A recently released Sandia National Laboratories report, "Suggested Guidelines for Assessment of DG Unintentional Islanding Risk," outlines a procedure to help utility distribution engineers determine the risk of unintentional islanding in distributed energy generation installations. By providing a quick and reliable way to identify situations in which such risk is negligible, Sandia’s approach can help [...]
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A team from Sandia National Laboratories’ (SNL) National Solar Thermal Test Facility (NSTTF) recently won a first place Excellence Award in the 2012 Facilities Environmental, Safety and Health Go Green Initiative of the Lockheed Martin Electronics Systems Business Area. The award was given for an innovative means of disposing of 5000 mirrored glass facets that [...]
Professor Emmanouil (Manos) Kioupakis, from the University of Michigan, visited Sandia for technical discussions and to give a seminar on "Auger Recombination in Nitride Light-Emitting Diodes from First Principles Calculations." Professor Kioupakis just finished a post-doc with Professor Chris van de Walle at UC Santa Barbara, and has been doing first-principles calculations of Auger recombination [...]
Joshua Stein speaks about the benefits of the Regional Test Centers (RTCs) and how they will further advance the DOE SunShot goals.
Sandia will be a participant in the upcoming SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Technology Forum. The SunShot Initiative is leading the first in a series of Energy Department Grand Challenges that address the scientific, technological, and market barriers to achieving breakthroughs in national energy challenges. The SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Technology Forum will convene the [...]
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The Solid-State Lighting Science (SSLS) Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) Director, Dr. Michael E. Coltrin, recently collaborated with colleagues from the Department of Electrical Engineering at Yale University on a publicationin Semiconductor Science and Technology titled “Using the kinetic Wulff plot to design and control nonpolar and semipolar GaN heteroepitaxy”. The article investigates GaN faceted [...]
We are extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael E. Coltrin as the new Director of Sandia's Solid-State Lighting Science (SSLS) Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC). Mike has had a long and distinguished career advancing the science underlaying chemically reacting fluid flow, and in applying that science to solve practical problems in the [...]