Sandia National Laboratories: Exceptional Service in the National Interest

Propelling wind energy innovation
Novel rotary electrical contact eliminates reliance on rare-earth magnets for large-scale wind turbines
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Radar gets a major makeover
Multifunctional, digital technology promises unprecedented flexibility, performance
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Using the power of the sun to roast green chile
Greener approach to a New Mexican staple opens possibilities for sustainable food roasting
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Weapons exhibit an interactive tribute to Sandia’s nuclear deterrence mission
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Powering the moon: Sandia researchers design microgrid for future lunar base
Reliable, resilient microgrid to sustain astronauts, mining and fuel processing
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Our unique responsibilities in the nuclear weapons program create a foundation from which we leverage capabilities, enabling us to solve complex national security problems.


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For 70 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation’s most challenging security issues.

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Sandia’s bi-weekly news source, Lab News, is your way to stay up-to-date with the latest stories about the research, innovations and people of the Labs.


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