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Sandia Technology Archive

The Sandia Technology was a quarterly research and development magazine published from 1999-2008. Sandia Technology has been replaced by the Sandia Research magazine.

Past Sandia Technology issues

2008

» Volume 10, No. 1 (PDF, 4 MB)

  • From your drill to your car
  • The links between water and energy
  • Record-setting solar power
  • Green jet fuel
  • INSIGHTS: Petroleum Studies 101

2007

» Volume 9, No. 4 (PDF, 1.7 MB)

  • Sunshine to petrol
  • Beauty, molecules deep
  • INSIGHTS: Alliances form, products emerge
  • Witnessing a birth

» Volume 9, No. 3 (PDF, 3.8 MB)

  • Metals for tomorrow
  • One step closer to fusion power
  • INSIGHTS: Multiscale modeling and simulation
  • Biofuels on tap
  • Structures with smarts

» Volume 9, No. 2 (PDF, 3.7 MB)

  • What to do about water
  • INSIGHTS: When water disputes boil over
  • Tragedy strikes
  • Looking at immune response one cell at a time
  • Summer in Antarctica
  • Creating ice in nanoseconds

» Volume 9, No. 1 (PDF, 4.7 MB)

  • Understanding climate change
  • Sandia helps develop new wind turbine blade design
  • Describing fundamental properties of materials
  • Keeping watch on the world
  • Assessing dental disease in minutes
  • Computer simulation tracks nuclear contraband traffic
  • Scaling down to the micro-dimension

2006

» Volume 8, No. 4 (PDF, 4.2 MB)

  • Expanding researcher access to microfluidic fittings
  • Homeland Security chief dedicates new center
  • Solving the riddle of the desert glass
  • Applying high-performance computing to a scientific mystery
  • Understanding ‘metallic water’
  • Solar tower testing supports NASA plan
  • Sandia — Monsanto Company announce cooperative agreement
  • Detect-to-warn system offers lifesaving capability
  • Keeping oil and gas control systems safe
  • DOE selects Sandia Labs as Solid-State Lighting Center

» Volume 8, No. 3 (PDF, 5.3 MB)

  • Sandia microshutter arrays aboard small NASA satellites
  • Sandia wins two R&D 100 Awards
  • Finding airplane short circuits before they cause trouble
  • Determining wind turbine efficiency
  • Testing living cells’ influence on nanostructure growth
  • MiniSAR soaring with new deal
  • Report faces future energy challenges
  • Applying energy surety to military bases
  • High-temp electronics open new era of devices

» Volume 8, No. 2 (PDF, 2.5 MB)

  • Accelerating engineering innovation
  • Winners think small
  • Red Storm rising
  • Thin film enables IC antifuses
  • Salting away U.S. oil reserves
  • SPR uses natural geologic features
  • A drop in the bucket?
  • Sandia foam no 'wipeout'
  • Showing what experiments miss

» Volume 8, No. 1 (PDF, 4 MB)

  • Safe ports-of-entry
  • Improving fuel cell performance
  • Understanding battery failure
  • Coal, fuel of the future?
  • ‘Riding the dimer’
  • Going where no human dares

2005

» Volume 7, No. 4 (PDF, 5.7 MB)

  • Time traveling at the Nevada Test Site
  • Sandia assists NASA with shuttle projects
  • Solar tests benefit future NASA exploration
  • Sandians earn national recognition
  • Sandia wins four R&D 100 awards

» Volume 7, No. 3 (PDF, 4.5 MB)

  • Our global water future
  • Key to global economic security
  • Cooperative modeling builds trust
  • El Paso: Quest for liquid assets
  • Following the desalination roadmap
  • Jumpstart projects target success
  • Desalination revolution: High risk/reward
  • Reusing oilfield water
  • Attacking arsenic in drinking water
  • Energy-water nexus: facing the future
  • Detecting toxins in the nation’s water supply

» Volume 7, No. 2 (PDF, 1 MB)

  • Taking the terror out of terrorism
  • Hydrogen from water at the nanoscale
  • Nanotubes: Porphyrin versus carbon
  • Detecting cancer ASAP
  • Recovering from bio-attacks
  • Nose for narcotics
  • Assisting with shuttle rollout

» Volume 7, No. 1 (PDF, 1.4 MB)

  • GM — Sandia advancing hydrogen storage
  • Sampling ‘small atmospheres’
  • Destroying biological agents
  • Displaying gigapixel-sized images
  • Shedding light on everyday problems
  • Tough geo-tools aid earthquake research

2004

» Volume 6, No. 4 (PDF, 1.3 MB)

  • Improving automotive coatings
  • Shaping future aircraft carrier operations
  • Lowering the threat of futrue water wars
  • Precision radar
  • Sensing motion at the nanoscale
  • Solar dish-engine project heating up
  • Pursuing high-tech law enforcement

» Volume 6, No. 3 (PDF, 6.9 MB)

  • Annealing — Microcosm in bent metal
  • New membrane — Micro fuel cell moves closer
  • Reliable, deployable — Sensor architecture
  • Fire — Sandia-FM Global to collaborate
  • R&D 100 — Sandia teams win Awards
  • Small business — Sandia working for New Mexico

» Volume 6, No. 2 (PDF, 12.2 MB)

  • Researchers “redesign” platinum
  • ‘Nanotools’— Self-assembling durable nanocrystal arrays
  • ‘Nanotractor’ studies micro-scale friction
  • Cold Molecules — New avenue to the 5th phase of matter
  • Sandia to lead Center of Excellence
  • CRF — Measuring particulate emissions

» Volume 6, No. 1 (PDF, 10.7 MB)

  • Yucca Mountain — Pursuing a license
  • Tag-on sensor — Eliminating “friendly fire” during combat
  • Synthetic Aperature Radar — MiniSAR offers promise
  • Cooperative Monitoring Center — Amman targeting Middle East cooperation
  • SARS Foam — Sandia foams fight SARS virus

2003

» Volume 5, No. 4 (PDF, 2.3 MB)

  • Practice: “As real as it gets”
  • Scenario — Hitting a bullet with a bullet
  • 3-2-1... Countdown pressure cooker
  • KTF’s future a moving target

» Volume 5, No. 3 (PDF, 1.5 MB)

  • The Shuttle: A probable cause
  • Sandia developing ultra-high-temperature ceramics
  • Sandia assists NASA’s HyTEx program
  • Tailoring human implants
  • New way to make white light
  • Sandia, GTI address natural gas supply security
  • New materials taking their cues from nature
  • Lowering the cost of wind energy

» Volume 5, No. 2 (PDF, 7.5 MB)

  • Trial by Fire
  • Organizing for the Challenge
  • Ready or Not
  • Terrorism: How Vulnerable Are We?
  • Unchecked Cargo: Assessing the Threat
  • Conventional Explosives: Unconventional Solutions
  • Robots to the Rescue
  • “Souping up” Detection Hardware
  • Shoe Bombs Disabled
  • Detecting New Weapons of Terror
  • Airport Tests Bio/Chem Technologies
  • Master’s Degree in National Security
  • DOE’s National Laboratories and Homeland Security by Penrose C. Albright

» Volume 5, No. 1 (PDF, 3.3 MB)

  • Enhancing Long-Distance Collaborations
  • More Powerful, Longer-Lasting Batteries
  • Rings Around Earth
  • New Reactor Probes Spent Fuel Reactivity
  • Three Named to National Academy of Engineering

2002

» Volume 4, No. 4 (PDF, 1.9 MB)

  • Sandia Pursues Biotechnology
  • Molecular Integrated Microsystems
  • μProLab Speeds Protein Sorting
  • Understanding Protein Interactions
  • Imitating Nature with Adaptable Materials
  • Powering Devices from Living Systems
  • How a Bio-microfuel Cell Works
  • Microarray Technology Helps Diagnose, Prevent Illness
  • VxInsight Analyzes Data
  • A Thousand Points of Light
  • ‘Genomes to Life’ Program

» Volume 4, No. 3 (PDF, 3.3 MB)

  • The Role of Sensing and Sensors
  • Palm-top μChemLab™ Quickly Identifies Hazards
  • Sensor-MEMS work shrinking μChemLab™
  • Available Power for Remote Uses
  • Analyzing Hazards from a Distance
  • Micromachines and Sensors: the Road Ahead
  • Biosensors Defend at Home, on Battlefield
  • A Tale of Two Companies

» Volume 4, No. 2 (PDF, 1.3 MB)

  • Let the Revolution Begin... Solid-state Lighting
  • In the Heat of the Light
  • Water by the Numbers
  • Anatomy of a River
  • Peace and Economic Development On the Border

» Volume 4, No. 1 (PDF, 2.9 MB)

  • The Global Nuclear Future: An Overview
  • Atoms for Peace
  • Vision: a nuclear renaissance
  • The Nuclear Fuel Cycle
  • Nuclear Power 2010
  • The Peaceful Atom
  • Russia and U.S. Working Together
  • After September 11
  • Seeds of the Future

2001

» Volume 3, No. 4 (PDF, 2.9 MB)

  • Tech Transfer Boosts America’s Competitiveness, Strengthens National Security
  • Licensing Anti-Terrorism Technologies
  • Sandia-Goodyear Team up to Create a Better Tire
  • Sandia-Intel Partnership Produces Rad-Hard Chips, Saves Taxpayers Millions of Dollars
  • Science and Technology Park Fosters Sandia Partnerships
  • EVUL: From Star Wars Technology to Worldwide Standard
  • Spinning Off New Ideas for Commercialization
  • Making Decisions for Seven Generations Native Americans Bring Traditional Perspectives to Technological Solutions
  • VCSEL Technology Leads to Successful Spin-off Company
  • Sandia/University Research Alliances Address Diverse Problems
  • INSIGHTS: Tech Transfer

» Volume 3, No. 3 (PDF, 3.1 MB)

  • Integrated Circuits Go Global
  • Integrated Circuits Gain the Stamp of Approval
  • The Emerging Science of Brazing
  • New Approach to Process Control Revolutionizes Flame Spraying
  • The LENS™ Success Story
  • Machining in the Meso-Range
  • Rooting for a Cause
  • Buying Time
  • The Virtual Captures the Reality

» Volume 3, No. 2 (PDF, 1.5 MB)

  • Countering Emerging Threats:
    • Technologies for Asymmetrical Warfare,
    • Protection of our Homeland And Future Warfighting
  • Developing Technologies for Asymmetrical Warfare and Homeland Defense
  • Fielding New Systems for Countering Terrorism
  • Meeting the Logistics and Demilitarization Challenges
  • Modeling and Simulation: Who knows what evils lurk in the paths of robots?

» Volume 3, No. 1 (PDF, 2.1 MB)

  • Developing the Energy Resources of a New Era
  • Smart Technologies Revolutionize Drilling Techniques
  • Smaller Energy Systems to Play Macro Role in Developing Future Energy Needs
  • Islands in The Energy Stream: Ensuring Power-Flow Safety
  • Safety Innovations in the Pipeline
  • Dish/Stirling Provides Test for Secure Control System
  • Sandia Program Promotes Renewable Energy Technologies In Mexico

2000

» Volume 2, No. 4 (PDF, 2.5 MB)

  • A Material World Materials science
  • New Materials for Microsystems
  • FAA Partnerships to Reduce Alloy Defects
  • A Great IDEA for Materials Analysis
  • Predictive Modeling Meets the Challenge
  • Affordable Hydrogen Getter
  • One Wafer, Many Tests
  • Solving a Mystery Could Lead to New Material Properties
  • Russian Cold Spray Technology Comes to Sandia
  • Polymer Gels Used as Actuators on a Microscale

» Volume 2, No. 3 (PDF, 1.3 MB)

  • An Age-Old Phenomenon; A Complex Challenge
  • Witnessing A World of Violent Collisions
  • “Supercar” Work Focuses on Reducing Emissions
  • Laser Technique Spots Refinery Leaks
  • Software is Indispensable Tool For Chemistry Modelers
  • Not Just For Combustion Anymore
  • Glassmaking Made Better

» Volume 2, No. 2 (PDF, 0.5 MB)

  • Smart Machines — a robotics revolution
  • Intelligent Systems and Robotics Center
  • ISRC Technologies Meet the Challenge
  • RIM Industry Booms
  • From Medicine to Movies — Tomorrow’s World

» Volume 2, No. 1 (PDF, 0.5 MB)

  • Peace in an Edgy World
  • Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty: Expectations Vary
  • Sandia’s Nonproliferation Technologies
  • Material Protection, Control and Accounting
  • Cooperative Monitoring Center
  • Nuclear Transparency

1999

» Volume 1, No. 4 (PDF, 0.5 MB)

  • Z Provides Clues to Astronomical Mysteries
  • VR Tool Helps Prepare for Terrorist Attacks
  • A Dirty Task Gets Cleaner
  • Building a Better Microsystem
  • Remote Sensors Analyze Gases From Afar
  • Controlling Quantum Dots
  • Fine Resolution, Real Time Images
  • Insights by C. Paul Robinson

» Volume 1, No. 3 (PDF, 1.2 MB)

  • ASCI — The New Frontier
  • News Notes
  • Massively Parallel Computing, Sandia Software Key to Success
  • ASCI Partnerships, Putting Technology to Work

» Volume 1, No. 2 (PDF, 3.7 MB)

  • Mega Benefits, Microsystems
  • News Notes
  • At Sandia Microsystems Abound
  • Satellites Get Smaller as They Take on Bigger Jobs

» Volume 1, No. 1 (PDF, 2.5 MB)

  • Confidence By Design
  • News Notes
  • Surety as a Discipline
  • Navigation Computational Wrong Turns
  • Walking on eggs during and after the Cold War