Sandia National Laboratories: Exceptional Service in the National Interest

Measuring a quantum computer’s power now faster and more accurate
Scientists at Sandia invent new yardstick for benchmarking performance
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Neutralizing antibodies for emerging viruses
Sandia research defends against COVID-19, prepares for future pandemics
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Testing sensors in fog to make future transportation safer
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Underground tests dig into how heat affects salt-bed repository behavior
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Environmentally hazardous coal waste diminished by harmless citric acid
Sandia patent frees rare-earth metals from coal ash for phones, computers
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