Technology Commercialization Fund projects.  The projects focus on moving laboratory-developed technology to the marketplace through partnerships with industry. Sandia’s awards are in a variety of technology areas including advanced manufacturing, geoscience, carbon capture, nuclear energy, and energy storage. The projects will deliver a variety of impactful technologies and improvements. For [...]

By | 2017-09-18T17:36:25+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Energy, News, Partnership, Research & Capabilities|Comments Off on Commercializing Technology: 5 Projects with big impacts for Energy

Sandia energy programs named finalist for 4 R&D100 awards

Four innovations from Sandia’s Energy programs have been named as R&D100 award finalists. R&D100 awards recognize that the technology has “competed against other new technologies in open competition,” according to the R&D website. The finalists include Sandia’s Microgrid Design Toolkit, Ultra-Wide-Bandgap Power Electronics, the SolidSense Gas Analyzer, and a control System for Active Damping of [...]

By | 2017-09-06T21:52:54+00:00 September 6th, 2017|News, News & Events, Research & Capabilities|Comments Off on Sandia energy programs named finalist for 4 R&D100 awards

Sandia Testifies in Cordova, Alaska Hearing about Microgrids

Abraham Ellis, manager of Sandia’s Photovoltaic and Distributed Systems Integration Department, testified last week on microgrid technologies before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee at a field hearing in Cordova, Alaska. During the hearing, Ellis provided a perspective on microgrids and hybrid systems. Alaska is home to many remote microgrids. For example, Sandia is [...]

By | 2017-07-25T21:14:06+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Distribution Grid Integration, Energy, Energy Storage, Energy Storage Systems, Grid Integration, Infrastructure Security, News|Comments Off on Sandia Testifies in Cordova, Alaska Hearing about Microgrids

Upcoming Webinar: WEC Design Response Toolbox (WDRT)

Researchers from Sandia and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will present an instructional webinar on the WEC Design Response Toolbox (WDRT) on June 14 from 9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. MST. During the webinar, these researchers will provide an overview of the toolbox, work through examples, and respond to questions. Save the date by adding the [...]

By | 2017-05-26T14:44:11+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Modeling & Analysis, Water Power|Comments Off on Upcoming Webinar: WEC Design Response Toolbox (WDRT)

Call for Papers is Open: MRS Fall Meeting

The 2017 MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit will be held November 26-December 1, 2017 in Boston Massachusetts, and the call for papers is open until June 15. Sandia National Laboratories invites you to submit abstracts to Symposium ES5: Materials and Design for Resilient Energy Storage:  Increased prevalence of energy storage at a system level for [...]

By | 2017-06-12T21:45:35+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Energy Storage, Energy Storage Systems, Events, News, Seminars & Conferences|Comments Off on Call for Papers is Open: MRS Fall Meeting